Producer Ekta Kapoor has been trying to recreate and retold the story of Laila Majnu which will be presented by ace director Imtiaz Ali. The news has been shared by the both on Valentine’s Day with a picture of them in addition to the poster of the movie. Ekta has acknowledged the fact openly that she is really proud and happy to reinvent the story for the current generation. The movie on Laila Majnu is expected to release on 4th May.
Through Twitter, she has said “Excited to recreate the epic love story, ‘Laila Majnu’ with master storyteller Imtiaz Ali. Balaji Motion Picture, Imtiaz Ali’s ‘Laila Majnu’. ‘Laila Majnu’ on May 4.” From the banner of Ekta, there has been a tweet also which reads “Some love stories never die… They get retold by passionate storytellers. Presenting the teaser poster of Ekta Kapoor and Imtiaz Ali’s ‘Laila Majnu’. Releasing on May 4.” In addition, it is said “Recreated. Re-imagined. Retold ….Proud to collaborate with Imtiaz Ali to present a classic love story with a contemporary twist.”
Direction for the movie has been given by Sajid Ali. However, nothing about the cast has been revealed till now. In the same time, Imtiaz Ali is also preparing himself for his next movie with Shahid Kapoor. From the side of Ekta Kapoor, movies like Veere Di Wedding with Sonam Kapoor, Swara Bhaskar, Kareena Kapoor and Shikha Talsania and Kedarnath will be showcased soon. Veere Di Wedding is expected to release on 1st June. On the other hand, Kedarnath may release in the month of December.