Fabulous Lives Of Bollywood Wives: Madhur Bhandarkar Files Complaint Against Karan Johar For Misusing Title ‘Bollywood Wives’; Humbly Requests Makers To Change

Madhur Bhandarkar files complaint against Karan Johar for misusing his title ‘Bollywood Wives’ and tweaking it to Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives for web series. The filmmaker has requested KJo and makers of the web series to change the title

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Fabulous Lives Of Bollywood Wives: Madhur Bhandarkar Files Complaint Against Karan Johar For Misusing Title ‘Bollywood Wives’; Humbly Requests Makers To Change
Karan Johar and Dharmatic Entertainment have landed up in hot waters with their soon-to-be releasing web series titled Fabulous Lives Of Bollywood Lives. Much to everyone’s shock, filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar has filed a complaint against Karan Johar for misusing his title ‘Bollywood Wives’. The filmmaker took to social media to humbly request KJo and makers of the web series to change the title. Bhandarkar has claimed that Karan Johar and Apoorva Mehta had asked him for the title ‘Bollywood Wives’ and they tweaked it to ‘Fabulous Lives Of Bollywood Wives’ for the web series, without his consent.

According to a report in Republic, the Fashion director filed a complaint in Indian Motion Pictures Producers' Association (IMPPA) against Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions. Bhandarkar sent a letter to IMPPA via email, to which they responded and mentioned that they have not registered the title in the favour of Dharma Productions. The IMPPA also sent a letter to Dharma Productions to submit their reply on the issue and change the title with immediate effect. The email letter is also marked to Netflix. In their reply to Bhandarkar, IMPPA approved the title ‘Bollywood Wives’ and informed that Dharma Productions are using the similar title ‘illegally and without any authorisation’.

On Twitter, Madhur Bhandarkar tweeted, “Dear @karanjohar U & @apoorvamehta18 had asked me 4 the title #BollywoodWives for web,which I refused,as my project is underway. It is Morally & ethically wrong u to tweak it to #TheFabulousLivesofBollywoodWives. Pls do not dent my project. I humbly request u to change the title.”

Karan Johar

Karan Johar

Meanwhile, the trailer of Fabulous Lives Of Bollywood Wives that was dropped recently managed to garner a lot of praise. Many fans and members of B-Town showed their eagerness towards the release of the web series. The series that is set to stream from November 27 on Netflix revolves around the lives of four ‘star’ wives – Seema Khan (wife of Sohail Khan), Maheep Kapoor (wife of Sanjay Kapoor), Bhavana Pandey (wife of Chunky Panday) and actress Neelam Kothari Soni (wife of Samir Soni). Also Read: Fabulous Lives Of Bollywood Wives Star Neelam Kothari Teases Fans With A Pic Of Her ‘Awesome Foursome’; Ladies Scorch It Up In RED




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