He is known for making glamorous multi-starrers and designer family dramas, but filmmaker Karan Johar insists that he does not cast anyone keeping in mind their star value. His directorial debut Kuch Kuch Hota Hai saw him directing superstars like Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol. His next film
Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham had Amitabh Bachchan, his wife Jaya, Hrithik Roshan, Kareena Kapoor, Khan and Kajol again.
Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna also boast of stars like Big B, SRK, Rani, Abhishek Bachchan and Priety Zinta. With My Name is Khan again he had SRK and Kajol.
Only with his last release, he experimented with newcomers Siddharth Malhotra, Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt.
"I did not cast