Issaq (Ishq) – Romeo & Juliet in Benares

IssaqIssaq is a romantic movie based on Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet. The movie is directed by Manish Tiwary and produced by Dhaval Gada and Shailesh R. Singh. The film, written by Padmaja Thakore-Tiwary, Manish Tiwary and Pawan Sony. The film features Prateik Babbar, Rajeshwari Sachdev, Ravi Kishan and Makarand Deshpande as main characters.

The story of Issaq revolves around the two lovers who are born to hate each other as their families are arch rivals of each other. Progressing as how they eventually fall in love with each other, the plot is set in the background of Varanasi as story on the banks of the Ganges and revered as holy in Hinduism. This story based on Shakespeare’s play Romeo- Juliet

Isaaq movie is a contemporary adaptation of Romio and Juliet set in UP heartland in one of the oldest cities in the world. It is a complete movie with naxalism, sand mining mafia and of course the timeless love story.

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