Indian cinema’s veteran actor, Shabana Azmi had spoken about her collaboration with Hollywood star Emma Thompson. She worked with Emma for Shekhar Kapur’s ‘What Love Got To Do With It?’ and said that it was a wonderful experience to have got to work with Emma.
Shabana Azmi is playing a pivotal role in the film and praised Emma for being a ‘generous’ co-star. She took to Twitter and wrote that as it is a wrap for Emma Thompson, she would say that she will always cherish all the wonderful time she had spent with Emma. Along with her post, she also posted a photo of her and Thompson.
The film is a cross-culture romantic comedy and is set between South Asia and London. The filmmaker Shekhar Kapoor had returned to his direction after 2007, when he directed Cate Blanchett- starrer drama Elizabeth: The Golden Age. This movie also marks his first collaboration with Shabana Azmi since a Hindi language family drama, ‘Masoom’ in 1983.
The other important stars in the film include names like Lily James of Baby Driver fame and Shazad Latif of Star Trek: Discovery. What’s Love Got To Do With It is produced and written by Jemima Khan