Aamir has given new aspects to mainstream cinema: Karan Johar

Film-maker is in awe of Aamir's work

Ians February 06, 2017
File photo of Bollywood Director Karan Johar. PHOTO: REUTERS

Film-maker Karan Johar says that superstar Aamir Khan is a game changer and has given a new aspect to the mainstream cinema by choosing unique subjects for his films.

Speaking at the success party of Dangal on Saturday night, Karan said, "The kind of subjects he (Aamir Khan) chooses, whether it is Taare Zaamen Par, Rang De Basanti, Lagaan, Dil Chahta Hai or Dangal, he has given a new aspect to mainstream cinema. Because of this, today, there are so many different movies like Pink, Neerja and Kapoor & Sons being made."

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The honcho of Dharma Production said the 51-year-old actor is the most intelligent artist of India. "I don't give a tag to anyone. The only thing I can say about Aamir is that he is the most outstanding producer and actor in the Indian film industry."

Karan continued, "Dangal is a complete Hindustani film...The way the film has been presented is outstanding and has emotionally touched everyone's heart. I don't think there has been a better film in the last decade than Dangal."

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Apart from Johar, the success party was also attended by Alia Bhatt, Siddharth Roy Kapur, Vidya Balan, Kunal Roy Kapur, Imran Khan, Yami Gautam, Randhir Kapoor, Sunny Leone, Boman Irani, Rekha, Shabana Azmi, Anil Kapoor, Anupam Kher, Prety Zinta and many more.

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