filmmakers Karan Johar turned 50 on May 25. He is one of the most popular filmmakers around and has delivered some notable projects including Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Kal Ho Naa Ho and others. On his birthday, Karan invited all the big names in entertainment including Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Katrina Kaif, Vicky Kaushal, Ranbir KapoorNeetu Kapoor, Rani Mukerji, Madhuri Dixit, Shahid Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Sara Ali Khan, Janhvi Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Aamir Khan, Malaika Arora, Hrithik Roshan, Saba Azad, and other. The big event took place at Yashraj Studios in Mumbai. Since the photos from the party became public, they’ve been all over the internet and looking at them, it’s safe to say they had fun at the party. Aside from some stunning, blingy photos from the night, there are some highlights not to be missed. So let’s take a look at them.
Here are 10 highlights from the big event:
1. Karan Johar cut a gold cake
The filmmaker cut a 5-tiered black and gold cake for the special occasion. That’s what we call “Party like KJo”.
2. Ranbir Kapoor & Neetu Kapoor danced their hearts out
Ranbir, Neetu and Karan danced to Rishi Kapoor’s song Dafliwale and took center stage.
3. Ranveer Singh – full of energy
On Karan’s birthday, the Bajirao Mastani actor danced energetically on the table, drawing everyone’s attention.
4. The debut of Hrithik Roshan and Saba Azad as a couple
One of the not-to-be-missed highlights of the big event was the arrival of Hrithik and Saba together. It is the couple’s first red carpet event. In the photo, the duo could be seen in black. Saba donned a black cut out dress and Hrithik wore a black tuxedo which he wore with a classic black shirt.
5. The music playlist
Ranveer Singh and DJ Ganesh created the playlist for the party, which started at around 8pm on May 25th. The list included Karan’s favorite songs.
6. Karan & Kajol kickstarted the event
Karan and Kajol have been best friends for a long time and they started the party. Kajol was there from the start.
7. Abhishek Bachchan became a DJ
At the event, Junior Bachchan became a DJ as he loves making music. Director Ayan Mukerji also performed the music.
8. Salman Khan was the last to leave
Salman graced the event wearing a leather jacket with washed blue jeans. He was the last to leave the party and stayed until 5:30-6:00. Also, as Pinkvilla exclusively learned, the food was great, the bash and the party fun.
9. Shah Rukh Khan set the dance floor on fire
SRK danced with friends to the song “Koi Mil Gaya” from the movie Kuch Kuch Hota Hai. Looking dapper in his black shirt and trousers, he won hearts with his moves to the popular song.
10. Karan Johar’s birthday outfit
The filmmaker, as always, kept his most stylish foot forward. So it’s no wonder that he chose a unique and unusual outfit for his birthday. Karan was spotted wearing a shimmery green jacket over a white shirt, black bow tie and matching black trousers with shoes. He also added oversized sunglasses to complete his look.
Karan Johar’s professional front
Regarding Karan Johar’s professional career, he is currently directing his upcoming movie Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani starring Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh. The film marks their second collaboration after Gully Boy. Notably, Karan Johar returned to the director’s chair after six long years with Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani. The film also stars Shabana Azmi, Dharmendra and Jaya Bachchan in key roles.