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Varun Dhawan on being competitive with Alia
Varun Dhawan, a poster boy of Bollywood’s new generation and among the youngest entrants of the coveted Rs 100 Cr club, revealed why his competition is not restricted to actors alone. “The only person I feel evenly closely competitive with is Alia Bhatt,” said the actor. “As a society, we also need to start accepting that our female leads can also be bigger than heroes. With Alia Bhatt’s smashing big openings, as a male actor, I seek inspiration from that and aspire to do it too as a performer,” said Varun Dhawan.
Anil Kapoor on being insecure about Jackie Shroff's success
When Karan Johar asked the 'Mr India' actor, about his view on Nepotism, Anil said, "I just don't take it seriously. I feel you just keep doing your work and your work speaks. This is a kind of question, especially if you are an actor, you can't pass on that legacy to your brother or son. You either have it or you don't. I remember when I started, there was Sunny (Deol), Sanju (Sanjay Dutt)."
Karan Johar interrupted him and brought Jackie's (Jackie Shroff) name. To which Anil responded, he was an outsider but he got his big break with a Subhash Ghai film and he became an A-lister just with the announcement.
He said, at that time, he was doing big roles and South Indian films and I did feel, you know kind of not feeling good about it. Yaar why. The day I signed a Yash Chopra film, I felt like now I am fine."
Karan asked, "Did you feel insure about Jackie's success at that time."
Anil admitted that by saying, yeah he became a huge success. And I remember so well and he was such a sweet guy. When we were shooting, whenever he used to get the autograph book, he always passed it to me to sign first.
Varun Dhawan says Arjun Kapoor flirts online, gossips and brags a lot, Anil Kapoor expresses concern for his nephew
Varun consistently named Arjun Kapoor when asked who is a flirt, gossip monger, and brags the most. When Anil said that he shouldn’t be saying such things about his nephew, Varun added, “Shaukeen aadmi hai (He’s a man of culture).”
Anil Kapoor was visibly shocked at what Varun Dhawan was saying and made it clear with his expression. Varun said, “Arjun karta hai flirt kabhi kabhi (Arjun flirts occasionally).” Karan who was surprised, exclaimed, “Really? Is he sliding into people’s DMs?” Varun replied, “Once in a while, it’s all fine.” And Karan said that even he’d ‘heard’ this.Anil was actually concerned now about what Varun had revealed. He said, “Uska break-up ho jayega (He might have a breakup now).” Varun backtracked, and said, “Nahi nahi, woh nahi hoga (No, that won’t happen).”
Karan Johar talks about Varun Dhawan's 'boy about town' reputation before wedding to Natasha Dalal
During the episode, Karan also implied that even though Varun is now married to his ‘school sweetheart’ Natasha Dalal, he had previously developed quite the reputation as the ‘boy about town’. Reacting to it, Varun said, "But I’m married now.” It has long been believed that Varun and Natasha had been in a relationship for years before tying the knot in 2021.
Addressing the subject of infidelity, Karan said that Varun was in an ‘off and on’ relationship with Natasha before they decided to ‘cement it’ and get married. When the host asked Varun if he endorses infidelity, the actor said, “Not at all.” Karan then remarked, “You were on and off in your relationship dynamic with Natasha before that, and you’ve, of course, been a boy about town, and that’s the way it should be.” Varun pretended to not understand, and Karan clarified, “I don’t know how to word it in a way that doesn’t… You’ve had a fair amount of interactions with many girls, before you decided to cement your relationship and get married, and well done.”
Anil, Varun turn marriage gurus
In an interesting turn of events, there was a new segment for which Anil and Varun played marriage gurus and shared advice with callers.The first person on the call asked for advice from Anil regarding how to spice up his sex life, to which Varun recommended trying ashwagandha and practicing making love at least three times a week. Another caller rang in to ask Varun for advice about how to get intimate with his wife while living in a small house along with family members. To this Varun said, "I think when you are in your room, play some romantic music and it will also help with the mood."