Karan Johar shares his story of self-discovery this Pride Month; says “I brought homosexuality into dinner table discussions”

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Karan Johar shares his story of self-discovery this Pride Month; says “I brought homosexuality into dinner table discussions”

Karan JoharThe sexual orientation of has always been a topic of discussion. He wrote a book called The Misfit Boy in which he unapologetically accepted who he was and candidly wrote about his life and journey without writing those three words. A lot of discussions took place and a lot of things were said, but the director handled it all. This Pride Month, Karan Johar opened up about his journey. He made an impact and he’s proud of it. Also Read – Adipurush: Kriti Sanon talks about Prabhas and his expressive eyes amid dating rumours, says she can’t imagine anyone else playing Raghav

Marking Pride Month in 2023, Karan Johar, whose films also deal with the subject of homosexuality, said he has received thousands of emails and letters from gay boys and girls thanking him for making a film like Dostana. He stated that people assume that he is mocking and stereotyping homosexuals, but that is not the case. Rather, he approached the topic of homosexuality with humor, but with good reason. Also Read – When Salman Khan said yes to a Karan Johar film to save the director from depression after multiple rejections

Karan Johar’s quote reads, “People say I’m mocking and stereotyping homosexuals. But I say, no, I brought homosexuality into the dinner table discussions. I received over a thousand emails and letters from gay guys and girls thanking me for creating Dostana because, they said, at least now people know what the concept is. I also did Bombay Talkies, which dealt with gay married men who are actually hiding and repressing themselves, due to social and parental pressure. I have not entertained homosexuality; I approached it with humor, but all for a reason.” Podcasts, memoirs, and audiobooks by Karan Johar, Tan France, Lily Singh, and other queer icons are available exclusively on Audible. Also Read – After Ranbir Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut Pulls Karan Johar Again; writes about Sushant Singh Rajput’s case and her fight with Hrithik Roshan

Karan Johar’s upcoming projects

On the work front, Karan Johar is back in the director’s chair with Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani. The film stars Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt in lead roles. It also stars stalwarts like Dharmendra, Jaya Bachchan, Shabana Azmi and many more. The film is slated to release on July 28, 2023. Karan Johar is also producing the film. He also produced Yodha starring Sidharth Malhotra, Rashi Khanna and others. For more entertainment news, stay tuned.

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