Karan Johar

Director

Biography

A close friend of Shahrukh Khan, he assisted Yash Chopra’s Yash Raj Films during the early days of of his career, making his directorial debut with the mega-hit Something Something Happens (1998). He also had a popular chat show named Koffee with Karan (2004) The success of “KKHH” made him one of the most high-profile directors in the Hindi-language Mumbai Film industry, popularly known as Bollywood. Also a close friend of Aditya Chopra, he has been a creative member of Yash Raj productions such as Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), Veer & Zaara (2004), The Heart Is Crazy (1997), and Love Stories (2000). Johar’s success has guaranteed him worldwide distribution of his production company, Dharma Productions, for many years to come.

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