Karan Malhotra: Wiki, Bio, Age, Wife, Family, Education And More

Karan Malhotra: Wiki, Bio, Age, Wife, Family, Education And More

Karan Malhotra is an Indian writer, director, and screenwriter. His full name is Karan Malhotra. He is given credit as the director of the Hindi film “Agneepath,” which starred Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra, and Sanjay Dutt.Karan Ravi Malhotra was born on July 24th, in the city of Mumbai. His mother, an Indian scriptwriter by the name of Ekta Pathak, is married to his father, a Hindi film producer by the name of Ravi Malhotra.

Karan Malhotra
Karan Malhotra

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Karan Malhotra Bio

Because Raj Kapoor and Prem Chopra, both well-known actors in Indian cinema, are Karan Malhotra’s maternal uncles, we do not have information regarding Karan Malhotra’s education at this time; however, we will provide you with an update very soon. He is related to Rajiv Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor, and Randhir Kapoor through their cousin, Rishi Kapoor (from the maternal side). The Indian actresses Karisma Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor, as well as the actor Ranbir Kapoor, are his nieces and nephews, respectively.

Early Life of Karan Malhotra

Karan Ravi Malhotra was born on July 24th, in the city of Mumbai. His mother, an Indian scriptwriter by the name of Ekta Pathak, is married to his father, a Hindi film producer by the name of Ravi Malhotra.

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Karan Malhotra Career

Karan entered the film industry in the beginning of the 1990s and began working as a cinematographer. In the year 2000, he worked as an assistant on the Hindi film Pukar, which was his first directorial credit. In addition, he assisted the director on the sets of the Bollywood films “Lajja” (2001), “Main Hoon Na” (2004), “Jodha Akbar” (2008), and “My Name Is Khan” (2010).

His first film as a director and screenwriter was the 2012 Hindi movie “Agneepath,” for which he was presented with the Zee Cine Award for Special Award Power-Club Box Office. For this film, he also won the award. He has directed a number of Hindi films, some of the more recent ones being “Brothers” (2015) and “Shamshera” (2022).

In 2016, he started working as a director on the upcoming Hindi film Shuddhi. The film is based on Amish Tripathi’s novel “The Immortals of Meluha,” which also served as the inspiration for the novel. The directors of the film had to contend with a lot of challenges while selecting the actors to appear in the movie. The movie was eventually put on hold.

Karan Malhotra
Karan Malhotra

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Son of producer Ravi Malhotra.

Father Ravi Malhotra was secretary of Dimple Kapadia.

Nephew of Prem Nath, Rajendra Nath, Narendra Nath ,Krishna Raj Kapoor ( Dad’ siblings).

Nephew of Prem Chopra (Aunt Uma’s husband.).

Nephew of Raj Kapoor ( Aunt Krishna’s husband).

Cousin of Randhir Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor, Rajiv Kapoor.

Uncle of Ranbir Kapoor ( Cousin Rishi Kapoor’s son).

Uncle to Karishma Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor ( Cousin Randhir Kapoor’ s daughters.).

Brother Rakesh Malhotra is married to actor Jagdish Raaj’s daughter Roopa. Roopa is also the sister of actress Anita Raaj.

He has been directed 2 films for “Dharma Productions” out of 3 ; in which the third one is coming for “Yash Raj Films” in 2022.

He is directed the 3 super-hit films in his direction career including :- Agneepath (2012) , Brothers (2016) and Shamshera (2022) includes with one more his 4th shelved film :- Shuddhi (2014) respectively.

His upcoming new release movie or film will be “Shamshera” ; that will released next month officially on 22nd July 2022.

He is the relative of while Legendary “Kapoor” family. ; includes Everyone in the family legacy of “Ranbir Kapoor”.

He is the nephew of Raj Kapoor and the cousin of Randhir Kapoor & Rishi Kapoor.

He is the uncle of Ranbir Kapoor ; with Kareena Kapoor and Karishma Kapoor also.

His father name reassembled & symbolized the screen name of “Shah Rukh Khan” ; the most famous name of him in his films like – DDLJ as Raj Malhotra.

He is the cousin of the directors – Siddharth P. Malhotra & Raj Mehta.

He is the son of most underrated & well performed producer & director named “Raj” Malhotra. ; the maker & creator of most of the action films in the cinema world.

He mostly directed the Action-Drama films in his career for Hindi Cinema. (Bollywood Industry). Approximately in his prime time now since 10 years.

He only worked for most hard working actors of the film industry to materialized & utilized his movies up to the next level to become super-hit and blockbusters on big screen in India & worldwide.

His most favorite actor is Sanjay Dutt. ; he also called him as “Sanju Baba” in his manner of joy & humor.

He is the global director of Indian Cinema with own marketing strategies to promote his own films in his style at any level or at every cost.

He is directed the Sanjay Dutt in his two of the most stupendous Hindi films in :- Agneepath 2012 and Shamshera 2022.

He worked & directed the films for many actors like :- Hrithik Roshan , Ranbir Kapoor , Akshay Kumar , Siddharth Malhotra , Jackie Shroff and Rishi Kapoor with many other more etc….

He was established as a best director from his first directional debut film ‘Agneepath’ in 2012 after many attempts from assistant director to become the main director.

He worked under the big banners of film industry & directed his all 3 films for famous production houses & companies of India only as :- “Dharma Productions” & “Yash Raj Films” from 2012 to 2022 subsequently.

He narrated the Sanjay Dutt in the negative role as the villain for his both films :- Agnerpath & Shamshera as “Kaancha Cheena” & “Shuddhi Singh” orderly.

He was about to make & direct the biggest franchise of action films in a series for Bollywood soon in his upcoming years in future as the new universe of – “ActionVerse” for his both production houses as – “DP” & “YRF” combine on a large scale.

He is the best friend of big producers – Karan Johar & Aditya Chopra. ; about in the sense of “YRF” and “DP” films series.

Karan Johar gives him his big break as a director in the film industry for directing the his most precious project – “Agnerpath” in 2012 to gave tribute in memory of his late father – Yash Johar – the founder & creator of “Dharma Productions”.

He is the relative of actor Siddharth Malhotra somehow.

He only works for “Yash Raj Films” and “Dharma Productions” as per his choice.

Aditya Chopra wanted him to direct in fact a futuristic film of “Yash Raj Films” based on real life story and some little bit of action for him to dedicate this movie to his late father – Yash Chopra.

He was also a cinematographer in his initial days of filming in Bollywood during late 90s to early 2000s era.

Karan Malhotra is also a relative of fashion costume designer Manish Malhotra somehow.

His favorite director was late. Mukul Anand. ; who was directed the first original “Agneepath” in 1990 with Amitabh Bachchan.

His inspiration and adaptation to gain motivation in filming is always his guru Mahesh Bhatt. ; He revived himself as a director after meeting him once.

He is very confident about to make at-least a one film with Amitabh Bachchan and Mithun Chakraborty in upcoming years.

Mahesh Manjrekar is always interested to watch all Karan Malhotra’s released or new films many times on repeat mode.

When he was started to make “Agneepath” around in 2011. ; He wanted to cast Abhishek Bachchan in the main lead hero role ; which was make sense because earlier his father Amitabh Bachchan was done that role in first one. ; but , later he signed Hrithik Roshan instead of AB Jr. & replaced him from the film.

He sometimes missed veteran actor Om Puri after his demise with his memories with him during the making of “Agneepath” 2012.

He was signed Neil Nitin Mukesh and Kabir Bedi both as a side villains in the negative roles to be done in his directed film – “Shamshera” 2022 opposite Ranbir Kapoor. ; but they both denied the role ; then later , Malhotra was signed his man of words Sanjay Dutt for that solo main villain role in the film.

He is the former assistant director ; works under “Dharma Productions” for Karan Johar earlier during the “My Name Is Khan” 2010.

During the making & shooting of the film “My Name Is Khan” around in 2010 ; Karan Malhotra was pitched a idea to Karan Johar about to making the fresh new mass action movie or film for him. ; then , Johar was decided to remade the iconic film “Agneepath” again after 1990 to now in 2012 with Malhotra as a director of the franchise.

Karan Johar is the Godfather of Karan Malhotra.

Aditya Chopra is the close friend & second priority of Karan Malhotra.

He is the average director of Bollywood.

Quick Facts

Real Name Karan Ravi Malhotra
Nick Name Karan
Profession Film Director, Screenwriter
Famous For Movies
Wife Name Ekta Pathak
Physical Status
Age NA
Height 5 Feet 7 Inches
Weight 74 Kgs
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Personal Information
Date of Birth 24 July
Birth Place Mumbai, Maharashtra
Zodiac Sign Leo
Nationality Indian
School Name NA
College Name NA
Qualifications NA
Family Profile
Father Name Ravi Malhotra
Mother Name NA
Siblings NA
Career Film Director, Writer
Source of Income Movies
Appeared In Movies
Net Worth Salary 55 Crores+(Approx.)

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