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Karan Johar

Karan Johar Personal Profile (Personal Biography)
Date of Birth:  May 25, 1972
Place of Birth: Mumbai, Maharastra, India
Father: Yash Johar
Mother: Hiroo Johar
Qualification:  Greenlawns High School and attended H.R. College in Mumbai, India.
Degree:  Masters degree in French.
Production Company:  Dharma Productions, founded by his father.
Hosted:  Zee Cine Awards (2007), Koffee with Karan (Star World).
Occupation:  Film director, Television presenter, Actor, Film Producer, Costume designer.
Film Career (Filmography)
List of Films By Karan Johar
Director:  My Name is Khan (2010), Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006), Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001), Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998).
Producer:  I Hate Luv Storys (2010), Love You Maa (2010), My Name is Khan (2010), Koochie Koochie Hota Hain (2010), Kurbaan (2009), Wake Up Sid (2009), Dostana (2008), Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006), Kaal (2005), Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003)), Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001), Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Duplicate (1998).
Story Writer: Love You Maa (2010), My Name Is Khan (2010), Koochie Koochie Hota Hain (2010), Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006), Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003), Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001), Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998).
Actor: Om Shanti Om (2007), Salaam-e-Ishq (2007), Alag (2006), Home Delivery: Aapko... Ghar Tak (2005), Main Hoon Na (2004), Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003), Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995).

Interesting Facts About Karan Johar
  • In all the movies he has directed so far, he has casted Sharukh Khan.
  • Johar became the first Indian filmmaker to be a jury member in the Miss World competition, in Warsaw, Poland on September 30th, 2006.
  • He has been emerging as one of India's young thought leaders and was chosen as one of 250 Global Young Leaders by the Geneva-based World Economic Forum 2006.
  • He also spoke at the Wharton India Economic Forum held at the prestigious Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit in New Delhi in November 2006.
Awards
  • Won Technical Excellence Award (Best Dialogue) for Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham in 2002
  • Won Award for Technical Excellence (Best Costume Designer) for Mohabbatein in the year 2001
  • Won Filmfare Award (Best Dialogue) for Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham in 2002
  • Won Filmfare Award (Best Director) for Kuch Kuch Hota Hai in 1999
  • Won Screen Weekly Awards (Best Screenplay) for Kal Ho Naa Ho in 2004
  • Won Screen Weekly Awards (Best Director) for Kuch Kuch Hota Hai in 1998
  • Won Audience Award for Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham in 2002
  • Won France Bleu Nord Award for Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham 2002
  • Won Special Jury Prize for Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham in 2002
  • Won Student Jury Award for Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham in 2001
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