It's going to be P.H.A.T! Karan Johar collaborates with Netflix for exclusive series, films

KJo's Dharmatic Entertainment will create a broad range of fiction and non-fiction content.

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Karan Johar had first worked with Netflix in 2018 for 'Lust Stories'.
MUMBAI: Streaming giant Netflix has inked a multi-year exclusive deal with filmmaker Karan Johar's digital content company Dharmatic Entertainment to create a broad range of new fiction and non-fiction series and films for Netflix members.

"I'm super excited about the projects we already have in development and the limitless possibilities ahead. To create universal stories from India that the world discovers is an incredible and unprecedented opportunity," Johar said on Wednesday.




Netflix and Johar first worked together in 2018 for "Lust Stories". He is also involved on two upcoming Netflix films -- as a director on "Ghost Stories" and "Guilty" produced by Dharmatic Entertainment.

"Johar and Dharmatic Entertainment will have all the creative freedom and support they need to create pioneering dramas and unscripted series -- as well as films -- for our members all over the world," said Bela Bajaria, Vice President, International Originals, Netflix.


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"We're excited about the immense storytelling possibilities ahead. With Netflix as the new storytelling home for Dharmatic Entertainment, I have the highest hopes for what we can do together," said Apoorva Mehta, CEO, Dharma Productions.

"Our vision is to create differentiated stories across diverse genres and we can't wait to craft and usher many more remarkable series and films into the world with Netflix."

Karan Johar Turns 46: Wearing More Than Just The Director's Hat
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Karan Johar has proved his directorial merit with some of the big banners in the Indian film industry.

After the massive success of his directorial debut 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai' (1998), he became one of Bollywood's most high-profile directors. His success and popularity has made him a well-known personality worldwide. Recently, he was invited at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos as a 'cultural leader' to share his views on the 'Weaponisation Of Culture'.

As KJo turns 46, here's a look at all the roles he has played in his life:
Karan Johar has proved his directorial merit with some of the big banners in the Indian film industry. After the massive success of his directorial debut 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai' (1998), he became one o..
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Karan Johar has never shied away from showing his affection to mum Hiroo, who is the sister of fimmakers Yash Chopra and BR Chopra.

While he calls his mother his 'world', his surrogate twins - Yash and Roohi - are his 'world 2.0'. The director, who became a father in March last year, named his kids after his parents.

Among his close friends from the indutry are Shah Rukh Khan, Aditya Chopra, Rani Mukerji and Kajol.
Karan Johar has never shied away from showing his affection to mum Hiroo, who is the sister of fimmakers Yash Chopra and BR Chopra. While he calls his mother his 'world', his surrogate twins - Yash ..
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When not in the director's chair, Johar has been seen in front of the camera as well. He was first seen as Shah Rukh Khan's best friend in Aditya Chopra's 'Dilwale Dhulania Le Jayenge' (1995). Later, he also did a cameo in 'Kal Ho Naa Ho', 'Om Shanti Om', 'Fashion' and 'Luck By Chance'.

He debuted as a villain in Anurag Kashyap's 'Bombay Velvet' in 2015. The director-cum-actor was recently seen in 'Welcome To New York' (2018) in a double role for the first time.

He also appeared on the small screen as a host and judge of various reality shows. He is known for his popular chat show 'Koffee with Karan', which has aired over 100 episodes so far.
When not in the director's chair, Johar has been seen in front of the camera as well. He was first seen as Shah Rukh Khan's best friend in Aditya Chopra's 'Dilwale Dhulania Le Jayenge' (1995). Later,..
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KJo is a fashionista in his own right, and has designed costumes in many movies. He also styled Shah Rukh Khan in 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge', 'Dil To Pagal Hai' and 'Veer-Zaara', among others.
KJo is a fashionista in his own right, and has designed costumes in many movies. He also styled Shah Rukh Khan in 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge', 'Dil To Pagal Hai' and 'Veer-Zaara', among others.
After his father passed away in 2004, the director-turned-producer took the baton to lead Dharma Productions. Some of the major successes under the Dharma banner include 'Kal Ho Naa Ho', 'Dostana', 'I Hate Luv Storys', 'Agneepath', 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani', '2 States', 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania', 'Kapoor & Sons'.

After two releases this year - 'Ittefaq' and 'Raazi' - KJo is preparing for 'Drive' that releases in September later this year.
After his father passed away in 2004, the director-turned-producer took the baton to lead Dharma Productions. Some of the major successes under the Dharma banner include 'Kal Ho Naa Ho', 'Dostana', '..
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