Producer Ekta Kapoor is recreating the epic love story “Laila Majnu” presented by Imtiaz Ali. On the occasion of Valentine’s Day, Ekta took to Twitter to share a photograph of herself along with Ali. She says she is excited to recreate the tale for a film, which will release on May 4.

“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,”she tweeted.

A tweet from Ekta’s home production banner read: “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.” Ekta also tweeted: “Recreated. Re-imagined. Retold.” “Proud to collaborate with Imtiaz Ali to present a classic love story with a contemporary twist,” she added. (Also Read: Shahid Kapoor clarifies his next with Imtiaz Ali will be very different from Jab We Met; watch video)

The movie will be directed by Sajid Ali. Other details related to the casting are still under wraps. On the work front, Imtiaz Ali will soon start prepping for his next film, which will feature his Jab We Met actor in the lead role. On the other hand, Ekta Kapoor is gearing up for her upcoming production venture Veere Di Wedding, which stars Kareena Kapoor Khan, Swara Bhasker and Sonam Kapoor in pivotal. The light-hearted fun is expected to hit the screens on June 1, 2018.