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JLF 2016 | Karan Johar’s remark on intolerance that’s going viral

Jan 22, 2016 13:26 IST
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Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar on Thursday said India is a “tough country” where speaking about personal life can land people in the jail. He added that is exactly the reason why he did not want to fight the “governance” by talking of issues like

“intolerance”.

He was in conversation with author Shobaa De and his

biographer Poonam Saxena at the ninth edition of the Jaipur

Literature Festival. His upcoming biography is called “An

Unsuitable Boy”. Johar has made films on contentious issues such as homosexuality (”Dostana”) and relationships outside wedlock

(”Kabhi Alvida Na Kehana”), and added that as a filmmaker he felt bound at every level.