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Heeramandi Goes On The  Floors, Netflix Spares No Expense



Bhansali's Heeramandi

Heeramandi has begun shooting at Film City in  Mumbai without any fanfare. No  official  announcement  about the commencement of  shooting was made.

But we can tell  you that every episode is being shot like  an independent full-fledged Sanjay Leela  Bhansali feature film.

At the  moment Bhansali is personally shooting the first episode. From Episode 2 onwards  all the other  six episodes  of  this unlimited series would be directed by Mitakshara  Kumar  who  served as an associate  director  to Bhansali in  Bajirao Mastani and Padmaavat.

It is  a very complicated  webseries with numerous characters  and elaborate  songs and dances.  Of course it won’t have too  much dancing. But  singing and dancing will be  the  crux of the kotha culture. The sets  costumes and  other  details are  extremely  demanding.

  Bhansali  had  thought he would supervise Heeramandi while prepping for  his  next Baiju Bawra.  But now, given the amount of time and labour that Heeramandi requires he has put Baiju Bawra on  the backburner. After Heeramandi he  may not do Baiju Bawra  right away, and may go on to something less elaborate  and  exhausting.”

 For now it’s Heeramandi all the way  for the only contemporary epic filmmaker in  Hindi cinema.

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