In the recent episode of Koffee With Karan, Season 6, filmmaker-producer and show host Karan Johar revealed that his birth name was Rahul Kumar Johar. While sharing this secret with his show guests Vicky Kaushal and Ayushmann Khurrana, Karan revealed that he was named Rahul Kumar Johar at birth by his parents who, 12 days after he was born, changed his name to Karan Johar. However, his birth certificate still carries his former name.Also Read - Bigg Boss 15: Aditya Narayan Reacts To Reports Of Participating In The Show, Here's What He Has To Say
The two guests were left surprised on the show that aired last Sunday. Coming to terms with this fact when Ayushmann asked Karan if his current name is also ‘Karan Kumar Johar’, the host replied, “Yes”. To this Vicky humorously added that the abbreviation then should be KKJo. Also Read - Bigg Boss OTT: Sidharth Shukla-Shehnaaz Gill To Be Part Of The Show As Contestants?
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While we are quite surprised with the cat coming out of the bag, Karan’s connection with ‘Rahul’ now becomes clear. Almost all of his movies had the lead character with this name, played by Karan’s best friend Shahrukh Khan and the reason now rings a bell. While Karan has always been a box full of trivia, this one centered him.