Shirish Kunder proud of ‘assistant’ Karan Malhotra

Last Updated: Jan 27, 2012, 08:32 AM IST

Mumbai: Editor-turned-filmmaker Shirish Kunder says he is happy about the positive reactions for ‘Agneepath’ director Karan Malhotra, who was his assistant on his debut directorial ‘Jaan-E-Mann’.

"Hearing a lot of nice things about `Agneepath`. Proud of the director Karan Malhotra. He was my assistant on `Jaan-E-Mann`," Kunder posted on his Twitter page.

‘Jaan-E-Mann’, a 2006 movie, starred Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar and Preity Zinta in the lead roles. Malhotra was the first assistant director for the movie.

Malhotra`s directorial debut ‘Agneepath’, a remake of the 1990 movie of the same name, released Thursday. With Hrithik Roshan, Sanjay Dutt and Priyanka Chopra in key roles, the film has received a thumbs up from industry members.

IANS