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Anil Kapoor disagrees with Karan Johar’s ‘superstardom is over’ remark: ‘There will always be someone better, bigger’

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Anil Kapoor disagrees with Karan Johar’s ‘superstardom is over’ comment: ‘There will always be someone better, bigger’

Actor Anil Kapoor responded to current feedback made by filmmaker Karan Johar concerning the period of superstardom having come to an finish after the reign of the three Khans — Shah Rukh, Salman and Aamir. Anil mentioned that he doesn’t agree with Karan’s assertion, as a result of no person can predict the long run.

Karan in an interview with Film Companion had mentioned that no actor of the youthful technology instructions the extent of adoration that Shah Rukh Khan can nonetheless muster when he walks right into a room. Narrating the story of how the whole vibe of his current fiftieth celebration modified after Shah Rukh arrived, Karan mentioned that the youthful technology doesn’t have that degree of ‘magnetism’.

Reacting to Karan’s feedback, Anil Kapoor informed Film Companion, “I don’t believe in that. There always will be someone better, always. There will always be someone bigger than the biggest. The universe and life is such. It sounds good, like ‘this is the one’, but they said the same about Elvis, and then Michael Jackson came. Every profession…”

He added, “Of course, there will be bigger stars. He might walk into a room and create a sensation all over the world… He might be the biggest sensation in the world, on the planet. Aisa kuch nahi hai, I don’t think so. I’ve seen it in my 40-45 years, in every profession. They’ve said, ‘This is it, iske baad kuch nahi‘. What do you mean? There will be someone better, in every which way, as a talent, in stardom, popularity, as a charmer… Just enjoy, have fun, make the most of it, and make sure you do a good job.”

In his unique feedback, Karan had mentioned, “The magnetism, the aura, the thriller, I don’t assume this technology has it. When I used to be at a celebration, and Mr Amitabh Bachchan, Mr Dilip Kumar walked in, Mr Shah Rukh Khan walked in, there have been heads turning in all places, I’ve seen it. That aura, all people feeling their presence, that was energy, that was stardom. That was glory. Today, all people is way simpler, extra informal, extra accessible, extra out there. I do know which fitness center you go to, which Pilates class you go to, I do know what you eat, I do know who you meet, I do know all the things about you, how can there be any thriller about you?

He added, “I don’t think there’s going to be that kind of stardom anymore, I am not saying it’s a wrong or a right thing. It just doesn’t exist. I mean this generation has some of the most brilliant artistes, but do they have that magic, that aura? I don’t know, I am not so sure.”

Conversations about old-school star energy have been doing the rounds not solely in India, but additionally overseas. The movies of the three Khans–Shah Rukh, Salman and Aamir–have been underperforming on the field workplace, and no clear successor has made their presence felt. In Hollywood, franchises are proving to be extra bankable than particular person actors, which is why the blockbuster success of Top Gun: Maverick is seen as such a welcome change of tempo.

Anil Kapoor will subsequent be seen in JugJugg Jeeyo, produced by Karan. The movie additionally stars Varun Dhawan, Kiara Advani and Neetu Kapoor.