Listen: Karan Johar Paid KRK Rs 25 Lakh To Trash ‘Shivaay’?

KRK has sparked a war between the Devgn and Johar camps. 

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Ajay Devgn, KRK,  Karan Johar (Photo: Yogen Shah/ Twitter/<i> Koffee with  Karan</i>)

The infamous Kamaal Rashid Khan aka KRK has struck again. And this time it’s HUGE. An audio tape has surfaced in which KRK in a conversation with Ajay Devgn’s business associate Kumar Mangat Pathak, says that Karan Johar paid him Rs 25 lakh to tweet negatively about Devgn’s Shivaay.

When Pathak confronts him about tweeting positively about Johar’s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil and negatively about Devgn’s Shivaay - both of which release on the same day - KRK is heard saying that he had to do it because Johar had sent him Rs 25 lakh.

Listen to the audio tape here.

Ajay Devgn is of course upset about the revelation and has said in an official statement:

I have been a part of the Indian film industry for the past 25 years and have been associated with over 100 films. My father was a professional action director and I have an emotional connection with this industry.It therefore pains me to see that people like Kamaal R Khan are holding the film industry to ransom by spreading negativity about films to extort money from producers.It is very sad that people from our own industry are supporting such elements and spoiling the ethos of the film industry.I would strongly demand that this be thoroughly investigated by competent authorities to clarify if Karan Johar was indeed involved in this.
Ajay Devgn, Director, Shivaay

Check out some of the tweets KRK had posted.

While we don’t know if Karan Johar will react to something related to KRK, we will keep you updated about it. Watch this space for more.

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