Janhvi Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao’s latest release was called due to be called ‘Rooh Afza.’ However, the owners of the famous rose syrup the film is named after filed a complaint about the use of the name.
Following their complaint, the movie, a horror comedy by producers Dinesh Vijan and Mrighdeep Singh Lamba, changed the title name to ‘RoohiAfza.’
“The drink is famous and manufactured in India and Pakistan. The founder Hakim Abul Majid’s son migrated to Pakistan after Partition and started his own brand there too under the same name. It is registered as an unani medicine by the company Hamdard. It has been in India since 1907, and just like how Zandu Balm took offence to their brand name being used in Dabangg, the owners of Rooh Afza too had a problem. Hence the title is now ‘RoohiAfza’,” informs a trade source.
The said film went on the floors on Friday and is being directed by Hardik Mehta, reports Times of India.
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