Leila Web Series – Netflix Originals
- Web Series – Leila
- Star cast – Huma Qureshi and Siddharth Suryanarayan
- Director – Deepa Mehta, Shanker Raman, and Pawan Kumar
- Writer – Urmi Juvekar
- Genre – Family Drama
- Producer – Deepa Mehta
- Season – 1
- Digital Platform – Netflix
- No of episodes – 6
- Release Date – 14th June 2019
The popular streaming platform Netflix is back once again with an original series called Leila. It is based on a novel by Prayaag Akbar with the same title. The web series is produced by Deepa Mehta, while it happens to be a family drama. The story is jotted down by Urmi Juvekar and as far as the star cast of the web series is concerned, it has Huma Qureshi and Siddharth Suryanarayan in the lead roles. The web series is hitting the digital media on 14th June 2019. The others in the star cast include Rahul Khanna, Sanjay Suri and Arif Zakaria in the lead and supporting roles. It is going to hit the said digital platform on 14th June 2019, while it will be aired for six episodes showcasing an interesting family drama on the streaming platform.
The web series is all set to the background of a place, which is obsessed with a purity that remain inhabited with segregated communities that remain based on class, religion, and caste. Talking about the story of the web series, as said, it is based on the novel by P Akbar of 2017 and it was even awarded as well, deals with a mother called Shalini who is in search of her daughter called Leila. She lost the girl two years ago in a tragic summer. Shalini who remained wealthy once upon a time now remains the most misfit keeping herself in the margins.
Talking about the web series, the makers claim that it is all about creating awareness about a family taking good care of them while they look around the world in a different perspective. Qureshi who is playing the mother called Shalini describes her role to be a blend of grace, positive energy, and strength. She said it was an honor for her to play this role and has pushed her as an artist but at the same time also resonate with loads of young women. It was in Feb 2018, when Netflix had announced to make an original series getting inspired by the novel. Stay tuned to know more about the web series only with us and yes you can comment about it if you have anything to say about Leila.