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Karan Johar Biography and Profile

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Karan Johar Profile

Birth Name Karan Dharma Kama Johar
Known As Karan Johar
Occupation Actor, director, producer, screenwriter, costume designer, television host
Popular as Director/Producer
Career 1995–present
Debut Film Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (Actor)
Date of Birth May 25, 1972
Birth Place Mumbai, India
Zodiac Gemini
Nationality Indian
Height 1.75 m
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Brown
Education Green Lawns High School, H.R. College of Commerce and Economics
Father Yash Johar
Mother Hiroo Johar

Karan Johar Biography

Karan Dharma Kama Johar famous as Karan Johar is an Indian director, producer, screenwriter, costume designer, television host and actor. He was born on May 25, 1972 in Mumbai, India to Hiroo Johar and Yash Johar. His father was a Bollywood film producer and founder of Dharma Productions. He studied at the Greenlawns High School and attended H.R. College of Commerce and Economics in Mumbai. He also recieved a Masters degree in French. He started his career as an actor when he played the role of Shahrukh Khan’s close friend Raj in the film Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge in 1995. He made his first directional debut in 1998 in with the film Kuch Kuch Hota Hai which earned him fame and popularity and the film won 8 Filmfare Awards and National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment. In 2003 he made his debut as a producer in the film Kal Ho Naa Ho which won 8 Filmfare awards and 2 National film awards. In 2004 he became the host of the celebrity-based chat show Koffee with Karan. The programme was met with huge success and became the first English entertainment show to score a huge rating in India.

Karan Johar Filmography

Year Film Director Producer Writer Verdict
1998 Kuch Kuch Hota Hai Yes Yes All Time Blockbuster
2001 Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham Yes Yes Blockbuster
2003 Kal Ho Naa Ho Yes Yes Super Hit
2005 Kaal Yes Above Average
2006 Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna Yes Yes Yes Hit
2008 Dostana Yes Hit
2009 Kurbaan Yes Flop
Wake Up Sid Yes Hit
2010 My Name Is Khan Yes Yes Yes Hit
I Hate Luv Storys Yes Hit
We Are Family Yes Average
2012 Agneepath Yes Super Hit
Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu Yes Above Average
Student Of The Year Yes Yes Yes Semi Hit
2013 Bombay Talkies Yes Yes Flop
Gippi Yes Flop
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Yes Blockbuster
Gori Tere Pyaar Mein Yes Disaster
2014 Hasee Toh Phasee Yes Above Average
2 States Yes
Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania Yes
Ungli Yes
Badtameez Dil Yes
Gutka Yes
Untitled Remo D’Souza Directorial Yes
2015 Shuddhi Yes
Upcoming Koochie Koochie Hota Hai Yes Yes
As Actor
Year Title Role
1995 Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge Rocky
2004 Main Hoon Na Credits
2005 Home Delivery: Aapko… Ghar Tak Himself
2006 Alag (himself/voice in the song “Sabse Alag”)
2007 Salaam-e-Ishq (himself/voice)
2007 Om Shanti Om (cameo as himself)
2008 C Kkompany (cameo as the Game show host)
2008 Fashion (cameo as himself)
2009 Luck by Chance (cameo as himself)
2014 Bombay Velvet Kaizad Khambatta

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