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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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
Filmmaker Karan Johar who has donned the director’s hat after three years with ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ has roped in a stellar cast of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Anushka Sharma, Ranbir Kapoor and Fawad Khan among others. After revealing the character of Ranbir Kapoor in the film, Karan has also d ... read more
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
Superstar Shahrukh Khan will grace the first episode of ‘Koffee With Karan’ season 5. Karan Johar confirmed the news tweeting, "Yes opening episode has to be him (Shah Rukh Khan) and no one else." During a Twitter in ... read more
Popular celebrities from the world of television and Bollywood walked the red carpet of Colors Golden Petel Awards 2016, held in Mumbai on Sunday, March 6. The grand and colourful event was hosted by Manish Paul and filmmaker Karan Johar. The annual ceremony honours TV actors. Superstar Sa ... read more
The cutie actress of Bollywood Alia Bhatt turned 23 today and on her D-day her parents, sister and close friends took to the social media to wish Alia a very ‘Happy Birthday’. Alia celebrated birthday with 'Kapoor and Sons' co-stars Sidharth Malhotra and Fawad Khan and with her family and friends ... read more