Filmmaker Karan Johar, who is extremely active on social media, has decided to go off Twitter. The filmmaker-producer took to the same platform to announce the news.
Johar posted a cryptic note on the platform, where had millions of followers, which said, ‘Making space for more positive energies only and this is step one towards that. Goodbye Twitter! (sic).’
Johar has often found himself on the receiving end of trolls, particularly on the issue of nepotism in the film industry.
Soon after he shared the tweet, fans supported his move. A user wrote, ‘Positive energy and peace is far more important than any SM platform. Cheers KJo have a good one,” and another wrote, “Good Bye Karan. See you in Jhalak Dikhla Jaa.’
A fan from Myanmar wrote, ‘Love and much support to you, Karan. Waiting more of your film arts. Your fan from Myanmar.’
Johar opened up about his mental health issues and therapy on the finale episode of Koffee With Karan 7. He said, ‘I built some kind of thick skin over the years. Honestly, it doesn’t bother me the way people think it should bother me when I read stuff that is completely putrid, awful. They come down to even abusing my kids. Those are times when I feel like f***, just leave them out of it. I’m like, you can say whatever you want about me, my sexuality or about all the conspiracy theories they have that are really down and dirty. It really doesn’t bother me and it’s not like I have not been in therapy and I haven’t had issues in the past.’
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