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Directed by Imtiaz’s younger brother Sajid Ali, Laila Majnu is a painfully literal adaptation of the Persian narrative poem.
Hailing from Delhi, Tripti was aware that getting an entry in films wouldn't be easy for an outsider and hence was "shocked" when she was chosen as the lead for Imtiaz Ali and Ekta Kapoor's produciton
Sajid, who has followed elder brother Imtiaz into the movies and makes his directorial debut with "Laila Majnu", said filmmaking was something he literally fell into.
The film features two newcomers -- Tripti Dimri and Avinash Tiwary -- is presented by Imtiaz and co-produced by Ekta Kapoor, Shobha Kapoor and Preeti.
Newcomers Avinash Tiwary and Tripti Dimri on working in Sajid Ali's directorial debut Laila Majnu
Ali said through the story, he also wanted to understand why some people, who are criticised in their lifetime, acquire the status of saints.
Patna diary: From Shashi Kapoor tributes at film festival to an exhibition on Laila-Majnu love story
The news of legendary actor Shashi Kapoor’s demise came when the city’s film aficionados were half way through the Patna Film Festival.