Karan Johar is the personality in Bollywood industry , who needs no introduction … He has been the guide and philosopher to his friends and also the godfather for many budding celebs in the past .
Karan has been launching the new faces and star kids who are talented and make an impressive fan following .
He also supported many assistant directors to make debut with their films .
Today, let’s see the list of those celebs :
Varun Dhawan debuted career under Karan Johar’s banner Dharma Productions “Student Of The Year” Starting with SOTY he has also done movies with Karan like Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania, Badrinath Ki Dulhania and Kalank.
Siddharth Malhotra started his career as a model . He became an assistant director to Karan Johar in his 2010 film My Name Is Khan. He made his acting debut in Student of the Year which was directed by Johar.
Tara Sutaria has worked in Disney projects and made a debut in SOTY 2 and was launched by Karan Johar.
Well!! all knows about Alia being launched by Karan with the film SOTY . She is among the top actresses now with a great fan following.
Sonam Nayyar made her directorial debut with Karan Johar’s film Gippi, after which she also directed some short films and web series, which Karan Johar promoted on a personal level.
Nephew of fashion designer Manish Malhotra and friend of Karan, Punit Malhotra made his directorial debut with Karan’s film I Hate Love Story. Puneet worked as an Assistant Director in the film Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham, Kal Ho Naa Ho, Paheli and Dostana.
Ananya Pandey has been launched by Karan with the film SOTY2 . She has become a popular one gaining much publicity with her recent ‘Struggle’ comment
Director Shakun Batra firstly worked as Assistant director in the movies like Rock On, Don 2 and Jaane Tu…Ya Jaane Naa, and then finally directed Ek Main aur Ek Tu produced by Dharma Productions after which he made Kapoor and Sons.
He also made his debut from Karan’s Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya in 2014 and also helped Karan in Writing and directing Badrinath ki Dulhaniya in 2016.
He worked as an assistant director with Karan Johar in Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna. He later directed Dharma Productions’ super-hit film Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani. There’s yet another Johar film (Brahmastra) in the pipeline that has been helmed by Ayan Mukerji.
Director of a Super Hit movie that is “2 States”, Abhishek earlier assisted Karan in the movies like Student of the year and My Name is Khan. Varman also helmed the recent biggie Kalank.
Janhvi Kapoor was also launched by Karan Johar under Dharma Productions’ film Dhadak, which is the Hindi remake of Marathi film Sairat in 2018.
Karan Malhotra is also launched by Kjo. He earlier worked as an Assistant director in the movies like Jodhaa Akbar, My Name Is Khan, Jaan-E-Mann and Brothers. He then made his directorial debut from the movie Agnepath that was a huge success.
Sidharth P Malhotra
Karan helped Sidharth P Malhotra as in 2010. Sidharth directed “We are family” after which he also made” Hichki” which was promoted by Karan Johar.