Karan Johar is the full name of this renowned Indian actor, screenwriter, director, producer, costume designer, and costume designer.
Apart from being the son of famous Bollywood film producer Yash Johar, Karan has also carved out a niche for himself in the industry and recorded his own successes. Film Industry.
Karan Johar was born on May 25, 1972 in Mumbai. He is the only child of Indian film producer Yash Johar and his wife Hiroo Johar.
He attended Greenlawns High School, Mumbai as well as HR College of Economics and Commerce, also in Mumbai. He holds a master’s degree in French.
Karan’s father, Yash Johar, is a renowned Indian film producer known for upholding Indian tradition and family values in the films he has produced. He founded Dharma Productions (a Hindi film production and distribution company).
Johar died on June 26, 2004 in Mumbai, after battling with a chest infection. Before that, he was also battling cancer. He was 74 at the time of his death.
Karan Johar’s love for the screen dates back to his childhood days. He cites Sooraj R. Barjatya, Raj Kapoor and Yash Chopra as his main influencers in his childhood. He started his career as an actor before moving into directing, producing and all the other aspects of filmmaking he is now known for.
His first role was at the age of seventeen when he appeared as “Shrikant” in 1989’s Doordarshan Serial Indradhanush. In 1995, he played the role of Shah Rukh Khan’s friend in Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge ( a film he was an assistant director ). Since then, Karan Johar has made guest appearances in films like Om Shanti Om (he played himself), Coincidence and Fashion
He started directing in 1995 as Deputy Director Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, with Aditya Chopra as Senior Director. He took his first steps as a director by directing a successful 1998 romance film Kuch Kuch Hota Hai. The film became a major Box Office hit, received positive reviews from critics, won the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment. It also won major awards at the 44th Filmfare Awards, including four acting awards, best film and best director.
After Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, his next directing venture was Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, A Family Drama starring Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan and Shah Rukh Khan.
He also directed the 2006 romantic drama Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna, 2010 counter-terrorism drama My Name Is Khan (which won him his second Filmfare Award for Best Director), 2012 Student of the Year. directors such as Dibakar Banerjee, Anurag Kashyap and Zoya Akhtar to make an anthology film. Bombay Talkies – a collection of four short films produced to celebrate the centenary of Hindi cinema.
In 2016, he directed the romantic drama Dil Hai Mushkil, which he also wrote. The film, which received positive reviews from critics, starred Anushka Sharma, Ranbir Kapoor and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.
After the death of his father, Karan Johar took over Dharma Productions and produced several films by other directors under the Dharma banner and many of these films achieved huge success. Some of these films include I Hate Luv’s Stories, Sharma Ki Dulhania Humpty, Kal Ho Naa Ho, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Agneepath, Kapoor & Sons, 2 States, and Dostana.
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As a costume designer, he has worked on the film sets of Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Hoon Na Main, Mohabbatein, Dil To Pagal Hai, Duplicate, Om Shanti Om and Veer-Zaara.
Karan Johar has hosted celebrity talk show – Koffee with Karan since 2004, he interviews Hindi film industry personalities, directors, producers and others. He has also served as a judge on reality shows like India’s Got Talent, India’s Next Superstars and Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa.
Is Karan Johar gay? Wife, children, boyfriend
There have been so many rumors and speculations about Karan Johar’s sexual orientation. In 2017, the filmmaker addressed the issue in his biography, A Misfit Boy. In the book, Johar said he didn’t need to spell out his sexual orientation which everyone already knew because he lives in a country that hasn’t yet accepted his gender and he could be arrested and imprisoned.
According to him, he has a job, a commitment to his company, to the people who work for him and over a hundred others for whom he is responsible, so he does not need to go to court because of ridiculous, completely fanatical people, who have neither education nor intelligence.
In the book, he also straightens out his relationship with Shah Rukh Khan, with whom many had rumors that he was romantically involved, saying he was a father figure and older brother, and that their relationship was seen as such and submissive. to such rumors was simply ridiculous.
Although the multi-talented actor/director is not married and would not reveal who his partner is, he is a proud father of two adorable children (twins) whom he had through surrogacy. Her twins are a boy and a girl. The boy’s name is Yash after the death of his father and his daughter, Roohi, is named after his mother, Hiroo.
His height and other body measurements
The multi-award-winning producer/director stands at a height of 175cm (5ft 9in) and weighs 77kg (170lbs). Her other body measurements are 40-34-12 inches. 34 inch waist, 40 inch chest size and 12 inch bicep size.