August 12, 2020 9:01 am
We are a feudal society and unfortunately, nepotism and privilege permeate all echelons. The film industry also exemplifies all of the flaws and constraints of the society it inhabits.
July 12, 2020 1:04 pm
Even if you find a way into the super exclusive club that is the Hindi film industry, surviving and succeeding demands smart strategising and hustling.
April 12, 2018 1:45 pm
Nepotism is indeed a beast that has become a part of the system, and not just films, but screaming it out on Twitter every single time a new actor is launched is indeed a lost cause. The introduction of Ananya Panday has started that debate, yet again.
October 08, 2017 1:06 pm
Karan Johar was in conversation with Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor at the Jio MAMI Movie Mela where the three discussed the subject of nepotism. Earlier this year, Kangana Ranaut had fueled the nepotism debate after she called Johar the "flag bearer of nepotism" on his chat show.
September 17, 2017 1:29 am
For Kangana Ranaut, an unexpected support has come from Varun Dhawan, who hails from a film family and was launched by Karan Johar in the Hindi film industry. Varun Dhawan was asked, "There have been allegations against Karan Johar for only launching star kids." And read what he said.
August 21, 2017 6:58 pm
Varun Dhawan, filmmaker Karan Johar and actor Saif Ali Khan had merrily made fun of KJo's row with Kangana Ranaut over nepotism at recently held IIFA awards. Varun was facing the mediapersons for the first time since the row at the trailer launch of Judwaa 2.
August 10, 2017 9:29 am
Kangana Ranaut, who had sparked the infamous debate by calling Karan a "flagbearer of nepotism" during her appearance on his chat show "Koffee With Karan", was present at the trailer launch of her upcoming film Simran on Wednesday, was asked about the subject again.
July 19, 2017 4:44 pm
While Karan Johar, Varun Dhawan and Saif Ali Khan seemed quite amused with the entire fiasco, their jokes badly backfired when Twitterati sneered back with angry and bitter tweets. In the barrage of criticism that followed, Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi also voiced his opinion.