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Karan Johar Birthday: When filmmaker wanted to marry Ekta Kapoor; 5 interesting facts about Takht director

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 25 May 2020, 11:55 IST
Karan Johar Birthday

From ace Filmmaker to Producer to Actor to Judge, Karan Johar adorns many feathers on his hats. He has given many hits to the entertainment industry and made the youths understand what is love, how it feels, etc. After being all this now filmmaker is a doting father who is keeping up with his twin kids who keep trolling there father over his dressing sense, hairstyle, body shape and many more.

As Karan has turned a year older we thought why not go down a memory lane and dig out some interesting facts about Takht actor that is not known by the people out there.

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1. Debut

Karan johar in Indradhanush


As we all know Karan appeared for the first time in the film in a supporting role in Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol starrer DDLJ, however from here he didn’t make his acting debut. Talking about the acting debut on Riteish Deshmukh and Sajid Khan’s chat show Karan told that he made his debut from a TV show Indradhanush when he was 14-15 year old. The show is a children’s series which dealt with themes of outer space and time travel. Here Karan essayed the role of a schoolboy named Shrikant.

2. Does Karan Johar want to marry Ekta Kapoor?

During an interview, Karan expressed to marry TV czarina Ekta Kapoor. He elaborated on it and said that he doesn’t find a suitable match than Ekta. “If I and Ekta do not get any in life, we will marry each other.” On hearing this Ekta Kapoor gave her nod and added that when is he planning to propose her.

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3. Kuch Kuch Hota Hai cast not the first choice

Kuch Kuch Hota Hai cast not the first choice

1998’s blockbuster film Kuch Kuch Hota Hai that taught everyone the feeling of love has an interesting trivia related to the cast of the film. We all loved Shah Rukh Khan, Rani Mukerji, Kajol and Salman Khan in the film and there is no one better who could have essayed these roles, however, do you know they were not the Karan’s first choice. Yes, for Salman’s role Karan picked Chandrachur Singh, for Kajol’s role he approached Juhi Chawla and for Rani’s role he approached Raveena Tandon, Karisma Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Urmila Matondkar. However, they all turned down the offer so at the end Karan hung up on Salman, Rani and Kajol.

4. Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Trivia


Not many must be knowing that Karan Johar completed Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan starrer's script within 30 days.

5. London Olympics 2012

Karan Johar is the only Indian besides former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who was invited for the opening ceremony of the London Olympics.

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First published: 25 May 2020, 10:31 IST