Right from Shah Rukh Khan's statement on intolerance, followed by bashing of Aamir Khan on the same, reactions and words spoken by celebrities have found their way to news columns frequently last year. And now what comes next is yet another controversy on similar lines now sparked by Karan Johar during a literature fest recently held in Jaipur.
Questioning the democracy and freedom of expression, Karan Johar further added, "I am a filmmaker and I feel bound on every level – be it like what I put up on celluloid or what I say in print. I feel like there is always some kind of legal notice awaiting me. Everywhere I go I am scared. I am scared of saying something in Jaipur because I don't know who will file a case when I get home. I have become like some kind of an FIR king. It's still happening around me."
Karan Johar has previously been embroiled in a series of legal controversies, including the recent AIB roast where an FIR was filed against the filmmaker for cracking obscene and vulgar jokes. He also faced legal trouble after the release of his popular film Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (K3G) way back in 2001 for using the national anthem in the film. Relieved with the fact that he recently won this case of K3G, Karan said, "We finally won the national anthem case two days ago which was started fourteen years ago. Finally I no longer have to apologize for putting the national anthem in my film in an emotional, proud manner."