Karan Johar’s celebrity chat show ‘Koffee with Karan‘ has been a huge hit among the audiences as well as celebs. And now, the filmmaker is all set to return to the small screen with a new and thrilling season of the show. Just like the previous seasons, the celebrity guest list ought to be an exciting one. Some celebrities that could make it to ‘Koffee with Karan’ couch are Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli, Katrina Kaif, Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan.
To win that coveted Koffee Hamper, celebrity guests on the show bring out their super-sassy side, saying the most hilarious and controversial things during the infamous Rapid Fire round. As the scandalous show is all set to hit the television screens with its Season 6 on October 21, it is a good time for some nostalgia.
Below is the list of most controversial statements by the guests on previous seasons of ‘Koffee with Karan’:
1. Kareena Kapoor’s ‘expressionless’ comment about John Abraham
When Karan Johar interviewed Kareena Kapoor in ‘Koffee with Karan Season 2’, he asked her what comes to her mind first when she hears about John Abraham’s name. To this, Kareena said, “Expressionless”. Interestingly, at that time, John Abraham and Kareena Kapoor were dating each other. So when Bipasha Basu was asked to comment on Kareena Kapoor’s ‘Expressionless’ mention about John, Bipasha said that Kareena has too many expressions!
2. Kareena Kapoor’s unabashed criticism of Priyanka Chopra’s accent
There is no doubt that Kareena Kapoor is one Bollywood actress who is known for her unabashed statements. And when that happens on the sets of ‘Koffee with Karan’, controversies are bound to get a spark. When asked about what would she like to ask Priyanka Chopra if she ever gets a chance to interview her, Kareena Kapoor said that she would ask her as to where did she get her accent from!
3. Salman Khan’s statement about his virginity
When Salman Khan made an appearance on ‘Koffee with Karan Season 4’, he said that he is a virgin. This had led to a huge buzz in the media and amongst Salman Khan’s fans.
4. Deepika Padukone reveals what product Ranbir Kapoor should endorse
Deepika Padukone is one actress who manages to grab the limelight without making controversial statements about others. But can someone really manage to do that while sitting on the ‘Koffee with Karan’ couch? Most certainly not! And this is what happened with the leading lady of ‘Padmaavat’.
When Deepika Padukone showed up on ‘Koffee with Karan’, she had recently broken up with Ranbir Kapoor. Pointing a finger towards Ranbir Kapoor’s infidelity, Deepika Padukone had said that Ranbir Kapoor should endorse condoms.
5. Priyanka Chopra’s reply to Kareena Kapoor’s comment on her accent
After Kareena Kapoor commented on Priyanka Chopra’s accent, Pee Cee participated in the show. When asked about her response to Kareena’s nasty remark, Priyanka said that she has got it exactly from where Saif Ali Khan has got it. Bang on!
6. When Anil Kapoor said Abhay Deol needs help
Abhay Deol had worked with Sonam Kapoor in the film ‘Aisha’ and had expressed his displeasure with the film on more than occasions. He complained that unnecessary emphasis on Sonam Kapoor’s styling took away the content of the film.
When Anil Kapoor was asked about his opinion on the same in his ‘Koffee with Karan’ interview, he said that Abhay Deol needs help in every way and that is he is trying to do all the wrong things.
The controversy further worsened when Abhay Deol retaliated by saying,
“He’s right about me doing “all the wrong things”. ‘Aisha’ is the biggest proof of that. And yes I do ‘need help’. Help not getting affected by people like him. He’s a waste of my time.”
7. When Deepika Padukone and Sonam Kapoor said Katrina Kaif is senior to them
The episode when Deepika Padukone and Sonam Kapoor featured together on ‘Koffee with Karan’ was the one that triggered more than one controversies. It was the same episode when the two actresses had said that Katrina Kaif is their senior. Though the two made their best efforts to make their remark sound humble, both ended up smirking.
8. Shah Rukh Khan’s confession about his fight with Salman Khan
The infamous fight between Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan has been one of the hottest topics of B-town. This scuffle ended with SRK making an apology to Salman, the best part of which was that it was made by SRK during his ‘Koffee with Karan’ interview. In his apology, Shah Rukh said,
“If Salman is angry with me, it is 100 % my fault.”
Though Salman was miffed with the way SRK chose to end the cold war, it did end on a good note!