Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone and filmmaker Karan Johar have joined hands for the first time ever. Not for a film but an advertsiment. The details of the project haven’t been revealed however, going by the pictures, they’ve started working on it. Recently, Punit Malhotra introduced the ‘new director’ Karan Johar in the trade along with a picture which also had Deepika Padukone posing. Sharing the picture, he wrote, “Launched a new director at Dharma 2.0 today... our very own Karan Johar. Thank you, Deepika Padukone for a super fun shoot."
Dharma 2.0 is a branch of Karan Johar’s production house Dharma Productions, which primarily produces advertisements. KJo who has successfully directed many films, has tried his hands for the first time in an ad film.
Karan Johar also shared a picture with Padmaavat actress Deepika Padukone from the sets. He captioned, “Left profilers."
Deepika Padukone has starred in Dharma Productions’ Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani and appeared on Karaj Johar’s chat show Koffee With Karan for more than once. However, it is the first time that KJo will be directing Deeepika in an ad film. After looking at the picture, fans are hoping that their brief alliance might turn out into a bigger venture.
Deepika Padukone last featured in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmaavat which had Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh in pivotal roles. The film successfully bagged Rs 300 crore at the Indian box office. After the period film, Deepika was scheduled to work with Vishal Bhardwaj on his next with Irrfan Khan. However, Irrfan Khan’s neuroendocrine tumour has delayed the shooting of the film.