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Lock Up Controversy: Ruckus over Kangana Ranaut’s ‘Lock Up’, case registered

Director-producer Ekta Kapoor’s upcoming show ‘Lock Up’ is making headlines even before it is on air. The show is going to be hosted by Bollywood’s ‘Panga Queen’ Kangana Ranaut. Along with this, the names of the contestants are also coming out one by one. While earlier there were reports of the show going on air on February 27, now the information about the show being postponed has come to the fore. Due to which the fans waiting for it are bound to get a big shock.

While releasing a new promo on Saturday, Ekta Kapoor revealed that Karanvir Bohra is also joining the show. However, its release date was missing from this promo. This was bound to happen as the show has been accused of stealing concepts, after which the makers are in trouble.

Actually, Hyderabad-based businessman Sanobar Baig has approached the City Civil Court of Hyderabad and accused ‘Lockup’ of snatching his idea. According to a leading tabloid, the businessman has claimed that ‘Lock Up’ is based on his idea of ​​a show called ‘The Jail’. The idea was registered in March 2018 and the concept was shared with Abhishek Rege of Endemol Shine India.

According to another website, copyright infringement case was earlier registered against Alt Balaji, Balaji Telefilms, Karan Medi’s MX Player, Endemol Shine, Ekta Kapoor and Endemol Shine. The next hearing of the case will be on March 9, 2022. Ekta Kapoor and Kangana Ranaut announced the show last month and officially launched the show at an event in Mumbai earlier this month. Let us inform that 16 contestants will participate in this show. Out of which five contestants are Karanvir Bohra, standup comedian Munawar Faruqui, Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai fame Nisha Rawal, hot diva Poonam Pandey. Including the name of the riot queen ‘Babita Phogat’ has come to the fore.