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Watch! Imtiaz Ali explains why he chose the epic love tale of Laila Majnu as his next film


Many films in Bollywood have been made on the epic love tale of Laila Majnu and now this time director of Jab We Met and Tamasha, Imtiaz Ali will be presenting a modern day adaptation of the epic love story of Laila Majnu. Imtiaz’s brother Sajid Ali is directing it and it stars Tripti Dimri, Mir Sarwar and Avinash Tiwary in important roles.

Imtiaz has found a unique way to promote his upcoming flick, Imtiaz took to his Instagram handle and shared his thoughts on how time changes, but tales like Romeo Juliet and Laila Majnu never go out of fashion, with a series of videos.

The filmmaker captioned the video as, “For over a thousand years, the tale of Laila-Majnu’s love is being told & heard. There has to be something about this story that connects with each passing generation. Trends and expressions change, people come and go, but Laila Majnu never goes out of fashion. It’s fascinating. Here are some my thoughts on this and a lot more in-Laila Majnu Tales by Imtiaz Ali”.

The trailer of the film is all set to release on July 25, and it is slated to release in August.