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From Alia Bhatt to Varun Dhawan: 5 best actors launched by Karan Johar

en Bollywood News From Alia Bhatt to Varun Dhawan: 5 best actors launched by Karan Johar

Here's looking at some fresh faces introduced in the film industry by director and producer Karan Johar.

Karan Johar is one of the biggest names in Bollywood. He has directed some of the most popular and successful Hindi films of our times with some of the biggest stars. Even as a producer, he has some successful and path-breaking films to his credit.

From Alia Bhatt to Varun Dhawan: 5 best actors launched by Karan Johar

But apart from these achievements, Karan is also known for launching a number of young actors who have gone onto become prominent names in the industry.

Here's having a look at 5 of the best actors launched by Karan Johar in recent years (in order of release dates).

Alia Bhatt

Alia Bhatt made her acting debut with Karan Johar's directorial Student of the Year (2012), where she played the lead role alongside Varun Dhawan and Sidharth Malhotra. Her performance garnered praise, and she has since become one of the leading actresses in Bollywood, delivering critically acclaimed performances in films like Highway (2014), Udta Punjab (2016), Raazi (2018), Gangubai Kathiawadi (2022), Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani (2023), etc.

Sidharth Malhotra

Sidharth Malhotra also made his acting debut with Student of the Year (2012), which was produced by Karan Johar. He gained recognition for his performance in the film and went on to impress in various Bollywood movies, including Kapoor & Sons (2016), Ek Villain (2014), Shershaah (2021), etc.

Varun Dhawan

Varun Dhawan, another actor launched by Karan Johar through Student of the Year (2012), has established himself as one of the leading actors in Bollywood. He has delivered several commercial successes and has showcased his versatility in films like Badlapur (2015), October (2018), etc.

Rohit Saraf

Rohit Saraf gained recognition for his role in the film Dear Zindagi (2016), which was produced by Karan Johar's Dharma Productions and directed by Gauri Shinde. However, he gained widespread acclaim for his performance as Tia's brother in the Netflix film The Sky Is Pink (2019), where he shared the screen with Priyanka Chopra and Farhan Akhtar. He also starred in the Hrithik Roshan and Saif Ali Khan starrer Vikram Vedha (2022).

Janhvi Kapoor

Janhvi Kapoor made her acting debut with Dhadak (2018), which was produced by Karan Johar's Dharma Productions and directed by Shashank Khaitan. The film was a remake of the Marathi film Sairat and marked Janhvi's entry into Bollywood. She received praise for her performance in the film and has since appeared in movies like Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl (2020), Mili (2022), Bawaal (2023), etc.

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