Filmmaker Karan Johar on Tuesday broke his silence over the controversy around his film “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil” and released a video statement in which he said that “he will not engage with talent from Pakistan.”
After various attacks and call for boycotts by various political parties+ on Karan Johar’s ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’, the film’s release seems to have been jeopardized.
Things went downhill for the director when Cinema Owners and Exhibitors Association boycotted the film+ fearing protests and damage to their properties. Amidst all this Karan Johar also met the Joint Commissioner of Police in Mumbai.
His two-minute video statement explains his stance on the issue.The clip shows how much the negativity is actually affecting him.The director explained why he didn’t issue any statements earlier and said that he is deeply hurt because of a few people who think that he is being anti-national. “For me, my country comes first and nothing else matters to me but that. I have always felt that the best way to express my patriotism is through love and that is what I have tried to do with my films”.