Karan Johar pens an emotional post for father Yash Johar as Dharma Productions’ first release ‘Dostana’ clocks 40 years


Karan Johar and paid an emotional tribute to his late father, producer Yash Johar as Dharma Productions’ first film Dostana clocks 40 years. KJo shared that 40 years ago, Dharma Productions that was founded by Yash released its first film Dostana starring Amitabh Bachchan, Shatrughan Sinha and Zeenat Aman in the lead. The film became the fourth-highest grosser of 1980 and was directed by Raj Khosla.

Sharing a picture with Yash Johar, Karan wrote an emotional post on how the production house is basking in the glory of his father’s goodwill. He wrote, “40 years ago on this date you released your first film DOSTANA and thus began a company that was so close to your heart....all your tremendous karma is in every sunshine ray of @dharmamovies ....all we have done is bask in the glory of your goodwill."

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He further addded, "we stand tall because of your teachings and pray everyday that you are proud of all of us Papa! Dharma is a result of so many of us who strive everyday to spread cheer at the movies...we miss you ...but we feel your hand on our head and that gives us the courage to combat and to create ....I love you so much Papa...”

Dharma Productions under KJo has gone from strength-to-strength and emerged as one of the leading production houses of Hindi film industry.

(Source: Instagram)