Karan Johar
Name: Karan Johar
Nick Name: KJo
Occupation: Director
Gender: Male
Height: 178 cm (5' 11'')
Birth Day: May 25, 1972
Age: 48
Birth Place: Mumbai, India
Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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Karan Johar

Karan Johar, nickname: KJo, was born on May 25, 1972 in Mumbai, India (48 years old). Karan Johar is a Director, zodiac sign: Gemini. Nationality: India. Approx. Net Worth: $20 Million.

Trivia

He achieved crossover success in 2010 with My Name Is Khan. The film featured a pared-down directorial style from his previous features and tackled weightier issues, a change in focus for him that was noticed around the world.

Net Worth 2020

$20 Million
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Physique

Height Weight Hair Colour Eye Colour Blood Type Tattoo(s)
178 cm (5' 11'') N/A Black Dark Brown N/A N/A

Before Fame

He broke into Bollywood as an actor in the 1995 film Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, then made his directorial debut with the highly-acclaimed Kuch Kuch Hota Hai.

Biography

Biography Timeline

1989

Johar started his career in entertainment industry as an actor, he played the role of Shrikant in the 1989 Doordarshan Serial Indradhanush. As a child, he was influenced by commercial Indian cinema: He cites Raj Kapoor, Yash Chopra and Sooraj R. Barjatya as his inspirations. For a time, Johar followed numerology, creating film titles in which the first word and a number of others in the title began with the letter K. After watching the 2006 film, Lage Raho Munna Bhai which was critical of numerology, Johar decided to stop this practice.

2004

Johar's directorial work (with the exception of anthology films Bombay Talkies, Lust Stories and Ghost Stories) has been produced under the Dharma Productions banner, founded by his father Yash Johar and taken over by him after his father's death in 2004. In addition to his own directorial work, he has produced several films by other directors under the Dharma banner. Many of these films have become major successes including Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003), Dostana (2008), I Hate Luv Storys (2010), Agneepath (2012), Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013), 2 States (2014), Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania (2014), Kapoor & Sons (2016), Dear Zindagi (2016), Badrinath Ki Dulhania (2017), Raazi (2018), Dhadak (2018), and Simmba (2018).

2012

Since 2012, he has served as a judge on the reality shows Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (with Madhuri Dixit and Remo D’Souza), India's Got Talent (with Malaika Arora Khan, Kirron Kher, and Farah Khan) and India's Next Superstars (with Rohit Shetty).

2017

Discussing his sexual orientation, Johar said "Everybody knows what my sexual orientation is. I don't need to scream it out. If I need to spell it out, I won't only because I live in a country where I could possibly be jailed for saying this". In February 2017, Johar became father to twins (a boy and a girl) through surrogacy. The twins were born at Masrani Hospital in Mumbai. Johar named his son Yash – after his father; and his daughter Roohi – rearranged from his mother's name Hiroo.

2018

On 11 August 2018, Johar took to Twitter to announce his next film Takht, a period drama based in the Mughal era, which will feature an ensemble star cast including Ranveer Singh, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal, Bhumi Pednekar, Janhvi Kapoor and Anil Kapoor. With a screenplay by Sumit Roy, dialogues by Hussain Haidry & music composed by A. R. Rahman, this will be the second film directed by Johar that he has not written himself. In an interview with Firstpost, Johar stated that Takht would begin filming in September 2019.

🎂 Upcoming Birthday

Currently, Karan Johar is 49 years, 3 months and 26 days old. Karan Johar will celebrate 50th birthday on a Wednesday 25th of May 2022.

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