Karan Johar is synonymous with success panache quick wit and outspokenness which sometimes inadvertently creates controversy and makes headlines. KJo as he is popularly called has been a much-loved Bollywood film director producer actor and discoverer of new talent. With his flagship Dharma Production he has constantly challenged the norms written and rewritten rules and set trends.
But who is the man behind the icon that we all know? Baring all for the first time in his autobiography An Unsuitable Boy KJo reminisces about his childhood the influence of his Sindhi mother and Punjabi father obsession with Bollywood foray into films friendships with Aditya Chopra SRK and Kajol his love life the AIB Roast and much more. In his trademark frank style he talks about the ever-changing face of Indian cinema challenges and learnings as well as friendships and rivalries in the industry. Honest heart-warming and insightful An Unsuitable Boy is both the story of the life of an exceptional film-maker at the peak of his powers and of an equally extraordinary human being who shows you how to survive and succeed in life. About the AuthorKARAN JOHAR is one of the leading directors producers and writers in the Hindi film industry. He is the son of a much-respected film producer Yash Johar who set up Dharma Productions in 1976 Karan took over his father s legacy following his death in 2004. Over the years he has built Dharma into a powerful influential and flourishing entity. Karan began his tryst with filmdom in 1995 as an assistant to filmmaker Aditya Chopra on the sets of Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge 1995 . Subsequently Karan made his debut as director with Kuch Kuch Hota Hai 1998 which went on to become a blockbuster.