Karan Johar


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Karan Johar (born 25 May 1972) often informally referred to as KJo, is an Indian film director, producer, screenwriter, costume designer, actor and television host based in Bollywood.

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About 3 years back, Karan Johar was reportedly receiving death threats and was being given a 24/7 security cover. And now, once again, the filmmaker has reinstated for the security as the threats resurfaced.
Director Karan Johar will be back with the fourth season of Koffee with Karan on December 1 and has just wrapped up the shooting for the popular show's promo.
Last year, he built the dream launch-pad in Bollywood for Varun Dhawan, Sidharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt (with Student of The Year). Now, as film-maker Karan Johar starts shooting for his talk show, the three actors have again come together with Karan.
Filmmaker Karan Johar has been known to share a special equation with Shah Rukh Khan. The director made his acting debut with him in Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995) and in turn, SRK acted in his directorial debut, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998).
They are top names in the industry, but the two famous Kapoor cousins - Ranbir and Kareena - are yet to work together in a film (they came close to doing Zoya Akhtar's next but things didn't work out).
Karan Johar, who has been hosting a popular chat show, Koffee With Karan, for some years now, is ready with the fourth season, which premieres soon. But this season's opening episode will see Salman Khan and not Karan's friend Shah Rukh Khan. This has only added fire to the rumours of an alleged rift between the two.
Filmmaker Karan Johar's talk show remains a headline-maker. In a teaser from an upcoming episode with Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra, Karan gets really amused with Deepika's answers.
Karan Johar is known for actively participating in the creative aspects of his films. Recently, the film-maker added an emotional song in his next production, Hasee Toh Phasee, which features Sidharth Malhotra and Parineeti Chopra.
The who’s who of Bollywood dreads ­sitting on his ‘couch’, and he ­juggles filmmaking, hosting a chat show and ­judging reality shows ­effortlessly. There’s a little secret to how Karan Johar ­manages it all.
In the 19-odd years that Karan Johar has spent in the entertainment or glamour industry, he has played numerous roles.