Karan Johar is the heir to the famous Dharma Productions and is considered to be one of the most talented and powerful young directors of Bollywood. Born as a Gemini (25 May, 1972) in Mumbai, Karan holds a Masters degree in French. He debuted in Bollywood as an assistant director in Yashraj films. His first stint with acting is in the film Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jaayenge (DDLJ) where he played the role of Shahrukh’s friend.

The blockbuster Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998) was Karan’s first directorial venture that won eight Filmfare awards including the Best Director Award. Following this success, KJo went on to create history at the box office with films like Kabhi khushi kabhi gham, Kabhi Alvida na kehna and My name is Khan. Being a successful successor to his father, the late Yash Johar, Karan has emerged as one of the finest producers in B town with films like Kal ho na ho, kaal, Dostana and We are Family.

He has been the host for shows like Koffee with Karan for the last three seasons. His long time friendship with SRK and Kajol are revered in the industry. He has also been the creative costume designer for most of SRK’s films like Mohabbatein, Dil to Pagal Hai, Veer Zara and Om Shanti Om. This bundle of talent has been named as one of the 250 Global Young Leaders in the World Economic Forum in 2006 and also has been the first Indian film maker to be on the panel of Judges for the Miss World contest held in Poland in 2006.

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Aryan Khan, Navya, SRK, Shweta ring in Kjo’s birthday

Filmmaker Karan Johar turns 44 today and he celebrated his birthday in London with Shahrukh Khan and his son Aryan, Shweta Nanda and her daughter Navya Naveli and others. Few images from the birthday celebration were shared for the fans. In one of the pictures, the birthday boy was seen w ... read more

SRK, Gauri join Karan Johar for his birthday in London

Filmmaker Karan Johar, who turned 44 on Wednesday, rang in his special day with his close friends in London, where he is currently on a vacation. Superstar Shah Rukh Khan and his wife Gauri, filmmaker Zoya Akhtar, Shweta Bachchan Nanda and others, including Karan’s mother Hiroo Johar joined him f ... read more

Bipasha, Karan officially announce their wedding

After months of speculation, it is now been officially announced by the lovebirds of Bollywood, Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover that they are getting married on April 30. The couple has issued a joint statement. Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover also thanked fans for respecting their privac ... read more

Police stops Kareena-Saif's house party

Kareena Kapoor and her hubby Saif Ali Khan, who called over their B-town friends for a private party at their Bandra residence recently, had to end the party abruptly after police interrupted. Kareena had organised a private screening of her upcoming film ‘Ki and Ka’ for her friends at her ... read more

Pratyusha Banerjee commits suicide, telly world shocked

Pratyusha Banerjee committed suicide at her Goregaon residence on Friday morning. She killed herself by hanging from the ceiling fan. She was rushed to the Mumbai Kokilaben hospital where the doctors declared her death. 24-year-old Pratyusha started her acting career with popular soap, ‘Balika Va ... read more

Shahrukh Khan's ‘Raees’ to release on Diwali?

Shah Rukh Khan recently said that it would be logical to shift the release date of his movie ‘Raees’ which was slated for Eid release, so that it doesn’t clash with his friend Salman Khan’s ‘Sultan’. "I think logic will be to shift (release dates of either 'Raees' or 'Sultan'). We will try ... read more

Ranbir, Anushka in Rajasthan shooting ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’

Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma have arrived in Rajasthan to resume shooting for their upcoming movie ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’. The two actors were spotted along with director Karan Johar alighting from a flight in an airport on Friday. Pictures of the trio were shared on Twitter by the ‘Barfi’ acto ... read more

‘Kapoor & Sons’ crosses Rs 100 cr mark

Alia Bhatt, Siddharth Malhotra and Fawad Khan starrer modern age family drama continued its good run at the box office and has grossed over Rs 120 crore from the worldwide box office by its second weekend. Karan Johar, the producer of the film took to Twitter and posted, ““writing Thank yo ... read more