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Indian Director

Karan Johar Profile, Age, Top, Circle of relatives, Affairs, Wiki, Biography & Extra

Karan Johar born as Rahul Kumar Johar on May 25, 1972, often informally referred to as KJo, is an Indian director, producer, screenwriter, costume designer, actor and television personality who works in Hindi films. He is the child of Hiroo Johar and producer Yash Johar.

Johar made his directorial debut with the romantic comedy-drama Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), which earned him the Filmfare Award for Best Director and the Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay.

Johar has also successfully ventured into other avenues of the entertainment industry. He hosts a TV talk show, Koffee with Karan, a What the Love! and a radio show Calling Karan, and appeared as a judge on the competition reality shows Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, India’s Got Talent, India’s Next Superstars.

In 2020, he received the Padma Shri Prize, India’s fourth highest civilian honor.

Johar was born in Bombay, India (now Mumbai) to film producer Yash Johar, founder of Dharma Productions and Hiroo Johar. He has Punjabi Hindu ancestry from his father’s side and Sindhi Hindu ancestry from his mother’s side. He studied at Greenlawns High School. After Greenlawns he attended the H.R. College of Commerce and Economics, both in Bombay (now Mumbai).

Discussing his sexual orientation, Johar said, “Everyone knows what my sexual orientation is. I don’t need to shout it. If I need to clarify, I won’t do it just because I live in a country where I could be jailed for saying this. ”In February 2017, Johar became a father of twins (a boy and a girl) by surrogacy The twins were born at Masrani Hospital in Mumbai Johar named his son Yash – after his father; and daughter Roohi – rearranged after her mother Hiroo.

Karan Johar Biodata and Biography


Karan Kumar Johar, (Born) Rahul Kumar Johar





Date Of Birth

25 May 1972


49 Years (as in 2021)

Profession / Occupation

Director, Actor, Producer, Screenwriter, Costume Designer, TV Host (Hindi)

Mother Tongue







Not Known

Zodiac Sign


Height / Weight

5′ 10” / 77kg

First Movie

Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995, Hindi)

First Debut

Director: Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998, Hindi)
Actor: Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995, Hindi)
Producer: Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003, Hindi)
TV Actor: Indradhanush (1989, Hindi)

Money Factor

6-8 crore/TV show season, Net Worth:835 Crore ($172 million)

Karan Johar Family and Relatives


Late Yash Johar (Producer)


Hiroo Johar






Aditya Chopra, Uday Chopra

Marital Status





Roohi (Surrogate)

Sons Yash (Surrogate)
Uncle Not Known
Aunties Not Known
Grandfather Not Known
Grandmother Not Known
Girlfriends/ Affairs Not Known

Karan Johar Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Height in Centimetres

178 cm

Height in Meters

1.78 m

Height in Feet Inches

5′ 10”



Body Measurement


Chest Size

40 inches

Waist Size

34 inches

Biceps Size

12 inches

Eye Colour

Dark Brown

Hair Colour


Karan Johar Favorites

Favorite Colour

Not Known

Favorite Actor

Favorite Actress

Meryl Streep, Kajol, Rani Mukerji and Kareena Kapoor
Favorite Food Parsi Food
Hobbies Collecting Old Things and Antiques
Favorite Director Not Known
Favorite Song Dafli Wale Dafli Baja
Favorite Movies Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
Favorite Brand Givenchy
Favorite Restaurant Starbucks Coffee in Mumbai
Favorite Destination New York
Favorite Car Collections Jaguar XF
Sexual Orientation Gay

Karan Johar Education School and Colleges

Education Qualification

M. A. in French


Greenlaws High School, Mumbai

College / University

H.R. College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai


Not Known

Karan Johar Residence and Contact Address

Birth Place

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Home Town

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Present Residence

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

House Address

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Phone No / Mobile No

Not Known

Email ID

Not Known


Not Known

Karan Johar Awards, Honours, Achievements

National Film Award

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

Filmfare Awards

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

IIFA Awards

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

Screen Awards

1999: Best Director for Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
2004: Best Screenplay for Kal Ho Naa Ho
2011: Best Director & Story for My Name Is Khan

Zee Cine Awards

1999: Best Director for Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

Indian Television Academy Awards

2005: Best Anchor – Talk/Chat Show for Koffee with Karan

Producers Guild Film Awards

2011: Best Director for My Name Is Khan
2013: President’s Honour for Student of the Year

Stardust Awards

2013: Dream Director for Student of the Year

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