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Madhuri Dixit to Join Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Netflix Series?

Vatsal Thakore

May 25, 2021

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Madhuri Dixit might be joining the cast of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming Netflix series, Heera Mandi, for a dance performance in the show.

Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali is soon going to make his OTT debut, with a web series that he is going to launch on Netflix, titled, Heera Mandi. Though the reports say that his former assistant, Vibhu Puri, is directing the film, Sanjay Leela Bhansali is personally doing the casting. Recently, it was reported that actress Madhuri Dixit might be a newly added member of the Heera Mandi cast. If she joins, then after Devdas (2002), this will be the second collaboration of the actress with director Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Read on to know more about it.

When Sanjay Leela Bhansali made the announcement about his film, Gangubai Kathiawadi, he parallelly made an announcement about the web series, titled Heera Mandi. The show will premiere on Netflix and will star Sonakshi Sinha, Nimrat Kaur, and Huma Qureshi in prominent roles. Recently, the film’s cast got a new development, when it was reported that actress Madhuri Dixit might also be a part of it.

Reports say that Madhuri Dixit might be in the series for a dance performance. Even Sanjay Leela Bhansali has expressed his admiration for Madhuri’s dancing and had said once that he feels that nobody can bring the grace and dignity to the dance form that Madhuri can. Madhuri’s dances from his film Devdas, on the songs Maar Daala, Kaahe Chheed Chhed, and Dola Re Dola, and her overall portrayal of Chandramukhi, are considered iconic till today.

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While not much about the series is known till now, earlier reports about it had said that Sanjay Leela Bhansali was also in talks with actresses Deepika Padukone, Vidya Balan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, and Manisha Koirala for its casting.

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