17 June, 2021

Karan Johar

I am designing my own clothes for my visit to London for the Olympic Games where I am a special invite...

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Karan Johar

Thank heavens besides being a filmmaker, I also design my own clothes. I am doing it for my visit to London for the Olympic Games where I am a special invitee for the inauguration. Of course, the shaky British PM David Cameron had invited our Dr Manmohan Singh, but my sources in London told me my invitation from the ‘Visit Britain Committee’ was decidedly more prestigious. London is not new to me, a lot of my films were shot there, but to sit with 506 VIP guests in a special box would be great, even if the other 505 VIPs did not know who I am.

This experience will surely give me ideas for new films. One of them could be ‘Bahut Kuch Hota Hain’, a sequel to my hit Kuch Kuch Hota Hain. Since I am in London, I could film a lot of scenes in Oxford University, unlike poor old St Xavier’s College in Mumbai though I may have to rope in Anupam Kher as principal of Ballinthehole College (for Balliol College). The story line is clear, focused on that insufferable brat Anjali from the earlier movie. It must...

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