Karan Johar

Other names of Karan Johar: Karan Dharma Kama Johar, KJo
Birthday: 25-05-1972
Age: 46
Star sign: Gemini
Karan Johar is one among the top ten celebrities in the Indian cinema, who is popular in almost all the important fields in the cinema. He was born in the year 1974 in Mumbai to Yash Johar and Hiroo Johar. This man is a multi talented personality, who shines in the field of direction, screenplay writing, producing, costume designing and acting. He has also worked as host in the television industry. Karan Johar is a graduate in Commerce, who studied in H. R. College of Commerce and Economics. He is also a post graduate degree holder in French. His debut to the film industry started as an assistant director in the film Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge. After three years, he made his directorial debut through Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, a film with Sharukh, Salman, Kajol and Rani. This was a block buster hit and Karan Johar reached fame in his first movie, itself. This film won the National Award for the Best Entertainment Film. It has also bagged eight Awards from Filmfare including the Best Director and Screen Play. Kabhie Kushi Kabhi Gham, Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna, My Name Is Khan, Student Of The year and Gippi are the films directed by Karan Johar. He has produced many hit films including Kal Ho Na Ho, Wake Up Sid and I Hate Love Stories. Karan Johar has also acted in Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, apart from his assistant direction. He has also performed as a costume designed for the popular celebrities like Sharukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan and Amitabh Bachchan. Koffee With Karan was the popular show hosted by Karan Johar, which made him popular among the TV audience. This program got aired for four seasons till 2014. He was also a part of the show Jalak Dikhhla Jaa, judging the participants along with Madhuri Dixit.