Leading Bollywood director Karan Johar had earlier warned Shakun Batra, the director of ‘Gahraiyaan’, that he would face criticism for his film. Talking to critics of the film about the mixed reaction to the film, director Shakun Batra said in an interview that he had sought the opinion of Karan Johar before the release of the film and He warned against criticizing the film. He said that he already knew that the film would face criticism after its release but did not anticipate such a strong reaction. However, Johar said that he had already mentally prepared Shakin Batra for the criticism. During the conversation, the moderator asked Shakin Batra if he expected such a strong reaction before the release of the film. Shakin Batra nodded in agreement with the moderator’s question. Shakin Batra said that Kiran could have said that the film could be criticized because obviously he He has seen many films released over the decades and so he can have a better idea of how film fans can react to a film. He further added that he himself was ready for the reaction to the film but did not know the severity of the reaction. And the director duo said that they came here to discuss the reaction to the film, not to defend their film, because their purpose was to learn, reflect and know so that they could understand that What could be the reason for the strong reaction? It should be noted that the film ‘Gehraiyaan’ in which actress Deepika Padukone, Ananya Pandey, actor Siddharth Siddhant Chatterjee and Dheria Karwa have played the lead roles, has been criticized by the film fans since its release. The subject remains a constant debate.