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.

All About Karan Johar

Leaked pictures from ‘Baahubali 2’ shoot go viral

Fans have to wait till April next year to know why Katappa killed Baahubali. The second part of the epic film is currently being shot in Rayalseema, Andhra Pradesh. But despite the best efforts of the makers to keep it under wraps, few pictures from the shooting got leaked and have gone viral. ... read more

Kjo confirms Shahrukh’s cameo in ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’

Karan Johar last directed his best friend and superstar Shahrukh Khan in ‘My Name Is Khan’ and after  seven years, Karan is directing Shahrukh in his upcoming film, ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ not for the full movie but for a cameo. King Khan is playing a cameo in Karan Johar’s Diwali release and i ... read more

After Ajay Devgn, KRK gets into Twitter war with Remo D’Souza

The controversy involving Kamal Rashid Khan being paid to promote Karan Johar’s film ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ and tweet negative things about Ajay Devgn’s ‘Shivaay’ hasn’t reached its logical conclusion yet. But the self-proclaimed critic has already got involved in another Twitter war. This t ... read more

I never took any money from Karan Johar, Kamal Rashid Khan

No sooner Ajay Devgn has posted the recorded telephonic conversation between his manager and friend Kumar Mangat and Kamal Rashid Khan in which the latter was heard talking to Mangat that he has been paid Rs 25 lakh by filmmaker Karan Johar to speak ill about ‘Shivaay’ and promote Karan’s film, ‘ ... read more

Karan Johar reacts to KRK-Ajay Devgn controversy

Karan Johar has finally reacted to the controversy that he has paid Kamal Rashid Khan aka KRK to speak negative things about Ajay Devgn’s upcoming film ‘Shivaay’ and praise his own ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’. According to Karan Johar, his self-respect, reputation, company's reputation and his up ... read more