Just days before the film’s premiere, Jugjugg Jeeyo is dealing with a legal issue. The film has been accused of plagiarising writer Vishal A Singh’s narrative Bunny Rani for Jugjugg Jeeyo, which is produced by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions. In response to the claims, it has been announced that Jugjugg Jeeyo will be reviewed by Ranchi Court before it is released to the public.
Varun Dhawan and Kiara Advani featured in Jugjugg Jeeyo, which also features Anil Kapoor and Neetu Kapoor. The film also marks Neetu Kapoor’s return to the big screen. Raj Mehta is the director of the film.
According to the Etimes, a judge in Ranchi has ordered the film to be screened. Judge M C Jha will hear the arguments once the video has been exhibited and will rule if the film breaches the Copyright Act or not, according to IndiaToday.in.
Following the trailer’s debut in May, a man called Vishal A. Singh accused Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions of plagiarism as well. Vishal, a screenwriter, claims that his story has been plagiarised as Jugjugg Jeeyo by KJo’s Dharma Productions.
“Had registered a narrative with @swaindiaorg in January 2020.. #BunnyRani.” In February 2020, I officially mailed @DharmaMovies seeking a chance to co-produce with them. I even received a response from them. They’ve taken my narrative and turned it into #JugJuggJeeyo. In a series of tweets, he said, “Not fair @karanjohar.” Dharma Productions has yet to respond to the allegations.
Meanwhile, the cast of Jugjugg Jeeyo is hard at work promoting the film. Varun, Kiara, Anil, and Neetu arrived in Delhi on Sunday, where they were photographed enjoying street food and engaging with fans. The film also set the door for the ‘Nach Punjaban’ challenge, in which various celebrities posted videos of themselves imitating the song’s hook step.