Jugjugg Jeeyo, which translates to “Live a long life,” is a delightful Indian Hindi-language family comedy-drama film released in 2022. Directed by Raj Mehta and jointly produced by Dharma Productions and Viacom18 Studios, the film boasts a talented ensemble cast. Neetu Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, Kiara Advani, Manish Paul, and the talented newcomer Prajakta Koli shine in their respective roles.
Jug Jugg Jeeyo Hindi Movie 2022 Cast, Plot, Production, & Release
Jugjugg Jeeyo hit the theaters on 24th June 2022, and its reception among critics was a blend of mixed-to-positive reviews. The film garnered acclaim for its outstanding performances, engaging screenplay, and humorous moments. However, it also faced criticism for its portrayal of feminism and chauvinism. Despite the mixed feedback, the film emerged as a commercial success.
Kuldeep, also known as “Kukoo” Saini and Nainaa Sharma tied the knot, having cherished their love since their school days. Eventually, the couple decided to move to Toronto, Canada, where Nainaa pursued a corporate job while Kukoo found employment as a bouncer in a nightclub. However, as time passed, their marital bliss started to fade, burdened by long periods of silence, unfinished conversations, and growing resentment.
Complicating matters, Nainaa receives a tempting offer to become the vice president of HR in New York City, while Kukoo becomes increasingly frustrated with his job as a bouncer. On their wedding anniversary, the couple finally opens up about the strain in their marriage, acknowledging their unhappiness. They make the difficult decision to pursue a divorce but decide to wait until Kukoo’s sister, Ginny, is married before moving forward with the separation.
|Real Name||Role Name|
|Neetu Kapoor||Geeta Saini|
|Anil Kapoor||Bheem Saini|
|Varun Dhawan||Kuldeep “Kukoo” Saini|
|Kiara Advani||Naina Sharma Saini|
|Manish Paul||Gurpreet Sharma|
|Prajakta Koli||Ginny Saini|
|Tisca Chopra||Meera Malhotra|
|Varun Sood||Gaurav Kapoor|
|Savant Singh Premi||Baljeet “Ballu” Sodhi|
|Naman Arora||Vishal Verma|
|Suparna Marwah||Naina and Gurpreet’s mother|
|Elnaaz Norouzi||a special appearance song “Duppata”|
She looks stunning in every frame and pulls off a fine performance. Neetu Kapoor is extremely endearing and likable and fits the role.
Savant Singh Premi
The Bollywood film featuring Anil Kapoor, Neetu Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, and Kiara Advani in the lead, saw Naman in a small role.
Principal photography commenced on 16 November 2020 in Chandigarh. The shooting wrapped up in November 2021.
The captivating music for the film is composed by a talented team, including Tanishk Bagchi, Kanishk Seth, Kavita Seth, Diesby, Pozy, and Vishal Shelke. These musicians have infused their creative prowess into the film’s soundtrack. The accompanying lyrics are penned by a diverse group of lyricists, namely Tanishk Bagchi, Abrar-ul-Haq, Diesby, Shamsher Sandhu, Ginny Diwan, Dhruv Yogi, and Ghulam Mohd. Khavar.
|“Jugjugg Jeeyo”||Tanishk Bagchi||Tanishk Bagchi||Tanishk Bagchi||2:22|
|“The Punjaabban Song”||Abrar-ul-Haq||Tanishk Bagchi, Abrar-Ul-Haq||Gippy Grewal, Zahrah S Khan, Romy||3:19|
|“Rangisari”||Traditional||Kanishk Seth, Kavita Seth||Kanishk Seth, Kavita Seth||3:43|
|“Tum Jo Gaye” (Male Version)||Ginny Diwan||Pozy||Pozy||2:24|
|“Rok Leyy”||Dhruv Yogi||Tanishk Bagchi||Simran Kaur Dhadli||2:52|
|“Nain Ta Heere”||Ghulam Mohd. Khavar||Vishal Shelke||Guru Randhawa, Asees Kaur||3:36|
|“Tum Jo Gaye” (Female Version)||Ginny Diwan||Pozy||Swati Sharma||2:25|
|“Duppata”||Diesby, Shamsher Sandhu||Diesby||Shreya Sharma||3:40|
|“Jaise Savan”||Tanishk Bagchi||Tanishk Bagchi||Zahrah S Khan||3:43|
|“Nain Ta Heere” (Lisa Version)||Ghulam Mohd. Khavar, Kumaar||Vishal Shelke||Lisa Mishra, Guru Randhawa||3:33|
Jugjugg Jeeyo was released in theatres on 24 June 2022 on 3,375 screens with 11,384 shows per day. It premiered digitally on 22 July 2022 on Amazon Prime Video.
Theatrical Release Poster
|Box office||est. ₹136.13 crore|
|Cinematography||Jay I. Patel|
|Directed by||Raj Mehta|
|Distributed by||Viacom18 Studios|
|Edited by||Manish More|
|Music by||Score: John Stewart Eduri
Songs: See the Soundtrack
|Produced by||Hiroo Yash Johar
|Release date||24 June 2022|
|Running time||150 minute|
|Screenplay by||Anurag Singh
|Story by||Anurag Singh|
|Written by||Rishabh Sharma|
On 21st June 2022, Vishal Singh, a writer hailing from Ranchi, India, accused Karan Johar, alleging that the plot of Jugjugg Jeeyo was plagiarized from his story titled Punny Rani. Singh asserted that there were similarities between the two narratives and sought compensation of Rs. 1.5 crores for the alleged infringement. The matter was taken up by a local court, and as of 23rd June 2022, it remained under the court’s jurisdiction, awaiting further proceedings and resolution.
Jugjugg Jeeyo made an impressive start at the domestic box office, earning ₹9.28 crores on its opening day. The film continued to attract audiences, collecting ₹10.55 crore on the second day. On the third day, the film’s earnings rose further, reaching ₹12.10 crore. As a result, the film’s total domestic opening weekend box office collection amounted to an impressive ₹28.93 crore.
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