Karan Johar who was present for the 19th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Weekend and Awards press conference on Friday said, if you can’t reuse the talent, then refuse it.
Karan when talking about the environmental initiative of ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’, backed by the UN Environment and its goodwill ambassador of India, Dia Mirza, commented on the tagline “If you can’t reuse it, refuse it”, he said: “This IIFA brings so much ‘gorgeousness’… And there has always been a social relevance… So, thank you, Dia, for what you do. When you say, ‘If you can’t reuse, refuse it’, I hope you are also talking about talent.
“And that is the way most of us believe when it comes to talent. If you can’t reuse the talent, then refuse that talent.” the filmmaker added.
IIFA Rocks will be hosted by Bollywood’s stars Ayushmann Khurrana and ‘Pyar Ka Punchnama’ star, Kartik Aaryan. A segment of IIFA Rocks is also said to be hosted by last year host Karan Johar and Riteish Deshmukh.
Karan is known for bringing new talents into the industry. Actors like Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt and Sidharth Malhotra were launched with “Student Of The Year” and now Janhvi Kapoor and Ishan Khatter are ready to be launched in Bollywood with “Dhadak”.
Backed by banner Dharma Productions, Dhadak is a remake of the marathi film Sairat, based in Udaipur. Directed by Shashank Khaitan the film is scheduled to release on 20th July 2018.
The IIFA 2018 weekend starts on June 22 and will last till June 24 whereas Fans will get a chance to see all the IIFA action on their home screens in July.