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 turns 47: Bollywood celebs pour wishes

Karan Johar turned 47 and the ace filmmaker is flooded with birthday wish. Karan said that he is quite excited as he has a long list to achieve before he turns 50 and he is also worried as he thinks he has less time to spend with his kids. Parineeti Chopra#wrote, “A happy, happy birthday t ... read more

Ranbir, Ayan Mukherji, Karan Johar ring in Alia’s 26th birthday

Alia Bhatt turned 26 today and at midnight, the actres’s close buddies dropped at her residnce to celebrate her birthday. Alia cut the cake and all sang happy birthday for dear Alia. The birthday girl was dressed in a floral printed dress. Alia’s rumoured beau and actor Ranbir Kapoor, her ... read more