Netflix subscribers and fans of filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali are eagerly awaiting the release of his upcoming web-series Heeramandi. Bhansali, known for his grandeur and cinematic style is set to bring his signature flair to OTT with this series about the lives of courtesans in pre-independence India.
The streaming platform shared the teaser of Heeramandi with the caption, “Another time, another era, another magical world created by Sanjay Leela Bhansali we can’t wait to be a part of. Here is a glimpse into the beautiful and intriguing world of #Heeramandi. Coming soon!”
Another time, another era, another magical world created by Sanjay Leela Bhansali that we can’t wait to be a part of. Here is a glimpse into the beautiful world of #Heeramandi 💫
Coming soon! pic.twitter.com/tv729JHXOE
— Netflix India (@NetflixIndia) February 18, 2023
The excitement surrounding Heeramandi reached a fever pitch recently with the release of the first look teaser. It features a unique star cast, including Manisha Koirala, Sonakshi Sinha, Aditi Rao Hydari, Richa Chadha, Sharmin Segal and Sanjeeda Shaikh. The video provides a glimpse into the intricate and beautiful world that Bhansali has created.
A company that has had the privilege of working closely with Bhansali on this project is Da Makeup Lab. The studio, which specializes in makeup, hair and prosthetics, has collaborated with Bhansali on three of his films namely Gangubai Kathiawadi, Padmaavat and Bajirao Mastani.
The team at Da Makeup Lab could not contain their excitement after seeing the teaser for Heeramandi. Taking to Instagram, they shared a photo of some of the makeup and prosthetics they created for the series, along with a caption expressing their joy at being part of such an exciting project. The studio’s post on Instagram read, “The artistry of Sanjay Leela Bhansali combined with the grace of this cast, is an explosion we were not prepared for. We’ve loved designing these looks, hope you enjoy watching them too!”
Apart from the three prestigious projects with Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Da Makeup Lab’s impressive portfolio also includes character designs for several successful movies such as Mom, Chhichhore, Bala, Mulk, Andhadhun, Pati Patni Aur Woh, Haider, Rangoon, Romeo Akbar Walter, Bachchhan Paandey, Bunty Aur Babli 2, Chup: Revenge of the Artist and Pushpa: The Rise. The lab is now working on Pushpa’s sequel titled Pushpa: The Rule.
Da Makeup Lab is headed by National Award-winning character designer Preetisheel Singh D’souza and her partner-husband, Mark D’souza and is based at the high-profile Versova locality of Mumbai.