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Karan Johar takes the director’s chair again after Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani; announces new project on his birthday - here's everything we know

Karan Johar turns 51 today and the filmmaker has decided to make the day special with a massive announcement.  

Karan Johar takes the director’s chair again after Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani; announces new project on his birthday - here's everything we know
Karan Johar Announces New Project

Last Updated: 01.11 PM, May 25, 2024


Karan Johar is always in the news, with headlines focusing on him, most of which are positive. The filmmaker, who wears many hats—including producer, director, talk show host, anchor, and his sassy self—has been making news for his directorial ventures. His return to form and the big screen after almost a decade with Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani has been the talk of the town for a while, and the box office numbers garnered by the movie speak for themselves. However, the curiosity around his next directorial project has been at its peak. Even the filmmaker, in an interview, said this time he wants to direct a movie much sooner and not wait for seven years to get on the next gig. It turns out he was very serious about it and he has now announced his next film.

Karan Johar Announces New Project

Karan Johar celebrates his 51st birthday today, and the industry has flooded Instagram with stories and posts wishing the filmmaker on his special day. While everyone has been waiting to know what Johar is doing next, the filmmaker chose to give the fraternity and his fans a return gift and didn't even wait for the birthday to end. In an Instagram post, Karan has now announced that he is getting back in the director’s chair for a new film, and there is already so much excitement about this project in the comment section. Read on to learn everything you should know about this exciting update of the day.

As per Karan Johar’s latest Instagram post, the filmmaker has found a script for his next directorial venture with Dharma. While he has confirmed this, he has only teased us about it without revealing much. Karan was seen posing with a draft of the script in an all-white ensemble and a white background. The script in his hands says, “Untitled Narration Draft, Directed by: Karan Johar, May 25, 2024.” The caption for the post reads, “Get…Set…Go! (with a heart emoji).”

Check out the post here:

The post has been liked and reacted to by many of Karan Johar’s industry folks. While Vasan Bala, the director of Jigra starring Alia Bhatt, produced by Johar's Dharma Productions, wrote, “Boom!” in the comments section, Prajakta Koli, the actor from Jugg Jug Jeeyo, wrote, “YESSSSSS.” Others, including Guneet Monga, Zoya Akhtar, and more, have wished him a happy birthday.

Karan Johar last directed Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani, starring Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh in the leading roles. Also starring Shabana Azmi, Dharmendra, Jaya Bachchan, and an ensemble cast, the movie went on to earn Rs 355.61 crore worldwide. Karan has directed seven feature films and three short films in three anthologies, including Lust Stories, Ghost Stories, and Bombay Talkies.

We wish Karan Johar a very happy birthday and all the best for this new adventure. Stay tuned to OTTplay for more information on this and everything else in the world of streaming and films.

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