19 Facts About Karan Johar


Karan Johar has launched the careers of several successful actors under his own Dharma Productions.


Karan Johar produced the spy thriller Raazi and the biopic Shershaah, both of which won him the Filmfare Award for Best Film.


Karan Johar has ventured into other avenues of the entertainment industry.


Karan Johar has Punjabi Hindu ancestry from his father's side, and Sindhi Hindu ancestry from his mother's side.


Karan Johar started his career in the entertainment industry as an actor, when he played the role of Shrikant in the 1989 Doordarshan serial Indradhanush.


In February 2017, Karan Johar became father to twins through surrogacy.


Karan Johar named his son Yash after his father, and his daughter Roohi named by rearranging his mother's name Hiroo.


Karan Johar entered the film industry as an assistant director on cousin Aditya Chopra's Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, which is regarded as a landmark in Hindi cinema.


Karan Johar then made his own directorial debut with the romantic comedy-drama Kuch Kuch Hota Hai.


Karan Johar goes from highs to lows, from plateaus to peaks with the ease of a pro.


Karan Johar knows exactly how to turn a seemingly ordinary scene into something special with just that one line of dialogue, or that hint of background music.


Karan Johar then teamed up with Zoya Akhtar, Anurag Kashyap, and Dibakar Banerjee for Bombay Talkies, an anthology film released to celebrate the centenary year of Hindi cinema.


The plot of Karan Johar's film followed a magazine editor who discovers that her husband is gay after an interaction with an intern at her office.


Karan Johar teamed up again with Zoya Akhtar, Anurag Kashyap, and Dibakar Banerjee for Lust Stories, an anthology film released on Netflix that served as a follow-up to Bombay Talkies.


Karan Johar made his full-fledged acting debut alongside Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma in Anurag Kashyap's period drama Bombay Velvet, in which he played the main antagonist.


Karan Johar has worked as a costume designer for Shah Rukh Khan on many films like Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Dil To Pagal Hai, Duplicate, Mohabbatein, Main Hoon Na, Veer-Zaara, and Om Shanti Om.


Karan Johar is an investor in an AI led adtech influencer marketing platform Kofluence.


Karan Johar had raised a pre-series funding of $4 Million as of 8th February 2022.


Karan Johar was one of the personalities who were targeted by the late actor's fans for allegedly encouraging nepotism by casting children of established Bollywood stars in his films instead of outsider talents.