Karan Johar-produced ‘JugJugg Jeeyo’ has been accused of copying the script of a Ranchi-based author. The movie starring Varun Dhawan, Kiara Advani, Anil Kapoor and Neetu Kapoor, has been in authorized bother since earlier than its trailer dropped on YouTube. The author Vishal Singh has sued the makers for allegedly copying his script. He claims that he had mailed some elements of the story to Dharma Productions and so they have made the movie with out his data. He shared the screenshots of the identical on social media and demanded a compensation of Rs 1.5 crore
An area Ranchi Court regarded into the copyright infringement case and requested for a screening of the movie JugJugg Jeeyo earlier than its launch on June 24. After the screening, decide MC Jha will resolve if the movie violates the copyright act or not.
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JugJugg Jeeyo is a story set in the heart of Patiala and much like the city, it’s full of love and laughter, colour and drama. It’s about family and its valu…
This is not the primary declare of copyright infringement confronted by Dharma Productions in reference to the movie JugJugg Jeeyo. Earlier, quickly after the makers dropped the music ‘Nach Punjaban’, a Pakistani singer Abrar Ul Haq had accused filmmaker Karan Johar of stealing his music. He additionally threatened to take authorized motion.
Abrar’s tweet learn, “I’ve not offered my music ‘Nach Punjaban’ to any Indian film and reserve the rights to go to court docket to say damages. Producers like @karanjohar shouldn’t use copy songs. This is my sixth music being copied which won’t be allowed in any respect. @DharmaMotion pictures @karanjohar.”
His second tweet learn, “Song ‘Nach Punjaban’ has not been licensed to anybody. If somebody is claiming it, then produce the settlement. I can be taking authorized motion #NachPunjaban.”
Directed by Raj Mehta, JugJugg Jeeyo marks Neetu Kapoor’s comeback to the large display. This is her first movie after the loss of life of her husband and veteran actor Rishi Kapoor.