Karan Johar

Producer, Actor, Director
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Basic Details

Personal Details
Other Name / Also Known As : Kjo
Profession : Producer, Actor, Director, Story Writer
Gender : Male
Birthdate : 25th May, 1972
Birth Place : Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Height : 5 feet 9 inch(es) - (1.75 meter)
Debut Year : 1989
Active Years : 1989 - till date
Family Details
Number of Children : 2
Father : Yash Johar
Mother : Hiroo Johar


Early Life

<p>Despite being born with a silver spoon in his mouth Karan Johar had a agonizing childhood </p><p>Karan Johar was born with a silver spoon in his mouth because he was son of Bollywood most reputed film producer Yash Johar, who produced many hit films like Amitabh Bachchan’s Dostana, Agneepath, Dilip Kumar’s Duniya, Sridevi’s Gumraah etc. <br></p><p>However unlike other celebrity child, Karan Johar was ‘different’ because in his early childhood he was mocked by his friends for being ‘non-masculine’. Young Karan thus spent his childhood in solitude away from the harsh society that made fun and humiliated him. <br></p><p>But his parents were supportive and understood owes of their son. Instead of deserting him they came to his rescue and boosted his confidence. They accepted the harsh reality that their son was ‘Different’ hence they worked hard and groomed him so sophisticate and urbane that the world bowed before him. <br></p><p>Karan was secretly trained to develop his English and French language. He was g

Personal Life

<p>Karan Johar had a one-sided love affair with Twinkle Khanna in school</p><p>Karan Johar first discovered his sexuality at a younger age as his friends in school would mock him about his feminine orientation. This made him distressed and he kept himself aloof from others. <br></p><p>Karan first fell in love during his school days. He studied at Green Lawns High School which was a co-education school. He fell in love with his co-student Twinkle Khanna (Bollywood actress and wife of actor Akshay Kumar). Karan and Twinkle were good friends. Karan fell in love with Twinkle but it was a one-side love that never blossomed. <br></p><p>Karan Johar experienced sex at the age of 26 years<br></p><p>In his biographical account, Karan Johar has daringly exposed his sexuality. In his book –An Unsuitable Boy, he has boldly mentioned that he had sex at the age of 26 years in New York at a hotel though a profession sex worker and paid for it. He even writes the experience was mentally disturbing. <br></p><p>A week later Ka


<p class="MsoNormal" align="center" style="text-align:center">Karan Johar made his acting career as child star on DD!</p><p class="MsoNormal" align="center" style="text-align:center">Karan Johar did not start his film career as child artist in his father’s film but he was</p><p class="MsoNormal" align="center" style="text-align:center">part of a popular science-fiction fantasy Indradhanush telecast on DD ( Doordarshan) in the 1989. Karan Johar played a school boy. The TV serial also had many popular Bollywood celebrities as child actors who later became big stars like actress Urmila Matondkar and Laagan film director Ashutosh Gowariker. <br></p><p class="MsoNormal" align="center" style="text-align:center"><br></p><p class="MsoNormal" align="center" style="text-align:center">His second appearance as an actor was in Dilwale dulhaniya le jayenge (1995). In this film he played a friend of Shah Rukh Khan, who indulges in prank with Amrish Puri in the opening scene of film. It was a cameo of 2 minutes and Karan had



Karan Johar Biography


Type of Filmography Movie Name Release Year Worked as Casted as Status
Movie Kalank 2019 Producer - Upcoming
Movie Kesari 2019 Producer - Upcoming
Movie Simmba 2018 Producer - Upcoming
Movie Brahmastra 2018 Producer - Upcoming
Movie Student Of The Year 2 2018 Producer - Upcoming
Movie Drive 2018 Producer - Upcoming
Movie Dhadak 2018 Producer - Upcoming
Movie Raazi 2018 Producer - Released
Movie Drive 2018 Producer - Released
Movie Welcome To New York 2018 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Boom Boom In New York 2018 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Dragon 2018 Producer - Upcoming
Movie Ittefaq 2017 2017 Producer - Released
Movie Badrinath Ki Dulhania 2017 Producer - Released
Movie OK Jaanu 2017 Producer - Released
Movie Dear Zindagi 2016 Producer - Released
Movie Ae Dil Hai Mushkil 2016 Director, Producer, Story Writer - Released
Movie Kapoor and Sons 2016 Producer - Released
Movie Shaandaar 2015 Producer - Released
Movie Bombay Velvet 2015 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Ungli 2014 Producer - Released
Movie Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania 2014 Producer - Released
Movie 2 States 2014 Producer - Released
Movie Student of the Year 2012 Director - Released


Award Year For Category Status
IIFA Awards 2002 Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham Best Director nominated
2007 Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna Best Director nominated
2011 My Name is Khan Best Director won
2017 Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Best Director nominated
Filmfare Awards 2002 Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham Best Director nominated
2007 Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna Best Director nominated
2011 My Name is Khan Best Director won
2017 Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Best Director nominated
Zee Cine Awards 1999 Kuch Kuch Hota Hai Best Director won
2002 Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham Best Director nominated
2011 My Name is Khan Best Director won

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