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Karan Johar

Karan Johar often informally referred to as KJo, is an Indian film director, producer, screenwriter, costume designer, actor and television personality who is primarily known for his work in Hindi films. He is the son of Hiroo Johar and the acclaimed producer Yash Johar. Johar made his directorial debut with the blockbuster romance Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), which earned him the Filmfare Awards for Best Director and Best Screenplay. His next two films were the ensemble dramas Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001) and Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006), which were both very successful in the overseas market. His counter-terrorism drama My Name Is Khan (2010) earned him his second Filmfare Award for Best Director. These, along with the several successful films he has produced under the Dharma Productions banner, have established him as one of the leading director-producers in Hindi cinema.

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May 25, 1972 In Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge 1995-10-20
Latest Project:
Movie Simmba 2018-12-28
Known For
Poster of Shaandaar
Poster of Bombay Velvet
Poster of Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna
Poster of Koffee with Karan
Series India’s Next Superstars Himself - Judge 2018-01-13
Movie Welcome to New York Karan/Arjun 2018-02-23
Movie Simmba Cameo Appearance 2018-12-28
Movie Bombay Velvet Kaizad Khambatta 2015-05-15
Movie Shaandaar Karan Johar 2015-10-22
Movie Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai Himself 2010-04-09
Movie Luck by Chance Himself (uncredited) 2009-01-30
Series India's Got Talent Judge 2009-06-27
Movie C Kkompany Special Appearance 2008-08-29
Movie Fashion Himself (Cameo) 2008-10-29
Movie Salaam-e-Ishq Himself (Voice Over) 2007-01-26
Movie Om Shanti Om Self 2007-11-07
Movie Alag Special Appearance in "Sabse Alag" Song 2006-06-16
Movie Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna Guest Appearance (uncredited) 2006-08-11
Movie Home Delivery Himself (uncredited) 2005-12-02
Series Indian Idol 2004-10-28
Series Koffee with Karan Self - Host 2004-11-19
Movie Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge Rocky 1995-10-20