Netflix’s next big original Indian series is the dystopian drama, Leila. A teaser was unveiled a couple of months ago, but since then everything has been quiet until now. A first look poster has come out, and the buzz is slowly picking up.
Leila stars Huma Qureshi in the central role. The story set sometime in the future revolves around her character searching for a lost daughter. It is a poignant and arresting drama according to the makers with a strong emphasis on human emotions in the background of religion and famous landscape.
Oscar Nominee, Deepa Mehta is the showrunner of the series along with Urmi Juvekar of Oye Lucky Lucky Oye fame. Deepa Mehta directs a couple of episodes along with Pawan Kumar and Shankar Raman. Deepa Mehta has flirted with several controversies before for the subjects she picks. It needs to be seen if Leila joins the list.
Apart from Huma Qureshi, Leila also stars Siddharth, Rahul Khanna and Sanjay Suri etc. The cast is fantastic, and the subject looks exciting with critically acclaimed names backing it. Take a look at the poster below. Leila debuts online on June 14th.