Filmmaker and proud father of two, Karan Johar is turning 48, today. The director will be celebrating his birthday at home this year, with his mother Hiroo Johar and kids Roohi and Yash Johar, amid the nationwide lockdown.
Currently, Karan has been winning the internet with the adorable Instagram series called, 'Lockdown With The Johars'. Fans can't seem to have enough of his adorable banter with the kids. Apart from being candid, Karan in good spirit at times, can also be seen ridiculing himself on the social media platform.
While showing off his salt and pepper look during the lockdown, Karan said the picture should be considered as his submission to all casting directors for acting roles as a father. He also took the time to remind everyone of his past acting endeavours. In the caption, he wrote, "I know my acting stint was scarier than the current virus but there is no harm in hoping for a second chance!"
Karan has also shared some rare pictures on his Instagram feed over the years. On the occasion of the ace filmmaker's birthday, we have got you the rarest pictures which are pure gold with KJo's sassy captions.
Karan Johar's HBD Wish For SRK
Karan Johar and Shah Rukh Khan have been synonymous since KJo's directorial debut in 1998 with Kuch Kuch Hota Hai. They later went on to work on a number of blockbusters and Karan was also seen as SRK's co-star in Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge.
While wishing a happy birthday to his age-old friend, Karan Johar in 2019 shared several rare pictures with the actor from their film sets.
However, the caption stole the show, he wrote: "Happy birthday Bhai @iamsrk.... Am not sure words are the best way to describe certain relationships...specially those that have such powerful silences...you have always been such a tremendous influence in my life! Like the best preacher teacher I have had the honour of calling my family...my journey with you will always be the best phase of my career and life and there is still so much more to come...thank you for being you...thank you for always being there for mom and me and now our little ones...thank you for being my fathers best friend and my older brother for life!!! I love you more than you will ever know."
Yash Johar With Other Bollywood Biggies
Karan often treats his fans to old pictures from his archives. The director in June 2019, shared a Flashback Friday special for his fans featuring his late father with then Bollywood A-listers.
The black and white picture showed Yash Johar with Raj Kapoor, Sadhana, Anand Bakshi, RK Nayyar and Rajendra Kumar.
Karan Johar Takes A Jib At Himself
Karan shared this throwback earlier this year in March, making fun of himself. In the post, he joked about why SRK can be seen sweating in the picture.
He captioned the post as, "I think bhai @iamsrk is sweating thinking of how to break the news to me that I need to hit a treadmill! #throwbacksaturday ! Meanwhile, my expression is a result of discomfort from overeating!"
The filmmaker shared a rare picture of himself with late father Yash Johar back in Jun 2018. In the caption, he remembered his father and said that he is always in his morning prayer.
The caption read, "He taught me the strength of goodness... .the overemphasis on success and even the positives of failure.... I miss seeing him but I talk to him everyday! He is my morning prayer."
Another SRK Special
After making fun of his acting chops on various occasion, Karan in this post also called himself an out-of-sync dancer.
The picture shows SRK and Karan dancing at actor Sanjay Kapoor and Maheep Kapoor's sangeet, KJo captioned the post as, "Throwback to @sanjaykapoor2500 and @maheepkapoor 's sangeet! The superstar shakes a leg and don't miss the out of sync background dancer! #throwbacktuesday."
Karan will be returning as a director with the historic drama, Takht. Anil Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal, Bhumi Pednekar, Janhvi Kapoor and others. The film will follow the story of Mughal emperor Shahjahan and the family's fight for the Mughal throne. The film earlier was scheduled to release on December 24, 2021.