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Varun Dhawan Profile

Varun Dhawan is an Indian actor famous in Bollywood. He made his debut in Bollywood 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, Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania and Badlapur. He will soon be seen in an upcoming movie ABCD2 opposite Shraddha Kapoor.


Varun Dhawan was born on April 24, 1987 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. Varun is very passionate about movies. He said, "Every film I do is like my child. I am so passionate about films that I can go to any extent. I can fall down, I can get up, I can be made fun of because it is my job."

Personal Life

Varun Dhawan was born to David Dhawan and Karuna Dhawan in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Varun has an elder brother named Rohit Dhawan. Rohit made his debut as a director with the film 'Desi Boyz'.

In Half Girlfriend

Varun Dhawan is said to be approached for Mohit Suri's Half Girlfriend. Chetan Bhagat's recently released book, and its eponymous film adaptation, Half Girlfriend, is currently on its way to getting a lead actor. And, if the recent reports are anything to go by then Varun Dhawan is being considered for the same.

Varun Dhawan photo

Personal Profile

Name : Varun Dhawan
Birthday : April 24, 1987
Age : 28 years
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. If gossips are to be believed dynamic star Varun has went into love track. On the fourth season of celebrity talk show Koffee With Karan, Varun had said that he was dating someone but remained ambiguous about the relationship saying the girl's family doesn't want him to talk about it just yet.


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. Varun has finished shooting his upcoming film 'ABCD 2', a sequel to the 2013 movie of the same name. Also starring Shraddha Kapoor besides the previous starcast of the prequel, the film is directed by Remo D'Souza. "It's a wrap #abcd2 is officially over. Can't wait for you guys to watch this one. It's india vs the world," Varun, 27, tweeted.

In Badlapur Movie

Chocolate boy Varun Dhawan has revealed his shades of grey in the thriller with Sriram Raghavan titled Badlapur. The film also starred Yami Gautam and Huma Qureshi. This revenge saga has witnessed Varun getting violent and killing people and he is impressive in his act.

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

Main Tera Hero was a typical David Dhawan style movie which is light-hearted romantic comedy, full of emotions. Varun played 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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