Varun Dhawan is an Indian film actor and youngest superstar of Bollywood. Furthermore, he is known as “Bona Fide Bollywood Superstar” for his acting skills.
Biography & Wiki
Varun Dhawan’s Nickname is Pappu. he was born on born on 24 April 1987 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Therefore, his current age is 20 years. Varun’s Zodiac is Taurus.
Height, Weight & Body Measurements
|Height in Centimeters||175 cm|
|Height in meters||1.75 m|
|Height in Inches||5′ 9″|
|Weight in Kilograms||78 kg|
|Weight in Pounds||172 lbs|
|Shoe Size||10 Inches|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Varun Dhawan’s father is a Film Director David Dhawan. His mother is Karuna Dhawan who is a homemaker. He has an elder brother named Rohit Dhawan who is also a Film Director. Rohit is married to Jaanvi Desai, and they have a daughter. Varun’s uncle is Anil Dhawan, and he is also a Bollywood actor.
Education and School, College
Varun did his schooling from Bombay Scottish School, Mumbai, India. After that, he went to Nottingham Trent University, England. Thereafter, he completed his Graduate in Business Management.
Girls, affairs, spouse name
Varun was in serious long term relationship with Sara when he was in the USA. It was rumored that Varun dated with actress and co-star Alia Bhatt during their movie Student of the year. Also, there was a buzz that he had an affair with actress Taapsee Pannu.
Currently, Varun is in a serious relationship with Fashion Designer Natasha Dalal.
Favorite Things and Hobbies
|Favorite Food||Chicken, Cheesecake and Mishti Doi|
|Favorite Actor||Govinda and Dwayne Johnson|
|Favorite Actress||Priyanka Chopra, Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone and Angelina Jolie|
|Bollywood Favourite Film||Guide (1965), Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959), Rang De Basanti (2006), Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Raja Babu (1994)|
|Hollywood Favourite Film||American Psycho (2000)|
|Favorite Singer||Drake, Sonu Nigam|
|Favorite TV Shows||Late Show with David Letterman, 1993|
|Favorite Colour||Red and Black|
|Favorite Restaurant||Shiv Sagar in Mumbai|
|Favorite Dancer||Michael Jackson|
|Favorite Travel Destinations||Goa, London, and the Maldives|
Varun was an intelligent student and scored 82% on his 10th board examination. After that, he worked as an assistant director to Karan Johar on the 2010 drama movie My Name Is Khan. Finally, he debuted his acting career with Alia Bhatt in Karan Johar’s 2012 teen drama Student of the Year which is a box office successful film.
Varun Dhawan also acted opposite of Shraddha Kapoor in a sequel to the dance film ABCD: Any Body Can Dance, entitled ABCD 2, in which he portrays the real-life character of Suresh Mukund, a dancer from Mumbai who wins the 2012 World Hip Hop Dance Championship. ABCD 2 earned ₹1.57 billion (US$23 million) worldwide.
Varun Dhawan then played Rakesh “Humpty Sharma“, a flirtatious Punjabi boy who engages in a romantic affair with an engaged woman, in Shashank Khaitan’s romantic comedy Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania. Similarly, co-starring Alia Bhatt and Siddharth Shukla, the film was described as a tribute to Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995) by Johar, who served as producer. This film also earned ₹1.11 billion (US$16 million) worldwide.
Varun Dhawan filmography
Still now all movies of Varun Dhawan very successful in the box office and there is no flop movie on his list. Please find the below list of all movies played by him.
- Student of the Year – 2012
- Main Tera Hero – 2014
- Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania – 2014
- Badlapur – 2015
- ABCD 2 – 2015
- Dilwale – 2015
- Dishoom – 2016
- Badrinath Ki Dulhania – 2017
- Judwaa 2 – 2017
- October – 2018
Awards & Recognitions
Varun Dhawan has received many awards & Nominations for his acting performance.
- He received a Filmfare nomination for Best Male Debut for Student of the Year.
- Furthermore, In 2014, he appeared in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list
Salary and Net Worth
Varun Dhawan asked around ₹25 crores per movie as salary. His current estimated net worth is $15 Million.
A/15, Sagar Darshan, Hanuman Nagar, Off Carter Road, Khar (West), Mumbai, India
201 and 202, Beach Wood House, Oberoi Enclave, Next To JW Marriot Hotel, Juhu, Mumbai, India
|Phone Number||he didn’t like to share his Phone number publicly.|
|Email Id||Not Available|
There was a rumor that after an argument, actor Sohail Khan slapped Varun, but they both denied it.
Facts about Varun Dhawan
- In an interview, Varun revealed that his grandfather used to work at the HSBC bank in Hongkong.
- Since his childhood, Varun has been a huge fan of wrestling and he idolizes the famous wrestler Dwayne Johnson. Once, Varun’s fans requested ‘The Rock’ on Twitter to wish Varun on his birthday, which he had accepted and decided to wish Varun on his birthday. It was a great surprise for Varun when he received a birthday wish from Dwayne Johnson.
- Reportedly, when he was studying in London, he worked as a leaflet distributor for nightclubs.
- In an interview, he revealed that before coming into the field of acting, he had tried to get a job in a London-based bank, but he got rejected.
- Firstly, Varun made his public appearance in the talk show ‘Jeena Isi ka Naam Hai,’ where his father was a guest.
- He also worked as an Assistant Director with Karan Johar in the Bollywood movie ‘My Name is Khan’ (2010).
- Along with Arjun Kapoor, he joined Barry John’s acting school, where they did a short film, ‘White Mountain’.
- Varun Dhawan has been featured on the cover of many prestigious magazines including the GQ Magazine, which featured him on its cover with the title “most bankable star of his generation.” Above all, he is often listed on Forbes highest-paid Indian celebs list.
- On 30 January 2018, he unveiled his wax statue at Madame Tussauds (Hong Kong). The statue is posing in his iconic step of the song ‘Disco Deewane’. However, He is one of the youngest stars to get such a statue.
- In 2018, he learned stitching and embroidery for his movie ‘Sui Dhaga’ with co-star Anushka Sharma. Consequently, on his father’s birthday, he stitched a shirt and gifted it to him.
- His Jodi with the actress Alia Bhatt is considered as the next generation’s ‘Shah Rukh Khan – Kajol’ Jodi.
- Reportedly, he had cut down his fees to half for the movie ‘October’ 2018, directed by Shoojit Sircar: as the budget was low for the film.
- Apart from the films, he has also appeared in many TV commercials including Frooti, Skybags, and Navratna.
- He is a gym freak and is inspired by Sylvester Stallone and also Arnold Schwarzenegger.
- In 2019, he was paired with Sara Ali Khan, for the movie Coolie No. 1’s remake: directed by David Dhawan.