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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Photos: Inside Kareena Kapoor’s private party

While husband and Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan is busy promoting his upcoming film, ‘Humshakals’ Kareena who is enjoying some free time threw a private bash for her close friends at her residence. A selfie was posted by designer and close friend of the actress Tanya Ghavri with the host of the p ... read more

Kjo to host, Lata to sing at Dilip Kumar’s autobiography launch

Legendary actor Dilip Kumar’s long awaited biography has been scheduled to be released on 9th June. As expected, a galaxy of stars will descend on the event that night. Earlier it was confirmed that Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan will attend the occasion. Now reports have come in that this very ... read more

Aamir, Kiran, Hrithik, attend Karan Johar’s b’day bash

The maverick director Karan Johar turned 42 on May 25th and Bollywood turned up to wish and celebrate Karan Johar’s birthday last night. We spotted outside Karan Johar’s residence Aamir Khan with his wife Kiran Rao, Vidya Balan turned up with her producer husband Siddharth Malhotra qua ... read more

Kajol denies tiff with Karan Johar

Kajol and filmmaker Karan Johar shared a great professional and personal relationship and Kajol has been part of Karan’s blockbusters. But over the years, the actress has totally cut down herself from signing any films of Dharma Productions or any other banner as she is engrossed in bringing up h ... read more

Salman Khan to star in Karan Johar's ‘Shuddhi’

Karan Johar’s ‘Shuddhi’ again hit the headlines for its casting. After Hrithik Roshan walked out of the highly prestigious project, several names came up but none of them was confirmed by the makers and now the latest is doing the round that Karan Johar has approached Salman Khan to play the lead ... read more

‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7’ starts with a bang

The popular dance based reality show ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ is all set to return on television for its seventh season. The show features celebrity contestants competing with each other with the help from professional dance partners. The format of the show was taken from the popular British show, ‘S ... read more

Karan Johar makes fun of Anushka Sharma

Anurag Kashyap has finished the shooting of ‘Bombay Velvet’ and he has hosted a private wrap up party at his residence and at the bash celebrities from Salman Khan, Karan Johar to Ranbir Kapoor  were present but the lead actress of the film Anushka Sharma gave the party a miss. Karan at the ... read more

Shahrukh, Karan Johar, Uday congratulate Rani-Aditya

Rani Mukherjee and Aditya Chopra entered into matrimony on April 21st in Italy in the attendance of close family members and friends. Bollywood celebrities and close friends of the newly wedded like Shahrukh Khan, filmmaker Karan Johar and actor and Aditya’s brother Uday Chopra took to ... read more

Ranbir, Anurag, Karan Johar at ‘Bombay Velvet’ wrap-up party

‘Bombay Velvet’ is an upcoming film directed and co-produced by Anurag Kashyap. It is based on historian Gyan Prakash’s book Mumbai Fables, a story of how the city of Mumbai became a metropolis against the backdrop of love, greed, violence and jazz music. ‘Bombay Velvet’ is the story of an ordina ... read more