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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All About Karan Johar

Karan Johar lauds ‘PK’, says Aamir’s best performance till date

Filmmaker Karan Johar is full of praise for ‘PK’. He tweeted, “‘PK’ yet again proves that Rajkumar Hirani is the best director of our country”. Lauding Aamir, Karan added: “It’s undoubtedly Aamir Khan’s best performance to date. ‘PK’ is hilarious and emotional in equal measure…it’s a game ... read more

A black day for humanity! Bolllywood condemns Peshawar attack

The world shattered to witness the attack on innocent school children by terrorist group, Taliban at Peshawar army school. On Tuesday, the Taliban militants inhumanly entered the school premises and showered bullets on the innocent school children. Over 130 children were killed and several injure ... read more

Bollywood grace Manisha Malhotra’s niece Riddhi's sangeet

Bollywood A-listers were invited for designer Manish Malhotra’s niece Riddhi Malhotra’s sangeet ceremony. Celebrities like Kareena Kapoor, Karan Johar set the dance floor on fire with Manish. Singer Mika sung ‘Mauja hi Mauja’. From Kareena to Alia Bhatt, almost all the beauties of Bollywood wore ... read more

'Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham' completes 13 yrs, Kjo gets nostalgic

Everyone remembers ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham’ – an outstanding family drama that was a golden project for the actors Hrithik Roshan and Kareena Kapoor who were then newbies in the Bollywood industry. Another star couple people loved in the movie were real life lovebirds Jaya Bachchan and Big B. T ... read more

Kareena, Karisma, Gauri Khan party hard with Karan Johar

Party lover Karan Johar doesn’t require any occasion to host party. The filmmaker loves to throw impromptu party and as the year is ending on a fruitful note, Karan Johar has thrown a private bash at his residence. On December 3, 2013, the 42-year-old filmmaker hosted a party which w ... read more

Priyanka, Sonakshi, Gauri party with birthday boy Manish Malhotra

Manish Malhotra is one of the leading fashion designers of Bollywood. His clothes are adorned by most of the leading ladies of the silver screen. Recently, he celebrated his 48th birthday in style and the party was attended by a number of celebrities from Bollywood. Parineeti Chopra took a group ... read more

Karan Johar crosses 5 million followers on Twitter

The social media has become more and more relevant to Bollywood personalities. It gives a chance to the celebrities to interact directly with their fans. In the past few years majority of the personalities from the tinsel town has joined social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter in droves ... read more

Kajol and Karan Johar burying the hatchet?

In the film industry, friendships are formed everyday and old ones are also broken. Even very close friends fall out suddenly, the best example being Salman Khan and Shahrukh Khan. For the last few months, a similar thing was happening between producer director Karan Johar and acclaimed actress K ... read more

‘Happy and Prosperous Diwali’, tweets Big B, Sridevi, Kjo

Bollywood celebrities took to twitter to wish their fans a very ‘Happy and Prosperous Diwali’. Here's what the celebrities tweeted: Amitabh Bachchan: Many thank you's first for all those that send me their wishes for Deepawali... may there be prosperity, & the brightness of ... read more

Karan Johar gets nostalgic about ‘Student of The Year’

Karan Johar felt nostalgic as his movie ‘Student of The Year’ completed two years on Sunday. The romantic comedy ‘Student of the Year’ launched Alia Bhat, Varun Dhawan and Siddharth Malhotra in 2012. It was a great success at the box office and the viewers appreciated the effort of the new comers ... read more