Veteran actress Shabana Azmi joins the ensemble of Sheer Qorma along with actress Swara Bhasker, Surekha Sikri and Divya Dutta, the film is helmed by filmmaker Faraz Arif Ansari.
Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh dropped the deeds on the film. He tweeted, “#Update: Shabana Azmi joins the cast of #SheerQorma…Co-stars Swara Bhasker and Divya Dutta…Directed by Faraz Ansari…#SheerQorma talks about love and acceptance for the #LGBTQ community… Filming will commence shortly”
The film traces the journey of a queer woman searching for a sense of belonging, an identity and acceptance from her family.
Actress Swara Bhasker also confirmed the same. She wrote, “Woooohooooo!!!!! @futterwackening @divyadutta25 @AzmiShabana #SheerKhurma #SheerKhurmaTheFilm Cannot wait!”
Faraz has previously directed Sisak, India’s First Silent LGBTQ love story, and has also written Sheer Qorma. After Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga was made on a homosexual relationship between two women, this marks the second film in the same genre with a social message.
Divya Dutta was last seen in Netflix’s Music Teacher alongside Manav Kaul, Amrita Bagchi and Neena Gupta.
Meanwhile, Bhaskar was part of the buddy comedy Veere Di Wedding, alongside Sonam Kapoor Kareena Kapoor and Shikha Talsania.