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.

All About Karan Johar

‘Dhadak’ poster out: Presenting Janhavi Kapoor, Ishaan Khattar

Finally, after a long wait filmmaker Karan Johar has released the poster of ‘Dhadak’ which introduces Sridevi and Boney Kapoor’s elder daughter Jhanvi Kapoor and Shahid Kapoor’s half-brother Ishaan Khattar. The three posters of ‘Dhadak’ were released and three of them look quite enchanting. ‘Dhad ... read more

'Padmavati' bash: Sara, Jhanvi Kapoor, Karan Johar party together

On Saturday night, Deepika Padukone hosted a bash to mark the grand success of ‘Padmavati’ trailer and it was attended by who’s who of Bollywood. Young brigades Sara Ai Khan, Jhanvi and Khushi Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor’s brother Ishaan Khatter and many others headed to the bash. All the celebs ... read more

Sridevi miffed with filmmaker Karan Johar

Veteran actress Sridevi is miffed with filmmaker Karan Johar and here is the reason. Karan Johar has decided to launch Sridevi’s daughter Jhanvi Kapoor in the Hindi remake of Marathi film, ‘Sairat’ and delay in commencing the shoot has miffed Sridevi to the extreme level. Karan Johar rece ... read more

Karan Johar creates a spacious creche for Yash-Roohi at his office

The doting daddy Karan Johar has created a spacious creche at his office for his two kids, Yash and Roohi and also invited the kids of his employees to share the creche. Karan is very busy with his Dharma Productions and has to spend maximum time in his office and hence gets very little time to s ... read more

Karan Johar takes a witty dig at ‘Baahubali’ actor Prabhas

The ‘Baahubali’ actor Prabhas was supposed to be launched by filmmaker Karan Johar in his production venture but it is now learnt that Karan Johar has dropped the idea of launching the southern star in Bollywood due to his exorbitant fee. Karan Johar’s clever tweet hinted that all is not w ... read more

Alia, Varun, Sidharth visit Karan Johar’s twins’ Yash, Roohi

Alia Bhatt, boyfriend Sidharth Malhotra, Varun Dhawan visited their mentor Karan Johar’s residence this Diwali and spend some quality time with Karan’s lovely twins, Yash and Roohi. Filmmaker Ayan Mukherjee also joined them. Alia Bhatt, who debuted with Karan Johar’s ‘Student of the year’ ... read more

Inside pictures of Shahrukh Khan’s Diwali bash at Mannat

Shahrukh Khan hosted a pre-diwali bash at Mannat and it was attended by close buddies like Karan Johar, Aanand L Rai, Arjun Kapoor and Sanjay Kapoor. Farah Khan shared three photos from the night. Her first post’s caption read, “Film people!! At mannat with old friends n new.. @iamsrk @kar ... read more