Sanjay Leela Bhansali, one of the famous directors of Bollywood, is going to step into the world of web series. He is going to step into the world of OTT platform with ‘Hiramandi’. The first glimpse of the series was released on Saturday. Meanwhile, the director had to face controversy. He has been accused of distorting history for the series. This time Sanjay opened his mouth regarding that complaint. Answered his critics.
Heeramandi is a world where there are courtly queens. In the first teaser of the series, six beauties of Mayanagari are seen in royal attire. He is seen in golden colored dress with gold ornaments. Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, ‘Bajirao Mastani’, ‘Padmavat’, ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ were highly appreciated by the audience and critics. These films were popular not only in the country but also abroad. The director chose a history-based subject to step into the world of web series. The script of ‘Hiramandi’ is based on the life story of three generations of courtesans in pre-independence India.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali spoke on the controversy
The director is accused of distorting history for the sake of the screenplay. Responding to the controversy surrounding the release of the first look, Sanjay said, “One has to be careful while dealing with history. We do research until we get the right information. But the rest is fiction! Haven’t seen the architecture of the time, I haven’t seen the decorations of that time. I go into history and collect information, but not at that level.” He said, “I’m not making a documentary. As a director, I want the character’s emotions not to be affected.”
Sanjay Leela Bhansali will present a picture of prostitution in pre-independence India in the series ‘Hiramandi’. It is being told that this series will be in eight episodes. The director said that he researched the subject and wrote the script for about 14 years. ‘Hiramandi’ is going to be released on Netflix very soon.
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