‘Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga’ screenplay to be part of Oscars library: ‘Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga’, which features father-daughter pair Anil Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor sharing the screen for the first time, opened to much critical acclaim and is now achieving another remarkable milestone.
The film also stars Rajkummar Rao and Juhi Chawla in important roles and has won hearts even outside India because of its storyline.
The screenplay of the film will become a part of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Library.
The Academy has urged the makers of the film for a copy of the screenplay for the permanent Core Collection.
The contents in the Core collection are made available for study only in the reading room. The Academy’s library restricts any copying and circulation of the scripts.
The library will be open to all students, filmmakers, and writers as well as those with general interests.
Earlier, the copies of ‘Broken Horses’ and ‘Sanju’ have been acquired by The Academy’s library. Now, ‘Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga’ will also become a part of the collection, which is indeed a great achievement for the cast and crew of the film.
Directed by Shelly Chopra Dhar, the film is about homosexual love. The film revolves around the journey of acceptance by the family and narrates the story of a girl named Sweety, played by Sonam, who is in love with another girl.
However, her family wants her to marry a man as they are not aware of her sexual choice. She meets a playwright, played by Rajkummar, who helps her in revealing her preference to her father which is played by Anil.
The story of ‘Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga’ plays a prime role in lifting the odd conversation forward in India.
The film is produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra, was is already running in theatres from February 1, 2019.