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Romil and Jugal is an Indian Hindi web series, produced by Ekta Kapoor for her video on demand platform ALTBalaji. Rajeev Siddhartha and Manraj Singh are the main protagonists of the series.[1] The web series is about same sex relationship and the way the society accept/treat them.[2]

Romil & Jugal
Romil and Jugal.jpg
GenreDrama
Created byEkta Kapoor
Based onRomeo and Juliet
Developed byEkta Kapoor
Written byStory and Screenplay
Anu Menon
James Ruzicka
Dialogues
Ishita Moitra
Directed byNupur Asthana
Creative director(s)Nimisha Pandey
StarringRajeev Siddhartha
Manraj Singh
Mandira Bedi
Shrishti Ganguly Rindani
Composer(s)Original Background score
Rooshin Kaizad
Valentine Dance Track
Anurag Saikia
Country of originIndia
Original language(s)
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes10
Production
Producer(s)Ekta Kapoor
Shobha Kapoor
Production location(s)Mumbai, India
Editor(s)Geeta Singh
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time18-25 minutes
Production company(s)Balaji Telefilms
DistributorALT Digital Entertainment Ltd.
Release
Original networkALT Balaji
Picture formatHDTV 1080i
Audio formatDolby Digital
Original release
  • 21 April 2017 (2017-04-21)
External links
Website

The series is available for streaming on the ALT Balaji App and its associated websites since its release date.[3]

Contents

PlotEdit

The show is all about two men of today's society who fall in love with each other[4]

Jugal (Manraj Singh), a Tamil-Brahman boy, is a little bit shy but falls in love with Romil (Rajeev Siddhartha), a Punjabi hunk and playboy. After spending time and navigating life together, they successfully become accepted by their narrow minded society. Their orthodox family also becomes more aware. They understand that their relationship is completely genuine and that they can't live without each other. They end up being accepted as a couple by both the general society and their families.[5]

CastEdit

List of episodesEdit

Though the series is originally shot in Hindi, its available as dubbed versions in three languages (Dravidian languages); Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu.

Episode Title
1
Love at First Sight
2
The New Guy Next-Door
3
Three Words Dear Romeo
4
A Kiss and a Punch
5
Dream or Reality?
6
Virgins No More!
7
Truth and Lies
8
In Love and War!
9
Truth With a Kiss I Die
10
Season Finale:A Happy Ending...NOT

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ekta Kapoor's Romil and Jugal is a modern, gay take on Romeo-Juliet. Actors Rajeev Siddhartha and Manraj Singh reveal more". indianexpress.com. Retrieved 2017-05-21.
  2. ^ "After Saas-Bahu Soaps, Ekta Kapoor Surprises All With Queer Twist To Romeo & Juliet". youthkiawaaz.com. Retrieved 2017-04-21.
  3. ^ "AltBalaji: Online shows that hit a new low". livemint.com. Retrieved 2017-04-28.
  4. ^ "A web series that is 'HONEST' – Romil and Jugal". yovizag.com. Retrieved 2017-04-26.
  5. ^ "Dev DD, Romil and Jugal, Boygiri: Five ALT Balaji web series worth investing in". firstpost.com. Retrieved 2017-11-04.

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