In this Film Companion exclusive, Karan Johar speaks to Anupama Chopra about his 50th birthday party, his evolution as a filmmaker and some of his biggest regrets. Watch this interview as he shares the most fun anecdotes from his Bollywood bash, Ranveer Singh turning DJ, stories from the sets of Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani and more.
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0:00 – Interview with Karan Johar
0:51 – Turning 50 in the most flamboyant way!
4:59 – Filmmaking ambitions for the coming decade
7:51 – The true source of his language of filmmaking
12:13 – Why he loves the song Dafli Wale
14:01 – When Ranveer turned DJ
15:27 – The gratitude of the relationships made in the film industry
17:37 – “Today, there is popularity, there is no stardom”
20:54 – “I’m not taken seriously as a filmmaker”
26:30 – The lack of conviction in the Hindi film industry
32:47 – “My deepest regret is…”
34:42 – “I don’t want people to NOT talk about me”
36:38 – Karan Johar reveals his true, shy nature
39:21 – What to expect in season 7 of Koffee With Karan
Edited by: Rahul Krishnan
Producer: Sneha Menon Desai
Asst. Producer: Vinisha Tauro
Camera: Newel Mathew Sailesh, Rahul Krishnan, Rahul Chaudhary
Lighting & sound: Rahul Chaudhary
Production Manager: Vir Suryawansshi
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