Nepotism rocks: Karan Johar hits back at Kangana Ranaut again

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Nepotism rocks: Karan Johar hits back at Kangana Ranaut again
Nepotism rocks: Karan Johar hits back at Kangana Ranaut again

Film-maker Karan Johar, along with actors Saif Ali Khan and Varun Dhawan – all of whom belong to Bollywood dynasties – didn’t shy away from raking up the nepotism debate once again at the IIFA Awards event on Sunday night.

Karan and Saif, who were hosting the gala, revisited the much-talked about issue which started in Bollywood when Queen star Kangana Ranaut branded Karan as a “flagbearer of nepotism” on his chat show.

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When Varun joined the two actors on the stage to receive the Best Performance in a Comic Role for Dishoom, Saif joked that the actor had made it big in the industry because of his father, director David Dhawan.

“You are here because of your papa,” Saif quipped.

On which Varun responded, “And you’re here because of your mummy (veteran actor Sharmila Tagore).”

Karan then promptly added, “I am here because of my papa (late film-maker Yash Johar).”

They then said in unison, “Nepotism rocks.”

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Varun then didn’t leave a chance to take a potshot at Karan saying, “There was a song in your film… ‘Bole choodiyan, Bole Kangana.”

Karan, with his quick wit, then commented, “Kangana naa hi bole toh acha haiKangana bahut bolti hai. (It’s better Kangana doesn’t say anything, she talks a lot.”

At the IIFA Awards night, actors Taapsee Pannu and The Black Prince actor Satinder Sartaaj didn’t miss a chance to ask Karan if they could get a role in his films or feature on Koffee With Karan respectively.

“It is my dream to be on Koffee With Karan, sir. Ek baar zarur bulaana (Call me at least),” Sartaaj said.

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