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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Shahid Kapoor, Karan Johar to host Zee Cine Awards 2016

Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor and filmmaker Karan Johar coming together for the first time to host the upcoming Zee Cine Awards 2016. Both Shahid and Karan hosted awards events in the past but for the first time, they will co-host. The ‘Haider’ actor said that he will keep in mind not to u ... read more

‘Kapoor & Sons’ poster: Alia, Siddharth, Fawad in party mood

A day after veteran actor Rishi Kapoor revealed his first look in forthcoming film ‘Kapoor & Sons’, the first poster of the film is also out. The film’s producer Karan Johar released the poster on Twitter on Wednesday, February 3.   “Here it is! #Kapoorandsonsfirstposter @DharmaMo ... read more

Karan to make homosexual film with SRK, Salman, Aamir?

Filmmaker Karan Johar is planning to make a film on homosexuality with the three Khan superstars of Bollywood – Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and Aamir Khan. Speaking at the trailer launch of Manoj Bajpai starrer ‘Aligarh’, the 43-year-old director claimed that Shah Rukh, Salman and Aamir wi ... read more

Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt starrer 'Shuddhi' shelved

Karan Johar’s dream project ‘Shuddhi’ was shelved. After a long struggle, the casting of the film was finalized but unfortunately the film saw its end when no progress was made so far. The leading stars of ‘Shuddhi’ Varun Dh ... read more

Pix: Ranveer-Deepika, Sidharth-Alia at Karan Johar's bash

Filmmaker Karan Johar loves partying with his friends. Kjo has thrown the first party of the year at his residence and invited all his close friends from the industry. A host of Bollywood celebrities was clicked entering the venue including couples, Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt and ... read more

Shahrukh, Alia start shooting for Gauri Shinde's next

After lots of speculations about the movie being shelved, Gauri Shinde’s upcoming film starring Alia Bhatt and Shah Rukh Khan has begun shooting from Wednesday, January 20. Karan Johar, who is co-producing the film, took to Twitter to share his excitement about the yet untitled film. “And ... read more

Karan Johar discharged from 14-year-old case

Filmmaker Karan Johar got a major reprieve on Tuesday after a local court gave him clean chit in a case against him on charges of insulting the National Anthem in his 2001 directorial ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham’. "Karan Johar had filed a revision petition before sessions court which was hea ... read more

In India speaking your mind can land you in jail, Karan Johar

Speaking at Jaipur Literature festival, filmmaker Karan Johar spoke his heart out about the legal issues, governance and also the hot debate of today’s time i.e, intolerance. Karan said that he is scared to speak about his personal feelings in the public forum in India because it may land him in ... read more

Mumbai Police summon Karan Johar in AIB case

Filmmaker Karan Johar was summoned by Mumbai Police to record his statement in the controversial All India Bakchod (AIB) roast. The event was held in Worli in December 2013. He along with Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor, Deepika Padukone are also likely to be summoned for using abusive words on ... read more