Karan Johar managed to pull a prank on just about everybody on Wednesday. Earlier within the day, the filmmaker introduced that his beloved and widespread speak present Koffee With Karan--which has aired since 2004–will ‘not be returning’. But hours later, Karan revealed there was a twist within the story. The filmmaker clarified that whereas the present received’t return to TV, it is going to stream on OTT, on Disney+ Hotstar. The two-part announcement, clearly meant to generate buzz, acquired fans and celebs alike chuckling at how Karan managed to pull a quick one on everybody. Also learn: Karan Johar announces ‘with heavy heart’ that Koffee With Karan will not return, fans call it ‘end of an era’
On Wednesday night, Karan took to Instagram to share an replace on his earlier announcement about Koffee With Karan. Beginning proper the place he had left within the first replace, Karan wrote, “Koffee with Karan won’t be returning…on TV! Because each nice story wants twist, I’m delighted to announce that Season 7 of Koffee With Karan will stream solely on Disney+ Hotstar!”
His observe additional learn, “The largest film stars from throughout India will return to the sofa to spill the beans whereas consuming some koffee. There shall be video games, there shall be rumours put to relaxation – and there shall be conversations that go deep, about love, loss and all the things we have all been by way of over the previous couple of years. Koffee With Karan, ‘steaming’ quickly, solely on Disney+ Hotstar. Toodles!”
Karan shared this observe with the caption, “Even extra necessary announcement to make,” adopted by laughing emojis. Earlier within the day, Karan had shared an analogous observe on Instagram, which learn, “Hello, Koffee With Karan has been part of my life and yours, for six seasons now. I’d like to assume we made an influence and even discovered our place in popular culture historical past. And so, it’s with a heavy heart that I announce that Koffee With Karan won’t be returning.”
Many fans and Karan’s colleagues from the business had been a bit stunned by the twist. While Farah Khan commented, “I knew it,” Rakul Preet Singh wrote an exasperated-sounding, “Karannnn,” within the feedback part. Fans additionally admitted they had been taken for a experience. One commented, “You gave us a heart assault.” Another wrote, “Are my emotions a joke to you, Karan?”
The first season of the speak present premiered in 2004, with Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol as visitors. Over the span of 15 years, celebrities reminiscent of Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Karisma Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor, Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Twinkle Khanna, Rani Mukerji, Hrithik Roshan, Saif Ali Khan, Sanjay Dutt, Ekta Kapoor, John Abraham, Lara Dutta and plenty of extra have appeared on the present as visitors.