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On May 29, 2018, social media went crazy when the reports of Bollywood’s ace designer, Manish Malhotra dating B-town’s ace director, Karan Johar started doing the rounds. It is no secret that Karan and Manish are the best of friends in the industry. The rumour mills went into overdrive this time when it was speculated that Manish and Karan are more than “just friends”. (Also Checkout: Mommy Kareena Kapoor Khan Tries Hard But Taimur Ali Khan Refuses To Enter School [Video])
For the uninitiated ones, it all started with one innocuous ‘like’ by Manish Malhotra on a fan's comment, which said, "You guys are the cutest couple". When Karan Johar turned 46 on May 25, 2018, Manish shared a picture of him with the birthday boy and captioned it, “Happy happy birthday my dearest bestest friend @karanjohar have a wonderful year ahead. 25!years of friendship and working together..and many more years to come and may you keep making the most wonderful films and keep being the spirited person that you are #karanjohar #friendship #friendslikefamily #Bff @mmalhotraworld”
Reciprocating his love, Karan commented, “Manish!!! Love you so much!!!! Too many decades of us.” with hearts emojis. To this, Manish replied, “@karanjohar happy happy birthday and yes to many years to come…enjoy NYC and miss me there.” Well, this cute banter between the alleged couple surely triggered some speculations about them and people took this as a confirmation of their relationship. When Indiatimes got in touch with the designer, he was disgusted by such rumours of his romantic relationship with Karan. Manish shared, "It is just ridiculous. Karan is like a brother to me." (Also Read: Karan Johar Lost 17 Kilos In Just 4 Months And This Is The Man Behind His Success)
Karan Johar celebrated his 46th birthday with some ‘me’ time in the New York City, and not with a star-studded bash. Speaking about the same to Pinkvilla, before he took off for NYC prior to his birthday, Karan shared, “No, I just got a few days off and it timed well for my birthday, so I thought it would work the best as I have had a crazy working year where I have worked for almost every day of the last one year. Plus, there's so much happening work wise so I took some time off. New York is one of my favourite cities and I have friends there. So, I am just going to go for some 'me' time and come back to handle all the madness again.” (Also Read: Karan Johar Turns 46, Talks About Finding A Life Partner After Becoming Dad To Twins, Yash And Roohi)
When asked if the fear of not finding a life partner has finally gone, after having two adorable little munchkins by his side, Karan stated, “Yeah yeah. I don't fear it, I don't care about finding a life partner anymore. I already have my life partners- my children and my mom. I am grateful.” Further talking about his journey of life, Karan was quoted as saying, “I am at the interval of my life (where) It has been one solid first half. There have been ups and downs, highs and lows, great successes, some personal failures but the pre-interval has been super strong and dramatic which eventually got the great interval point. Now I am gearing up for my second half and I know that I will climax in the best possible way, pun not intended.” (Also Read: Karan Johar Shares Adorable Pics Of Twins, Golden-Haired Yash And Roohi With Her Tiny Teeth)
Well, finally Manish Malhotra came forward and clarified his relationship with Karan Johar. What do you think about this rumour, in the first place? Do let us know in the comments section below!
One of the most popular directors/producers of Bollywood, the mighty Karan Johar had turned 48-years-old yesterday, and the whole of the industry had swooned with birthday wishes for their favourite director. Karan Johar was all over the place as almost every actor's social media handle was spewing pictures of KaranRead More