Johar, who is presenting the film via his Dharma Productions along with Apoorva Mehta, took to Twitter to share the first poster of the movie featuring Deverakonda as a boxer.
Masand started his career at the age of 16 when he joined The Times of India newspaper as a reporter.
Johar took to Twitter and shared the announcement, tagging Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Taking a swipe at the CBI's probe into the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput in June, Sawant said the BJP was "using national investigating agencies and death of SSR for their dirty politics".
The anti-drugs agency had issued the notice to Johar over a viral video allegedly showing drugs being consumed at a party hosted at his residence, the official said.
An NCB official said that a notice has been given with regard to the video which was in circulation.
The family-drama featured an ensemble of megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Hrithik Roshan and Kareena Kapoor Khan.
As per reports, Goa’s Waste Management Minister Michael Lobo asked the director or owners of Dharma Productions to tender an apology, failing which a fine will be imposed by his department.
After the issue was highlighted on social media, the state-run Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG) on Tuesday issued a show-cause notice to the lines producer hired by Dharma Productions.
"Kuch Kuch Hota Hai" released in 1998 and marked the directorial debut of Karan Johar.
A few of the producers who have approached the Delhi High Court include Karan Johar, Aamir Khan, Anil Kapoor, Farhan Akhtar, Ajay Devgn, Salman Khan and more.
Dharma Productions owner Karan Johar had late on Friday night denied the claims that Prasad is associated with the organisation.
Don't consume narcotics, neither encourage it: Karan Johar slams 'malicious' campaign amid drug probe
Johar also denied having any personal relationship with two people being probed by the Narcotics Control Bureau amid the ongoing drug investigation by the agency.
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Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said that police have so far recorded statements of 37 people in connection with the case.
Social media was abuzz with reports that the film's director Rohit Shetty and lead star Akshay Kumar have dropped Johar's Dharma Productions and its share from the film.