Sajal Aly’s much-awaited first Hollywood project, “ What Love Got to do with it?’’ is all set to hit theatres in UK on January, 23, 2023.
Studio Canal has announced the official date today on social media
Written and produced by Jemima Khan the film is cross-cultural rom-com about love and marriage, set between London and South Asia.
The stellar cast is the highlight of the film
The stellar cast of the film includes Pakistani actress Sajal Aly,, English actor Lily James from Baby Driver and Darkest Hour, Oscar winner Emma Thompson from Beauty and the Beast and Bridget Jones’s Baby and British actor Shazad Latif from Star Trek: Discovery among others.
What is the story of the film?
“It’s a story of identities,” Kapur has said in an earlier interview on Variety, describing the film. “It’s about cultural clashes and it’s a comedy, but it’s about hiding behind an identity and how identities can become tribal, and how tribalism can lead to clashes and fundamentalism. It’s a rom-com, but based on this fundamental idea of people adopting identities out of fear of marginalization.”
Who did the film music?
The music of the film has been done by British-Pakistani record producer and musician Naughty Boy of ‘Lalala’ fame.
Qawali Maestro Rahat Fateh Ali Khan has also recorded two songs for the film.