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Jug Jugg Jeeyo: Neetu Kapoor says Rishi Kapoor would have been really ‘happy’ with her comeback in Raj Mehta’s film

The film, produced under Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions banner, also stars Varun Dhawan, Kiara Advani and Anil Kapoor.

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Last Updated: 01.04 AM, May 23, 2022

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Jug Jugg Jeeyo: Neetu Kapoor says Rishi Kapoor would have been really ‘happy’ with her comeback in Raj Mehta’s film

After almost a decade, Neetu Kapoor is returning to acting with Jug Jugg Jeeyo. The actress recently opened up about her ‘comeback’ with the upcoming Raj Mehta directorial.

During the trailer launch event of the film in Mumbai recently, Neetu opened up about how Karan Johar, who is producing Jug Jugg Jeeyo, had urged her to be a part of the film. The actress talked about how Johar had ‘pushed’ her to go to work and that she was thankful for his efforts. “That has been the best decision for me”, she said.

The actress also remembered her late husband, Rishi Kapoor, who had passed away in 2020. Neetu talked about how she believed Rishi would have been really ‘happy’ with the film. She also added that Jug Jugg Jeeyo would be very ‘special’ to her as well as it marked her return to Hindi cinema.

Johar also talked about how he thought Rishi would have been ‘proud’ of Neetu for all she’s done. The filmmaker said that they were blessed to have known and worked with the late star.

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Neetu was last seen in the 2013 film Besharam, in which she shared the screen with her husband Rishi and son Ranbir Kapoor. The film, directed by Abhinav Kashyap, can be streamed on ZEE5.

In addition to Neetu, the upcoming film also stars Varun Dhawan, Kiara Advani, Anil Kapoor, Maniesh Paul and Prajakta Koli. The film is directed by Raj Mehta and produced under the banner of Dharma Productions.

Jug Jugg Jeeyo will be released in theaters on June 24, 2022.

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