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2019 Indian dystopian drama web television series


Genre television drama and television series based on a novel
Country of origin India
Number of episodes 6
Number of seasons 1

About Leila

Leila, the latest offering from Netflix India, is a dystopian drama that takes place in a near-future society where citizens are divided into strict social classes based on their religion, caste, and economic status. The show follows the journey of Shalini, a woman who is separated from her daughter and husband after being accused of breaking the strict societal norms. Shalini embarks on a quest to find her daughter and reunite with her family, while also challenging the oppressive regime that governs her world.

The show is a powerful commentary on the dangers of religious and social division, and the consequences of blindly following oppressive systems. The performances of the cast, especially Huma Qureshi as Shalini, are outstanding, and the show's stunning visuals and haunting soundtrack add to the overall impact.

Leila has been praised for its bold storytelling and unflinching portrayal of the realities of a society that is divided by religion and caste. The show has been compared to other dystopian dramas such as The Handmaid's Tale and Black Mirror, but it stands out for its unique perspective and its focus on the Indian context.

Overall, Leila is a must-watch for anyone who is interested in thought-provoking and socially relevant television. The show is a testament to the power of storytelling and the importance of challenging oppressive systems, and it is sure to leave a lasting impact on viewers.


- "Leila review – Netflix's latest Indian series is a harrowing vision of totalitarianism" (The Guardian)

- "Leila review: Netflix’s latest Indian original is a chilling portrayal of a dystopian future" (Firstpost)

- "Leila Review: Huma Qureshi's Netflix Show Is A Dystopian Tale That Is All Too Real" (NDTV)

Other cast and crew

Supporting cast and crew listed below. See if you can find out who is who from the stats below.


73 years, 9 months, 21 days


40 years, 11 months, 17 days

Born first

1 January 1950

Born last

29 October 1982

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