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Varun Dhawan Profile

Varun Dhawan is an Indian Bollywood actor and a former model. He made his debut in bollywood with Karan Johar's Student of the Year opposite Alia Bhatt. He is seen in recent release movie "Main Tera Hero" alongwith B-town girls Nargis Fakhri and Ileana D'cruz. It is also heard that Rohit Dhawan had suggested the title 'Main Tera Hero' for younger brother Varun Dhawan.

Varun Dhawan Biography

Varun Dhawan was born on April 24, 1988 in Mumbai to the popular movie director David Dhawan. He has a degree in Business management from Nottingham Trent University, UK. The good looking stud has assisted various directors before stepping in front of the camera. He also assisted Karan Johar for the film My Name Is Khan and then was introduced in Karan Johar's movie Student of the Year. Jr. Dhawan always wanted to become a wrestler when he was young and is a great fan of wrestler turned actor Rock.

He has won the best debutant(male) award at the 19th Lion's Gold Awards (2013). Varun was an average student throughout his studies. He secured 82% in 10th standard all beacuse of his mom's hardwork and which shocked his father and he thought of making him a doctor or engineer. Varun was called Pappu by his father when he was small and is very close to his brother so he is bhaiyya's boy.

Personal Life

Varun Dhawan was born to David Dhawan and Karuna Dhawan in Mumbai, Maharashtra. His Father is an Indian film director since 1989-present. David Dhawan has two children, Rohit and Varun. Rohit has debuted as a director with the film Desi Boyz and is a proud brother of recently launched actor Varun Dhawan.


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Personal Profile Details

Name : Varun Dhawan
Age : 26 years
Birthday : April 24, 1987
Height : 5'8"
Religion : Hindu
Hometown : Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Education : Business management from Nottingham Trent University, UK
Father's Name : David Dhawan
Mother's Name : Karuna Dhawan
Brother's Name : Rohit Dhawan
Interest : Acting, Modeling
Debut Film : Student of the Year


Earlier it was reported that, Varun Dhawan is dating Alia Bhatt(co-star from SOTY) but both of them denied it and said they are just good friends and are not in a relationship.

Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt

Varun and Alia had started their career together with Karan Johar's movie Student of the Year. Their on-screen chemistry was loved by all and they share a strong off-screen bond too. Varun is a chilled out guy and Alia enjoys his company. They have a close group of common friends, who always they pin around with. Currently this awesome pair is once again starring in the movie "Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania" with the debutant director Shashank Khaitan.

Varun Dhawan does not consider Alia Bhatt and Sidharth Malhotra, his co-stars of debut film 'Student of the Year', as competitors in the industry. He said the three of them are still good friends and are cordial to each other


Varun Dhawan wanted to start his career in acting but his parents David and Lali didn't want him to join showbiz until he had a sound education and packed him off to Manchester to enroll for a course in business management. But when your heart beats for the movies, you can't be stopped. Varun Dhawan left his education in between and went off to assist Karan Johar for My Name Is Khan. Varun Dhawan and Arjun Kapoor both were a part of acting coach Barry John's acting school. They both appeared in a five minute-short film titled White Mountain.

Main Tera Hero

David Dhawan is blessed to have a son like Varun Dhawan who is not just brings out his own best but also seems to have brought back the same old energy in David Dhawan. Main Tera Hero is a typical David Dhawan style movie, which is light-hearted, formulaic, masaledaar but full on energy. Varun essays the role of Sreenath Prasad aka Seenu, a college student. He has given his 200 percent in the film and David Dhawan has utilized it to the best of his abilities. Varun literally carries the entire film on his shoulders. His dance is full on Govinda-ish and it forces you to stand up and join him with every step.

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Upcoming Movies

Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania
Varun Dhawan will again be seen romancing Alia Bhatt in the forthcoming movie Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania. The two co-stars Varun and Alia had an unrequited romance in SOTY, so this is technically their first on-screen love story. According to sources, the film will be a tribute to the classic Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, one of KJo's favourite films.

Rohan Nanda in Student of The Year

Varun Dhawan made his Bollywood debut with Karan Johar's movie Student of The Year. He has potrayed the character of Rohan Nanda popularly known as the Ro. He reminds of the beach scene where Salman Khan bare bodied, all surrounded with crowd and his own group, stuck the chords of O O Jane Jana in Pyar Kiya Toh Darna Kya (1998). In Mohabbatein the newcomers fought for love, in SOTY the younger generation gets competitive and vies for Student of the Year. Varun Dhawan was the main lead alongwith Alia Bhatt and Siddharth Malhotra.

Varun's first crush was a girl named Astria.
She was a first runner in school, like Varun. This made him to attract towards her. Varun is a shy person in case of girls. He don't know how to react when a girl hits on him. He can't even say thankyou because he feels it might make fool of himself. He feels a kind Hassled and stressed so he blush.

Ranbir Kapoor wishes to dance with Varun Dhawan on screen
Varun Dhawan is an amazing dancing skills and got many applauses for his dancing moves. Ranbir Kapoor another dancing star from industry, who did an item song in the movie Chillar Party, would love to do something like that again but this time he wants newbie Varun Dhawan to be his partner. Bollywood newbie Varun Dhawan is very particular about his diet as he is the next Salman Khan of the bollywood. Ekta Kapoor said, "Varun is like a young Salman Khan, he fits the bill perfectly. He's comfortable with humour, his acting is very good and he's a wonderful dancer too".

Varun Dhawan Love and Crush

Neither Alia Bhatt nor Shraddha Kapoor, Varun can go to any extent for Chicken only. He loves gorging on chicken more than anything else. Varun's best buddy Arjun Kapoor revealed that, Varun is his 4 am friend and is willing to answer calls from Arjun at any time of the day or night. But only on one condition. If he is not busy with the chick in his life, be it fried, baked, tadoori or tikka.

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