Karan Johar is well known by name, Karan Kumar Johar. His original name is Rahul Kumar Johar, who was born in Mumbai Maharashtra on 25th May 1972. Karan Johar is a renowned Director, Actor, Producer, Costume Designer and a TV host for some of the programs.
His father, Yash Johar doesn’t need any introduction. His mother, Hiroo Johar is a big inspiration for his life.
Karan went to Greenlawns High School in Mumbai. He completed his degree from HR College Of Commerce And Economics, located in Mumbai. Karan has received his Master’s degree, in the French language. That proved to be an added advantage, in his Bollywood career.
He is a very friendly and cooperating person, by nature. The same has been quoted by most of his friends, time and again.
He is single, with no relationship accepted by him publicly. Karan feels fortunate to become a father of a son and a daughter in 2017, through the surrogacy technology. His kids are Yash and Roohi, the names are inspired by his parents’ names.
Biography of Karan Johar
|Full Name||Rahul Kumar Johar|
|Birthdate||25th May 1972|
|Birth Place||Bombay, India|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Occupation||Film Director, Producer, Actor|
Beginning of his attractive journey can be counted from his role in the soap opera on TV, Indradhanush in 1989. Karan started with the blockbuster Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge in 1995, as an Assistant Director.
Karan Johar has begun his directorial in 1998, with the movie- Kuch Kuch Hota Hai. Then he took the credit of Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Ghum in 2001. Thereafter, he added Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna in 2006. Both the movies have created history, among the audiences sitting overseas.
After which, he broke his choice of ‘K’ beginning titles and gained the fame of the movie- Lage Raho Munna Bhai was a big hit.
Karan Johar has not only restricted his career to director’s role. He has been actively performing, on the silver screen of India. He hosted the TV show, with the name of Koffee With Karan. Since he was the firm believer of Numerology, for a considerable time period.
Due to which, he kept the titles starting with ‘K’. Later on, he contributed as a Judge in the reality shows on TV. Like- India’s Got Talent and Jhalak Dikhla Jaa.
In one of his interviews, Karan shared that he is inspired by personalities like Yash Chopra, Sooraj R Barjatya, Raj Kapoor.
Karan Johar has performed as a Costume Designer for Shahrukh Khan’s movies; Dilwale Dulahania Le Jayenge, Dil To Pagal Hai, Mohabbaten, Main Hoon Na and many other famous hits.
Awards And Recognitions
- His film Kuch Kuch Hota Hai made him achieve the Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay, along with Best Director.
- Karan Johar was awarded the Best Director Award in 2010, for My Name Is Khan.
Karan Johar Net Worth 2019
Karan Johar has created the net worth of $200 million, as calculated at the beginning of 2019.
His annual income is estimated at approximately $7 million, from his Bollywood and TV projects.
He has achieved the name and fame, with his sincere contribution and dedication for golden years of his life.