Karan Johar

  • It's official! Salman Khan to play the lead in Karan Johar's 'Shhuddhi' July 16, 2014

    After months of speculations and rumours about the film being shelved, Karan Johar's ambitious project 'Shhuddhi' will star Salman Khan in the lead role. The film will be directed by Karan Malhotra, who made an impressive debut in 2012 with the remake of 'Agneepath'. 'Shhuddhi' was in news for a...
  • Why Ashutosh Rana as Alia Bhatt's father in 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania' is every love-struck boy's nightmare July 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Seriously. It is all in the eyes. Don't you remember the heroes and villains locked in a death-stare? The one who blinks first, loses. One of the things that caught our attention in the latest film 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya' -- apart from Alia Bhatt's over the top make-up...
  • Watch: Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt on their onscreen love story 'Humpty Sharma ki Dulhania' July 11, 2014

    Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt team up once again for Karan Johar's 'Humpty Sharma ki Dulhania'. They were first seen together in the 2012 hit 'Student of the Year' and now they team up once again for Karan Johar's 'Humpty Sharma ki Dulhania'. CNN Ibn entertainment editor Rajeev Masand takes...
  • I want my partner to be helpful, protective and ambitious: Varun Dhawan July 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan says he and actress Alia Bhatt are just friends and they share a love-and-hate relationship. "We have spent so much time with each other that we are comfortable with each other. Ours is a love and hate relationship. We keep fighting a lot on various small...
  • Snapshot: Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif show up in the same car at Karan Johar's bash June 30, 2014

    They are never going to make their relationship official and we don't give a damn to it anymore. The paparazzi clicked Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif coming together in the same car at Karan Johar's bash. Although they didn't try to dodge the paparazzi as the cocky couple usually does....
  • Karan Johar did 'Bombay Velvet' for free June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Karan Johar will be seen on the big screen again and the makers of 'Bombay Velvet' say that he didn't accept a single paisa as an actor's fee for his negative role in the film. As a token of appreciation, co-producer Phantom Films (Anurag Kashyap and Vikas Bahl)...
  • Karan Johar is not pushing my career, he has more work to do: Sidharth Malhotra June 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Sidharth Malhotra, whose next film 'Ek Villain' will hit the screens this Friday, has rubbished all the talks about landing plum projects in Bollywood because of his mentor and filmmaker Karan Johar. Before becoming an actor, Sidharth worked as an assistant director to Karan for 'My Name Is Khan'...
  • Kareena Kapoor: 'Shuddhi' not happening June 24, 2014

    Hyderabad: Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan is not part of Karan Johar's 'Shuddhi' and according to her the project has been shelved. Hrithik Roshan was cast in the lead for the film but he quit due to health reasons. Kareena, who was finalised opposite Hrithik, also left the project. Reportedly, Ranveer Singh and...
  • I am enjoying every moment of 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7': Maksim Chmerkovskiy June 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Ukranian ballroom dance expert Maksim Chmerkovskiy is on his maiden visit to India as the first international judge of reality TV show 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa'. And there are reports about him being unhappy as a judge on the dance show. But he says he is having a 'blast'. Excerpts: Q: Maksim,...
  • Snapshot: Kareena Kapoor throws a bash for friends Amrita Arora, Karan Johar June 19, 2014

    While her beau Saif Ali Khan is busy promoting his upcoming film 'Humshakals', Kareena Kapoor decided to host a private dinner for her close friends that included Amrita Arora Ladak, Tusshar Kapoor, Vikram Phadnis, stylist Tanya Ghavri and Karan Johar. Her friend Tanya posted her picture with Kareena pouting...
  • Rensil D'Silva's 'Ungli' to release on November 21 June 17, 2014

    Mumbai: The release date for Dharma Productions' long delayed movie 'Ungli' has been finalised. It will come out on November 21, said a statement. Produced by Karan Johar and directed by Rensil D'Silva, the movie stars Emraan Hashmi, Kangana Ranaut, Sanjay Dutt, Randeep Hooda, Neha Dhupia and Neil Bhoopalam. ...
  • Snapshot: Bollywood celebrities wish a happy Father's Day to their dads June 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood celebrities like Karan Johar, Sonakshi Sinha, Bipasha Basu and Ajay Devgn wish the best man in their lives on Father's Day Sunday.Here's what they tweeted: ...
  • Thanks for giving 'Shuddhi' so much importance, I feel flattered: Karan Johar June 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar, who has been tight-lipped about his most-talked project 'Shuddhi', says he is flattered that the upcoming film is being given so much importance. 'Shuddhi' has been in news all this time primarily due to its elite casting but this seems to be further delaying its commencement. "I am so...
  • Star kids have tougher time in film industry, there are so many expectations from them: Karan Johar June 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar, who has launched several newcomers in Bollywood, feels it is not a cakewalk for children of film personalities in the industry. Karan launched three newcomers - filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt's daughter Alia Bhatt, director David Dhawan's son Varun Dhawan and Sidharth Malhotra - in his last directorial...
  • Karan Johar: Dharma Productions is new training ground for aspirants June 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar is excited that many of the youngsters who worked as assistant directors (AD) under his banner Dharma Productions are movie stars now. "It is so great and exciting to see that all these kids are movie stars today. I think Dharma (Productions) has become the new training...
  • Sidharth Malhotra and Akshay Kumar to play brothers in a remake of 'Warrior'? June 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Sidharth Malhotra will be training in mixed martial arts for his next film, a remake of Hollywood movie 'Warrior'. The film will be produced by Karan Johar's and is tentatively named 'Warrior' and is apparently a remake of the 2011 Hollywood boxing drama. The story is about two brothers who...
  • e Lounge: Alia Bhatt talks about her wedding June 11, 2014

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN's Piya Hingorani, Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt who is playing the lead role in upcoming film 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania' discusses her own desires and wishes about her wedding day. Produced by Karan Johar, 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania' features Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt in...
  • Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7: Madhuri Dixit does a mindblowing samba act on the opening weekend of the dance-based reality show June 10, 2014

    If you thought iconic actress Madhuri Dixit was all about grace and poise, you may now be forced to think differently. With her amazing samba act on the seventh season of the dance-based reality show 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa', Dixit proved that she can be a badass too. She totally nailed the...
  • Madhuri Dixit: Best dancers don't always win the show; they have to touch audience's heart as well June 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Madhuri Dixit, who is judging dance reality show 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa', feels best dancer may not win the show as contestant who strikes a chord with audience eventually emerges victorious. "As a person I learnt lots of things (from the show) when we see the journey of so many...
  • 'Dancing With The Stars' winner Maksim Chmerkovskiy to judge 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7' June 3, 2014

    Mumbai: The new season of 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7' will not just throw surprises one after the other at contestants, challenging them to groove to dance forms like Capoeira, Zouk and Bolero, but it will also have a fourth judge - winner of 'Dancing With The Stars 2014' Maksim Chmerkovskiy. Chmerkovskiy,...
  • I caused national embarrassment by dancing on 'Jhalak..' last season, not repeating that: Karan Johar June 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar won't be seen shaking his leg during the new season of the dance reality show 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa' as he doesn't want to cause "national embarrassment" to himself. Karan, one of the judges on the show, did not mind hitting the dance floor himself earlier. "This season...
  • Lata Mangeshkar to sing, Karan Johar to host Dilip Kumar's biography launch event June 3, 2014

    Mumbai: It will be one momentous night. Nightingale of India Lata Mangeshkar will sing, filmmaker Karan Johar will host and stars like Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan will launch Bollywood thespian Dilip Kumar's long-awaited biography here June 9. The biography, 'Substance And The Shadow', will be launched at a hotel here,...
  • Impressed by 'Ek Villian' trailer, Karan Johar, Ekta Kapoor congratulate Mohit Suri June 1, 2014

    Mumbai: A token of appreciation made director Mohit Suri pay a midnight visit to fellow filmmaker Karan Johar. It all happened at a quiet dinner organised by Karan for a handful of friends at his Khar apartment. Ekta Kapoor, Shabina Khan, Manish Malhotra and Ayan Mukerji were among those invited,...