Film-maker Karan Johar says actress Kangana Ranaut's remarks about him promoting nepotism in the film industry doesn't hold true for him, adding that she made "sweeping statements" to make an impact.
Kangana, known for her brazen honesty, took a dig at Karan when she appeared in one of the episodes of his chat show Koffee With Karan. She called him the "flag-bearer of nepotism" in Bollywood.
Karan expressed his views when a social media user, during a live chat session on Twitter, asked: "Was Kangana correct about nepotism?"
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He posted: "Not entirely! She made an impact with her sweeping statements! That was fun... for her! And the show."
Not entirely! She made an impact with her sweeping statements! That was fun...for her! And the show.... https://t.co/ih43hK58S7— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) February 25, 2017
Asked whether he is obsessed with star kids, Karan said: "Ask Kangana."
The year 2016 was a difficult one for Karan as his film Ae Dil Hai Mushkil got into trouble due to the presence of Fawad Khan.
Now, Karan hopes that he gets to spend a year without offending anyone.
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Asked about his biggest achievement, the filmmaker said it is surviving Twitter.
Surviving Twitter! https://t.co/zHi24GNKOU— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) February 25, 2017
Another thing he discussed during the chat session was his relationship status.
What's the point? So many people who are married are still NOT married.... https://t.co/ek9LsEFfod— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) February 25, 2017
Karan, who wrote about his sexual orientation in his book, said he is "single, available and borderline desperate".
Single available and borderline desperate https://t.co/EZMCMbtLqm— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) February 25, 2017
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