Karan Johar Makes An Apology For Flaunting 'Quarantine Privileges'

Publish On: 26 Apr, 2020 04:16 PM | Updated   |   Madhurima  

MUMBAI: Filmmaker Karan Johar has "apologised profusely" after he was hit hard by a post showing the "privilege" celebrities have.

Karan took to Twitter, where he shared a video titled "Thank You Celebrities", which shows celebrities including famous names like Ellen DeGeneres, Sam Armitage and Amanda Keller among many others, who are treating quarantine like its a vacation from in their sprawling mansions by "common" people that are struggling during the pandemic.

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"This hit me hard and I have realised many of my posts may have been insensitive to several ...I apologise profusely and need to add none of it was intentional and came from a place of sharing but clearly may have lacked emotional foresight ... am sorry!" Karan wrote alongside the video.

The Bollywood director has constantly been entertaining his fans and followers amid lockdown. The videos feature his twins -- Roohi and Yash poking fun at him.

However, social media users came in support of Karan's videos.

One wrote: "Ur kids are Angels during this hard time .. I and my daughter s are awaiting Yash Roohi videos.."

Another questioned why the filmmaker is apologising.

"Why are you apologizing. Your videos are harmless to your kids. you're bringing joy to people like us and that I am a healthcare worker in Chicago saying that. you are not one of the celebrities showing off, so please don't apologize and keep posting and sharing joy," the user wrote.

A third user said: "Wish to thank your kids for bringing smiles to me as well as my family. Please don't apologise. and do not stop posting, we look forward to them."

A social media user lauded Karan's "sensitive side."

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"Sorry bolne ke liye bohoth himmat chaheye (It takes tons of strength to apologise. I even have no idea what you apologising for, lekin it feels good to know your sensitive side (It feels good to know your sensitive side)," the user said.