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Birthday boy Karan Johar to make special announcement today Karan Johar
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Birthday boy Karan Johar to make special announcement today

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 25 May 2022, 03:16 pm

Mumbai: Film director Karan Johar, who turned 50 on Wednesday, said he will make a special announcement later in the day.

He tweeted: "A special day. A special note. A special announcement.

Stay tuned!"

Karan hosted a birthday bash ahead of his birthday on Tuesday.

The party was attended by his close friends, including Shah Rukh Khan's wife, Gauri Khan, Farah Khan, Ayan Mukerji, Apoorva Mehta, Maheep Kapoor, Sohail Khan's ex-wife, Seema Kiran Sajdeh, and others, reports NDTV.

Son of producer Yash Johar, he made his directorial debut with the romantic comedy-drama Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), which earned him the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment, the Filmfare Award for Best Director and the Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay.

His next films, the ensemble family melodrama Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001) and the ensemble romantic drama Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006), were both commercially and critically successful.

His social drama My Name Is Khan (2010) earned him his second Filmfare Award for Best Director.

Johar produced the spy thriller Raazi in 2018 which won him the Filmfare Award for Best Film.

These, along with other films he has produced under the Dharma Productions banner, have established him as one of the leading director-producers in Hindi cinema.

Johar has also ventured into other avenues of the entertainment industry.

He hosts a television talk show, Koffee with Karan, a dating show What the Love! and a radio show Calling Karan, and appeared as a judge on competition reality shows Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, India's Got Talent, India's Next Superstars.