Seasoned actor Shabana Azmi cannot get enough of working with Hollywood veteran Emma Thompson in upcoming film What’s Love Got To Do With It, directed by Shekhar Kapur. Azmi took to her Twitter handle to share a click of herself with Thompson, and wrote, “Oh The lovely #Emma Thompson what a joy it was to work with you. #Whats Love Got To Do With It.”
Azmi had wrapped up the filming of the cross-cultural romantic comedy What’s Love Got To Do With It in February this year. The film, set between London and South Asia, also stars Lily James, Sajal Ali, Shazad Latif, Rob Brydon, Mim Shaikh and Asim Chaudhry.
— Azmi Shabana (@AzmiShabana) July 12, 2021
Shabana Azmi had previously tweeted about Emma Thompson. She had posted on Twitter, “Its a wrap for #Emma Thompson. What a warm, generous costar she has been. I will cherish the wonderful times we spent together.”
British actor Mim Shaikh also shared a picture from the film’s set, featuring Shekhar Kapur and Shabana Azmi. He wrote, “That’s a wrap on #WhatsLoveGotToDoWithIt – can’t wait for you to watch this beautiful and intercross cultural movie we have shot over the past few weeks! Thank you to everyone.”
That’s a wrap on #WhatsLoveGotToDoWithIt – can’t wait for you to watch this beautiful and intercross cultural movie we have shot over the past few weeks! Thank you to everyone. ❤️☑️🤍 pic.twitter.com/Gh7w1p017f
— Mim Shaikh (@MimShaikh_) February 21, 2021
What’s Love Got To Do With It marks the second collaboration of Shekhar Kapur and Shabana Azmi after their 1983 classic Masoom. It is also Kapur’s return to directing a feature-length film after his 2007 drama Elizabeth: The Golden Age.