Filmmaker Prakash Jha has supported actor-filmmaker Ajay Devgn, who has demanded that filmmaker Karan Johar be probed for allegedly paying Kamaal R Khan (KRK) Rs 25 lakh to tweet positive about his next film Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (ADHM) and give negative reviews of Devgn’s film Shivaay.
A few days back, Ajay shared an audio on Twitter in which KRK is heard explaining why he is favouring Karan.
Jha, who has worked with Ajay in films like Raajneeti, Satyagraha and Gangaajal, replied saying: “I’m not surprised Ajay Devgn. They are a scared lot. Manipulation their only means of survival. But Shiva is with you.”
Ajay said in a statement on Friday: “We have only made you aware of what KRK has said. He is contradicting himself in explanations about what he has said in the recording and what we all have just heard in his postured press conference.”
“He has not denied that it was his voice in the recording and he is now making excuses and contradicting himself. Where is the sanity here? You have heard what I have heard. It is upto you all to decide. It’s his word against his own word,” he added.
Earlier on Friday, KRK held a press conference revealed that Karan never gave him money to say anything bad about Shivaay or any film.
Ajay Devgn is apparently furious with Kamaal R Khan going all out to praise Ae Dil Hai Mushkil teaser and bad mouthing his film Shivaay on the social networking site. KRK had earlier spoken in the favour of Shivaay. Ajay’s Shivaay is clashing with Karan Johar’s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil on Diwali. Both are big-budget films and want to cash in on the festive season.