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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Shah Rukh Khan calls Farah Khan, Karan Johar “wannabe actors”

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan shares a cordial relationship with almost everyone in the film industry. Filmmakers Karan Johar and Farah Khan are known to be among his closest buddies and he had worked in some of their respective films. But King Khan has called them “wannabe actors” an ... read more

Ranbir Kapoor, Karan Johar visit Aamir Khan post his injury

Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor along with filmmakers Ayan Mukherji and Karan Johar dropped by to visit Aamir Khan at his residence to enquire on his health after he suffered an injury on the sets of his upcoming film ‘Dangal’.Aamir, who has been advised bed rest for one week by doctors ... read more

Paris Attack: B-town shocked, prays for the victims and families

The terrible and heath breaking news of Paris attack killing over more than 150 people has shook the world. People from every walk of life expressed shocked and sent out prayers to the victims and their families. Our Bollywood celebrities are also not behind. They strongly condemned the attack an ... read more

Photo: Karan Johar pouts with SRK's cute toddler AbRam

Filmmaker Karan Johar has wrapped up the first schedule of his upcoming film, ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ and now that he is back in town before Diwali, he is busy meeting his close pals from the industry. Karan Johar dropped in to meet his best friend Shahrukh Khan and he had a great time with Shahrukh ... read more

KJo tweets ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ wrap-up with Ranbir's photo

The cast and the crew of ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ have been shooting abroad for couple of months and now they are back. Karan Johar has wrapped up the first schedule of his forthcoming film, ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ starring Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. Ranbir and Anu ... read more

Saif Ali Khan makes a cameo in Kjo’s ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’

Saif Ali Khan has shot a cameo for Karan Johar’s ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’. After Fawad Khan, Karan has roped in Saif to make special appearance in his upcoming film, starring Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in the pivotal role. The ‘Phantom’ actor has already shot his ... read more

Karan Johar ropes in Lisa Haydon for ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’

Actress Lisa Haydon has been roped in by the makers of ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ and the 29-year-old leggy lass is quite excited to be a part of Karan Johar’s much awaited movie. Lisa who began her career as a model, shot to fame in Bollywood with her critically acclaimed performance in ‘Queen’. ... read more

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

Karan Johar reaches one milion followers on Instagram

Filmmaker Karan Johar, who is shooting for his next directional venture ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ in Vienna with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma has got one million followers on Instagram. On achieving the milestone, Karan vowed to be more active on social media. #A mi ... read more