Ekta Kapoor who is gearing up for the release of ‘JudgeMentall Hai Kya’ faced another set back due to Kangana Ranaut’s feud with a reporter at the song launch of the film. The actress bashed a journalist at the launched and even claimed he is running a smear campaign against her.
The incident however grew into more as other journalists got involved the Entertainment Journalists Guild of India issued a notice saying they will boycott the actress until she apologies for her misdoing. In wake of the matter Filmmaker Ekta Kapoor and company Balaji Motion pictures has issued an apology statement on behalf of the actress hoping it will not hamper the film’s name.
The statement says, “A lot is being reported about the debate that ensued between our film JudgeMentall Hai Kya's actor and journalist Justin Rao, at the film’s song launch event on July 7th, 2019. Unfortunately, the event took an unpleasant turn.
While the people involved in it fairly held their own perspectives but because it happened at the event of our film, we, as the producers, would like to apologize and express regret for this untoward incident.
We would like to maintain that our intention was not to disrespect or hurt anyone's sentiments.
Our film JudgeMentall Hai Kya releases on July 26th and we urge the media to not let this one incident hamper the team effort that has gone behind making the film.”
The film starring Rajkummar Rao is set to hit the theater on 26th July.