Karan Johar

Profession: Director, Producer, Writer, TV Host

Cousin Brothers of Karan Johar

Aditya Chopra, Uday Chopra

Father of Karan Johar

Late Yash Johar (Producer)

Mother of Karan Johar

Hiroo Johar

Favourite Actor of Karan Johar

Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Rishi Kapoor

Favourite Actress of Karan Johar

Meryl Streep, Kajol, Rani Mukerji and Kareena Kapoor

Favourite Destination of Karan Johar

New York

Favourite Drink(s) of Karan Johar

Saint Emilion (Wine), Dom Perignon (Pink champagne)

Favourite Fashion Brand of Karan Johar


Favourite Film of Karan Johar

Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

Favourite Food of Karan Johar

Parsi Food

Favourite Perfume of Karan Johar


Favourite Restaurant of Karan Johar

Starbucks Coffee in Mumbai

Favourite TV Show of Karan Johar

The Golden Girls

Filmfare Awards of Karan Johar

1999: Best Director Award for Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Filmfare Best Screenplay Award for Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
2002: Best Dialogue Award – Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham
2011: Best Director Award – My Name Is Khan

IIFA Awards of Karan Johar

2001: Best Costume Designer for Mohabbatein
2002: Best Dialogue for Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham
2004: Best Story for Kal Ho Na Ho
2011: Best Director for My Name Is Khan

National Film Awards of Karan Johar

1999: Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment (Director) for Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

Controversies of Karan Johar

He had a twitter battle with Ram Gopal Varma after the release of Student of the Year in 2012. The whole thing started when RGV tweeted, "If someone takes off from Karan Johar's 'Student of the year' and makes Teacher of the year it will become the Disaster of the year." After which Karan replied that, "Disaster of the year is your territory Ramu...no one can ever replace the comfortable place you have made for yourself there".   In 2015, an FIR was lodged against Karan and actors Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor for their participation in the controversial 'AIB Roast'.   After the trailer of Karan Johar's Ae Dil Hai Mushkil and Ajay Devgan's Shivaay, KRK gave a biased reviews in favor of Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. Following it, Ajay Devgan claimed that Karan Johar paid KRK for the trailer reviews.   After the Uri attack in September 2016, political parties such as MNS and Shiv Sena gave Pakistani actors an ultimatum to leave India and told the Bollywood filmmakers to exclude their scenes in the films. Though, Pakistani actors such as Fawad Khan and Mahira Khan left India but Karan continuously supported them on twitter. Following this, MNS threatened Karan by saying that they would beat him up if he will continue to work with Pakistani actors.  

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