Filmmaker Karan Johar has received a special invite to attend 2012 Olympics to be held in London from July 27 to August 12.
The director, who is the brand ambassador of Visit Britain, received the invite from British Tourist Authority.
Karan Johar, who is currently shooting for his movie ‘Student of the Year’, has decided to halt the shooting and attend the prestigious event. The director is excited and humbled to be able to witness the grand event from such close quarters. The director will join other 506 dignitaries for the opening ceremony, where he will be seated in a special reserved box.
The director will be leaving for London on July 26th and is planning on staying till the end of the tournament. Once he returns he will commence the shooting of his movie.
The only other Indian to receive the official invite for the event is our Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.