My father thought I should act: Karan Johar

IANS| Last Updated: Apr 15, 2014, 19:57 PM IST

Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar, who is making his full-fledged acting debut with Anurag Kashyap`s `Bombay Velvet`, has thanked him for making his late father Yash Johar`s wish come true.

"My father thought I should be an actor...I didn`t. Thank you Anurag Kashyap for fulfilling my dad`s wish...just wrapped `Bombay Velvet`!"

In `Bombay Velvet`, which also stars Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma, Karan plays a villain. The movie, co-produced by Fox Star Studios and Phantom Films, will see Karan in the role of a rich businessman who plays a crucial role in the life of Ranbir’s on-screen character.

In the past, Karan has made fleeting appearances in films like `Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge`, `Fashion` and `Luck By Chance`.