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07-17-2012, 04:21 PM #1
Karan Johar to represent India at the London Olympics besides PMProducer, director Karan Johar has received an official invitation to join 506 dignitaries at the upcoming London Olympics 2012 scheduled to go underway on 27 July.
With this, the reputed filmmaker becomes only the second Indian who would officially represent India at the event besides our Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
Said an excited Karan, “When the invite came up, I knew it's a once-in-a-life-time opportunity, so I grabbed it almost immediately.
The 2012 Olympics is going to be a conglomerate of an epic magnitude.
The memory of having participated in it, even as a spectator, is going to stay with me for a lifetime. It is London's big-ticket weekend and I’m not about to miss it for anything in the world.”
While the PM has got the invitation from his British counterpart David Cameron as a matter of protocol, Karan’s invite has come from the Visit Britain authorities, the country’s tourist authority.
Karan will catch the opening ceremony in a special box reserved for the who`s who of the world. He is very excited and has developed a great feeling.
Karan is currently busy with the shooting of Student Of The Year in which Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol are to put up a special appearance.