Filmmaker Karan Johar returned to Mumbai on Saturday after a two week holiday in London, UK. On Instagram, a paparazzi account shared a video of Karan leaving the airport with his children Roohi and Yash. His mother Hiroo Johar was also seen with them. (Read also | Karan Johar and Sara Ali Khan turned away from London’s restaurantt)
For the trip, Karan wore an all-black outfit, a denim jacket, white sneakers and sunglasses. roohi opted for a black T-shirt, matching shorts, a pink jacket and sneakers. yash was also dressed in an all-black outfit and white sneakers. While the paparazzi interacted with Karan, he answered their questions.
After the family reached the parking lot, Karan asked Yash and Roohi to say “namaste (hello)” to the paparazzi with folded hands. He was seen showing them how to greet the paparazzi. After both children were obliged, Karan was seen nodding his head.
While vacationing in London, Karan met actor Alia Bhatt and fashion designer Manish Malhotra and posed for photos with the duo. He also met actor Ranveer Singh. Karan also met actor Sara Ali Khan in the city when the two went to a restaurant together but were turned down. Sara shared the video on Instagram, writing, “When Karan Johar and I had no reservations and were hungry, we had some KFC too.”
At the entrance of the restaurant, Karan tried to convince a server that the two had a reservation, under Alia’s name. In the video captured by Sara, Karan asked the server, “Is there a table reserved in the name of Alia Bhatt?” The person replied, “No booking at the moment.” Karan again asked, ‘No booking? Not in her name for four people?” However, the person again denied it. As Karan walked away giggling as she looked into the camera, Sara told him, “There’s always a first time Karan. I think he said toodles to us. Bye.”
Karan returns to directing after years with his upcoming film Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani. The film stars Dharmendra, Shabana Azmi, Jaya Bachchan, Ranveer Singh and Alia. It is scheduled for release on February 10, 2023. His last directorship was Ae Dil Hai Mushkil in 2016.
The filmmaker also returns with a new season of his popular chat show Koffee With Karan. The show’s seventh season will feature Akshay Kumar, Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Vijay Devarkonda and Samantha Prabhu. The show’s team has unveiled the trailer that will also feature Anil Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, Janhvi Kapoor, Sara Ali Khan, Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani. Koffee with Karan first premiered on Star World TV in 2004 and ran on the small screen for six seasons until 2019. The final season will air on Disney+ Hotstar on July 7.