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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, Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania, Badlapur and ABCD 2. Now he will be seen in two upcoming movies Rohit Shetty's Dilwale and Rohit Dhawan's Dishoom.


Varun Dhawan was born on 24 April 1987 in Mumbai to popular movie director David Dhawan. He has done his 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 in his flick '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'). Varun has won the Best Debut Male Award at the 19th Lion's Gold Awards (2013).

He had secured 82% in 10th standard but was a average student in school. He 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/Family

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

Upcoming movie Dilwale

Dilwale is an upcoming 2015 Indian comedy-drama movie, which is being directed by Rohit Shetty and produced by Shetty and Gauri Khan. The movie features the lovely pair Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol and Varun Dhawan, Kriti Sanon in lead roles. The film is scheduled to release on 18 December 2015.

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Personal Profile

Name : Varun Dhawan
Birthday : 24 April 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 Dishoom Movie

Dishoom is an upcoming Indian action-comedy film, directed by Rohit Dhawan and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala under Nadiadwala Grandsons. It features Varun Dhawan, John Abraham and Jacqueline Fernandez in lead roles. This will be the first time when brothers Varun and Rohit are coming together for a project.

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.


Varun was seen in Remo D'Souza's film ABCD 2 (AnyBody Can Dance) along with beautiful actress Shraddha Kapoor. ABCD 2 is the sequel of 2013 film ABCD. The film is based on the real life of a dance troupe, "Fictitious Group", winner of a dance reality show, who represented India in the final of World Hip-Hop dance championship in Las Vegas. Varun and Prabhu Deva played the main role as Suresh and Vishnu.


If latest reports are to be believed, Varun Dhawan is dating his childhood sweetheart Natasha Dalal. The couple is in a steady relationship but the actor refuses to acknowledge his equation. He said, "I am not hiding it. I am just not talking about it. Even before I entered the industry I had decided that I will not talk about my personal life."

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 was impressive in his act.

Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt

Varun and Alia had started their career together with Karan Johar's movie Student of the Year. Varun is a chilled out guy and Alia too enjoys his company. Varun Dhawan do not consider Alia Bhatt and Sidharth Malhotra as competitors in industry as all of them started their career together.


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'.

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.


2010 My Name Is Khan
2012 Student of the Year
2014 Main Tera Hero
2014 Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania
2015 Badlapur
2015 ABCD 2

Upcoming movies
2015 Dilwale
2016 Dishoom

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