Filmmaker Karan Johar turned 39 today. Working in the industry for more than 15 years, KJO has a finger in every pie...The filmmaker has not just directed and produced movies, he has shown his acting skills as well as writing prowess in several films.
Text by Sujata Chakrabarti
Karan Johar formally entered the film industry as an actor in 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge'. He played the role of Shah Rukh Khan's friend.
KJo played a cameo in this film that also starred Shah Rukh Khan.
Johar played a cameo in this film.
'Dostana' starring John Abraham, Abhishek Bachchan and Priyanka Chopra was produced by Karan Johar.
Johar played himself in this Madhur Bhandarkar film.
Johar produced 'Wake Up Sid' that starred Ranbir Kapoor and Konkona Sen Sharma.
Karan Johar not only directed this Bollywood blockbuster but also wrote its screenplay. He won the Filmfare Award for Best Director and Screenplay in 1999.
Johar produced 'Kurbaan' in 2009 but the film did not do well at the box office. Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor played the lead roles in the movie.
Johar directed as well as produced 'My Name is Khan' that did quite well at the box office in the country and abroad. He won the Zee Cine Award and Filmfare Best Director Award for the film.
Karan Johar played himself in this film.
Karan Johar wrote the screenplay of 'Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna' and then donned the director's hat for the film.
Karan wrote and produced 'We Are Family' that did not do well at the box office.
KJo produced this film that starred Sonam Kapoor and Imran Khan.
KJo produced this film that won the 2004 Star Screen Award in the Best Movie category.
He wrote and directed 'Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham' and was nominated for Best Director at several award functions.
In 2001, Karan Johar added another feather to his cap. He won the IIFA Best Costume Designer Award for 'Mohabbatein'.