Has Heeramandi been renewed for Season 2? Here’s what we know:


  • Heeramandi is the 2024 Netflix Original Indian Drama. This historical drama narrates the story of the lives of courtesans from pre-Independence India.

  • Netflix determines whether to renew a TV Show based on various factors such as completion rate, viewership numbers, production costs, and more.

  • As of now, there is confirmed news about the renewal of Heeramandi and we are weighing the possible outcomes of the sequel of this popular Netflix drama.


The release of Netflix India’s Heeramandi has been anticipated for years but as soon as this period drama released on the platform, it went viral and has taken over the internet. With 8 episodes that revolves around the lives of pre-partition India, the show serves as a political drama at its heart while also being the story of women who worked as courtesans.

Now as fans are enjoying watching Season 1 of Heeramandi, many are wondering if this historical drama been renewed or cancelled. Well, wonder no more! Here’s what we know about a renewal:

What is Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar about?

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Heeramandi is an Indian Hindi-language period drama television series. The Netflix original narrates the stories of the lives of tawaifs (courtesans) who work in the red-light district of Heera Mandi in Lahore. The show is set during the Indian independence movement against the British Raj and narrates the role of these courtesans in the struggle for freedom from British rule.

We have ongoing coverage of Heeramandi across the site including episode recaps, an ending explained as well as a full season review. You can find those HERE!

Has Heeramandi been renewed for Season 2?

Yes, indeed! Fans of this Sanjay Leela Bhansali drama will be glad to know that the show has been renewed for a Season 2. While starting off as a limited series, the show has officially greenlit for a sequel after the overwhelming response to Season 1 after its release in May of 2024.

While speaking to Variety in an interview, the creator and director of Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar, Sanjay Leela Bhansali revealed that the upcoming season of Heeramandi will focus on the journey of the courtesans after the partition of India. He revealed that the women will leave Lahore and move to the film world in Mumbai and Kolkata while becoming a part of the Indian film industry.

Bhansali said, “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.”

We’ll be sure to update this section with more details about Heeramandi Season 2’s release as they become available though.

What we know about Heeramandi Season 2 so far:

Barely anything is known about Season 2 right now given that the makers haven’t officially released any new information about the sequel aside from the interview with Bhansali. If the show is to be renewed based on the way things ended in the first season, we can the courtesans to address Bibbojaan’s death.

Based on the comment made from Bhansali, we can expect the courtesans, especially Fareedan, Mallikajaan, Waheeda and Alamzeb moving to Mumbai or Kolkatta as they become a part of the film industry. In the off-chance that the show is to take a long leap of 5-10 years, to keep in line with the timeline of the Independence of India and the rise of the film industry. We can expect older versions of the characters we enjoyed in Seaosn 1. Morever, there is a possibility that the makers will bring in a spin-off to the original show with completely new characters.

However, there is a lot to speculate but we make sure to update this season when an official update on the plot of Heeramandi Season 2 is released.

Would you like to see Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar return for a season season? Or do you think the Sanjay Leela Bhansali story has run its course? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

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