Laila Majnu
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Laila Majnu

Hindi
Drama
07 Sep, 2018
2 hrs 20 mins
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4,009 votes
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Some love stories never die, they get recreated, re-imagined and retold on the big screen. One such epic love story is Laila Majnu, being adapted by Imtiaz Ali and Ekta Kapoor. Taking the leap out of the classic folklore - Laila Majnu, the story is written by Imtiaz Ali in a re-envisioned, contemporary style.

Set in today's day and time, Laila Majnu have real problems and hindrances relevant to the youth of today. They both fall in love in the mystical backdrop of Kashmir, against their feuding families and a passionate, unique and contemporary love story unravels thereafter.
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Verdict: A stunning remake of a classic folklore. Love is eternal as are some love stories. One of which is the tale of Layla and Qais, commonly known as Laila Majnu. The evergreen saga has been retold numerous times in the form of stories, movies, and theatrical productions, and once again the story is being retold bydirector and writer Sajid Ali through his debut film, Laila Majnu. The story o... ...Read full review
Laila Majnu is a thoughtfully written film, where the escalation of feelings appears as natural as it can, and characters stay credible even as the intensity becomes unbearable. At different times, first the boy, and later the girls father, in entirely varied contexts, say nearly the same thing: If people are saying something, it must be true. That may as well be said of stories we pass on across generations. ...Read full review
This is a retelling of the classic tale of Laila and Majnu set in contemporary Kashmir. Its not the first time that this classic tale of two star crossed lovers is being translated into celluloid. In the age of rom coms, debutant director Sajid Ali has ensured there are plenty of reasons, even for the new generation to watch this tale. ...Read full review
The biggest plus point of Sajid Ali`s Laila Majnu is its young lead pair whose acting confidence and screen presence bely their lack of experience. Besides, the chemistry between them is electric. Tripti Dimri is pretty and imbues her Laila with an edge that makes the character`s constant flirtations with danger believable. Avinash Tiwary possesses the kind of charisma that makes conventional prettiness seem dull, which is why he can pull off a conversation in which the hero tells the heroine that he works hard to appear smart since he is not good looking. ...Read full review
There is fire, brimstone, sputtering passion between the limpid lead duo, with some unexpected sparks of perkiness, and since this is based on that classic tale, some madness. Helped along by some strange twists and turns, in a bid to make this classic tale contemporary. ...Read full review
The best part about Laila Majnu is the way one has captured Kashmir and the honesty with which Preeti Ali has put together this film. Her sincerity and effort to put this one together shows on screen. ...Read full review
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