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Heeramandi Director's Shocking Comments on Middle-Class Women!

Currently, a web series is making waves across India, trending on the popular OTT platform Netflix. This is none other than the grand budget series 'Heeramandi,' directed by the renowned filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Celebrities are showering praises, calling it a masterpiece. However, amidst the acclaim, there are criticisms too, especially regarding its portrayal of courtesans and brothels. Recently, Bhansali made some controversial comments, sparking a debate.

🗣️ Bhansali's Controversial Comments 🗣️

In a shocking statement, Bhansali said, "I have no interest in middle-class women." This comment has stirred up quite a controversy. 'Heeramandi' is set in pre-independence Lahore, Pakistan, and showcases the life and atmosphere of the region. The series stars Manisha Koirala, Sonakshi Sinha, and Aditi Rao in pivotal roles. While the series is receiving praise, Bhansali’s comments about middle-class women have attracted criticism.

📺 About the Series 📺

'Heeramandi' dives deep into the secrets and artistic lives of courtesans. Bhansali said, "Call them courtesans, prostitutes, or tawaifs, these women live artistically, singing, dancing, and expressing their hearts fearlessly. They are full of mystery and strength, deriving joy from music and dance. Their attire and ornaments are unique and hold significant importance."

👩‍👧‍👦 On Middle-Class Women 👩‍👧‍👦

Talking about middle-class women, Bhansali said, "During my school days, I saw women standing in line at ration shops. Compared to them, I was always more interested in courtesans and sex workers. I have faced many obstacles in life and lived a very humble existence without the need for luxury."