‘Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar’ renewed for Season 2 by Netflix

‘Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar’ renewed for Season 2 by Netflix
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Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus will return with more tales from the bustling lanes of the Diamond Bazaar! 

The overwhelming fan love shown by the global viewers for the first season ofHeeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar,” has successfully led to the Indian period drama being renewed for Season 2. Since its release, the series has not only ruled the streaming charts in India but has also crossed boundaries and gained huge viewership by swiftly climbing Netflix’s Top 10 TV (Non-English) list in 43 countries. 

After the series became one of the most-viewed Indian series globally, the streamer was left with little choice but to explore the dazzling world created by Padma Shri honoree Sanjay Leela Bhansali, who can’t wait to be back on the sets for the second season.

To add the cherry on top, Bhansali, 61, has already given a little glimpse into the plot of the next season: 

“In ‘Heeramandi 2,’ the women now come from Lahore to the film world. They leave Lahore after the partition and most of them settle in the Mumbai film industry or Kolkata film industry. So that journey in the bazaar remains the same. They still have to dance and sing, but this time for the producers and not for the nawabs. So that’s the second season we are planning, let’s see where it goes.”

Check out the official renewal announcement below: 


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The announcement has left fans eagerly anticipating for more drama, new betrayals, and romance with breathtaking visuals as one user commented, “Waiting! Loved the 1st season ❤️” A second user said, “Great announcement guys and what a way to do it.” A third user wrote, “Finally 😭❤️ super excited!” A fourth one said, “I was making 99 fake scenery of season 2😂 Thank you so much Netflix 😭❤️”

Whether there will be any changes to the main cast still needs to be officially confirmed, but we can expect the leading ladies from the first season to once again light up the screen, which includes: 

  • Manisha Koirala as Mallikajaan: Chief courtesan of Shahi Mahal
  • Sonakshi Sinha as Fareedan: Chief courtesan of Khwabgah and Rehana’s daughter
  • Sharmin Segal as Alamzeb: Mallikajaan’s youngest daughter
  • Sanjeeda Sheikh as Waheeda: Rehana and Mallikajaan’s younger sister

On the other hand, the recurring cast members who are being reported to reprise their roles include Farida Jalal as Qudsia Begum, Indresh Malik as Ustaad, Jayati Bhatia as Phatto, Nivedita Bhargava as Satto, Pratibha Ranta as Shama, Anju Mahendru as Phoophi, Abhishek Deswal as Nawaz, and Ujjwal Chopra as Ashfaq Baloch among others who will be confirmed in the near future. 

As the series moves forward into the unpredictable world of the film industry, there can be some new characters introduced in the series that will be announced once production commences. In the meantime, catch up with the first season which is set in the Heeramandi district of Lahore, British India, the milieu of the tawaifs. It spans from 1920 through 1947 when the subcontinent was partitioned into India and Pakistan. 

Watch the official trailer below: 

Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar | Sanjay Leela Bhansali | Official Trailer | Netflix India

“Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar,” Season 1 is now streaming on Netflix.