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‘Koffee With Karan’ Controversy: Celebs that made controversial statements
We all are aware of the fact that ‘Koffee With Karan’ is one of the most controversial shows on television. The chat show hosted by filmmaker Karan Johar was first aired in the year 2004 and since then it is getting aired and last year the sixth season of the show has begun. Since its first season, the show has created controversies due to the bold statements by celebrities. Let’s have a look at some of the statements by celebrities that gave rise to controversies and made the headlines.
‘Koffee With Karan’ Controversy
Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol
In this episode, Kajol calls herself naturally stubborn, hot-headed and with a narrow frame of focus, while Shah Rukh Khan calls Kajol a beautiful living legend. Kajol reveals that her husband, Ajay Devgn did not bother about her onscreen chemistry with Shah Rukh.
In this episode, Deepika Padukone heated up the scenario by saying that Ranbir Kapoor should endorse Condom brands. This statement by Deepika grabbed the headlines in that year.
Mahesh Bhatt labelled Sanjay Leela Bhansali an “Overrated Filmmaker” and Emraan Hashmi apparently went a step ahead and made a controversial comment regarding Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. Emraan called Aish ‘fake’ and ‘plastic’.
Actor Ranveer Singh’s comment on Kareena Kapoor gave rise to controversy at this episode. He said that he turned from child to boy when he saw see Kareena in a swimsuit. Also, he made some lewd comments about Anushka Sharma, who appeared alongside Ranveer in that episode.
Tusshar Kapoor also got embroiled into controversy when he took Preity Zinta‘s name when he was asked who is synonymous with Botox in Bollywood.
In one of the episodes of ‘Koffee With Karan’, Kareena commented on Bipasha’s then boyfriend John Abraham‘s expression. She said, “John Abraham is expressionless.” Later, Bipasha came in John’s defense while John kept quiet. In another season when Karan asked Kareena that if she were to interview Priyanka Chopra, what would she like to ask her. Kareena said that she would like to ask her ‘from where did she get her accent?’
In the episode, Vidya Balan appeared with Rani Mukerji and she sucked Rani’s thumb when she was asked about her ‘Ishqiya’ role. This was so sudden that it left Karan Johar speechless.
In one of the previous episodes of ‘Koffee With Karan’, Kareena Kapoor spoke about Priyanka Chopra’s accent. Later on, when she was asked to comment on it, Priyanka said that she gets it from the same place Kareena’s then boyfriend Saif Ali Khan (now husband) gets it from.
Anurag Kashyap and Anushka Sharma appeared together on the coffee couch. During the rapid-fire round, when Karan Johar asked Anurag about a piece of advice he would like to give to Kareena, he said, “Next time don’t ask who’s in the movie. Ask what’s the movie.”
In an episode of ‘KWK’, Alia appeared with her ‘Student Of The Year‘ co-stars, Sidharth Malhotra, and Varun Dhawan. When asked by Karan about who is the President of India, Alia replied Prithviraj Chavan. The correct answer was then President Pranab Mukherjee and Chavan was then Maharashtra CM.
Salman Khan admitted to being a virgin on the chat show and the next day it grabbed the headlines.
When Karan Johar asked Sonam Kapoor what is the one thing Deepika Padukone has that she doesn’t, she replied, “An over-enthusiastic PR team.” The actress also made fun of Ranbir Kapoor, also said that Shobha De ‘writes bad books’ and made fun of all the actresses who have gone under the knife.
In this episode, Kangana Ranaut accused Karan Johar of promoting and encouraging nepotism. The ‘Fashion’ actress called Karan Johar ‘flag bearer of nepotism’. and since then the nepotism debate is on. Also, Karan and Kangana fell out after the said episode.
When Karan Johar asked Aamir Khan who would he like to date among Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone, and Kangana Ranaut? Aamir said, “All are so beautiful, I will date all of them had I been single.”
When Karan Johar asked his childhood friend Twinkle Khanna as what his husband Akshay Kumar has that Khans don’t have. She replied, “Some extra inches.”
Tiger Shroff appeared in season 5 with his father Jackie Shroff. When asked what he would do if he woke up as Ranveer Singh, to which he said, “I will give Deepika Padukone a big kiss and tell her that no matter how many kisses I have done in ‘Befikre’, the most special one is with you.”
Season 6 of ‘Koffee With Karan’ has created the biggest controversies till now. Indian cricketers Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul made their debut on the show and got embroiled in controversies for their lewd and sexist comments. Later on, many celebs and cricketers condemned about Hardik’s appalling behaviour.