Heera Mandi Update: After Alia Bhatt, Sanjay Leela Bhansali To Cast Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Deepika Padukone & More Bollywood Beauties? Heera Mandi focuses on women who lived in the walled city of Lahore and had sex with others because it was their job. One of Sanjay Leela Bhansali‘s most ambitious productions, Heera Mandi starring Alia Bhatt, is moving forward now and development reports are released quite frequently. It was previously said that SLB was in talks with Netflix to release its next movie.
Now the latest update is that the filmmaker is also in talks with some of the most beautiful Bollywood actresses for the film. Yes, we are talking about Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Madhuri Dixit, Manisha Koirala, Vidya Balan and even Parineeti Chopra. And guess what, these actresses are about to be finalized.
A source has been quoted by Bollywood Hungama, “Sanjay is personally doing the casting. Although his former assistant Vibhu Puri will officially direct Heera Mandi, SLB’s stamp will be evident in every frame. ”
Heera Mandi will reportedly address the hidden culture of the red light area in the walled city of Lahore. The film focuses on the women who lived there and had sex with others because it was their job.
Speaking previously about the SLB and Netflix discussions regarding the film, a source told Peeping Moon: “Bhansali and the CEO of her production company, Prerna Singh, have been in discussions with Netflix for quite some time and recently agreed working together on Heera Mandi, which has been an exciting project for the filmmaker. The film has been conceived as a large-scale personalized drama and will have all the elements of a Sanjay Leela Bhansali epic even though he is not directing it himself. ”
Meanwhile, Sanjay Leela Bhansali is currently busy filming for Gangubai Kathiawadi with Alia Bhatt. SLB Padmaavat actor Jim Sarbh will also play a major role in the film.
Jim Sarbh and Sanjay Leela Bhansali had reportedly gotten along while filming for Padmaavat. “Jim plays a journalist in the movie and has already shot some of his portions. Soon it will begin to roll also for its remaining part ”, informs a source close to the development.
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