The 5 controversial episodes of Koffee With Karan that took the internet by storm

Karan Johar’s Koffee With Karan (KWK) is one of the sensational shows that have thrived in the long run. For decades, the show had managed to spill celebrity gossip and some shocking revelations. There have been times when celebrities have faced backlash for their controversial statements and fallen prey to public criticism. Now that the 8th season is in the running, let us have a trip down memory lane and revisit the most controversial episodes of all time.

1. Deepika Padukone and Sonam Kapoor


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The third season of KWK was graced by Deepika and Sonam wherein they took a dig at their ex-boyfriend. It was around that time when Deepika broke up with Ranveer and it took to her taking a jibe at him. When Karan asked what would she like to gift Ranbir, Deepika stated, “A box of condoms.” She even added that he should endorse a condom brand.
While Sonam added fuel to the fire by saying that she didn’t think Ranbir could make a good boyfriend.

2. Kangana Ranaut

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Kangana appearing on KWK was a startling move. Amidst the ongoing clash between Karan and Kangana, the episode gained a lot of sensation. She said on the show that Karan made fun of her English and even brought up issues from the past. When Karan asked from whom in the industry she received an unnecessary attitude, Kangana replied by saying that it was him.
Kangana called him the “flag bearer of nepotism” and “movie mafia.”

3. Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul

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One of the most controversial episodes in the history of KWK has to be from season 6th. The episode featuring KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya took the internet by storm. They were being trolled for their derogatory and misogynistic comments on women. The episode received immense hatred for the statement wherein the cricketers mentioning about scoring chicks. Later on, the episode was pulled down due to the wide-scale criticism. Both the cricketers were refrained from playing certain matches by the BCCI.

4. Emraan Hashmi

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Emraan Hashmi debuted on the Koffee couch with his uncle Mahesh Bhatt. Emraan’s stance during the interview made him suffer a backlash from the audience. When Karan asked for the one-word description for Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, he said ‘plastic.’ The actor also commented on Shraddha Kapoor’s physique stating that she should eat more.

5. Sonam Kapoor

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Sonam Kapoor’s stance has to go viral as she is always on the media radar. Her statements landed her in trouble, though it seems like she doesn’t care about it. When Karan said that she is appreciated for her fashion sense more than her acting, she stated, “The thing with this industry is that if you are not good-looking, they think you are a good actor.”
The actress continued further that why films star such non-good-looking people. “It doesn’t make sense, just because they don’t look good, doesn’t mean they are good actors.”