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Johar, Karan 1972-

Works: 96 works in 307 publications in 5 languages and 5,041 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Romantic comedy films  Fiction  Love stories 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Performer, Scenarist, Film editor, Conceptor, Author of dialog, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Karan Johar
Most widely held works by Karan Johar
My name is Khan by Karan Johar( Visual )
27 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Rizwan, an Indian man with a unique way of looking at the world, moves to San Francisco and meets a vivacious single mother named Mandira. They form a special bond and fall in love against all odds, but fate and tragedy conspire to tear them apart. That's when Rizwan embarks on a remarkable journey across America to win back the love of his life"--Container
Kabhi khushi kabhie gham-- by Karan Johar( Visual )
32 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in Hindi and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young man goes against the wishes of his beloved father to marry the girl he loves. When he leaves home, his younger brother vows to reunite the family and bring back the happiness they once shared
Kuch kuch hota hai by Karan Johar( Visual )
44 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
" ... a story of 2 best friends at college, Rahul (Shahrukh Khan and tomboy Anjali (Kajol). Unknown to Rahul, Anjali has fallen in love with him. When Rahul confesses that he is in love with Tina (Rani Mukherji), Anjali is heartbroken and decides to leave the college ... Now, nine years have passed and Rahul is a single parent after Tina's demise."--Container
Om shanti om by Farah Khan( Visual )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Hindi and English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A romantic saga of a boy next door, Om Prakesh Makhija, who works as a junior artiste in bollywood in the 70's. He is madly [in] love with the superstar of that time, Shantipriya. His dreams and aspirations to become a superstar and be with his lady love are thwarted as he witnesses the brutal murder of his beloved Shantipriya by a mercenary producer Mukesh Mehra. Om Prakash dies trying to save his Shanti. But destiny has something else in store when 'Om Prakash' a junior artiste returns as 'Om Kapoor' the superstar of 2007!! His journey of rediscovering himself, his past life and avenging the death of his beloved is the story of 'Om Shanti Om!'
Kal ho naa ho ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in Hindi and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Aman Mathur moves into the neighborhood, he changes the life of Naina Catherine Kapur by pushing the quiet and serious girl into things she would never have dreamed of doing
Kabhi alvida naa kehna ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in Hindi and English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dev, a professional soccer player in New York City, and Maya, a nursery school teacher, are married to or about to marry different people. They are convinced they are happy until they meet one another
Yeh jawaani hai deewani ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2013 in Hindi and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four friends take off for adventure sport and discover little-known personal aspects of one another. Years later they reunite and this time the equation is even more combustible
Dostana ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After the passing of her parents, Neha Melwani lives in Miami with her aunt. She rents out a room in her apartment to two seemingly gay Indian men, Kunal Chauhan and Sameer Acharya, a photographer and nurser respectively. She introduces them to her departing gay boss, Murli, and falls in love with her new boss, Abhimanyu Singh. She will soon realize that she has two rivals for her new love - none other than Kunal and Sameer
The lunchbox by Ritesh Batra( Visual )
6 editions published in 2014 in Hindi and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A mistaken delivery in Mumbai's famously efficient lunchbox delivery system connects Ila, a neglected housewife, to Saajan ... , a lonely man on the verge of retirement"--Container
Wake up Sid by Ayan Mukerji( Visual )
4 editions published in 2009 in Hindi and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Sid is a quintessential Mumbai slacker boy: wealthy, lazy and completely lacking in focus. An unexpected meeting with Aisha, a driven, bold and ambitious writer from Calcutta, results in a summer of discoveries, realizations and coming of age"--Container
I hate luv storys by Punit Malhotra( Visual )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Hindi and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Revolves around a cynical assistant director, Jay, and a moony, sentimental set designer, Simran, at odds over the meaning of love and whether it's even necessary
We are family ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2010 in Hindi and English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Directed by debutant Siddharth Malhotra, the film is a Hindi adaptation of Julia Roberts starrer 1998 hit film Stepmom and stars Kajol, Kareena Kapoor and Arjun Rampal in the lead roles
Student of the year ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Hindi and English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is the story of Abhimanyu Singh and Rohan Nanda, who traverse the path of competition, envy, triumph, failure, manipulation and heartbreak in their mini-universe of St. Teresa High School, Dehradun. When Abhi and Rohan's rivalry takes an unexpected turn to friendship, neither pre-empts the complications that would brew. Things are further knotted up when Shanaya Singhania, the most popular girl on the campus enters the equation
Bombay Talkies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in Hindi and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is an anthology film consisting of four short films. Ajeeb Dastaan Hai Yeh: a woman and a gay man are friends, but he is attracted to her husband. Star: an adaptation of Satyajit Ray's short story "Patol Babu, Film Star." A failed actor struggles to make a living after his father's death. Sheila Ki Jawaani: A 12-year-old boy aspires to be a Bollywood dancer. Murabba (Fruit Preserve): Vijay travels to Mumbai to fulfill his ailing father's wish
Gippi ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in Hindi and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gippi is a 14-year-old girl who lives in Shimla with her mother Bappi and little brother Booboo. She is overweight and awkward and doesn`t know how to handle the physical, emotional and social changes happening in her life
Kurbaan ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in Hindi and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Avantika is a teacher who leaves New York to come home after her father has a heart attack. There, she meets Ehsaan and soon, love blossoms. Avantika is asked to come back to New York to teach fall semester. Avantika and Ehsaan get married and move to the States. They buy a house in an Indian neighborhood. Their conservative Muslim neighbors invite them to dinner. The next morning, Salma, a dinner guest, comes over to see Avantika. Salma tells her that she is in grave danger and nothing is what is seems. A series of incidents suck Avantika into a vortex of danger and intrigue
2 states one love-- ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2014 in Hindi and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Punjabi boy and Tamilian girl discover love on their college campus. However, their diverse cultures make its culmination a challenge
Gori tere pyaar mein! ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in Hindi and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's a story of two opposites. Sriram who likes the good life and Dia who wants to do her bit and make a difference in society in her small way. It is love at first sight for him and she falls in love with him later. But differences drove them apart. Life goes on for a bit till he is all set to marry Vasudha and then he realize that maybe their love story is not over. He goes back in search of Dia and to woo her back. But she has moved on. Will he win her back?
Cinema Asia ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"While northern India's 100-year-old film industry is best known for flamboyant dance sequences and romantic plot lines, its directors have begun to step outside established formulas and explore grittier subject matter. This program surveys the world of Bollywood filmmaking, examining the personalities as well as the commercial and thematic concerns that drive central Asia's answer to Tinseltown. Interviews with directors Karan Johar, Ashutosh Gowariker, and Yash Chopra are included, along with commentary from choreographers, musical directors, and Cinemaya Magazine editor Aruna Vasudev. The industry's newfound attention to poverty, homelessness, and other social concerns is examined."--Container
I hate love stories ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in Hindi and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Johara, Karaṇa
Karan Johar.
Karan Johar 1972-
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Hindi (159)
English (19)
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