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 mocked for posting Shweta Bachchan, Navya’s pic

On Monday, the 46-year-old ace filmmaker Karan Johar shared picture of Shweta Bachchan Nanda and her daughter Navya Naveli Nanda to announce Shweta's new label (in collaboration with designer Monisha Jaising). But least did the filmmaker know that he would be badly trolled for taking nepotism for ... read more

‘Dhadak’ success bash: Janhvi, Ishaan party with Karan Johar

‘Dhadak’ has crossed the 100 crore mark worldwide and the team of ‘Dhadak’ gathered to celebrate the feat last night. The party was attended by Janhvi Kapoor, Ishaan Khatter, Khushi Kapoor, Karan Johar and others. The two Kapoor sisters colour co-ordinated in black. Janhvi looked stunning ... read more

Karan Johar, Gauri Khan off to Delhi to meet Shweta Bachchan Nanda

Filmmaker Karan Johar and Shahrukh Khan’s wife Gauri Khan were today spotted at Mumbai airport flying off to Delhi to meet their good friend, Shweta Nanda, who lost her father-in-law Rajan Nanda lately. Karan and Gauri are good friends and they often hang out together when Shweta comes to Mumbai. ... read more

Kareena Kapoor to share screen space with Ranveer Singh

Ace filmmaker Karan Johar are bringing two blockbuster actors on-screen. Yes, you guess it right, we are talking about Kareena Kapoor Khan and Ranveer Singh, who are riding high on the success of ‘Veere Di Wedding’ and ‘Padmaavat’. Sadly, the duo will not be romantically paired opposite one ... read more