Stunning and talented film actress Huma Qureshi is all set to explore the digital territory with her first ever outing with Netflix original Leila, the trailer for the series is out and it chronicles the struggle of a mother searching for her mixed race daughter.
Huma Qureshi dropped the trailer on her Twitter profile. She captioned it, “Can’t wait for you guys to see this one! #Leila, coming soon. @NetflixIndia @IamDeepaMehta @Actor_Siddharth”
Leila is an upcoming Indian dystopian drama web television series directed by Deepa Mehta, Shanker Raman and Pawan Kumar. Based on the 2017 eponymous novel by Prayaag Akbar, Leila follows the story of Shalini, who tries to find her missing daughter in a totalitarian region in near future.
Filmmaker Deepa Mehta also shared the trailer. She tweeted, “Excited to share the trailer for my latest series with @netflix_in. #Leila, coming soon. @humasqureshi @Actor_Siddharth @R_Khanna #openairfilms @unessentialist #johanaidt @1225vamsi #megamindstudio @AlokanandaD”
The Netflix Indian original series Leila will be out on 14th June, the streaming platform earlier dropped the official teaser of the series, in which Huma Qureshi can be seen as Shalini, a mother who embarks on a quest for her daughter in a dystopian future.
Deepa Mehta is also the creative executive producer. The cast includes Siddharth, Rahul Khanna, Sanjay Suri and Arif Zakaria.
The six-episode series is set in the near future, in a digitised city obsessed with purity, whose inhabits live in segregated communities based on caste, class and religion.
Shanker Raman made his directorial debut in 2018 with Gurgaon, starring Pankaj Tripathi and Akshay Oberoi, and has worked as a cinematographer for over two decades. Kumar directed the acclaimed Kannada films Lucia (2014) and U-Turn (2016). Deepa Mehta’s credits include Fire (1996), Earth (1998), and Water (2005).
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