The 2020 Padma honours were announced and filmmaker Karan Johar has been conferred with The Padma Shri award for excellence in art.
Sharing his excitement, Karan Johar says, ”It’s not very often that I’m at a loss for words, but this is one such occasion… The PadmaShri. Such an honour to receive one of the highest civilian awards in the country. Overwhelmed by so many emotions right now. Humbled, elated and also thankful for the opportunity to live my dream everyday, to create and to entertain. I know my father would be proud and I wish he was here to share this moment with me. #blessed.
Karan Johar has donned many hats in the field of art. Be it producer, director, reality show judge or a host at a talk show and many award shows., his contribution is irreplaceable. Karan has directed some iconic films like Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Kabhie Khushi Kabhie Gham and Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. His production house Dharma Productions, continues to deliver meaningful content.