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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Ranbir, Anurag, Karan Johar at ‘Bombay Velvet’ wrap-up party

‘Bombay Velvet’ is an upcoming film directed and co-produced by Anurag Kashyap. It is based on historian Gyan Prakash’s book Mumbai Fables, a story of how the city of Mumbai became a metropolis against the backdrop of love, greed, violence and jazz music. ‘Bombay Velvet’ is the story of an ordina ... read more

Karan Johar makes fun of Anushka Sharma

Anurag Kashyap has finished the shooting of ‘Bombay Velvet’ and he has hosted a private wrap up party at his residence and at the bash celebrities from Salman Khan, Karan Johar to Ranbir Kapoor  were present but the lead actress of the film Anushka Sharma gave the party a miss. Karan at the ... read more

Revealed: Why SRK gave a miss to KJo’s 'Koffee WIth Karan'

Bollywood buzz is that superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who is a very close friend of Karan Johar, did not attend the finale of his chat show this season since the actor is angry with the filmmaker and has refused to be a part of the show. This came as quite a shock to the industry as many were expectin ... read more

Hrithik Roshan walks out of ‘Shuddhi’ for money

Gossip mills churn that Hrithik Roshan has walked out of Karan Johar’s highly anticipated movie, ‘Shuddhi’ for monetary issue. It is rumoured that Hrithik wanted a higher percentage of profits of the film which was not accepted by Karan Johar. Following which, the Greek God of Bollywood Hrithik R ... read more

Karan Johar to launch Sridevi’s 17-year-old daughter Jhanvi

Karan Johar launched Mahesh Bhatt’s daughter Alia Bhatt and David Dhawan’s son Varun Dhawan in ‘Student Of The Year’ and now he is keen to launch Sridevi and Boney Kapoor’s daughter Jhanvi Kapoor next. Jhanvi takes keen interest in acting and she is polishing herself in the acting department by t ... read more

Alia Bhatt, Parineeti wrap up ‘Koffee with Karan’

One of the most popular and controversial television shows ‘Koffee with Karan’ saw two young, bright and contemporary stars, who are most talked of today — Parineeti Chopra and Alia Bhatt. The show aired by Star channels and hosted by film producer-director Karan Johar has seen B-town biggies suc ... read more

Shahrukh Khan refuses to appear on ‘Koffee With Karan’

Shahrukh Khan appeared on the first, second and the third season of the chat show, ‘Koffee With Karan’ but the superstar is not keen on appearing on the fourth season of the chat show and the reason best known to him. When Karan approached King Khan for the fourth season, he denied. The fourth se ... read more

Sonam, dad Anil Kapoor grace 'Koffee With Karan'

Karan Johar’s celebrity chat show ‘Koffee With Karan’ saw Bollywood fashionista Sonam       Kapoor with her very ‘young’ father Anil Kapoor on its latest episode on Sunday, March 30. Earlier, Karan had reportedly shared a picture of Sonam and Anil on micro-blogging site T ... read more

Ragini Makkhar’s Katthak troupe wins India’s Got Talent 5

India’s got talent season 5 has finally got its winner after entertaining the audience for three months. Ragini Makkar's Katthak dance troupe Naadyog lifted the IGT 5 trophy. Raagini is a housewife and an ace Kathak teacher. She runs a dance institute called Naadyog and her institute has nearly 3 ... read more