Ali & Ava tells the story of two people who have nothing in common but fall in love over a shared love of music, but their complicated personal lives threaten their relationship. The film was nominated for two BAFTA Awards in 2022 including Outstanding British Film of the Year. Claire Rushbrook stars as Ava with Adeel Akhtar starring opposite her as Ali. The film also won two BIFA Awards, including Best Actor for Adeel Akhtar. Claire Rushbrook was nominated for a Best Actress BIFA for her performance.