Mumbai, April 15 : Filmmaker Karan Johar, who is making his full-fledged acting debut with Anurag Kashyap's "Bombay Velvet", has thanked him for making his late father Yash Johar's wish come true.
"My father thought I should be an actor... I didn't. Thank you Anurag Kashyap for fulfilling my dad's wish... just wrapped 'Bombay Velvet'!"
Mumbai, April 10 : Filmmaker Karan Johar is furious over reports related to the cast of his production venture “Shuddhi”.
Hrithik Roshan and Kareena Kapoor were finalised as the lead pair of the film, but later Hrithik announced that he is not a part of it anymore.
Karan says a news report that the “Krrish 3” star is asking for a profit of the film is false.
Mumbai, March 6 - Filmmaker Karan Johar says he had fun while watching Vikas Bahl’s new film “Queen” and its actresses - Kangana Ranaut and Lisa Haydon were “brilliant”.
“‘Queen’ is the most fun I have had at the movies in a very long time! Vikas Bahl is a star and Kangna is beyond brilliance! Loved it,” Karan tweeted Wednesday.
Mumbai, Feb 28 : The "2 States" trailer features Alia Bhatt locking lips with Arjun Kapoor and its producer Karan Johar says kissing scenes help in luring the audience.
Earlier kissing scenes were not included in promos, but it has become a trend now.
Mumbai, Feb 19 : Karan Johar's "Shuddhi", which has recently been in the news for its change of cast, will be releasing Dec 25 next year.
The filmmaker took to Twitter to announce the news.
"'Shuddhi' will release on Friday the 25th of December, 2015... the lead cast will be announced shortly," Karan posted on the microblogging website Wednesday.
Actor Hrithik Roshan recently pulled out of the film, which will be directed by Karan Malhotra.
New Delhi, Feb 9 - Filmmaker Karan Johar thanks his fans for embracing "Hasee Toh Phasee", which has collected about Rs. 10 crore in two days.
"Thank you for the immense love and appreciation for 'Hasee Toh Phasee', a film I am extremely proud of," Karan tweeted Sunday.
Mumbai, Jan 8 : The fifth season of reality show "India's Got Talent" will showcase acrobatics, aquatics, circus and even fire acts besides the usual talent displays and filmmaker Karan Johar says that it won't affect the minds of children of impressionable age as it will come with a disclaimer.
Mumbai, Jan 8 - Filmmaker Karan Johar, who is on board to judge the fifth season of reality TV show "India's Got Talent", believes he cannot pass a judgement on anyone's talent as long as he is not better at it himself. So, he only shares his "creative opinion" on the impact of contestants' performances.
Mumbai, Jan 2 : New Year brings new delights for Karan Johar - he is looking forward to the release "Zehnaseeb" song from his forthcoming film "Hasee Toh Phasee".
The song will be launched Friday and the filmmaker is "dying to share it" with all his fans.
Mumbai, Dec 26 : No work only fun, says Filmmaker Karan Johar. After a busy year with films like “Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani” and “Gippi”, he is on his much-needed break.
“Officially tuning off from all work related activities... me time starts now... happy Holidays to all,” Karan posted on the microblogging Thursday.
Karan's talk show “Koffee With Karan” is currently being aired on Star World.(IANS)
Mumbai, Dec 16 : Actress Preity Zinta and filmmaker Karan Johar have urged the media to respect the privacy of their friends, Hrithik Roshan and his wife of 13 years, Sussanne, who have announced their split.
Hrithik released an official statement on Sussanne's decision to part ways with him after a relationship of 17 years - the duo dated four years before tying the knot Dec 20, 2000.
Mumbai, Dec 14 : It's been 12 years since Karan Johar's "Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham" hit the big screen. The filmmaker says it was his father Yash Johar's favourite movie, while the film's lead actor Shah Rukh Khan thanked the whole team for making it a success.
The family drama stars a stellar cast including Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Shah Rukh, Kajol, Hrithik Roshan and Kareena Kapoor.
Mumbai, Dec 14 : Filmmaker Karan Johar says it is wrong to label his forthcoming production "Hasee Toh Phasee" as a romantic comedy. He believes this would trivialise the film's content.
Mumbai, Dec 10 : "Aashiqui 2" stars Aditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapoor made a joint appearance on filmmaker Karan Johar's celebrated celebrity chat show "Koffee With Karan".
"'Aashiqui' in the 'Koffee...' house! Aditya Roy Kapur and Shradha Kapoor," Karan tweeted Tuesday.
The host also posted a photograph of the on-screen duo, whose chemistry in "Aashiqui" was much-loved.(IANS)
Mumbai, Oct 28 : Filmmaker Karan Johar says his friend and colleague Shah Rukh Khan is such a dynamic personality that no matter how many honours he gets, they will never be enough.
Shah Rukh was recently named India's Most Attractive Personality in a survey carried out by the Trust Research Advisory.
Mumbai, Sep 21 : Filmmaker Karan Johar, who has presented "The Lunchbox", is shocked that the movie, which had "every factor working in its favour", was not chosen as India's representative to compete for the best foreign film category at the Oscars.
"Really shocked and dissapointed...'The Lunchbox' had every factor working in its favour. We may have just lost our golden chance... SAD," Karan posted on Twitter.
Mumbai, Sep 10 : Filmmaker Karan Johar, whose new production "Gori Tere Pyaar Mein" features Imran Khan and Kareena Kapoor, says the duo looks so good together on screen that he wishes the two had exchanged vows off screen.
Both Kareena and Imran are married in real life. While Kareena is married to actor Saif Ali Khan, Imran wed his long-time lady love Avantika.
New Delhi, Sep 10 - Before actress Mallika Sherawat was finalised as the face of "The Bachelorette India - Mere Khayalon Ki Mallika", channel officials were sampling other eligible bachelors like filmmakers Karan Johar and Ekta Kapoor.
The show, which will go on air Oct 7 on Life OK, now stars Mallika, and she will find a soulmate for herself from amongst 30 suitors.
Durban, Sep 7 : Gear up for some more celebrity chats, gossip and revelations as filmmaker Karan Johar is ready to soon bring back his popular "Koffee With Karan" show on the small screen.
"'Koffee With Karan' will be on air in December. I will start shooting for it in December," Karan told IANS here on the sidelines of the South Africa India Film and Television Awards (SAIFTA).
Mumbai, Aug 26 : In an industry characterised by cut-throat competition, praising each other is not common. But one of Bollywood's leading filmmakers Karan Johar breaks the norm and showers praise on "Madras Cafe" and its lead actor and co-producer John Abraham, calling him a "new-age producer of our times".
Mumbai, Aug 24 : The Indian film fraternity took to social networking platforms with full force to vent their anger against the recent gang-rape in Mumbai, but filmmaker Karan Johar says the lack of a solution renders these words meaningless.
Mumbai, Aug 24 : Filmmaker Karan Johar, who is presenting acclaimed film "The Lunchbox" under his banner Dharma Productions, believes that the movie must be considered as a potential frontrunner for India's entry for the Oscars.
At a press conference here Friday, the filmmaker was asked if he sees "The Lunchbox" making its way to the coveted Academy Awards platform.
Mumbai, Aug 23 - Filmdom is "ashamed" and "devastated" after the gangrape of a young woman in the city, which was once considered one of the safest place for women.
New Delhi, Aug 16 : Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar and actress Dia Mirza will host the first edition of the South Africa India Film and Television Awards (SAIFTA), which will also have dancing diva Madhuri Dixit and the multi-faceted Priyanka Chopra scorch the stage with their performances.
The event, expected to draw an enthused crowd of 7,000 fans and celebrities, will be held Sep 6 in Durban.
Mumbai, July 11 : Filmmaker Karan Johar is all set to entertain his friend and Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan, who was discharged Thursday from Hinduja Hospital after a brain surgery, while he recuperates at home.
The "Krrish" star has reportedly been advised bed rest for three-four weeks.