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Karan Johar

Biography

Bollywood actor, movie director, and producer who all became synonymous with blockbuster love movies. He broke into Bollywood as an professional within the 1995 film Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, after that produced his directorial debut using the highly-acclaimed Kuch Kuch Hota Hai. He attained crossover success this year 2010 with I AM Khan. The film highlighted a pared-down directorial design from his prior features and tackled weightier problems, a big change in concentrate for him which was noticed all over the world. His dad, Yash Johar, founded Dhrama Productions in India, creating movies noted because of their lavish pieces and traditional Indian beliefs. He created the Filmfare Award-winning 2010 film WE HAVE BEEN Family members, which starred Kareena Kapoor.

Quick Facts


Full Name Karan Johar
Date Of Birth May 25, 1972
Place Of Birth Mumbai, India
Height 1.75 m
Profession Director
Nationality Indian
Star Sign Gemini

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#Fact
1Favorite movies are Kabhie Kabhie (1976), Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959), Masoom (1983), Lamhe (1991), Hum Aapke Hain Koun...! (1994), Awaara (1951), Sholay (1975), Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001), Satya (1998), Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006), Chak de! India (2007), Roman Holiday (1953), Titanic (1997), Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) and Blue Valentine (2010).
2His best friends in the industry include Aditya Chopra, Shahrukh Khan, Rani Mukerji and Kajol.
3For a period of time, Johar followed numerology, creating film titles in which the first word and a number of others in the title would begin with the letter "K." After watching Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006), which was critical of numerology, he decided to stop this practice.
4Son of Yash Johar.
5Family is close with Yash Chopra's family.


Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Badrinath Ki Dulhania2017producer post-production
The Ghazi Attack2017executive producer filming
Ok Jaanu2017producer post-production
Koochie Koochie Hota Hai2017executive producer post-production
Mohit Suri's Nextproducer announced
Pricelessproducer announced
Shhuddhiproducer announced
Dear Zindagi2016producer
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil2016producer
Baar Baar Dekho2016producer
Kapoor & Sons2016producer
Shaandaar2015producer
Brothers2015/Iproducer
Phir Bhi Na Maane Badtameez Dil2015TV Series producer
Ungli2014producer
Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania2014producer
2 States2014producer
Hasee Toh Phasee2014producer
Gori Tere Pyaar Mein2013producer
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani2013producer
The Lunchbox2013co-producer
Gippi2013producer
Student of the Year2012producer
The Suite Life of Karan & Kabir2012TV Series producer
Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu2012producer
Agneepath2012producer
We Are Family2010producer
I Hate Luv Storys2010producer
Kurbaan2009producer
Wake Up Sid2009producer
Dostana2008producer
Kaal2005co-producer
Kal Ho Naa Ho2003producer
Duplicate1998co-producer

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Shaandaar2015Special Guest
Bombay Velvet2015Kaizad Khambatta
Hasee Toh Phasee2014Client
Koffee with Karan2007-2011TV SeriesHost
Alag: He Is Different.... He Is Alone...2006Special Appearance (Song)
Kal Ho Naa Ho2003Sitting in restaurant
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge1995Rocky, Raj's friend
Indradhanush1989TV SeriesSrikant

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Koochie Koochie Hota Hai2017post-production
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil2016dialogue / story and screenplay
Bombay Talkies2013screenplay by
Student of the Year2012
Kurbaan2009story
Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna2006screenplay / story
Kal Ho Naa Ho2003screenplay / story
Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham...2001written by
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai1998dialogue / screenplay / story

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil2016
Bombay Talkies2013
Student of the Year2012
My Name Is Khan2010
Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna2006
Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham...2001
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai1998

Costume Department

Costume Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Veer-Zaara2004costume designer: Shah Rukh Khan
Main Hoon Na2004costume designer: Shahrukh Khan
Mohabbatein2000costume design: men / stylist: men
Duplicate1998costume designer: Shah Rukh Khan
Dil To Pagal Hai1997costumes: Shahrukh Khan

Costume Designer

Costume Designer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Om Shanti Om2007
Mohabbatein2000

Assistant Director

Assistant Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge1995assistant director

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Shamitabh2015thanks
Happy Valentines Day2014Video short special thanks
Ugly2013special thanks
Ra.One2011special thanks
Stanley Ka Dabba2011very special thanks
Jhootha Hi Sahi2010special thanks
Dhobi Ghat2010special thanks
Aisha2010/Ispecial thanks
Tere Bin Laden2010special thanks
Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai2010grateful thanks
Luck by Chance2009very special thanks
Fashion2008special thanks
Firaaq2008special thanks
Om Shanti Om2007very friendly appearance
Dor2006special thanks
Tehzeeb2003thank you for being there... always
Fiza2000thanks
Across the Line2000special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Koffee with Karan2004-2016TV SeriesHimself - Host
The Kapil Sharma Show2016TV SeriesHimself
Still Rolling: The DDLJ Story2016Documentary shortHimself
Shamitabh2015Himself
Planet's Got Talent2015TV SeriesHimself
Look Who's Talking with Niranjan2014TV SeriesHimself
Comedy Nights with Kapil2014TV SeriesHimself
Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai2010Himself
55th Idea Filmfare Awards2010TV SpecialHimself - Co-host
Luck by Chance2009Himself
Shah Rukh Khan: In Love with Germany2008Video documentaryHimself
Fashion2008Himself
C Kkompany2008Himself
Kya Aap Paanchvi Pass Se Tez Hain?2008TV SeriesHimself
Om Shanti Om2007Himself
52nd Fair One Filmfare Awards2007TV SpecialHimself - Host
TalkAsia2007TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Home Delivery: Aapko... Ghar Tak2005Himself
Indian Idol2004TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity Judge (2005)

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013Special AwardsApsara Film Producers Guild AwardsPresident's HonourStudent of the Year (2012)
2013Film AwardBIG Star Entertainment Awards, IndiaMost Entertaining Romantic FilmYeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)· Hiroo Johar
2013Reader's ChoiceStardust Awards, IndiaDream DirectorStudent of the Year (2012)
2011Popular AwardAwards of the International Indian Film AcademyBest DirectorMy Name Is Khan (2010)
2011Filmfare AwardFilmfare AwardsBest DirectorMy Name Is Khan (2010)
2008Award for Technical ExcellenceAwards of the International Indian Film AcademyBest Costume DesignOm Shanti Om (2007)· Manish Malhotra
· Sanjeev Mulchandani
2007Popular AwardAnnual Central European Bollywood Awards, IndiaBest CostumesOm Shanti Om (2007)· Manish Malhotra
· Sanjeev Mulchandani
2004Popular AwardAwards of the International Indian Film AcademyBest PictureKal Ho Naa Ho (2003)· Yash Johar
2004Award for Technical ExcellenceAwards of the International Indian Film AcademyBest StoryKal Ho Naa Ho (2003)
2004ScreenScreen Weekly AwardsBest ScreenplayKal Ho Naa Ho (2003)
2002Award for Technical ExcellenceAwards of the International Indian Film AcademyBest DialogueKabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001)
2002Filmfare AwardFilmfare AwardsBest DialogueKabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001)
2002Special Jury PrizeValenciennes International Festival of Action and Adventure FilmsKabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001)
2002Audience AwardValenciennes International Festival of Action and Adventure FilmsFeature FilmKabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001)
2002Student Jury AwardValenciennes International Festival of Action and Adventure FilmsKabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001)
2002France Bleu Nord AwardValenciennes International Festival of Action and Adventure FilmsKabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001)
2001Award for Technical ExcellenceAwards of the International Indian Film AcademyBest Costume DesignMohabbatein (2000)· Manish Malhotra
1999Filmfare AwardFilmfare AwardsBest DirectorKuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)
1999Filmfare AwardFilmfare AwardsBest ScreenplayKuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)
1999ScreenScreen Weekly AwardsBest DirectorKuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015Popular AwardAwards of the International Indian Film AcademyBest Picture2 States (2014)· Sajid Nadiadwala
2014Apsara AwardApsara Film Producers Guild AwardsBest FilmYeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)· Hiroo Johar
2014Popular AwardAwards of the International Indian Film AcademyBest PictureYeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)· Hiroo Johar
2014Film AwardBIG Star Entertainment Awards, IndiaMost Entertaining Romantic FilmHasee Toh Phasee (2014)· Vikas Bahl
· Anurag Kashyap
· Vikramaditya Motwane
2014Filmfare AwardFilmfare AwardsBest FilmYeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)· Hiroo Johar
2014ScreenScreen Weekly AwardsBest FilmYeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)· Hiroo Johar
2014Popular AwardZee Cine AwardsBest FilmYeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)· Hiroo Johar
2013Film AwardBIG Star Entertainment Awards, IndiaMost Entertaining FilmYeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)· Hiroo Johar
2013Queer PalmCannes Film FestivalBombay Talkies (2013)· Anurag Kashyap
· Dibakar Banerjee
· Zoya Akhtar
2013Filmfail AwardFilmfail AwardsWorst Screenplay AwardStudent of the Year (2012)· Renzil D'Silva
2013Popular AwardZee Cine AwardsBest FilmAgneepath (2012)· Hiroo Johar
2010Filmfare AwardFilmfare AwardsBest FilmWake Up Sid (2009)· Hiroo Johar
2009Popular AwardAwards of the International Indian Film AcademyBest PictureDostana (2008)· Hiroo Johar
2007Popular AwardAwards of the International Indian Film AcademyBest DirectorKabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006)
2007Popular AwardAwards of the International Indian Film AcademyBest PictureKabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006)· Hiroo Johar
2007Filmfare AwardFilmfare AwardsBest DirectorKabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006)
2005Technical AwardZee Cine AwardsBest Costume DesignMain Hoon Na (2004)· Manish Malhotra
2004Apsara AwardApsara Film Producers Guild AwardsBest FilmKal Ho Naa Ho (2003)· Yash Johar
2004Apsara AwardApsara Film Producers Guild AwardsBest ScreenplayKal Ho Naa Ho (2003)
2002Popular AwardAwards of the International Indian Film AcademyDirectionKabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001)
2002Popular AwardAwards of the International Indian Film AcademyBest StoryKabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001)
2002Filmfare AwardFilmfare AwardsBest FilmKabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001)
2002Filmfare AwardFilmfare AwardsBest DirectorKabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001)
2002Popular AwardZee Cine AwardsBest DirectorKabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001)


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#Quote
1I've just gone through a life changing experience. It's called Black. Mr Bachchan's performance is the best I've seen by a male actor. And Rani! My God! When I remember how I used to scream instructions at her during Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, I wonder what I was doing. Rani has not just surpassed her contemporaries but almost everything done by actresses in our cinema in the last fifty years.
2[Rani Mukerji] is an amazing talent who has become one of our finest actresses. I feel proud to have been part of that process.
3About Hrithik Roshan: Hrithik is obsessed with his work. We all are, but while all of us give 100% he gives 300%.

#Trademark
1Most of the movies he directs start with the letter K or have a word beginning with the letter K in the title.
2Always casts Shah Rukh Khan

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