After making waves in Bollywood, looks like Sajal Aly is headed for a debut in the West. BBC Asian Network’s Haroon Rashid tweeted the rumored development.
According to Haroon, the O’ Rangreeza actress is currently shooting in London for a Jemima Goldsmith production.
It’s rumoured that Sajal Ali is currently in London shooting for Jemima Goldsmith’s production, What’s Love Got To Do With It, directed by Shekhar Kapur. The film also stars Emma Thompson, Lily James and Shazad Latif. Sajal’s rep has been contacted for confirmation. Huge if true!
— Haroon Rashid (@iHaroonRashid) January 13, 2021
Rumor has it Sajal Aly is part of the What’s Love Got To Do With It cast along with Emma Thompson, Lily James, and Shazad Latif. Reportedly Shekhar Kapur is also onboard.
Previously the Pakistani actress made her Bollywood debut with Mom opposite the legendary actress Sri Devi and fellow Pakistani actor Adnan Siddiqui.
Sajal Aly was last seen in the drama serial Yeh Dil Mera with husband Ahad Raza Mir. Since then both actors have been in quarantine together. The two are also set to be seen together in Indian OTT platform Zee5’s web-series Dhoop Ki Dewar.
The starlet is famed for her surreal emotional expression on-screen. She has been in the Pakistani entertainment industry for quite a long time and debuted as just a teenager.
BBC’s entertainment journalist, Haroon Rashid confirmed the rumors are true. Sajal Aly is set to star in Jemima Goldsmith’s ‘What’s Love Got To Do With It‘.
“Sajal Aly has joined the cast of What’s Love Got To Do With It, directed by Shekhar Kapur and produced, written by Jemima Khan.” He added, “The rom-com stars Emma Thompson, Lily James and Shazad Latif and is currently being shot in London. Confirmed by Sajal’s agent Hamid Hussain.”
CONFIRMED: Sajal Ali has joined the cast of What’s Love Got To Do With It, directed by @shekharkapur and produced & written by @Jemima_Khan. The rom-com stars Emma Thompson, Lily James & Shazad Latif and is currently being shot in London. Confirmed by Sajal’s agent Hamid Hussain.
— Haroon Rashid (@iHaroonRashid) January 15, 2021
According to Haroon Rashid, the Yaqeen Ka Safar actress’ agent, Hamid Hussain confirmed the news.
The rom-com about cross-cultural romance, love, and marriage. The movie is set between London and South Asia.
There is already a film by the same name released back in 1993. The movie is based on the autobiography of iconic singer Tina Turner.