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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Karan Johar, Sanjay Leela Bhansali patch-up at 'Piku' success bash

It’s an end of a long standing rivalry. Two talented filmmakers Karan Johar and Sanjay Leela Bhansali finally end their enmity and got back together. The duo shared cold vibes for casting coup. Bhansali roped in Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh for ‘Bajirao Mastani’ for which Karan Johar failed ... read more

Karan Johar reacts to KRK’s claim of the Rs. 25 lakhs bribe

The actor KRK who is mostly busy is passing unnecessary and rude controversial remarks on celebrities from Bollywood to leave a bad taste in their mouths, has this time new targets from the industry. His targets are none other than the famous Bollywood director Karan Johar and dire ... read more

Karan Johar confirms ‘Kapoor & Sons’ cast

KJo fans would do anything to hear news on the upcoming ‘Kapoor & Sons’, though the news is coming in bits and pieces. One little detail released by the filmmaker gives rise to several speculations, and not to forget- the spicy rumors! Karan Johar very well knows how to increase the ... read more

Twinkle Khanna parties with KJo, Malaika, Manish Malhotra

Mrfunnybones aka Twinkle Khanna catches up with her close pals from the industry. She parties with Malaika Arora Khan, sister Rinkie Khanna, designer Manish Malhotra, best friend and filmmaker Karan Johar and few others, The gang posted few photos of the fun filled night. Director Karan J ... read more

Karan Johar crosses 6 million followers on Twitter

After actor-director Farhan Akhtar crossed 5 million mark on Twitter, now ace filmmaker Karan Johar, who joined the micro-blogging site Twitter in July, 2009, has achieved a milestone by crossing six million followers on Twitter. On this remarkable achievement, the filmmaker took to twitter to th ... read more

Varun Dhawan@28: Bollywood wishes the birthday boy

The ‘Student of the Year’ actor Varun Dhawan turns 28 today and Bollywood celebrities took to the social networking site to wish the talented actor a very happy birthday and eventful year ahead. Karan Johar, who directed Varun in his debut film ‘Student Of The Year’, said, "Happy birthday ... read more

Karan Johar dying to direct Aishwarya, Anushka

Ace filmmaker Karan Johar is dying to direct two beautiful ladies, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Anushka Sharma in his next directional venture ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’. For the first time Karan is going to work with Ash and Anushka and the filmmaker is highly looking forward to it. "The film th ... read more