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

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Hometown: Mumbai, Maharashtra
Father: Ravi Malhotra
Wife: Ekta Pathak

Karan Malhotra

Full nameKaran Ravi Malhotra [1]Instagram- Karan Malhotra
Profession(s)Film Director, Writer, Screenwriter
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 7”
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
DebutFilm (As an assistant director): Pukar (2000)
Film (As director and screenwriter): Agneepath (2012)
Agneepath (2012)
Personal Life
Date of Birth24 July
Age Not Known
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra
Zodiac signLeo
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseEkta Pathak (screenwriter)
Karan Malhotra with his wife
ParentsFather- Ravi Malhotra (film producer)
Karan Malhotra's father
Mother- Name Not Known
Other RelativesUncle(s)- Prem Chopra (maternal), Raj Kapoor (maternal)
Cousin(s)- Randhir Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor, Rajiv Kapoor (maternal)
Niece(s)- Karisma Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor
Nephew- Ranbir Kapoor
Actor(s)Sanjay Dutt, Amitabh Bachchan
Film Director(s)Mukul Anand, Subhash Ghai
FilmIndiana Jones (1984)

Karan Malhotra with the star cast of Shamshera

Some Lesser Known Facts About Karan Malhotra

  • Karan Malhotra is an Indian film director, writer, and screenwriter.
  • In the early 1990s, he worked as a cinematographer in a few Hindi films.
  • He has worked as an assistant director in various Hindi films like ‘Lajja’ (2001), ‘Main Hoon Na’ (2004), ‘Jodhaa Akbar’ (2008), and ‘My Name Is Khan’ (2010).
  • He received Zee Cine Award for Special Award Power-Club Box Office for the Hindi film ‘Agneepath’ (2012).

    Karan Malhotra on the sets of Agneepath

    Karan Malhotra on the sets of Agneepath

  • In 2015, Karan worked as a director and screenwriter in the Hindi film ‘Brothers.’
  • In 2016, he started working on the Hindi film ‘Shuddhi,’ which was the adaptation of the book “The Immortals of Meluha” by Amish Tripathi. However, the film got shelved.
  • Karan’s directorial film ‘Shamshera,’ which was released in 2022 failed to do well at the box office. The film received huge criticism from the audience and critics. On 27 July 2022, in one of his Instagram posts, he revealed the reason for the failure of his film.
    Karan Malhotra's Instagram post on the failure of the film Shamshera at the box office

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

    In an interview, while sharing his experience of working with the Indian producer Aditya Chopra in the film, Karan said,

    My first instinct was that I’m gonna have a blast working with him. He is a producer who owns his films, whether they do well or don’t do well. He is standing by them and that is the most important thing. It’s a great value to have. He’s a great producer to have if you’re a director.”

  • Karan Malhotra often takes sessions on film direction at the acting school Anupam Kher’s Actor Prepares.

    Karan Malhotra during a session at the acting school Actor Prepares

    Karan Malhotra during a session at the acting school Actor Prepares