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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Kareena Kapoor to star in Karan Johar’s next project

Kareena Kapoor is yet to begin shooting for her first film post childbirth that she signed last year, and she has already bagged another project. The gorgeous actress will be collaborating with her buddy, filmmaker Karan Johar for his next. The ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Director’ has roped in Ka ... read more

Sridevi, Shilpa Shetty have fun at Karan Johar's Sunday binge

Karan Johar loves to party and often invites his Bollywood buddies at the place for get-togethers. The ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’, hosted a ‘Sunday binge’ and called over his friends Sridevi, Shilpa Shetty and ace designer Manish Malhotra. Shilpa’s mom and sister – Sunanda and Shamita Shetty were also ... read more

Fun Unlimited: Karan Johar, Saif Ali Khan to host IIFA 2017

Saif Ali Khan is going to co-host the 18th edition of the International Indian Film Academy Awards along with filmmaker Karan Johar in New York on July 15. In a statement to the media, the 46-year-old actor said that they have a 'lot of surprises' in store for their fans, "I am ... read more

Karan Johar gets a nostalgic surprise from Shekhar Kapur

Karan Johar was delighted and became nostalgic when filmmaker Shekhar Kapur surprised him with an old photograph of Karan’s dad Yash Johar with the legendary martial artist-cum-action star Bruce Lee and American actor James Coburn. Shekhar Kapoor shared the black-and-white picture on Twitt ... read more

Pics: Kareena, Karisma, Malaika visit Karan Johar post birthday

Filmmaker Karan Johar’s 45th birthday was a star-studded affair and it saw bevy of Bollywood stars and close pals of the ace filmmaker turned up for the lavish birthday party but what raised the eyebrows is Kareena Kapoor Khan’s absence. It is later learnt that Kareena ditched Kjo’s bi ... read more

Farah Khan shares old photo with Karan Johar, Shahrukh Khan

Choreographer turned filmmaker Farah Khan shared old picture with besties Karan Johar and Shahrukh Khan. The picture talks about her long standing friendship with Karan and Shahrukh. The picture shows Farah sitting on Karan’s lap with Shahrukh by their side. The picture is clicked at a retro them ... read more