Varun Dhawan is an Indian actor, who is famous in Bollywood. He made his debut with the movie ‘Student of the Year’ alongwith Alia Bhatt and Sidharth Malhotra. Later, he has impressed viewers with his movies like Main Tera Hero, Badlapur and many more.
Real Name: Varun Dhawan
Date of Birth: 24 April 1987
Age (as in 2017): 30 Years
Birth Place: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign: Taurus
Hometown: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School: Bombay Scottish School, Mumbai
College: Nottingham Trent University, England
Educational Qualifications: Graduate in Business Management
Hobbies: Dancing, swimming and reading
Father: David Dhawan (Director)
Mother: Karuna Dhawan
Brother: Rohit Dhawan (Director)
Physical Stats & Features
Height: 5’ 9”
Weight: 78 kg
– Chest: 40 Inches
– Waist: 32 Inches
– Biceps: 15 Inches
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Black
Film Debut: Student of the Year (2012)
Favourite Food: Nando’s Chicken, Cheesecake, Mishti Doi
Favourite Actors: Govinda and Dwayne Johnson
Favourite Films Bollywood: Rang De Basanti, Guide, Kaagaz Ke Phool, Rang De Basanti, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Raja Babu
Hollywood: American Psycho
Favourite Songs: Yaad Aa Rahi Hai from the film Love Story (1981), November Rain by Guns n Roses
Favourite Musicians: Drake, The Killers, The Doors
Favourite Sport: Footaball
Favourite Perfume: Gucci
Favourite Colors: Red, Black
Favourite Restaurant: Shiv Sagar in Mumbai
Favourite Destinations: Maldives, UAE
Marital Status: Unmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends: Sara (when he was in USA)
Taapsee Pannu (Actress)
Natasha Dalal (Fashion Designer)
Salary: 8-10 crore/film (INR)
Net Worth: Not Known
Shoojit Sircar will finally turn to direction now. Instead of making the lighthearted films, Sircar is planning to direct a dark gritty film, starring Varun Dhawan. Varun has also signed the sequel of Badlapur and it will be directed by Sriram Raghavan again. The sequel, though based in Badlapur, will be a completely different story and not related to the first one.
According to the sources, Varun Dhawan will soon be seen in Karan Johar’s upcoming flick Shiddat. He will be seen alongwith Jhanvi Kapoor and Aditya Roy Kapur. Shiddat is a period drama set against Partition-era Lahore.
As per the latest reports, the Mardaani director Pradeep Sarkar is planning to make a sequel with Amitabh Bachchan. The film is tentatively titled ‘Dabba’. Buzz is that, Varun Dhawan has been approached a role in the movie.
In Judwaa 2
Judwaa 2 is an Indian Hindi-language action-comedy film directed by David Dhawan. Varun was recently seen reprising Salman Khan’s role in Judwa 2. He was seen in double role opposite Taapsee Pannu and Jacqueline Fernandez. He played a classy, geeky side as Prem and the other side he had a macho looking as Raja with his long stresses.
Some Interesting Facts about Varun Dhawan
- Varun got his nickname Pappu from his father.
- He used to watch wrestling a lot in his school days and since then he is a huge fan of actor and wrestler Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Once, Varun’ s fans requested The Rock to wish Varun on his birthday, watching it, The Rock did that.
- He was a bright student and even scored 82% in 10th standard.
- He was also a quick runner in his school days.
- During his graduation in USA, he worked as a leaflet distributor for nightclubs.
- He and Arjun Kapoor together learned acting skills from Barry John’s acting school, where they did a short film, White Mountain.
- Before making his Bollywood debut, he worked as an assistant director in Karan Johar‘s film My Name Is Khan (2010).
- He won Lion Gold Favorite Debut (Male) 2013 Award for his role in the film Student of the Year.
- He is a hardcore ‘chicken eater.’
- His critically and comercially acclaimed film Badlapur (2015) was based on a real life story. Varun Dhawan in Badlapur
- He shares his birthday with his favourite sportsmen Sachin Tendulkar (24 April).
- Due to the heredity of diabetes and obesity in his family, he avoids alcohal and sugar.
- His dream is to play the role of a solider.