Karan Johar REVEALS He Played Cupid For Vidya Balan-Siddharth Roy Kapur; Filmmaker Says, ‘I Hosted Dinner For The Two’

Karan Johar on Twinkle Khanna’s talk show ‘The Icons’ revealed he played matchmaker for the couple Vidya Balan and Siddharth Roy Kapur

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Karan Johar REVEALS He Played Cupid For Vidya Balan-Siddharth Roy Kapur; Filmmaker Says, ‘I Hosted Dinner For The Two’
Actress Vidya Balan and her husband Siddharth Roy Kapur make for the most popular couples in the industry. The two got married in 2012 and since then have been getting stronger in their relationship. While their love story is not known to many, do you know who played cupid in their love story? Well, it’s none other than the ace filmmaker Karan Johar who is the matchmaker of many B-Town couples. KJo made this surprising revelation on Twinkle Khanna’s celebrity talk show ‘The Icons.’    

During his appearance on the show, the director revealed he hosted the dinner for Vidya and Siddharth and the rest is history. Karan told Twinkle, “it’s very strange, Vidya called me the other day. It was her 12th anniversary, and she was like, because you know I had introduced her to Siddharth Roy Kapur and she was like, I wanna thank you. I haven’t said it enough. I am so touched by this call, more than any feedback I’ve got, that call meant the world to me. I remember telling Sid that Vidya will be lovely for you and bumping into Vidya at an event”. Karan also said, ‘I hosted a dinner for the two and rest is history.” ALSO READ: Vidya Balan And Siddharth Roy Kapur 7th Anniversary: Actress Shares Throwback Pictures


Notably, Twinkle even branded Karan as Netflix matchmaking star Sima Taparia, pointing out that even his father used to do this matchmaking business. To this, the filmmaker revealed that his late father had played a cupid between Shashi Rekhi and Waheeda Rehman. Johar even admitted that matchmaking is in his genes. 

For the unversed, Vidya and Siddharth tied the knot in an intimate ceremony on December 14, 2012, in Mumbai's Bandra.