Film-maker & Producer Karan Johar will bag the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award 2018 for being the Best TV Host for his show Coffee with Karan. Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards has partnered with Smile Foundation to present the coveted awards for the second year in a row. The Award ceremony will be held on 21st April 2018 at St. Andrews Stadium, Bandra. . Besides honouring individuals for their exceptional performances and contribution to Indian Cinema, the awards, in association with Smile Foundation’s She Can Fly initiative, will also focus on bringing attention to the pay gaps that affect women in the industry and raise awareness towards importance of Nutrition for every girl child .
Karan has been associated with the Indian television for the longest time and is perhaps one of the only filmmakers who is so active on the TV scene. His talk show, Koffee with Karan is a huge hit and movie buffs wait for it with bated breath every year.
Currently Karan is busy kick starting the shoot of his upcoming production, Student of the Year 2, starring Tiger Shroff, Ananya Panday, and Tara Sutaria. The film is being helmed by Punit Malhotra.