Director Imtiaz Ali and Ekta Kapoor bring a fresh pair on the silver screen with Laila Majnu. Bollywood may be dominated by stars, however, every once in a while, there is a burst of new talent who hold their own against the reigning titans of the industry. Imtiaz Ali’s film – Laila Majnu, a contemporary version of the eternal love saga, is about to change that. The film celebrates the madness of love, marks the arrival of two rank newcomers – Avinash Tiwari and Tripti Dimri in Bollywood.
Both Avinash and Tripti have no Bollywood connections and have been handpicked and groomed by Imtiaz Ali after months of gruelling auditions. The film that promises intense romance, soul and madness of love, releases today. So We asked the lead pair the key question: Do Soulmates exist In the age Of Tinder and how is the film Laila Majnu is relevant even today?
Our inin-house film critic has watched the movie and this what he has to say: Sometimes arrives a movie that you watch with least of expectations and it turns out to be so good! Laila Majnu Movie Review: An Enchanting Avinash Tiwary and Confident Tripti Dimri Impress Big Time in This Beautifully Shot Love Story
Bollywood directors too have given a thumbs to the film. Impressed by the film, Rajkumar Hirani said, “Both the new comers were fantastic and it didn’t feel like it is their debut performances. Romance runs in Imtiaz Ali’s family, and we can feel that in Sajid’s way of directing a love saga like this one. I wish them all the best”
Vikram Aditya Motwani was smiles when he said, “I loved the film, its got a lot of soul, the actors are amazing, the score is fantastic, the songs are beautiful. Well done team!”
Abhishek Chaubey too was in praise of the film, he said, “I really enjoyed the film, both the leads are amazingly impressive and the audience are in for a sweet surprise.”
Kashyap too was all praises for the film. He tweeted, "“Laila Majnu” is such a heartfelt retelling of the love story, so deeply rooted in its mileu. Avinash Tiwary’s Majnu is so good, “another addition to a list of good actors. Great music . Well done Sajid Ali. Yeh Romance kya genetic hai Ali khandan mein?#imtiazali"