The teaser of Imtiaz Ali and Ekta Kapoor’s Laila Majnu is out and it looks amazing. It’s a recreation of the epic undying tale of love re-imagined by the eyes of Rockstar’s director Imtiaz Ali. The minute long teaser teases us with so many things it is hard to describe all of them at once. The first things one notices in the teaser are the other-worldly visuals. The ‘Kashmirisque’ mountains, rivers and valleys – a perfect recipe of lovers paradise. The camerawork does justice to the locations shown in the teaser, using different camera techniques the location’s beauty is magnified beyond expectations. If one pays enough attention he can see the seasons shown throughout the film, it showcases different seasons and how they alter the locations used in the film. From foggy mornings to snowfall, from spring to winter, it uses the elements of nature to its advantage.
The characters do justice to the roles of Laila and Majnu and they look ‘much in love’ with each other. The teaser also showcases a sufiyana style song for which Imtiaz Ali is known for.
The fist poster of the film was released on Valentine’s day, 14th Feb 2018 by Ekta Kapoor herself on her twitter handle. Earlier it was to be released on May 4th, 2018 but now it will be released on Aug 24th, 2018. The film is directed by Imtiaz’s brother Sajid Ali under the banner of Balaji Motion Pictures.
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 pic.twitter.com/4Y2w0L6tQI
— Ekta Kapoor (@ektaravikapoor) February 14, 2018
Imtiaz shared the teaser on his Instagram account writing “‘Pyaar mein pagal…’ We often wonder what it is to become crazy in love. Laila Majnu is exactly that. A new take on the legendary love story by me and film written and directed by #SajidAli, here’s presenting the #LailaMajnuTeaserReleasing on 24th August 2018.”
The cast of the movie has not be revealed yet but it is possible that the main characters playing in the lead roles may be newcomers in the B-town. What will the movie turn out and how it will perform on the box office will be revealed once it comes on the big screen on 24th August.
‘Pyaar mein pagal’ We often wonder wat it is to become crazy in love. Laila Majnu is exactly dat. A new take on d legendary love story by Imtiaz Ali & film written & directed by #SajidAli, here’s presenting d #LailaMajnuTeaser
Releasing on 24th Aug 18@RuchikaaKapoor #PreetyAli pic.twitter.com/ffkSgA37mR
— Ekta Kapoor (@ektaravikapoor) June 1, 2018