Bollywood entertainer Sonakshi Sinha has supposedly signed on for acclaimed director Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s web series ‘Heera Mandi’, as per a report on Bollywood Hungama.
The entertainer has started taking Indian classical dance lessons for her role.
“Sanjay Leela Bhansali wants the songs music and dances in ‘Heera Mandi’ to be unique. While it is true that he is inspired by ‘Pakeezaah’ he wants ‘Heera Mandi’ to have a completely different look, never seen before in any cinema on the kotha [courtesan] culture,” a source disclosed to Bollywood Hungama.
The web series depends on the events around a shady area of town in India and Bhansali is producing.
While there’s no official confirmation, it is reputed that actresses including Nimrat Kaur, Sayani Gupta and Manisha Koirala are playing significant roles in this women centric series. Names of Deepika Padukone, Madhuri Dixit have additionally been tossed around as lead players.
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