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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Siddharth debuts as singer with Alia, Fawad in 'Kapoor & Sons'

Siddharth Malhotra, Fawad Khan and Alia Bhatt who are starring in Karan Johar’s production ‘Kapoor & Sons’ will be singing a song in their own voices which will be recorded and picturised next month. The film is almost complete with only a few days’ work left. The promotional video wil ... read more

Anushka confirms her South African holiday with beau Virat?

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Farah Khan won’t be replacing KJo on Jhalak Reloaded

Producer-director Karan Johar has bid adieu to the celebrity dance reality show ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Reloaded’. Karan had been judging the show for four seasons now. The dance show is left with only three judges – Shahid Kapoor, Lauren Gotlieb and choreographer Ganesh Hegde.   Followin ... read more

Karan Johar quits ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’, gets emotional

After judging the dance celebrity show, ‘Jhaak Dikhhla Jaa’ for four seasons, filmmaker Karan Johar finally quits Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Reloaded’. The ace filmmaker got emotional judged at the final episode of ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’.    He took to Twitter to share the news to ... read more

Karan Johar’s ‘Shhuddhi’ being shelved

Filmmaker Karan Johar’s production ‘Shhuddhi’ is once again making news. But this time it is not about a change in the casting. The film which was slated to release next year has not taken off yet and might be shelved after all. For the past three years the film has been witnessing a chang ... read more

Siddharth on Alia: what we do off-screen is sacred to me

Actors Siddharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt are rumoured to be seeing each other for some time. Though the couple has not come out in the open about their relationship, they have been often spotted together in Public. However, when asked, Siddharth didn’t want to address such rumours. "Certai ... read more