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Protesting farmers halt shooting of Janhvi Kapoor’s Good Luck Jerry; demand her opinion on protests

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New Delhi: Bollywood actor Janhvi Kapoor, who is currently shooting for her upcoming film Good Luck Jerry in Bassi Pathana city of Fatehgarh Sahib, was stopped by farmers who are protesting against three controversial agriculture related laws.  On 11th January, farmers camped around Janhvi’s shooting location, asking her to share her opinion on farmers protest. They didn’t go back until crew members of the film assured that Janhvi will share her opinions on farmers protest.  

According to Station House Officer Balwinder Singh, “They’d told the workers and director that Bollywood actors have neither said anything in support of farmers protest nor made any comment. When the film director assured them that Janhvi Kapoor will make a comment on the protest then they went back. The shoot is going on.” 

After some while, Janhvi shared an Instagram story on her account and wrote, “Farmers are at the heart of our country. I recognise and value the role that they play in feeding our nation. I hope a resolution is reached soon that benefits the farmers.”

Interestingly, the film was announced the same day its shooting was halted. Anand L Rai, who is producing the project, took to Twitter on January 11 and shared Janhvi’s first look from the film. 

Directed by Balika Vadhu fame Siddharth Sengupta, Good Luck Jerry is written by Pankaj Matta The film is a remake of the 2018 Tamil film Kolamavu Kokila that featured Nayanthara in the lead. The film also stars Deepak Dobriyal, Meeta Vashishth, Neeraj Sood and Sushant Singh in a pivotal roles. 

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