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.

All About Karan Johar

Daughter Roohi calls Karan ‘Papa’ for the first time

Karan Johar had a little meltdown few days ago when her daughter Roohi for the first time called her ‘Papa’. The magical word moved Karan into tears. His tweets reads, "She said papa! It's time for my mini meltdown!" Actor Siddharth Malhotra, Meghna Gulzar and designer Prabal Guru ... read more

Deepika Padukone strikes a pose with Karan Johar

Deepika Padukone and Karan Johar are teaming up for an ad film. The filmmaker is directing the ‘Padmaavat’ actress for an ad film and the duo posed for a selfie on the set. Karan captioned the picture# “Left profilers." Director Punit Malhotra is also a part of the project. Sharing th ... read more

Kajol, Rani, Kareena attend Karan Johar’s mom’s birthday

Karan Johar hosted a grand bash to celebrate mom Hiroo Johar’s 75th birthday and it was attended by Kareena Kapoor Khan, Manish Malhotra, Rani Mukherji, Kajol and many more close friends of the ace filmmaker. Sidharth Malhotra was also invited and he clicked a selfie with Hiroo ... read more

Pics: Ranveer, Deepika visit Karan Johar on Sunday night

On Sunday night, lovebirds Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone were spotted in a car arriving at Karan Johar’s residence. Both Ranveer and Deepika were dressed casually. Ranveer dons a hat and a kaala chashma while Deepika nailed the next-door girl in a spectacle. In one of the pictures, the ... read more