Filmmaker Karan Johar has praised the spy thriller Pathan as well as the cast members.Shahrukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, and John Abraham. Taking to Instagram on Wednesday, he wrote a lengthy note and also praised the film’s director Siddharth Anand and ‘Invisible’ producer Aditya Chopra. Karan Johar Pathan called it the ‘biggest blockbuster’ and teased Salman Khan’s cameo in the film. In his note, Karan also talked about Shahrukh’s return to films after four years. (Also read this | Anurag Kashyap praises Shah Rukh Khan, reviews Pathan.)
Sharing the poster of the film, Karan wrote, “I can’t remember the last time I had so much fun at the movies!!!! This is just the biggest blockbuster!!! Mega is the word!!! Charming, Charisma, superstardom, ambition and sheer brilliance of @iamsrk … the hottest, handsomest and most sensationally handsome agent you’ll find @deepikapadukone the sexiest and most wanted villain @thejohnabraham!!!”
He also said, “Greatly directed and conceptualized by Sid Anand! He knows how to mount a film like very few people can….I’m so proud of my BFF.” The Invisible Aditya Chopra!!! You may never see him! But his vision and intelligence are unfathomable! And as far as the king is concerned! He hasn’t gone anywhere he just waited for the right time to rule! Love you I do bro @iamsrk!!!”
Karan concluded his note, “Love you Adi! And you love Bollywood! You may have been maligned and “boycotted” but no one can deny that when you come into your own So no one can stand in your way! Pathan Congratulations everyone!!!! (No spoilers but the best sequence of the movie is with Bhai and Bhai Jaan) I gave a standing ovation!!!!”
Many other celebrities praised the film. Kamal Haasan Tweeted, “Hearing great reports about Pathan. Saket congratulates Pathan. Way to go bro @iamsrk (sic).” Sujoy Ghosh said, “I haven’t seen Pathan (yet) … but I can see the love it’s spreading. Unparalleled love! So proud of Sid.”
Konkana Sensharma reacted to Shah Rukh’s tweet on Wednesday. He wrote, “#Pathaan is finally here… See you on the big screen! Celebrate #Pathaan with #YRF50 in Hindi, Tamil & Telugu only on a big screen near you.” Sharing this, he tweeted, “SRK’s day is here!! (red heart emojis).”
Pathan, part of Aditya Chopra’s spy universe, released in theaters in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu on Wednesday. Actor Shahrukh in the film, Deepika Padukone and John Abraham, Dimple Kapadia and Ashutosh Rana. Pathan is Shah Rukh’s comeback film after Zero which released in 2018.
Karan, on the other hand, will be returning as a director after seven years with his next film Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani. It will hit the theaters on April 28 this year. The film stars Dharmendra, Jaya Bachchan, Shabana Azmi, Ranveer Singh, and Alia Bhatt.
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