Viral: What Ayushmann Khurrana Was Once Told By Karan Johar’s Office – “We Only Work With Stars“: Ayushmann was a visitor on Koffee With Karan in 2018 (courtesy karanjoha)

Viral: What Ayushmann Khurrana Was Once Told By Karan Johar’s Office – “We Only Work With Stars”


  • Social media is circulating an excerpt from Ayushmann’s 2015 e book
  • Within the excerpt, he writes about attempting to get an audition with Dharma
  • “We solely work with stars,” he was allegedly informed by Mr Johar’s workplace

New Delhi:

The mud refuses to settle across the public anger that has erupted on social media after actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s demise, allegedly by suicide. Rumours that he was boycotted by the movie business’s largest manufacturing homes have been distilled into anger targeted on one explicit Bollywood insider – filmmaker Karan Johar. As supporting proof, social media is circulating an excerpt from actor Ayushmann Khurrana’s 2015 e book on how he grew to become an actor; within the excerpt, now viral, the AndhaDhun star relates his expertise of attempting to get an audition with Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions in 2007 and failing. “We solely work with stars,” he was allegedly informed by Mr Johar’s workplace.

In his e book titled Cracking The Code: My Journey In Bollywood, Ayushmann Khurrana reveals that he as soon as interviewed Karan Johar whereas working as a radio jockey; later, he informed Mr Johar about his performing ambition and requested for his quantity, which Mr Johar gave him. “Karan gave me the landline quantity to his workplace after I met him. I ought to have taken a touch there after which. However I used to be so excited! I even deliberate precisely after I would make the decision: someday round 11:30 am, so he’d be executed with breakfast and accessible to speak,” Mr Khurrana writes.

Issues did not fairly work out as deliberate – Karan Johar’s workplace stonewalled him, Ayushmann Khurrana reveals. “The subsequent day I dialled the quantity they’d given me. They mentioned Karan wasn’t in workplace. The day after that I referred to as once more. They mentioned he was busy. And at last, my bubble burst when, the following day, they informed me bluntly ‘We solely work with stars, and may’t work with you,”” he writes.

This excerpt has been shared and reshared many occasions over for instance of Bollywood’s nepotism and reluctance to let in those that do not belong to a movie household or an inside circle of some kind:

The epilogue to this story occurred on Karan Johar’s chat present Koffee With Karan – a present that Sushant Singh Rajput was by no means invited to. When he appeared on a 2018 episode with actor Vicky Kaushal, Ayushmann Khurrana informed Mr Johar how Dharma Productions had stalled him years in the past regardless of getting Mr Johar’s quantity. The producer’s unapologetic response, “I gave you the best quantity. That was very candy of me! I need to’ve thought that you’ve got potential.”

Ayushmann Khurrana finally made his movie debut within the extraordinarily well-received John Abraham manufacturing Vicky Donor in 2012. He then starred in Yash Raj Productions-backed films reminiscent of Dum Laga Ke Haisha and Meri Pyaari Bindu. Mr Khurrana received the Nationwide Award for Finest Actor – sharing with Vicky Kaushal – for his efficiency in acclaimed 2018 movie AndhaDhun. His latest film Gulabo Sitabo, additionally starring Amitabh Bachchan, is now streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

Karan Johar, who shared a put up after Sushant Singh Rajput’s demise about how he blamed himself for not having been in touch with the actor for a year, has been shredded on-line. As well as, some business voices have referred to as out Bollywood’s power play and camps, referring variously to “mean girls” and “the Bollywood Privilege Membership” – whereas Mr Johar has not been named in these tweets, the connection is easily made in some.

Sushant Singh Rajput, 34 when he died, lost seven films in six months after the success of his 2019 project Chhichhore, politician Sanjay Nirupam has alleged. The Maharashtra authorities has introduced that the investigation into his demise can even probe experiences that skilled rivalry drove him to despair.


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