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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Ae Dil Hai Mushkil: Anushka Sharma shoots romantic song in Austria

Bollywood films have featured numerous romantic songs atop icy mountains. The trend which was started by king of romance Yash Chopra has influenced several other directors and filmmaker Karan Johar is the latest. It appears that his upcoming film ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushikil’ which is being shot in Europ ... read more

Shahid Kapoor’s Facebook account hacked; restored overnight

Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor became the latest victim of Internet hack. The ‘Jab We Met’ actor discovered that his Facebook account was hacked on Sunday night. However, it was restored overnight. Shahid shared the information with his fans and followers on Twitter. “Facebook account has b ... read more

Bollywood remembers Yash Chopra on his 83rd birth anniversary

Yash Raj Chopra who gave Bollywood many memorable films like ‘Deewar’, ‘Silsila’, ‘Chandni’, ‘Lamhe’, ‘Veer-Zaara’ and others was born on September 27, 1932 in undivided India’s Lahore. It was the 83 birth anniversary of the ace filmmaker on Sunday. Yash Chopra worked with almost all the renowned ... read more

Imran Abbas and Fawad Khan roped in for ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’

Pakistani actor Imran Abbas who made his Bollywood debut last year opposite Bipasha Basu in Vikram Bhatt’s ‘Creature 3D’, has been roped in for a role in Karan Johar’s ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’. The upcoming film also stars Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma. The movie is ... read more

Alia Bhatt: Working with Shah Rukh will be learning opportunity

Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt has been signed for a film alongside superstar Shahrukh Khan in Karan Johar’s upcoming production which will be directed by Gauri Shinde of ‘English Vinglish’ fame. Speaking about sharing screen space with King Khan, Alia said it will be a great learning opport ... read more

Athiya Shetty to star in Karan Johar’s next venture

Its only three days when Suneil and Mana Shetty’s daughter Athiya Shetty debut film, ‘Hero’ up for the audience to cherish and critic to give the verdict but the tall actress already bagged her second film. According to the latest grapevine, filmmaker Karan Johar has signed Athiya Shetty for his ... read more

Ranbir and Katrina spotted together in London

After recent rumours of Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif’s troubled relationship, the Bollywood love birds have been spotted together in London. It is a pleasant co-incidence for the lovers that the shooting of their respective films are scheduled at the same time place and same place. While ... read more

Abhishek, Riteish & Boman drop in at ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ set

Two Bollywood films – Karan Johar’s ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ and Sajid-Farhad’s ‘Houseful 3’ are currently being shot in London and the casts of both these films have been apparently hanging out together.   Abhishek Bachchan, Riteish Deshmukh and Boman irani who are starring in ‘Houseful ... read more

Watch teaser: AIB’s new TV show to launch soon

Stand-up comedy group All India Bakchod (AIB) will soon come out with a new comedy show on television. “Super excited to announce our latest project. Our most ambitious one yet. Here’s a sneak peek,” AIB wrote on Twitter along with the link of a YouTube teaser for their show with a ‘Coming ... read more

Amitabh Bachchan’s Twitter account hacked, planted sex sites

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is very active on social media and interacts with his fans and followers through various platforms like Twitter, Facebook and his official blog on Tumblr. On Monday morning Big B woke up to find that his Twitter handle has been hacked into and it showed following ... read more