It will be Karan’s 25th year as a filmmaker in 2023. In 1998, he made his directorial debut with the film Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, starring Shah Rukh Khan. 1995 marked Karan’s Bollywood début as an assistant director (AD) and supporting actor in Aditya Chopra’s Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (DDLJ), starring Shah Rukh Khan.
Shah Rukh Khan’s Rocky Aur Rani post
Shah Rukh shared his opinions on the Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani trailer via social media.
He wrote, “Wow @karanjohar 25 years as a filmmaker. You’ve come a long way baby!! Your father and my friend Tom uncle (Yash Johar) must be seeing this from heaven and feeling extremely happy and proud. Have always told you to make more and more films because we need the ethereal magic of love being brought to life… like only you can do. Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani teaser is looking beautiful. Love you and best wishes to the cast and crew…”
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Karan responded to Shah Rukh’s wishes on his Instagram Stories. He wrote, “Bhai… I love you, now and forever.”
SRK association in the films of Karan Johar
Shah Rukh starred not only in Karan’s first films as assistant director and director, DDLJ and Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, but also in his subsequent films, Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham (2001), Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006), and My Name Is Khan (2010). While he did not act in Student of the Year (2012), he co-produced the campus comedy with Karan’s Dharma Productions and his own Red Chillies Entertainment. And he appeared in Karan’s most recent film, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (2016), in a cameo.
Other celebrities who wished Karan luck
Anil Kapoor, Nikkhil Advani, Neeraj Ghaywan, Arjun Kapoor, Shanaya Kapoor, Bhavana Pandey, Riteish Deshmukh, Neha Dhupia, Malaika Arora, Maheep Kapoor, and Seema Sajjad were among the other Bollywood stars who shared the teaser with Karan.
About Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani
Alia Bhatt, Ranveer Singh, Dharmendra, Shabana Azmi, and Jaya Bachchan play crucial roles in the romantic comedy. The film, which was produced by Dharma Productions and Viacom Studios, is scheduled to debut in theatres on July 28.