'Heeramandi Season 2' — Is It Happening?

'Heeramandi' Season 2 teases a fresh saga as courtesans navigate challenges in a newly independent India, with a bold younger generation poised to lead.

Published On May 22, 2024 | Updated On Jun 12, 2024


Sanjay Leela Bansali’s OTT directorial debut, Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar invited us back into the vibrant, complex world of pre-independence Lahore, where the intricate dance of power, love, and betrayal unfolds in the gilded lanes of Heeramandi. The Netflix series explored the lives of its characters, especially the enigmatic courtesan, Fareedan, whose haunting beauty and sharp intellect have earned her a place in both the hearts and the fears of those around her. Truly, the compelling narrative held us captive until the very end, leaving us yearning for more. But is Sanjay Leela Bhansali planning to come up with Heeramandi Season 2? 

Well, Heeramandi, the show that had audiences abuzz before it even hit screens, took Netflix by storm. Within a week, it sashayed its way onto the Top 10 TV (Non-English) list in a whopping 43 countries. Now, the courtesans are far from finished captivating us. Get ready to clink your ghungroos, because Heeramandi Season 2 is on its way to the OTT platform!

The announcement itself was a spectacle worthy of the show. Not a press release, but a flash mob at Mumbai’s Carter Road. 100 dancers, adorned in shimmering anarkalis, took to the streets, performing a vibrant medley from Sanjay Leela Bhansali's series. As the music crescendoed, they unveiled the most exciting news: Heeramandi Season 2 is coming. Intrigued? Let's peek behind the veil and unveil some details about the upcoming season. 

Heeramandi Season 2 release date


Heeramandi Season 2 release date remains a secret held by Netflix, anticipation is high. We eagerly await news of when we can once again be enthralled by the vibrant world of Heeramandi.


Heeramandi Season 2 cast potentially include Manisha Koirala reprising her role as Mallikajaan, Sonakshi Sinha as Fareedan, Sharmin Segal as Alamzeb, Sanjeeda Sheikh as Waheeda—who is both a courtesan and Mallika’s sister. 

However, a spoiler for those who have seen the series finale: Taha Shah Badussha is unlikely to return as Tajdar, following his character's tragic fate before he and Alam could find their happy ending. It’s a twist that’s hard to shake off!

Story of Heeramandi Season 2 


Heeramandi  Season 1 left us with burning questions, and director Sanjay Leela Bhansali promises answers in Heeramandi Season 2. We might finally see Alamzeb's fate after her encounter with Cartwright, and how the other tawaifs of Shahi Mahal navigate a world forever changed. But here's the surprising twist: the story takes a dramatic turn! In a bold move, Bhansali plans to transplant these captivating women from Lahore's courtesan quarters to the bustling film industry of Mumbai or Kolkata. Will they find success under the harsh lights? One thing's for sure, their journey of dance and song continues, but this time for a new audience – the powerful producers, not the nawabs.

Photo: Heeramandi/ IMDb