Heeramandi: 5 reasons to watch Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s series starring Manisha Koirala, Sonakshi Sinha and more

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar is set to debut tomorrow, and here are five reasons why you should definitely watch the period drama series.

Updated on Apr 30, 2024  |  08:24 PM IST |  130.2K
Heeramandi: 5 reasons to watch Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s series starring Manisha Koirala, Sonakshi Sinha and more
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The grand release of the highly anticipated Sanjay Leela Bhansali series Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar is just around the corner. The stunning leading ladies of the show, including Manisha Koirala, Sonakshi Sinha, Aditi Rao Hydari, Richa Chadha, Sanjeeda Shaikh, and Sharmin Segal, have mesmerized the viewers in the trailer and the songs. 

The excitement is at its peak to witness the magic unfold in this Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorial. With Heeramandi slated to hit Netflix screens tomorrow, May 1, check out five reasons why you shouldn't miss the opportunity to watch the show.

5 reasons why you shouldn't miss Heeramandi:


1. Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s OTT debut with Heeramandi

Sanjay Leela Bhansali, regarded as one of the most acclaimed filmmakers in Indian cinema, has created masterpieces like Devdas, Black, Bajirao Mastani, Gangubai Kathiawadi, and many more. He is now set to enter the digital space, with Heeramandi marking his OTT debut.

The director is renowned for his period dramas, emotional narratives, and aesthetics. From the promotional material for the series, it looks like SLB is once again poised to deliver a spectacle.

2. Stellar ensemble cast of Heeramandi

Manisha Koirala, Sonakshi Sinha, Aditi Rao Hydari, Richa Chadha, Sanjeeda Shaikh, and Sharmin Segal star as courtesans in Heeramandi. The off-screen camaraderie between these actresses has been a treat to witness, and the audience will look forward to the unique dynamic they each bring to the show.

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Fardeen Khan, who is making his comeback to the screens after 14 years, Taha Shah, Shekhar Suman, Adhyayan Suman, and Farida Jalal play pivotal roles. 

3. Music of Heeramandi

Sakal Ban, the first song from the soundtrack of Heeramandi, is sung by Raja Hasan with the lyrics penned by Amir Khusro. Manisha Koirala, Aditi Rao Hydari, Richa Chadha, and Sanjeeda Shaikh are seen gracefully dancing to the traditional number. 

Tilasmi Bahein is sung by Sharmistha Chatterjee, and the lyrics are written by AM Turaz. Sonakshi Sinha binds the viewers with her spell in this track choreographed by Kruti Mahesh. The third song, Azadi, is a patriotic anthem with vocals by Barnali Chattopadhyay, Archana Gore, Pragati Joshi, Aditi Prabhudesai, Arohi, Aditi Paul, Tarannum Malik Jain, and Dipti Rege, and lyrics by AM Turaz.

All songs have been composed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and launched under his new music label, Bhansali Music.


4. Intriguing plot line of Heeramandi

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Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar is set in the pre-independence era, where courtesans reign as queens, dealing with love and betrayal. The official synopsis of the show reads: "The scheming Mallikajaan (Manisha Koirala) rules over an elite house of courtesans, but a new rival threatens her reign as rebellion brews in British-ruled India.” 

It will be interesting to see how the stories of each character unfold and connect with each other.

5. Aesthetics of Heeramandi

Sanjay Leela Bhansali has brought his signature style to Heeramandi, as clearly evident in the trailer and the music videos. From grand sets to regal costumes, the series promises everything to please the eyes.

A grand premiere of Heeramandi was held recently in Mumbai, which saw the presence of the cast and crew as well as many celebrities from the film industry who came to cheer on the team. These included stars like Alia Bhatt, Salman Khan, Mrunal Thakur, Vicky Kaushal, Rashmika Mandanna, and others.

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