Father-daughter duo Sonam Kapoor and Anil Kapoor, are coming together for the first time in Vidhu Vinod Chopra's upcoming film EK LADKI KO DEKHA TOH AISA LAGA the title of the film is inspired by Anil Kapoor’s iconic romantic number of same name from his hit film 1942- A LOVE STORY.
The Shelly Chopra Dhar directorial went on floors last month wherein Anil Kapoor and Madhu Malti started to shoot in Patiala while Sonam Kapoor, Rajkummar Rao, and Juhi Chawla joined the sets later.
With so many songs being recreated, ‘Ek ladki ko dekha toh aisa laga' from 1942- A LOVE STORY stays to be one of the most loved romantic tracks till date. Anil Kapoor who starred in the original song will be seen in the film which recreates the iconic track.
Confirming the same, director Shelly Chopra Dhar said, "Yes, we are recreating the original and we want to replicate its iconic status. It’s hard to beat the original so I will be happy if we are at par with it. However, we’ll have to wait and see who sings the new version and for whom in the film".
The film will have TV actress Madhu Malti portraying the role of Anil Kapoor's mother, Rajkummar Rao will be seen as Sonam Kapoor's love interest.
Produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra under the banner Vinod Chopra films, EK LADKI KO DEKHA TOH AISA LAGA is directed by debutante director Shelly Chopra Dhar and is slated to release on 12th October 2018.