Pakistani Singer Abrar Ul Haq claims that Karan Johar’s Dharma productions have stole thier song Nach Punjaban without taking his permission. On Twitter T-Series wrote “We have legally acquired the rights to adapt the song #NachPunjaban released on iTunes on 1st January, 2002 & available on Lollywood Classics’ YouTube channel, owned by @1Moviebox, for #JugJuggJeeyo produced by @DharmaMovies.” They have shared the YouTube Link for the same.
“We have legally acquired the rights to adapt the song Nach Punjaban from the album Nach Punjaban released on iTunes on 1st January, 2002 and is also available on Lollywood Classics’ YouTube channel, owned and operated by Moviebox Records Label, for the film JugJugg Jeeyo produced by Dharma Productions.”
It added, “All due credits shall be included across all platforms when song releases. As represented by Moviebox Records Label the said song copyrights exclusively vest with moviebox only with all valid documents.”
During the trailer launch recreated version of the popular 2002 track by Abrar. After the trailer launch on Sunday, the musician took to Twitter and wrote, “I have not sold my song Nach Punjaban to any Indian movie and reserve the rights to go to court to claim damages. Producers like @karanjohar should not use copy songs. This is my 6th song being copied which will not be allowed at all. @DharmaMovies @karanjohar.”
Abrar Ul Haq also wrote that,”Song Nach Punjaban has not been licensed to any one. If someone is claiming it, then produce the agreement. I will be taking legal action.#NachPunjaban.”