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Karan Johar Biography

About Karan Johar

Karan Johar born May 25, 1972 in Mumbai is the son of the late Yash Johar and Hiroo Johar is a popular Indian film director, producer, and TV celebrity.He studied at the Greenlawns High School and attended H.R. College in Mumbai, India. Johar has also received a Masters degree in
French, and planned to move to Paris before he became involved in films. Dharma Productions, founded by his father, is his production company.As a child, Johar was mainly influenced by commercial Indian cinema, and he cites Raj Kapoor, Yash Chopra and Sooraj R. Barjatya as
his inspirations, calling it his "cinematic upbringing.He was chosen as one of 250 Global Young Leaders by the Geneva-based World Economic Forum 2006. In his role as a leading media personality in India, Johar has been invited to speak at some of the world's most prestigous academic institutions including the Harvard Business School of Harvard University (2008), the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania (2006) and New York University (2008). He has also spoken at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit in New Delhi in November 2006.*

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