Mumbai: Pakistani politician and singer Abrar Ul Haq has accused producer-filmmaker Karan Johar of stealing his song ‘Nach Punjaban” for his forthcoming film Jugjugg Jeeyo.
Abrar took the help of Twitter, claiming that he has not sold his song “Nach Punjaban” to anyone and that “producers like Karan Johar” should not copy songs. He has been threatening to take legal action and claim damage as well.
He tweeted: “I have not sold my song “Nach Punjaban” to any Indian movie and reserve the right to go to court to claim damages.” Producers like @karanjohar should not use copy songs. This is my 6th song being copied, which will not be allowed at all. @DharmaMovies @karanjohar.”
I have not sold my song “ Nach Punjaban” to any Indian movie and reserve the rights to go to court to claim damages. Producers like @karanjohar should not use copy songs. This is my 6th song being copied which will not be allowed at all.@DharmaMovies @karanjohar
— Abrar Ul Haq (@AbrarUlHaqPK) May 22, 2022
The film, Jugjugg Jeeyo, has been directed by Raj Mehta and is backed by Johar’s Dharma Productions and Viacom18 Studios.
Veteran actress Neetu Kapoor is once again backing on the big screen with this comedy drama, Jugjugg Jeeyo also stars Varun Dhawan, Anil Kapoor, Maniesh Paul, and Kiara Advani. The film has significance because social media influencer-actor Prajakta Kohli is making his debut on the big screen. The movie is going to be released on June 24.
Introducing the film, Johar had earlier mentioned how Jugjugg Jeeyo is a “family reunion you can’t miss.” He said the film is “filled with surprises, emotions, and a whole lot of drama.”