A few hours back before the trailer of the film Bala released, it was announced that the Ayushmann Khurrana starrer will now release on November 7, instead of November 15. However, what's interesting is that the film quite identical to it, Ujda Chaman is releasing on November 8. Directed by Abhishek Pathak, Ujda Chaman stars Pyaar Ka Punchnama actor Sunny Singh in the lead role. In an interview with an entertainment portal, the makers of the film expressed their disappointment given Bala changed its release date. Pitching it as 'unethical' and 'wrong', the makers stated that now nothing can be done and that they have faith in the film.
Previously, comedian Vinay Sharma, who is known for his gigs at the Laughter Club in a recent Twitter post has claimed that the makers of the film, Ujda Chaman have 'simply lifted' two of his jokes without permission or credits. Exclaiming that it is quite sad, Sharma questioned, "I wonder what precedence it sets for Bollywood".
Been getting messages since yesterday. Writers of Ujda Chaman have simply lifted 2 of my jokes without permission/credits. I wonder what precedence it sets for Bollywood. Just disappointing and sad.— Vinay Sharma (@vinaycomedy) October 2, 2019
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The Punchnama star is playing the lead, and while the trailer glimpse is all fun and games, there were many netizens on social media who felt that it looks quite similar to Ayushmann Khurrana's Bala, that is all set to release and stars Yami Gautam opposite the actor.
Meanwhile, Bala is Ayushmann’s third film this year. The actor started the year with Article 15, which was unanimously lauded by the critics. The movie, directed by Anubhav Sinha, highlighted the caste equations in UP, and was a success at the box office, earning over Rs 60 crore. He then featured in Dream Girl, which is set to be the biggest hit of his career. The movie is inching its way to the Rs 150-crore club.
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