Ekta Kapoor, Imtiaz Ali Partner For 'Laila Majnu', First Look Is Cold And Intense

| February 14 , 2018 , 15:23 IST

Famous filmmaker Imtiaz Ali and head honcho of Balaji Telefilms Ekta Kapoor are collaborating to recreate the epic love story “Laila Majnu”. Imtiaz’s brother Sajid Ali will make his directional debut with this film, with a script written by Imtiaz himself.

On the occasion of Valentine’s Day, Ekta Kapoor took to her twitter handle and shared a photograph of herself along with Ali. Her excitement can be seen in her photo as she captioned it as, “Excited to recreate the epic love story, #LailaMajnu with master storyteller Imtiaz Ali. @balajimotionpic #ImtiazAlisLailaMajnu #LailaMajnuOn4thMay.

In another post on twitter, Ekta Kapoor also shared a poster of the film in which she wrote, “Recreated. Re-imagined. Retold. Proud to collaborate with Imtiaz Ali to present a classic love story with a contemporary twist. Here's the teaser poster of #LailaMajnu, which will be out on 4th May. @Balajimotionpic #ImtiazAlisLailaMajnu

However, the cast of the film is still under the wraps. Imtiaz who directed films like Jab We Met, Love Aaj Kal, Rockstar and Tamasha, is known for his modern, intricate love stories which usually have a larger conflict at the core. On the other side Ekta’s production hosue has grown immensely over last few years and has experimented with various genres.

The upcoming film “Laila Majnu” is slated to release on May 4, 2018.