Varun Dhawan is a famous young actor in the Hindi film industry. He was an assistant director in the Shah Rukh acted ‘My Name Is Khan’ and from there Karan’s eyesight came on him and he got his first job as an actor in the film ‘Student of the Year.’ This romantic comedy film came out in the year 2012 and was very popular among the youth, and Varun was also nominated for ‘Best Male Debut’ for this film. Varun identified himself with Humpty Sharma ki Dulhania (2014) and ABCD 2 (2014). His film Badlapur (2015) was also very popular and the critics also praised Varun’s performance in Badlapur. For this, he was also nominated as the Best Actor at the Filmfare Awards.
About Varun Dhawan
- Real Name: Varun Dhawan
- Nick Name: Pappu
- Profession: Actor and Youtuber
- Date of Birth: 24th April 1987
- Varun Dhawan age: 33 years
- Religion: Hindu
- Residence: Mumbai
- Net Worth: 18 million dollars
- Height: 5 feet 6 inches
- Weight: 78 kg
- Body Measurements: 40-32-15 Inches
- Eye Colour: Dark Brown
- Hair Colour: Black
- Varun Dhawan wife/Girlfriend: Natasha Dalal
- Parents: David Dhawan (Father) and Karuna Dhawan (Mother)
- Wiki Page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Varun_Dhawan
- Facebook profile or page: https://www.facebook.com/VarunDhawan.co
- Twitter profile: https://twitter.com/Varun_dvn
- Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCy6hRcYvj7lG6z9Enn5qhmg
- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/varundvn/
- IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm3315894/
He was born on 24 April 1987 in Mumbai to father director David Dhawan. Varun did his higher secondary from HR College of Commerce and Economics and did a business management course from Trent University, Nottingham, United Kingdom. After that, Varun spent a few days learning Hindi acting and directing his father’s films. Together and later in 2010 worked as an assistant director with Karan Johar.
Varun, who worked as Rohan Nanda in the film ‘Student of the Year’, was first underlined by the film critics Rajeev Masand and Taran Adarsh that he has a lot of potentials. Varun has all the characteristics of acting and easily puts the toughest scenes on screen. The film ‘Student of the Year’ became the highest-grossing film of that year. After 2012, Varun’s two films were released in 2014, ‘Main Tera Hero’ directed by Balaji Motion Pictures, his father David Dhawan himself. This film established Varun as a solo hero.
Varun Dhawan Movies & Film Career
Actor Varun Dhawan started his film career in 2012 with Karan Johar’s ‘Student of the Year,’ his film starring Alia Bhatt, his supporting cast Siddharth Malhotra and Mahesh Bhatt’s daughter.
In this film, Varun played the role of Rohit Nanda, a college student and son of a big businessman, who is not at all made with his father and his friends even for a school competition. Rishi Kapoor was also in this film based on the sour-sweet friendship. This film by Karan Johar did a good business and all the three actors working in this film have now become established actors of Bollywood.
Main Tera Hero
Varun worked in Balaji Motion Pictures in 2014, in the film Main Tera Hero directed by father David Dhawan, it was a remake of Telugu film Kandirega.
In this film, Varun Manchale played the role of Srinath Seenu Prasad, who was completely a mischievous student. She had two heroines in this film, Ileana de Cruz and Nargis Fakri. Together, Anupam Kher and Saurabh Shukla were important characters. In this film, the pairing of Govinda and David Dhawan was missed due to comedy timing. The film also proved to be a super hit at the box office.
Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania
Varun appeared opposite Alia Bhatt in the 2014 film Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania produced by Karan Johar, was a tribute to the film Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge.
In this film too, he was in the role of a playful boy named Rakesh Humpty Sharma, he has a relationship with many women. In the end, the heart comes to the right place and gets stuck on Alia. Rohit Khilnani of India Today praised Varun for his versatility and for his performance in the film. Directed by Shashank Khaitan, the film earned a lot of money and the audio cassette of the music of this film was also sold.
Shriram Raghavan’s criminal psycho film Badlapur is based on a revenge story where Varun retaliates after 15 years from the murderer of his wife and child. Working in this film was quite standard for Varun’s career, from the critics to the general audience, he appreciated this film a lot.
In the film Critic, Raja Sen said that Varun played a serious character in this film, moving away from his previous films, and many times his things are revealed through his eyes. He was also nominated for Filmfare for Best Actor for this film.
The next film was also different for Varun. In this film with Shraddha Kapoor, Varun played the role of Suresh Mukund, who is a dancer in the right life.
The film was made over the 2012 International HipHop winner. A dancer who comes out of the town of Mumbai to fulfill his mother’s dream and earns an international level. Prabhu Deva was also in this film, and many more new dancers were cast. This second film of Remo D’Souza also became a hit after criticism from critics and Varun started being considered as the star power from this film.
In the year 2015, he worked in Bollywood’s Sartaj Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol’s film Dilwale. Although the main characters of this film were Shah Rukh and Kajol, Varun made himself notice as well. Rohit Shetty’s film did well at the box office.
In 2016, he worked with John Abraham in the film ‘Dishoom’ which was directed by his brother Rohit Dhawan. It was an action film and his character in this film was that of Junaid Ansari Police Inspector. This film was full of adventure and action only managed to do average business at the box office.
Varun is very active. He keeps on doing something if the films are not suitable. In the year 2013, he collaborated with Ayushman Khurana and Siddharth Malhotra to conduct an award show. Read the biography of Ayushman Khurana. This operation was highly praised. After this, an event was organized for the flood victims in which Alia Bhatt, Aditya Rai Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor and Huma Qureshi also participated.
Awards and success
Varun received Stardust ‘Breakthrough Performance – Male’ and Lion Gold Best Favorite Debut (Male) award for ‘Student of the Year’ film in 2013. In 2015, he won Stardust ‘Best Actor – Comedy/Romance’ award for the ‘Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania’ film. This year, he received Star Guild ‘Best Actor in a Comic Role’ for ‘Main Tera Hero’ film. Also, he was awarded the International Indian Film Academy Awards for the same films.
In 2016, he won BIG Star Entertainment Awards for Badlapur film. In 2017, he won Star Screen Awards and International Indian Film Academy Awards for Dishoom film.
Varun is an all-rounder and highest-paid actor in Bollywood. He has an elder brother Rohit Dhawan, and he is also a film director. Varun’s name has been in the media with two girls. Initially, there was a discussion about the relationship with Alia, but Alia refused. Then his relationship with a model was also rumored by the media.