New Delhi: Actor Fardeen Khan is all set to make a comeback after 11 years as he has been reportedly roped for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next Heeramandi. Netflix announced oits collaboration with Bhansali last year in August.
As per reports, Fardeen will be seen opposite Aditi Rao Hydari in SLB’s period drama series. Talking to ETimes, when Mumtaz (Fardeen’s mother-in-law) was asked about being a part of Heeramandi, she said, “nothing has happened on that front yet but Fardeen has shot for the show already.”
Interestingly, Fardeen’s mother-in-law is aldso a part of the web series. Reportedly, Madhuri Dixit Nene, Manisha Koirala, Sonakshi Sinha, Huma Qureshi, Nimrat Kaur and Sayani Gupta are a part of the show. Mitakshara Kumar will be directing Heeramandi along with SLB.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Heeramandi will be an eight-episode web series, the shooting for which has already begun. DOP Sudeep Chatterjee shared the photo of the clapboard last month in which it was written ‘Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali…DOP: Sudeep Chatterjee…Mahurat Shot…Date: 27.06.2022’. While sharing the post, Sudeep wrote, “To new beginnings”.
About Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Sanjay Leela Bhansali is one of the most loved directors in Bollywood. His films are basically women orientated with grand sets and colourful aesthetics. He is the recipient of several awards, including five National Film Awards, ten Filmfare Awards and a BAFTA nomination.
Bhansali began his career as an assistant to Vidhu Vinod Chopra and was involved in the making of Parinda, 1942: A Love Story and Kareeb. However, they had a falling-out when
Bhansali refused to direct Kareeb. In 1996, he made his directorial debut with Khamoshi: The Musical, the commercially unsuccessful but critically acclaimed narration of a daughter’s struggle to communicate with her deaf-mute parents.