Karan Johar, Saif Ali Khan take potshots at Kangana Ranaut at IIFA 2017: Nepotism rocks

When Varun joined the two actors on the stage at the Metlife Stadium to receive the Best Performance in a Comic Role for “Dishoom”, Saif joked that the actor had made it big in the industry because of his father, director David Dhawan. 2017-07-16T22:12:39+00:00″>
Published:July 16, 2017 10:12 pm

Karan Johar, Saif Ali Khan and Varun Dhawan took potshots at Kangana Ranaut during IIFA 2017. Karan and Saif, who were hosting the gala, revisited the much-talked about the issue which started in Bollywood when Queen star Kangana Ranaut branded Karan as a “flagbearer of nepotism” on his chat show. “You are here because of your pappa,” Saif quipped. Ek baar zarur bulaana (Call me at least),” Sartaaj said. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App Related News
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At the IIFA Awards night, actors Taapsee Pannu and The Black Prince actor Satinder Sartaaj didn’t miss a chance to ask Karan if they could get a role in his films or feature on “Koffee With Karan” respectively. Varun said: “And you’re here because of your mummy (veteran actress Sharmila Tagore).” Karan then promptly added: “I am here because of my pappa (late filmmaker Yash Johar).” They then said in unison: “Nepotism rocks”. See photoFilmmaker Karan Johar, along with actors Saif Ali Khan and Varun Dhawan — all of whom belong to film families — didn’t shy away from raking up the nepotism debate once again at the IIFA Awards event here on Sunday night. Varun then didn’t leave a chance to take a potshot at Karan saying: “There was a song in your film… ‘Bole choodiyan, bole kangana.”
Karan, with his quick wit, then commented: “Kangana naa hi bole toh achha hai… Kangana bahut bolti hai. “It is my dream to be on ‘Koffee With Karan”, sir.