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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‘Happy and Prosperous Diwali’, tweets Big B, Sridevi, Kjo

Bollywood celebrities took to twitter to wish their fans a very ‘Happy and Prosperous Diwali’. Here's what the celebrities tweeted: Amitabh Bachchan: Many thank you's first for all those that send me their wishes for Deepawali... may there be prosperity, & the brightness of ... read more

Shahrukh reveals the truth behind rift with Karan Johar

Shahrukh Khan and Karan Johar used to be best buddies two years back but eventually, they had a fall-out for some unknown reasons and they drifted apart. Personally as well as professionally, both have separated and hardly spotted together. Many things were said and written about King Khan a ... read more

Karan Johar gets nostalgic about ‘Student of The Year’

Karan Johar felt nostalgic as his movie ‘Student of The Year’ completed two years on Sunday. The romantic comedy ‘Student of the Year’ launched Alia Bhat, Varun Dhawan and Siddharth Malhotra in 2012. It was a great success at the box office and the viewers appreciated the effort of the new comers ... read more

Shraddha Kapoor turns item girl for Karan Johar's 'Ungli'

Shraddha Kapoor is the next Bollywood actress to join the bandwagon of item girls. Shraddha who grabbed eyeballs with blockbuster ‘Aashiqui 2’ will now shake her legs for the first time in any item song for filmmaker Karan Johar. Karan Johar’s next release ‘Ungli’ will see Shraddha doing some rau ... read more

'Rangrasiya' Ashish Sharma wins ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7’

The seventh season of the dance celebrity show, ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ finally ends and the new season has already got its winner. Ashish Sharma has lifted the winner trophy beating finalists, Shakti Mohan, Mouni Roy and Karan Tacker. Sharma though not a professional dancer, consistently pe ... read more

Stars wish Big B ‘a healthy and long life’ on birthday

As the iconic star of Indian cinema, megastar Amitabh Bachchan turns 72 today, celebrities and fans wished a long and healthy life for Big B. Love and admiration for Amitabh Bachchan was expressed by fans on the social networking sites on his D-day.   Celebrities like Priyanka Chopra, ... read more

Shubho Bijoya and Happy Dussehra, tweets B-town

On the auspicious occasion of Dussehra and Vijaya Dashami, Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Karan Johar, Bipasha Basu, Anupam Kher took to twitter to wish their fans all the good wishes and best in life. They wish good health, prosperity and lots of happiness to one and all. H ... read more

Karan Johar's next is a biopic on Dhyan Chand

It seems Bollywood has fallen in love with the sports genre. Especially since movies like ‘Mary Kom’, ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’, ‘Chak De India’ and ‘Lagaan’ made it big in the box office. Joining the bandwagon now is Karan Johar. Karan has recently bought the right to make a filmy adaptation of Dhyan ... read more

Karan Johar, Sanjay Leela Bhansali in war over casting

Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh are the talk of the town. The glamorous icons of the silver screen have been much in talk for their alleged love affair and public appearances together. Naturally, capturing the chemistry between the two onscreen would be a great attraction for any Hindi film. I ... read more

Karan Johar misses dad Yash Johar

Karan Johar, who has been a friend, guide, mentor and even a fatherly figure to most of the current day B-town celebs like Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Sidharth Malhotra and even to the Badshah himself, SRK, recently got emotional when he remembered his own father and mentor, late producer Yash Joha ... read more