Shekhar Kapur wraps shoot of ‘What’s Love Got To Do With It?’ featuring Emma Thompson

Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur has completed taking pictures for his cross-cultural romantic comedy What’s Love Got To Do With It?. The movie marks Kapur’s return to feature-length directorial after his 2007 Cate Blanchett-starrer drama Elizabeth: The Golden Age.

Set between London and South Asia, What’s Love Got To Do With It? options Hollywood star Emma Thompson and veteran Indian actor Shabana Azmi amongst others. “Film wrapped ! #WhatsLoveGotToDoWithIt,” Kapur, 75, tweeted late Sunday night.

London-based radio broadcaster and actor Mim Shaikh additionally took to Twitter and shared an image from the movie’s set with Kapur and Azmi, who retweeted his submit. “That’s a wrap on #WhatsLoveGotToDoWithIt – cannot wait so that you can watch this lovely and intercross cultural film we now have shot over the previous few weeks! Thank you to everybody,” Shaikh wrote.

The challenge is Kapur’s first collaboration with Azmi, 70 since 1983’s acclaimed Hindi-language household drama Masoom. What’s Love Got To Do With It? additionally stars Lily James of Baby Driver fame and Star Trek: Discovery actor Shazad Latif. It is written and produced by Jemima Khan. Prior to this, she produced Ryan Murphy’s American Crime Story in addition to the HBO documentary sequence The Case Against Adnan SyedWhat’s Love Got to Do With It is alleged to be a romantic comedy, with the themes of love and marriage in a cross-culture setting, based mostly within the UK and South Asia.

The film was introduced again in November 2020 and its principal pictures kicked off in December of 2020. Lily James, Emma Thompson, and Shazad Latif had been the primary to affix the cast, whereas Rob Brydon, Shabana Azmi, Sajal Ali, and Asim Chaudhry got here on board the challenge final month in January 2021.

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(With PTI inputs)



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