Karan Malhotra Wiki, Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Karan Malhotra is an Indian film director, author and screenwriter. He is best known for directing the Hindi film ‘Agneepath’ (2012) starring Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra and Sanjay Dutt.


Karan Ravi Malhotra was born on 24 July in Mumbai. His zodiac sign is Leo.

Physical Appearance

Height (Approx): 5′ 7″

Hair Color: Black

Eye colour: brown

Karan Malhotra's photo with his wife


parents and siblings

His father Ravi Malhotra was a Hindi film producer.

Karan Malhotra's father

Karan Malhotra’s father

wife and children

He is married to Indian screenwriter Ekta Pathak.

Karan Malhotra and his wife

Karan Malhotra and his wife

other relatives

From the maternal side, his uncles are Indian film actors Prem Chopra and Raj Kapoor. He is the cousin of Randhir Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor and Rajiv Kapoor (from maternal side). Indian actresses Karisma Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor are her nieces, and actor Ranbir Kapoor is her nephew.


Karan started his career as a cinematographer in the early 1990s. In 2000, he made his debut as an assistant director with the Hindi film ‘Pukar’. Some of his other Hindi films as an assistant director are ‘Lajja’ (2001), ‘Main Hoon Na’ (2004), ‘Jodha Akbar’ (2008), and ‘My Name Is Khan’ (2010). He made his debut as a director and screenwriter with the Hindi film ‘Agneepath’ (2012), for which he won the Zee Cine Award for Special Award Power-Club Box Office. He has worked as a director in many Hindi films like ‘Brothers’ (2015) and ‘Shamshera’ (2022).

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Karan Malhotra on the sets of Shamshera

Karan Malhotra on the sets of Shamshera

In 2016, he started working on the Hindi film ‘Shuddhi’. The film was an adaptation of Amish Tripathi’s book “The Immortals of Meluha”. The makers of the film faced many problems in choosing the cast of the film. Later this film was closed.


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Facts/General Knowledge

  • In 2022, his Hindi film ‘Shamshera’ was released which proved to be a flop at the box office. On July 27, 2022, he shared an Instagram post about the failure of his film.
    Karan Malhotra's Instagram post on the failure of film Shamshera at the box office

    Karan Malhotra’s Instagram post on the failure of film Shamshera at the box office

    During an interview, when he was asked about his experience of working with Indian producer Aditya Chopra, he said,

    My first instinct was that I would really enjoy working with him. He is a producer who has ownership of his films, whether they perform well or not. He stands with them and that is the most important thing. This is a great value. If you’re a director, he’s a great producer.”

  • He is often invited as a guest speaker at the acting school Anupam Kher’s Actor Prepares.
    Karan Malhotra during a session of Actor Prepares

    Karan Malhotra during a session of Actor Prepares

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