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NYT calls Karan Johar 'The man who let India out of the closet'

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February 17, 2017 09:23


Director Karan Johar took India by storm with his bold and unapologetic revelations about his life, friends, colleagues and most importantly his identity, in his biography An Unsuitable Boy.  

Though he did not utter those "three simple words" -- 'I am gay' -- the filmmaker in a way revealed almost everything about himself in the book. 

The New York Times, in an article by Aatish Taseer, has paid KJo a tribute for being what he is. 

Aatish Taseer writes, 'An ocean of innuendo has always surrounded Mr. Johar's sexuality. He has done more than anybody to introduce the idea of homosexuality into the Indian home. It would seem no closet door was better primed to spring open than his. And yet when he tries the latch, he finds it sticks.' 

To read more about what Aatish Taseer has to say about Johar, click here.

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