Romil & Jugal
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. The web series is about same sex relationship and the way the society accept/treat them.
|Romil & Jugal|
|Created by||Ekta Kapoor|
|Based on||Romeo and Juliet|
|Developed by||Ekta Kapoor|
|Written by||Story and Screenplay|
|Directed by||Nupur Asthana|
|Creative director(s)||Nimisha Pandey|
|Starring||Rajeev Siddhartha |
Shrishti Ganguly Rindani
|Composer(s)||Original Background score|
Valentine Dance Track
|Country of origin||India|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||10|
|Production location(s)||Mumbai, India|
|Running time||18-25 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Balaji Telefilms|
|Distributor||ALT Digital Entertainment Ltd.|
|Original network||ALT Balaji|
|Picture format||HDTV 1080i|
|Audio format||Dolby Digital|
The series is available for streaming on the ALT Balaji App and its associated websites since its release date.
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.
- Rajeev Siddhartha as Romil
- Manraj Singh as Jugal
- Mandira Bedi as Ahalya
- Hariman Dhanjal as Mehul
- Shrishti Ganguly Rindani as Ramya
- Manini Mishra as Sunita
- Suchitra Pillai as Bhagyalaxmi
- Vritika Ramnani as Meher
- Rohan Mehra as Amit
- Mudita Shauq as Dimple
- Bhuvnesh Shetty as Subramaniyam
- Harsh Singh as Jindal Kohli
- Divina Thakur as Kenny Desai
List of episodes
|Love at First Sight|
|The New Guy Next-Door|
|Three Words Dear Romeo|
|A Kiss and a Punch|
|Dream or Reality?|
|Virgins No More!|
|Truth and Lies|
|In Love and War!|
|Truth With a Kiss I Die|
|Season Finale:A Happy Ending...NOT|
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- "Dev DD, Romil and Jugal, Boygiri: Five ALT Balaji web series worth investing in". firstpost.com. Retrieved 2017-11-04.