Filmmaker Karan Johar recently spoke about the Dharma Productions banner not getting the credit it deserves. He said that they have been stirring out good stories for years now but people always keep asking when will they do something extraordinary.
Not getting the credit KJo deserves
Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar, under his production banner Dharma Productions, has given some decent films in the last few decades. However, he feels that he still does not get the credit he deserves. The 50-year-old was talking on the sidelines of the Govinda Naam Mera trailer launch when he opened up about constantly being questioned for not doing something extraordinary.
KJo who recently bankrolled films like ‘Brahmastra Part 1-Shiva’ said that even though Dharma has been making special films and experimenting with different genres, it has never received the recognition it deserves.
“Everyone has their own perception of what we make, they have created this notion that Dharma will only make a certain (kind of film), no matter how many times we have broken that myth with our films. Every time we made a different film, we had to scream at the top of our lungs to tell that we have done something different. We do not the get the due credit,” Karan said, quoted Times Now News.
The filmmaker went on to mention Ranbir Kapoor and Ali Bhatt’s adventure fantasy film Brahmastra and Siddharth Kapoor’s family drama Kapoor & Sons as examples. “We made a massive mainstream Brahmastra, we have also made a Kapoor & Sons. I have directed Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham, and I have also made My Name Is Khan, but still every time I am asked ‘aap kuch alag kab karoge’.”
“I am always looking for good stories, whenever that comes to my table I am excited. It is for everyone to know that we are always looking for great content, it doesn’t matter what the genre is or what the syntax of the film is,” he concluded.
Meanwhile, Karan Johar is super busy with Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani. The film stars Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt in lead roles. Jaya Bachchan, Shabana Azmi, and Dharmendra are also part of the project. It will hit the theatres on April 28 next year.