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Manisha Koirala & Sanjay Leela Bhansali Re-unite After 25 Years

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Manisha Koirala & Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Remember the ethereal Manisha Koirala in  Sanjay Leela  Bhansali’s Khamoshi: The Musical ? All those who  fell in love with Manisha’s Annie in  Khamoshi   waited for the  filmmaker and  the actress to come together again.

It is finally happening 25 years  after Khamoshi  . Manisha  Koirala has been  signed  for a pivotal role in  Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s costume drama Heeramandi for Netflix. She joins the  cast which already features Huma Qureshi and Sonakshi Sinha.

Now  that  Bhansali has completed  the shooting of his directorial  Gangubai Kathiawadi  he’s fully invested in  the  pre-production  of Heeramandi. The series  starts shooting  in  two months

Produced  exclusively for Netflix Heeramandi is  the story of a gallery of  gorgeous prostitutes whose destinies are intertwined.Some  of  the  top heroines  of the  industry will  be seen together  for  the  first time.

Revealing  details  of the production  a source  very close  to the projects  informs, “Heera Mandi will  have  7  episodes  of one hour each  in  the  first season, to be followed by a second season  in 2022.  The  first episode is being directed  by Sanjay Bhansali himself. He may also direct the second episode, while the closing  episode will also be directed by Bhansali. The  rest   of  the episodes will  be directed  by  Vibhu Puri  who was  an assistant to Bhansali.”