The trailer of Netflix series Leila, starring Huma Qureshi, is out. The trailer showcases the search of a mother for her missing daughter in an imagined world, where there is discrimination.
The trailer shows Shalini (Huma), who marries outside her community and has to face harsh treatment. Her fight to get back her daughter, who gets kidnapped over her “mixed blood”, forms the crux of the show.
The dystopian drama, co-directed by Deepa Mehta, Shanker Raman and Pawan Kumar, is based on Prayaag Akbar’s book of the same name.
The film also stars Siddharth, Rahul Khanna, Seema Biswas, Akash Khurana, Sanjay Suri and Arif Zakaria in pivotal roles.
Leila is slated to release on 14 June on Netflix.