KWK 6: Karan Johar’s name on his janampatri is Rahul Kumar Johar; Bet you didn’t know that!


The episode featuring Ayushmann Khurrana and Vicky Kaushal on the sixth season of Karan Johar’s celebrity chat show Koffee With Karan was loaded with revelations.

While Vicky addressed dating rumours, Karan revealed that he had offered Vicky’s Lust Stories role to Ayushmann first. But that’s just not all as Karan revealed that he was born as Rahul and not the name that he currently uses.

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Didn’t get this? Allow us to explain. KJo was named Rahul after his birth but just for twelve days and his name was changed to Karan after his mother Hiroo Johar had a dream about it.

“On my janampatri, my name is Rahul Kumar Johar. But my mother had a dream and then she named me Karan,” the filmmaker said on Koffee With Karan 6.

Karan Johar is celebrated for directing films such as Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna and My Name Is Khan.