Hiroo Johar - Updated Apr 2024

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Rahon, India
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Rahon, India

Hiroo Johar


Hiroo Johar is an Indian Producer, Director, and Entrepreneur. Hiroo Johar is also popular as the wife of Yash Johar and the mother of Karan Johar. She is popularly known for her romantic movies.

Birth Facts and Education

Hiroo Johar was born on March 18, 1943, in Rahon, India. She is 80 years old and her astrological sign is Pisces. Johar holds Indian nationality and follows the religion, of Hinduism.

Her father’s name is Lal Vilayati Raj Chopra and her mother’s name is Draupadi Chopra. She has five brothers and their names are Yash Chopra, B R Chopra, Dharam Chopra, Hans Raj Chopra, and Kuldip Raj Chopra. Likewise, she was born in a Punjabi Khatri family. Her father worked for the British Punjab administration as an accountant in the PWD division whereas her mother was a homemaker. Her brothers, B R Chopra and Yash Chopra were famous filmmakers in the Bollywood industry.

Moreover, talking about her educational background, she attended a local private school and completed her schooling. Then she enrolled at Mumbai University for her higher education.

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Caption: Hiroo Johar along with Karan Johar (Source: Bollywood Hungama)

Hiroo Johar – Career and Professional Life

Hiroo Johar was able to work as an assistant producer for her first Bollywood movie, “Dostana” in the year 1980. Then after two years, she was able to produce a movie, “Agneepath” which was superhit and very popular. After she was able to work as a producer for many other Bollywood movies such as Kaal, Raazi, Kuch Kuch Hota Hain, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, Ye Jawaani Hain Deewani, and others.

Likewise, she was able to receive the “Big Star Entertainment Award” for her best romantic drama “Ye Jawaani Hain Deewani” in the year 2013.  She loves listening to old songs and she also loves watching the show, “Bigg Boss”.

Talking about her husband, Yash Johar was an Indian film producer. He was the one who founded Dharma Productions in the year 1976. Yash Johar also was able to make Bollywood movies known for featuring lavish sets and exotic locations but upholding Indian traditions and family values. Furthermore, her son Karan Johar is also a film director, actor, producer, screenwriter, and costume designer, as well as a TV personality who works in the Bollywood industry.

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Caption: Hiroo Johar with her husband and their son (Source: WikiBio)

Hiroo Johar – Relationship Status

Hiroo Johar tied the knot with Yash Johar and their marriage was an arranged marriage. Yash Johar was a good friend of her brother, B R Johar. His brother was the one who fixed her marriage with Yash Johar. The couple has a son together and his name is Karan Johar. Sadly, Yash Johar passed away on June 26, 2004, due to cancer.

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Caption: Hiroo with her son and grandchildren (Source: Times of India)

Body Measurements

She has a height of 5 feet 6 inches and her weight is 85 Kg. Johar’s other body measurements have not been available until now. Moreover, She has brown hair and dark brown eyes.

Social Media

Hiroo Johar is not active on any social media accounts and doesn’t own any of them. As she aged, she might not know the use of social media platforms and wanted to stay away from the social world.

Hiroo Johar – Net Worth 2024

According to Reshare, she has a net worth of INR 205 Crore, and her main income source is her career as a producer.