Film Producer Director Karan Johar Biography, Movies, Love Life, Wiki
Karan Johar is one of the most renowned film directors in the Indian cinema industry. He has also done cameo roles in a couple of films. Apart from being a great director, he is also a producer, screenwriter and he also loves to design costumes. He is a well-known face of the Indian film and television industry. He is also regarded as one of the best Bollywood directors of all time. He has produced many successful films under his banner Dharma Productions. It’s every actor’s dream to work with him in their career. He also likes to judge TV shows and has been actively involved in it. Karan Johar biography reveals insightful details about his journey and unfolds many stories about his life.
Karan Johar Date of Birth
Karan Johar birthday falls on 25th May and he was born in the year 1972. He was born and raised in Mumbai, India. Karan Johar is a party animal and also known to throw lavish parties for his friends in the industry. Karan Johar parties have always been in the talks of the town and everyone from the industry attends his grand parties.
Karan Johar Family Background
Karan Johar belongs to a Punjabi family and was born to famous Indian film producers and also the founders of Dharma Productions, Yash Johar, and Hiroo Johar. He belongs to a filmy family. His mother is the sister of the renowned filmmakers, BR Chopra and Yash Chopra. Aditya Chopra, a well-known Indian director, and actor Uday Chopra are the cousins of Karan Johar. After the death of Yash Johar on 26th June 2004 due to a chest infection as he was suffering from cancer, Karan Johar took over the charge of Dharma Productions.
Karan Johar Education
Karan Johar is one the most qualified directors in Indian cinema. He completed his schooling from Greenlawns High School in Mumbai. He then attended H.R. College of Commerce and Economics in Mumbai. He also has Master’s degree in French. He was always fascinated by the art of cinema and filmmaking. Learn more about his personal life through this detailed biography of Karan Johar.
Karan Johar Personal Life
Karan Johar personal life has always in the media limelight. He is one the most versatile directors and has changed the way of Indian cinema in many ways. Karan Johar height is 5 feet 7 inches and he weighs around 75 kgs. Since he is always behind the camera he doesn’t need to have a great body. He is also known for his pouty looks in the pictures he shares with his fans. He is highly active on the social media sites like Instagram and Twitter. One can follow him on Twitter or Instagram to be connected with him.
Karan Johar career
In 1989, Karan Johar age was just 17 and he worked in a Doordarshan serial ‘Indradhanush’ as Shrikant. He started his career as an assistant director with Aditya Chopra from the movie ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’ starring Shahrukh khan and Kajol which is one the most iconic movie of the Indian cinema. He also gave a cameo appearance as Shahrukh Khan’s friend in the movie. He made his directorial debut in 1998 from the movie ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’ starring Shahrukh Khan, Kajol and Rani Mukherjee which was a blockbuster. He also won Filmfare Awards for ‘Best Director’ and ‘Best Screenplay’. He earned the National Film Award for ‘Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment’ in the same year as well.
Just like many top Hindi film directors, Karan believed in numerology and started his film’s titles with the alphabet K, but now he has stopped using it. He has given some major blockbusters from Bollywood and Karan Johar movies include ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham’, ‘Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna’, ‘My Name is Khan’, ‘Student of the Year’, ‘Bombay Talkies’ and much more. His movies are a clear testimony that indicates he is the best Bollywood director. He had also produced some spectacular movies like ‘Kal ho Naa Ho’, ‘Wake up Sid’, ‘We are Family’, ‘Dostana’, ‘Agneepath’, ‘Yeh Jawaani hai Deewani’, ‘2 States’, ‘Kapoor and Sons’ and much more. He has also worked as a costume designer for some of Shahrukh Khan’s movies like ‘Dil Toh Pagal Hai’, ‘Duplicate’, ‘Mohabbatein’, ‘Main Hoon Na’, ‘VeerZaara’ and ‘Om Shanti Om’. He has appeared in many movies as a cameo but came into full-fledged acting debut from the movie ‘Bombay Velvet’, where he was seen portraying a negative character. Karan Johar upcoming movies are highly awaited by fans and critics alike given his amazing directorial talent.
In 2004 he started hosting a celebrity chat show ‘Coffee with Karan’ where he was seen interviewing the celebrities. In 2010, he again hosted a television show called ‘Lift Kara De’ and with this Karan Johar TV shows started becoming popular. Since 2012 he is also seen as the judge of the reality shows like ‘Jhalak Dikhla Jaa’ and ‘India’s Got Talent’.
Interesting Facts about Karan Johar
- In DDLJ, Shahrukh Khan’s costumes were selected by Karan Johar.
- Some of his best friends from the industry are Shahrukh Khan, Kajol, Gauri Khan, Rani Mukherjee and Kareena Kapoor among.
- He has a Masters degree in French.
Karan Johar Love Affairs
Karan Johar is currently single and is involved in no relationships. It was rumored that Karan Johar girlfriend is famous TV director Ekta Kapoor but they both falsified the claims. Also to a surprise, there were rumors about Karan Johar boyfriend too claiming that he is a homosexual but he denied it right away. For those waiting for Karan Johar marriage will have to wait a little longer as he has confirmed nothing as of now.
Karan Johar Controversy
Karan Johar has always been in the news being it’s for his show ‘Coffee with Karan’ or his appearance in ‘AIB Roast’. He also had a verbal fight with Ram Gopal Verma where RGV tweeted and made remarks on Karan’s films and KJo bashed him back through his tweets. These are the only controversies he was a part of as per Karan Johar wiki.