Dharma Productions is one of India's top film production house. Led by Karan Johar, the company was founded by his father Late Shri Yash Johar in 1976, with its first production venture titled ‘Dostana’ starring Amitabh Bachchan. Since Karan Johar’s directorial debut film ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’, the company has gone on to produce more than 35 films which include a series of blockbusters and critically acclaimed films like ' Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, 2 States & Kapoor & Sons'. In its recent past, Dharma Productions has earned a name in the industry for encouraging and launching a fresh talent pool of directors, together with rising stars such as Alia Bhatt, Sidharth Malhotra and Varun Dhawan. In the last year, the company produced both critical & commercial successes alike Kapoor & Sons, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil & Badrinath Ki Dulhania. Some of the most keenly awaited films of the year sitting in its roster are Ayan Mukerji's next, Ittefaq, Drive, Student Of The Year 2 and Raazi. Today, Dharma Productions is the most sought after production house in the country and is constantly aiming at creating new benchmarks in the Indian film industry.