Karan Johar is one of the most famous directors of B-town, He has directed some of the best movies like Kuch Kuch Hota Hain, Kal Ho Na Ho. Ever heard of” Koffee with Karan” the famous talk show where he is the host and we get to know about the latest Bollywood gossip, where he interviews the famous Bollywood actors. He has also judged some of the best reality shows like Jhalak Dhiklaja, India’s Got Talent and many more he has got all the talent. Here are 10 best films by Karan Johar:
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
Kuch Kuch Hota Hain was released in 1998 directed and written by Karan Johar, starring Shahrukh Khan, Kajol, and Salman Khan were there as supporting actors. This movie is about love triangle where Anjali(Kajol) and Rahul (Shahrukh) were best friends in college and they were really famous, and Anjali fell in love with Rahul, however, there was a new admission of a girl (Tina)in the college and Rahul fell in love with her , and this broke Anjali heart and she went to her hometown . The title track of the movie was in the top charts for like more than a year This movie did great at the box office not just in India but overseas as well.
2- Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham
Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham also known as K3G was released in 2001 directed by Karan Johar starring Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Kareena Kapoor, and Kajol. This film is about an Indian family where Amitabh Bachchan played the role of Yashvardhan who was a business tycoon and had two sons Rahul and Rohan, he adopted Rahul when he was small everyone knew about him that he was adopted except Rohan. There were some traditions that were followed in the house they were only allowed to marry a girl of there status, but Rahul fell in love with Kajol Anjali belonging to a lower social economic group but Rahul went against his father and married her and had to leave the house that’s where the actual drama of the film started. This movie did great at the box office and became one of the highest grossing movies overseas in that year.
3- Kal Ho Na Ho
Kal Ho Na Ho is a romantic drama film directed by Nikhil Advani, the story of the film was written by Karan Johar starring Shahrukh Khan as Aman, Saif Ali Khan as Rohit And Preity Zinta as Naina they were the lead actors of the film. This movie was all about a love triangle where Naina fell in love with Aman her neighbor who has recently shifted for all the good deeds he has done for her family, however, he lied to her about his marriage as he was suffering from a serious heart disease and didn’t want to hurt her and did all the possible things so that Rohit and Naina could marry each other. The title track of the movie by Sonu Nigam still give us goosebumps, this movie did great at the Box Office.
4- My name is Khan
My name is Khan was released in 2010 directed by Karan Johar starring Shahrukh Khan and Kajol in the lead roles. This movie faced a lot of controversies due to many reasons like because of the title of the name, the presence of Shahrukh Khan in the movie. This movie was hyped a lot because of Kajol and Shahrukh were coming together in a film after a very long time. Rizwan (Shahrukh Khan) used to live with his brother and mother, he was suffering from Autism, however, he had special abilities, he started working in his brother’s company during which he met Mandira(Kajol) and her son they both fell in love and married. This movie did great at the Box office.
5- Ae Dil Hain Mushkil
Ae Dil Hain Mushkil was directed by Karan Johar starring Anushka Sharma, Aishwarya Rai, Ranbir Kapoor and Fawad Khan in the lead roles. This movie changed our concept of love and friendship. Ayan(Ranbir) met Alizeh(Anushka) in London they spent a lot of time together thereafter they knew there love mates were cheating on them, they both broke up with them and then spent time with each other. Ayan fell in love with Alizeh but she considered him a friend, while she met her ex Ali(Fawad) and was confused about getting back with her, things then became fine between the two and they ended up marrying each other, and Ayan heart was broken but he still loved her and cared about her the most . The songs of the movie were beautifully composed and the credit goes to the music director of the film Pritam.
6- Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna
Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna was released in 2006 directed by Karan Johar starring Shahrukh Khan, Rani Mukherjee, Amitabh Bachchan, Preity Zinta, Amitabh Bachchan and Kirron Kher made special appearances in the movie. Maya(Rani) played the role of an orphan girl and who was about to marry Rishi (Abhishek) her childhood friend, she was raised by his father. Whereas Dev(Shahrukh) was a soccer player and used to live with his wife Rhea (Preity Zinta). However, Maya and dev met just before her marriage and they both connected together so well and moments after they are apart and Dev was hit by a car and injured his leg like for entire life.
7- Student Of the year
Student of the year was released in 2012 directed by Karan Johar starring Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, and Sidharth Malthora they all debuted their filmy careers with this film. Rohan (Varun) was the son of a rich business tycoon who was against his passion of music and wanted him to continue his business, Shanaya(Alia) Rohan’s girlfriend she was rich and had the keen interest in fashion she was Rohan’s gf and she was really famous in the college and then there was a new entry in the college of Abhimanyu (Sidharth) in the college who fell in love with Shanayaand that is when the drama in the film begins. This movie became one of the highest grossing movies in 2012.
8- Yeh Jawaani Hain Deewani
Yeh Jawaani Hain Deewani was released in 2013 it is a romantic film directed by Ayan Mukherjee and produced by Karan Johar, starring Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Aditya Roy Kapoor and Kalki Koechlin in the lead roles. This movie was all about friendship where Naina (Deepika) being a medical student she wanted to live her life and went to the trip to Manali where she met Bunny(Ranbir) and fell in love with him however for him his dream was more important and left her they both met again in a marriage and then Bunny realised his love for her and proposed her. It is one of the most favorite movies for all the teenagers out there.
9- Wake up Sid
Wake up sid was released in 2009 directed by Ayan Mukherjee and produced by Karan Johar. Sid was a college student and son of a rich businessman his father wanted him to learn the value of money , so he decided to leave the house and do something on his own so he went away from the house and during this he met Aisha(Konkana) who was an aspiring writer and then they both shared the same apartment and fell in love. This movie did great at the box office and Ranbir acting was loved by everyone.
10 – Dostana
Dostana was released in 2008 directed by Tarun Mansukhani and produced by Karan Johar starring John Abraham, Abhishek Bachchan and Priyanka Chopra in the lead roles. This movie tells a story about two boys pretended to be gay so that they could get an apartment and fell in love with a girl living in their apartment. This movie did great at the box office and became one of the most successful movie of that year.