Yash Johar

Yash Johar (Hindi: यश जौहर, Yas Jauhar, born September 6, 1929 † 26 June 2004 in Mumbai, India) was an Indian film producer of Hindi film. His films are known for their exotic locales and their generous feature set, but also include Indian traditions and family values.


Yosh Johar came as a photographer for the film and worked his way up to producer. From 1952 he worked for Sunil Dutt's production company Ajanta Arts. In the 60s and 70s he worked for Dev Anand for Navketan Films and worked, among others, in the productions of the films Guide, Jewel Thief, Prem Pujari and Hare Rama Hare Krishna. In 1976, Yash Jónar Dharma Productions.

Johar died at the age of 74 from a pulmonary infection.

His son Karan Johar is one of the most successful screenwriters and directors of Hindi film.