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|Karan Johar, often known as KJo , is an Indian director, producer, screenwriter, costume designer, actor and television personality, best known for his work in Hindi films .He is the son of Hiroo Johar and acclaimed producer Yash Johar.
Karan Johar was born in Mumbai, India, of Bollywood Indian film producer Yash Johar, founder of Dharma Productions and Hiroo Johar. He studied at Greenlawns High School and attended H.R. College of Commerce and Economics, both in Mumbai. He received a master's degree in French.Johar started his career in the entertainment industry as an actor, he played the role of "Shrikant" in 1989 Doordarshan Serial Indradhanush. As a child, he was influenced by Indian commercial cinema: he quotes Raj Kapoor, Yash Chopra and Sooraj R. Barjatya as his inspirations. For a time, Johar followed numerology, creating movie 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 who was a critic of numerology, Johar decided to stop this practice.
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|Real Name||:||Karan Dharma Kama Johar|
|Age||:||46 years in (2018)|
|Profession||:||Director, Producer, Writer and TV Host|
|Date of Birth||:||25 May 1972|
|Eye Color||:||Dark Brown|
|Born In||:||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Height in Feet Inches||:||5’ 9”|
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|Father||:||Late Yash Johar (Producer)|
|Hobbies||:||Collecting old things|
|Favorite Actress||:||Meryl Streep, Kajol, Rani Mukherji and Kareena Kapoor|
|Favorite Movie||:||Bollywood: Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge|
|Favorite Actor||:||Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan and Rishi Kapoor|
Qualification ( Education, School and College )
|School||:||Greenlaws High School, Mumbai|
|College/ University||:||H.R. College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai|
|Educational and Qualification||:||M.A. in French|
|Johar entered the film industry as an assistant director on Dilwale Dulhania's The Jayenge (1995) by Aditya Chopra, who is considered a milestone in Hindi cinema. He then made his directorial debut with the hit romance Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998). The first half of the film is centered on a love triangle between an insensitive boy (Shah Rukh Khan), his best friend boy (Kajol) and the prettiest girl in college (Rani Mukerji), while the second half - the boy's attempt widower to reconnect with his best friend who is now engaged to marry another man (Salman Khan). The film has become a major blockbuster at the box office and has received most of the positive reviews from critics.
Karan Johar with Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol at a promotional film event.Johar's next project was the multi-starring family drama Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham ... (2001). The film featured Amitabh Bachchan as a wealthy selfish industrialist, Jaya Bachchan as his compassionate wife, and Shah Rukh Khan and Hrithik Roshan as their two sons. Kajol and Kareena Kapoor were also sisters of a lower class family who became the love of Khan and Roshan respectively.
Johar's directorial work was under the banner of Dharma Productions, founded by his father Yash Johar and taken over by him after his father's death in 2004. In addition to his own work, director, he produced several films by other directors under the Dharma banner. Many of these films have become major hits, 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) and Kapoor & Sons (2016).
In addition to working as an assistant director on Dilwale Dulhania's The Jayenge (1995), Johar was an actor in the film, playing the minor role of a friend of Shah Rukh Khan's character. Since then, he has appeared in films such as Om Shanti Om (2007), Fashion (2008) and Luck by Chance (2009).
He made his full-fledged debut alongside Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma in Anurag Kashyap's period drama, Bombay Velvet (2015), in which he played the main antagonist. Although the film did not perform well at the box office, Johar gained some appreciation for his performance. Critic Sarita A. Tanwar commented, "The only consolation in the film is Karan Johar which brings a lot of dignity to the character of Khambatta ... which is commendable since it's totally outside of his comfort zone.
Johar is Koffee's animator with Karan, a celebrity-based talk show where he interviews actors, directors, producers and other prominent members of the Hindi film industry. The first season was broadcast from 2004 to 2005, the second season was broadcast in 2007, the third season was broadcast from 2010 to 2011, the fourth season was broadcast from 2013 to 2014 and the fifth season began on November 6 2016.
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