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Varun Dhawan Profile

Varun Dhawan is a Bollywood actor and a former model. He made his debut in Bollywood with Karan Johar's 'Student of the Year' with co-actors Alia Bhatt and Sidharth Malhotra. He was recently seen in David Dhawan's movie "Main Tera Hero" alongwith B-town babes Nargis Fakhri and Ileana D'cruz. This was the first time when David and Varun have worked together in a film. He was last seen in Bollywood movie Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania. Now he will be seen in Bollywood upcoming movie Badlapur along with Yami Gautam.


Varun Dhawan was born on April 24' 1988 in Mumbai to popular movie director David Dhawan. He has pursued degree in Business Management from Nottingham Trent University, UK. He has assisted Karan Johar for 'My Name Is Khan' and then was introduced by him only in his next 'Student of the Year'. He wanted to become a wrestler and was a big fan of wrestler-turned-actor Dwayne Douglas Johnson (known by his ring name 'Rock').

He won the Best Debut Award - Male award at the 19th Lion's Gold Awards (2013). He had secured 82% in 10th standard but was average in his school. Varun was called Pappu by his father when he was small and also is very close to his brother.

Personal Life

Varun Dhawan was born to David Dhawan and Karuna Dhawan in Mumbai, Maharashtra. David Dhawan has two children, Rohit and Varun. Rohit made his debut as a director with the film 'Desi Boyz' and is also a proud brother of Varun.

In Remake of The Fault In Our Stars

Director Homi Adajania, producer Dinesh Vijan and Fox Star Studios are all set for the Hindi adaptation of the Hollywood film The Fault In Our Stars. The film might star Varun Dhawan and Deepika Padukone in the lead roles. The film will also bring Varun and Deepika together for the first time.

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Personal Profile Details

Name : Varun Dhawan
Age : 27 years
Birthday : April 24, 1987
Zodiac Sign : Taurus
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

In Hindi remake of The Intouchables

Karan Johar signs Varun Dhawan and Aditya Roy Kapur for a Hindi remake of the critically-acclaimed French film The Intouchables. The story of the original revolves around a wealthy business tycoon who is rendered paralytic after a paragliding accident and his camaraderie with his black male nurse. The story touches upon sensitive themes of friendship, trust and honesty between two who are poles apart.


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 instead of being in a relationship.


Varun will be seen in Remo D'Souza's new Project ABCD 2 (AnyBody Can Dance) along with beautiful actress Shraddha Kapoor. ABCD 2 is the sequel of ABCD movie.

In Badlapur Movie

Chocolate boy Varun Dhawan will soon reveal his shades of grey in the upcoming thriller with Sriram Raghavan titled Badlapur. The film will also stars Yami Gautam and Huma Qureshi. Yami will play the role of Varun's wife and Huma will be seen portraying the role of a prostitute.

Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania

Varun Dhawan is lucky to romance Alia Bhatt once again in their film Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania. This is technically their first on-screen debut as a couple, since both of them are in lead roles. In the film Varun Dhawan is seen in the title role as Humpty, who is very lite and enjoyable in character. He used to leak question papers to girls and in return takes kiss from them. He has performed his role effortlessly and is too emotional. His energy in the songs is amazing and his dance moves are extraordinary. In the whole movie his costumes are simple and cool but in the some he is just similar to a rock star.

Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt

Varun and Alia had started their career together in Karan Johar's movie Student of the Year. Varun is a chilled out guy and Alia too enjoys his company. Currently this awesome pair once again will be seen in the movie "Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania" with the debutant director Shashank Khaitan.

Varun Dhawan do not considers Alia Bhatt and Sidharth Malhotra as competitors in industry, his co-stars of debut film 'Student of the Year'. He said the three of us are still good friends and carry a good rapport with 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 was sound with his education and packed him off to Manchester and got him enrolled in a course of Business Management. But when your heart pounds for some instincts, it is difficult to be stopped. And, so he left his graduation in between and went off to assist Karan Johar for 'My Name Is Khan'. Varun Dhawan and Arjun Kapoor both were a part of Barry John's acting school. They both have 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 do not just brings out the best in him but also seems to have brought the same old energy in David Dhawan. Main Tera Hero is a typical David Dhawan style movie which is light-hearted romantic comedy, full of emotions. Varun plays the role of Sreenath Prasad aka Seenu, a college student who has given his 200 percent in the film and David Dhawan has also utilized it to the best of his abilities. His dance has the Govinda type groove, which brings an inner urge inside you to stand up and dance with him.

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. Varun Dhawan was the main lead alongwith Alia Bhatt and Siddharth Malhotra.

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