17 June, 2021

Karan Johar

I am even committing a small crime so that I can get myself arrested and interview Sanjay Dutt inside Yerawada jail.

Illustration by Sorit
Karan Johar

Let me admit here that I really should not be keeping a secret diary. For I don’t have any secrets. I have a hotline with celebrity tabloid Bombay Times which publishes all my secret thoughts. That was why I am on Page 1 of this paper five or six times a week. But sometimes this can lead to problems. As my talk show Koffee with Karan started, Bombay Times carried  a Page 1 story that Salman Khan was making a conscious effort to drink green tea. And where did that  leave my show? You know Salman, he was my guest in the inaugural episode but I could not protest on why he chose to switch over to green tea at this time. But I kept quiet. Sallu has a temper and I did not want to be a black buck!

The Koffee show is now in its fourth year yet I am assailed with doubts. Can I persuade the one and only Rekha to appear on it ? I am not afraid of any comparison with the Simi Garewal show. Viewers were unanimous that I am more beautiful than any Simi, with or without nakhras. I may be able to persuade Rekha but not Her Man even if I...

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