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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Inside photos of Sidharth Malhotra’s birthday, Alia Bhatt missing

Sidharth Malhotra turned 33 today and the ‘Aiyaary’ actor hosted a birthday party at his residence on Monday night. Mentor and filmmaker Karan Johar was spotted at Sid’s birthday party. The birthday boy was dressed in a black and white t-shirt and blackjeansand he was seen welcoming the guests. A ... read more

Karan Johar shares heart-warming picture of Yash, Roohi

Doting father Karan Johar shared a heart-warming picture of his twins, Yash and Roohi. The picture shows Roohi showering love on her twin brother, Yash. The picture is too cute to handle. Karan captioned the picture as# "Sister love”. In the picture, Roohi can be seen caressing her Y ... read more

Rivals Karan Johar, Kangana coming together for a show

Filmmaker Karan Johar and actress Kangana Ranaut, who lately involved in a big fight over nepotism are going to share the same platform. It is not clear whether they have decided to break the ice between them but the ‘Queen’ actress has agreed to appear in the new talent hunt show which will be j ... read more

I don't want my twins to grow up on a film set, Karan Johar

Karan Johar hails from a family of film background. Film-making runs in his blood but he doesn’t want to put any pressure on his twins to take up film lines. The doting father wants his children to take their own decision and make their own choices in life. He dislikes taking his children to a&nb ... read more

Aunt Karisma, Karan Johar wish Taimur on his first birthday

Karisma Kapoor wished her little nephew Taimur Ali Khan Pataudi on his first birthday. Sharing a cute picture with Taimur, Karisma wrote# "Happy 1st birthday our little bundle of joy! #weloveyou #ourbabyboy #familyovereverything #throwback #specialmoments."  Filmmaker Karan Johar ... read more