Madhur Bhandarkar recordsdata criticism in opposition to Karan Johar for misusing his title: Please don’t dent my challenge

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Madhur Bhandarkar recordsdata criticism in opposition to Karan Johar& 

Key Highlights

  • Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar has filed a criticism with IMPPA in opposition to filmmaker Karan Johar
  • Bhandarkar has alleged that Johar had requested him for the title Bollywood Wives
  • After he refused to offer away the title, Karan went forward and tweaked Madhur’s title to Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives

Days after releasing the trailer of his upcoming net sequence Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives, filmmaker Karan Johar has discovered himself in a little bit of a bother. National award successful filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar has alleged that the title “Bollywood Wives” belongs to him and each Karan Johar in addition to Dharma Productions’ CEO Apoorva Mehta had requested for it. 

However, the Fashion filmmaker refused to offer away the title as his challenge with the mentioned title can be underway. Post the refusal, Bhandarkar has alleged that the Johar and Mehta tweaked the tile and named their sequence, Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives. 

Madhur Bhandarkar has now requested the Kuch Kuch Hota Hai director to alter the title and has urged him to not dent his challenge which is underway. 

His tweet reads, “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.” 

Check out Madhur Bhandarkar’s tweet beneath: 

Apart from the request by way of social media, Madhur Bhandarkar has additionally filed a criticism in opposition to Dharma Productions with Indian Motion Pictures Producers’ Association (IMPPA). After Madhur’s criticism, IMPPA wrote to Guild which responded by saying that they have not issued the title to the makers for the net sequence. 

IMPPA has now written a letter to Dharma Productions in addition to Netflix asking them to alter the title of their net sequence. 


Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives stars Neelam Kothari Soni, former actress and spouse of actor Samir Soni, Seema Khan, spouse of Sohail Khan, Maheep Kapoor, spouse of Sanjay Kapoor and Bhavana Panday, spouse of Chunky Panday. 

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Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives releases on Netflix on November 27. 

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