Karan Johar

KJo opens up about his two-year-battle with clinical depression

KJo opens up about his two-year-battle with clinical depression

New Delhi [India], Sept. 26 : After Deepika Padukone, Bollywood's one of the most talked-about person Karan Johar spoke up about the years of clinical depression he went through.

In a recent interview with Barkha Dutt for NDTV, the 44-year-old filmmaker revealed about the issues he went through until quite recently.


New season of 'Koffee with Karan' to have 'surprises'

New season of 'Koffee with Karan' to have 'surprises'

Mumbai: The fifth edition of filmmaker Karan Johar's popular chat show "Koffee With Karan" is set to be back, and channel officials are pulling out all stops to ensure it's a "cracker" of a season packed with surprises.

While Karan had previously announced on social media that he will be back on small screen as a host of a new season of the show, he had also asked his fans to wait before playing the guessing game on the line-up.


'Bulleya'wins 12 m. hearts in not even a week

'Bulleya'wins 12 m. hearts in not even a week

New Delhi [India], Sept. 20 : Karan Johar's 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' is indeed talk of the town.

The recently released soul-stirring track 'Bulleya' has made it huge by garnering 12 million views in not even a week.

Karan Johar took to his Twitter handle to share his happiness and posted a collage of two snaps from the flick, which read, "Bulleya winning hearts across the World. 12 Million views."

"Double the love!!! Thank you for all the love!!!! #BULLEYA #AeDilHaiMushkil #12million," he wrote along side.


I am brand ambassador of heart breaks, claims KJo

I am brand ambassador of heart breaks, claims KJo

New Delhi [India], Aug. 31: After the teaser of Karan Johar's ' Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' created a major stir among movie buffs, the director revealed that Ranbir Kapoor's character in the movie is inspired by his own bitter experiences while bluntly calling himself the "brand ambassador of heart breaks".


From SRK to Aamir, B-Town hails 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' teaser

From SRK to Aamir, B-Town hails 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' teaser

New Delhi [India], Aug, 31 : Since its teaser release, Karan Johar's 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil,' specially its anthem song, is making the nation go through an emotional rollercoaster ride. Looks like the tinsel town too have joined the ride.

Almost every A-lister in the showbiz- from Shah Rukh Khan to Aamir Khan to Farhan Akhtar, all took to Twitter to share their words of appreciation for this Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma starrer flick.

Here's what some of them have to say:


Acceptance is still a long way: KJo on homosexuality

Acceptance is still a long way: KJo on homosexuality

New Delhi, Aug. 18 : Karan Johar, who has highlighted homosexuality through his movies and interviews, feels getting its acceptance in real life is a long way to go.

"Acceptance is still a long way but at least we're aware. That's the first stage. There was once a point when we weren't even aware," said the filmmaker in his recent interview with Filmfare.

Further speaking about the risk proposition for theme of homosexuality in his recent flick 'Kapoor and Sons,' the Dharma Productions head honcho said that there were odds which they fought out.


KJo finds SRK to be most intelligent one in film industry

KJo finds SRK to be most intelligent one in film industry

New Delhi, Aug. 17 : Karan Johar feels his best buddy Shah Rukh Khan has the most intelligent mind "in the business."

"I think he is one of a kind. He's a superstar, entrepreneur and he is also a visionary. He's the most intelligent mind I know in the business," the filmmaker told Filmfare recently while speaking about the three men he loves the most.

The other two people he spoke about while replying to the question were Amitabh Bachchan and Aditya Chopra.

While speaking about Big-B he said that the latter is the "youngest man" even in the age of 74.


10 years of KJo's 'Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna'

10 years of KJo's 'Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna'

New Delhi, Aug. 11 : Karan Johar is celebrating a decade of his third directorial venture 'Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna' today, which explored the themes of adultery and extramarital affairs.

The 44-year-old actor took to his Twitter handle to share his thoughts about the "most special film" of his career.

"#10YearsOfKANK the most special film of my career...a film that found love in retrospect and in abundance..." he tweeted.


Karan Johar was teary when Shah Rukh Khan praised music of 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil'

Karan Johar was teary when Shah Rukh Khan praised music of 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil'

Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar says his eyes welled up when actor-friend Shah Rukh Khan praised the music of "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil" as the superstar's opinion matters to him the most.

"It is very kind of Shah Rukh Khan to say that. I am excited about it (film and music). Shah Rukh's opinion matters to me the most. I was moved to tears when he said that," Karan told PTI when asked about SRK praising the music of his upcoming film.

There were reports that SRK saw the trailer of Karan's film and was unhappy with it (trailer) and has asked him (Karan) to make some alterations.


Happy to continue with 'Jhalak' but miss Madhuri: Karan Johar

Happy to continue with 'Jhalak' but miss Madhuri: Karan Johar

Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar is elated to be back as a judge on "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa" but says he is missing his actress friend Madhuri Dixit, who had joined him last season on the panel.

"I hope people are not bored seeing me. I love Madhuri Dixit (one of the judges earlier) and I miss her. I have always looked up to Madhuri as a movie star and a great actress. I grew to love her as a friend. We had developed a strong relationship," Karan told PTI.


KJo dubs media-celebs relationship as 'very odd but deeply committed'

KJo dubs media-celebs relationship as 'very odd but deeply committed'

New Delhi, July 22 : Karan Johar, one of the B-Town A-listers who are always under the media's spotlight, recently gave a perfect definition to describe the link between media and celebrities - "very odd but deeply committed relationship" in a "dysfunctional family, or a marriage."

In his latest article for NDTV, the 44-year-old filmmaker, with ultimate wit and humour, spoke about the symbiotic relationship of sweetness and sour between the two.


KJo kick starts last leg of 'Ae Dil Hai Mushki'

KJo kick starts last leg of 'Ae Dil Hai Mushki'

New Delhi, July 17 : It's almost a wrap up for upcoming film 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil', as Karan Johar has kicked off the last leg of the movie, which is being shot in Mumbai.

Karan, 44, posted a picture from the set and tweeted, "Back on set for the last leg of #AeDilHaiMushkil in mumbai....."

In the snap, Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma are seen shooting a sequence in the lift.

Karan Johar's directorial, which also stars Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Fawad Khan and Lisa Haydon, has been shot in Paris and Vienna.

The movie is slated to hit theatres on October 28. (ANI)


Gauri Khan all praise for KJo's `Ae Dil Hai Mushkil`

Gauri Khan all praise for KJo's `Ae Dil Hai Mushkil`

New Delhi, July 3 : Shah Rukh Khan's wife Gauri Khan has showered praise on the teaser of Karan Johar's upcoming film 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil'.

Gauri, 45 took to her Instagram page to applaud the movie and shared a selfie with Karan, writing, "Just saw the teaser of Ae Dil hai Mushkil ...congratulations Karan very impressive and melodious@karanjohar."

Recently, it was reported that actress Lisa Haydon has joined Ranbir Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Anushka Sharma in ' Ae Dil Hai Mushkil.'


I'm not chasing s** anymore: KJo

I'm not chasing s** anymore: KJo

New Delhi, June 29 : Karan Johar, every celeb's BFF in the tinsel town, has recently revealed that he is not chasing s** any more.

In his latest article for NDTV, the 44-year-old filmmaker said that he is "going through AOMO - the acceptance of missing out."

Hence, Karan declared, "I'm not chasing s** (anymore). If someone wants to chase me, they can certainly go for it. I can't do it."

The Dharma Production head, in this regard, even said that he was once "invited to an orgy," which he declined.


Lost virginity at 26, reveals KJo

Lost virginity at 26, reveals KJo

New Delhi, June 29 : One of the most successful and most popular celebs in B-Town, Karan Johar has recently revealed that he lost his virginity at 26, post 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hain' fame.

In his latest article for NDTV, the 44-year-old filmmaker spoke about his insecurity and inferiority complex, which were later overpowered by fame.

Talking in this regard, KJo revealed, "By the time I lost my virginity, I was 26 and that was after ' Kuch Kuch Hota Hai' when I felt mildly famous."


Diljit Dosanjh to star in Karan Johar's next?

Diljit Dosanjh to star in Karan Johar's next?

New Delhi, June 23 : If sources are to be believed, Punjabi superstar Diljit Dosanjh might star in Karan Johar's next directorial venture.

Pinkvilla quoted a source as saying, that the 44-year-old Johar is on the verge of signing Diljit for his next project following his outstanding performance as a police office in ' Udta Punjab'.

It would be right to say that the ' Ambarsariya' actor's career in Bollywood has taken off with a bang.

The 'Proper Patola' singer will also be seen in actress Anushka Sharma's produced film 'Phillauri.' (ANI)


'Bhai' SKR vouches for KJo's 'machismo'

'Bhai' SKR vouches for KJo's 'machismo'

New Delhi, June 20 : While friendships in the tinsel town are known to be fragile, Shahrukh Khan and Karan Johar seem to be going stronger with each passing day.

Giving us major BFF goals, the 50 year-old-actor recently took to his Twitter handle and wrote, "@karanjohar u 'G** Ma******'.Ur sensitivity, drive and ur talent makes me say u truly 'Got Machismo' more than most. But BlueSteel is pushin it!"

To which the 44-year-old director replied, "@iamsrk haha!!!!! Love you Bhai!!!! I had a feeling you would react to that....big huge hug!!!"


No filmmaker can function without Google: Karan Johar

No filmmaker can function without Google: Karan Johar

Mumbai, June 16 : Filmmaker Karan Johar says that no filmmaker can function without the features of the popular search engine Google as movies are all about research.

"We are always researching; when we make movies it's all about research - emotional research, historical research, sometimes just modality research. I think that there is no filmmaker who can function without the functions of Google," Karan said while hosting a show to announce Google's new search experiences for the Indian film industry.


KJo introduces new family member

KJo introduces new family member

New Delhi, June 13 : Alia Bhatt goes all kishy-vishy with Karan Johar's new family member 'Nobu Johar' and it is none other than a French bull pup.

The 44-year-old director recently took to his Instagram account to share an adorable picture of Alia kissing the new member.

The ' My Name is Khan' maker captioned it as "New member of the family....NOBU JOHAR...@aliaabhatt launches him on social media."

On the work front, Karan is busy filming 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil', starring Ranbir Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Anushka Sharma. (ANI)


B-town sends heartfelt b'day wishes to KJo

B-town sends heartfelt b'day wishes to KJo

New Delhi, May 25 : Noted filmmaker Karan Johar, who made his directorial debut with the blockbuster romance 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai,' has turned 44 today and heart-felt birthday wishes are pouring in from the members of the film fraternity.

Wishing Karan, her best pal Farah Khan posted a cute picture with birthday boy, writing, "Happy birthday @karanjohar .. Oh ho just when i was ready to party with you uv gone to london ??#friendforever."

Actor Punit Malhotra tweeted, "To my filmy godfather... Happy Birthday @karanjohar Hope u have the best year ahead."


When Parineeti visited KJo on `India`s Got Talent` set

When Parineeti visited KJo on `India`s Got Talent` set

New Delhi, May 15 : Karan Johar, who is busy hosting the reality show 'India's Got Talent 2016' these days, recently got a special visitor on his set.

Sharing a selfie with Parineeti Chopra, the 43-year-old film-maker took to his Twitter handle to write, "Look we have on set at #IGT today!! The super slim and energized @ParineetiChopra !! Super times on set!"

In the picture, both are seen enjoying each other's company.

Karan and Parineeti had earlier collaborated for the 2014 flick 'Hasee Toh Phasee.'


KJo, Sonakshi can't wait to watch `Azhar`

KJo, Sonakshi can't wait to watch `Azhar`

New Delhi, May 12 : The upcoming biopic 'Azhar,' featuring Emraan Hashmi, has been getting a lot of appreciation from the members of the film fraternity and recently, Karan Johar and Sonakshi Sinha made it to the group of celebrities who just can't wait to watch it.

Giving best wishes to the film, the 'Dabangg girl' tweeted, "All the best team #Azhar!! Looking forward to watching it!@balajimotionpic, tony and the cast!"


`Party anthem` `Kar Gayi Chull' gets 50m global love

`Party anthem` `Kar Gayi Chull' gets 50m global love

New Delhi, May 10 : Party anthem ' Kar Gayi Chull' from 'Kapoor and Sons' has joined the club of songs that are hitting every dance floor these days, as it has amassed fifty million views, thus becoming the song of the year.

Filmmaker Karan Johar confirmed the news by tweeting, "The party anthem gets global love!! Thank you all for chulling out!! http://bit.ly/MachGayiChull @sonymusicindia @DharmaMovies #50MChulled."


Hema Malini, Karan Johar

Hema Malini, Karan Johar

New Delhi, May 8 : On the occasion of Mother's day, Bollywood celebrities, including Farah Khan, veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan, director Madhur Bhandarkar, Karan Johar and actress Hema Malini, took to the social media to express love for their mothers.

Sharing a throwback picture with her mother, filmmaker Farah tweeted, "MOTHER... The most powerful word in the world.. N also the most taken for granted! #happymothersday."

Wishing his mother, Madhur tweeted, "Mom, your memories are my life's only solace. I miss you. #Happy Mother's Day."


KJo unveils biography of Shashi Kapoor

KJo unveils biography of Shashi Kapoor

New Delhi, May 7 : A biography of Shashi Kapoor, titled 'Shashi Kapoor: The Householder, The Star,' has been released and it unfolds the chapters of the veteran actor's personal as well as professional life.

Filmmaker Karan Johar took to his Twitter handle to unveil the biography and tweeted, "Shashi Kapoor: The Householder, The Star Written by Aseem Chabbra... and forward by yours truly! It's out NOW."


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