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Will ‘Koffee With Karan’ S5 Be As Epic As Its Controversial Past?

Here’s hoping that ‘Koffee With Karan’ season 5 will give us a lot more celebrity gossip to smirk and clap about. 

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Will ‘Koffee With Karan’ S5 Be As Epic As Its Controversial Past?

There’s no doubt that Karan Johar, the diva that he is, brings out the best in his celebrity friends. On his entertaining talk show Koffee With Karan, they’re sassy, cheeky, cocky and most importantly, controversial.

The first episode of the fifth season airs on Sunday night and we can’t wait to watch Shah Rukh Khan and Alia Bhatt spill the beans on each other. But while we wait for Sunday 9 PM, here’s a look back at some of the show’s most controversial and blasphemously fun moments. Here’s hoping that season 5 will add a lot more of those to our list-

When Deepika Padukone Said Ranbir Kapoor Should Endorse Condoms

Remember the season 3 episode with Sonam KApoor and Deepika Padukone? Well, they might have been the guests on the show that night, but the conversation was mostly about Ranbir Kapoor. Depeika Padukone opened up about her relationship with the actor and their break up as well. But by the end of the show, when it was time for the rapid fire, Deepika Padukone had an epic moment when Karan asked her to name products that she thinks certain stars should endorse. Ranbir Kapoor was on his list of course, and Deepika nailed it by saying “condoms”.

That moment when Deepika suggested that Ranbir Kapoor should endorse a condom brand :P 

Deepika and Sonam were like besties on the show and they kept giggling about some thing or someone, our guess is it was Mr Kapoor.

What’s the joke Deepika-Sonam?
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It’s All About The Expressions

Every celebrity dreads Karan Johar’s rapid fire round, especially Kareena Kapoor. She’s a little politically incorrect and that’s why we love her. She calls a spade a spade and gave her opinion on Johan Abraham quite honestly. Karan asked her to say one word for each celebrity he names. For John Abraham she said “expressionless”.

The actor’s then girlfriend Bipasha Basu was watching closely and later when she got to be on the couch opposite Karan Johar, she was in the mood for revenge. Bipasha said that she thinks Kareena Kapoor has “too many expressions”. Now that’s what we call ‘tit-for-tat’.

The Word 'Botox’ Reminded Tusshar Kapoor Of Preity Zinta!

We haven’t heard Tusshar Kapoor speak out about anyone, but when KJo threw the word ‘Botox’ at him, his first reaction was Preity Zinta. No one saw that coming, but Karan had a good laugh and so did we.

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Alia Bhatt’s General Knowledge Moment

The lesser we say about this rapid fire round with Sidharth Malhotra, Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt, the better. It’s what started the memes and the trolling. Alia Bhatt’s general knowledge isn’t her strongest suit, and this Koffee with Karan moment left Karan Johar’s jaw on the floor. Alia and Varun failed KJo’s general knowledge test miserably. He asked “name the president of India”. Varun jumped to say Manmohan Singh (who was the Prime Minister then) and Alia Bhatt corrected him by saying “Prithviraj Chauhan”. She probably meant Prithiviraj Chavan, who was the Maharashtra CM then, but she ended up saying Prithviraj Chauhan (the actor).

Sidharth Malhotra was baffled and so were we. This was truly hilarious.

Ranbir and Imran Kiss

Ranbir “kisses” Imran Khan on the show. Karan asks Imran did you enjoy the kiss? Imran says I wish he’d shaved.

Kofee With Karan is also a show where celebrities feel they can dare to shock. We didn’t see Ranbir Kapoor and Imran Khan’s lip-to-lip kiss coming, and neither did Imran! But they were very sporting about that dare. When Imran recovered from Ranbir’s embrace, KJo asked him “Did you enjoy the kiss?”. Imran took the joke forward and said “I wish he had shaved”.

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Kareena & Priyanka- Of Accents and Attitude

Karan Johar is also unbeatable when it comes to pitting celebrities against each other, not in a serious way of course. Who can forget that epic Kareena Kapoor episode when he asked her “Anything you’d like to ask Priyanka Chopra”. Bebo being Bebo made a funny face and said “Why does she have that accent?”. Kareena always manages to shock Karan and her fans. Interestingly, Priyanka Chopra reacted to that in a later episode, when Karan brought it up (now who would let that opportunity go?).

PeeCee’s response was equally epic - “Oh where do I get my accent from? I think the same place that her boyfriend gets it from.” Wooow. Taking a dig at Kareena and Nawab Saif Ali Khan with one clever statement.

Quissa Salman Ki Virginity Ka

The shows’s last season opened with a bang. Salman Khan and Karan Johar are casually talking about relationships, love and marriage, when suddenly Salman declared that he’s ‘saving’ himself for the right life partner. Karan of course jumped on this and asked “Are you saying that you’re a virgin?”. With a very straight face Salman says “Yes”. KJo couldn’t believe it and we knew that that’s Salman Khan being his cocky self. This became the year’s most sarcastic and meme worthy comment, and deservingly so.

Here’s hoping that Koffee With Karan season 5 will spill more beans and give us a lot more to grin, smirk and clap about.

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