Karan Johar on Article 377 and Next Is Same-s*x Marriages


In Bollywood beside many other issues, it has bigger issue and that is LBGT rights and freedom. And in the industry famous Bollywood director and producer Karan Johar advocates it’s on higher level. Karan Johar is one such personality who has always been vocal about LBGT rights. His films have also sensitively depicted alternate sexualities. Recently during media conference, Karan Johar said that he just woke up and he cried. KJO said, “I cried for the community. I cried for the fact that there was finally freedom. There was one love and equal love for our great country to have supported this.”

While talking about this sensitive matter in Indian society, he said that it was a historical judgment. And he and  his friends are very happy  that it is finally accepted legally, that now you can love who you desire to without any legal pressures on them.

Karan Johar on Article 377

While, talking about the next step, KJO said, “The next step is same-s*x marriages are allowed in our country. That is the next step I aspire for as an Indian, as a human being, at a humanitarian level. I hope that happens very soon.”

He also addressed the issue of allegations against him stating that he hosted a ‘drug’ party, “Would I be stupid, in bright lights, to put out a video of a group of friends if there was a consumption of any medical substance? My mother lives on the same level as that particular drawing room.

Furthermore, he said that his mother was with us, had dinner with us, we chatted, it was that kind of evening. “She went back and this video was taken. After that there was this big uproar on social media and I was really angered with the kind of responses coming in.

Speaking of the projects, on the work front, besides the multitude of films that the filmmaker is producing, he’s engaged in the pre-production works of his next directorial, Takht, a multi-starrer. The movie stars Kareena Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal, Janhvi Kapoor, Bhumi Pednekar and Anil Kapoor in the lead.