Ishaqzaade film is directed by Habib Faisal, and produced by Aditya Chopra under Yash Raj Films. It features debutant Arjun Kapoor, and Parineeti Chopra in their first lead film. Where love and hate collide, this love story is born. Two people who're raised hating each other, break the unwritten family dictat; and fall in love. These outlaws of love thus start a new war. Parma (Arjun Kapoor) and Zoya (Parineeti Chopra) are childhood hate-mates, born into politically warring families who've avowed to hate unto death. So, in the rustic and earthy brown landscape of small-town Almore - where pocket guns are a fashion accessory, and local yokels could kill for anything - diesel or dancing girl Chand (Gauhar Khan), the Queen of 'Kwality Baar' - a love story blossoms between loveable rowdy rascal Parma and feisty, free-spirited Zoya. The music of the film is composed by the music director Amit Trivedi, who has worked the first time with Yash Raj Films, and lyrics were penned by Kausar Munir, except where noted, though the background score was composed by Ranjit Barot This is a 2012 Indian romantic thriller film and it was released on 11 May 2012.