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Varun Dhawan Age, Wiki, Height, Family, Education, Girlfriend & More

Varun Dhawan is an Indian Actor from Dhawan Family. He was born on 24 April, 1987 (age 33years as in 2020) at Mumbai, India. He made his debut in the film “Student of the Year” in 2012 and after that, he became popular in Bollywood. Next, he performed extremely well in many popular movies like, Main Tera Hero (2014), Dilwale (2015), Judwaa 2 (2017), and many more.

Varun Dhawan
Real NameVarun Dhawan
Personal Life
Date of Birth24 April, 1987
Age (as in 2020)33 years
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac signTaurus
CastePunajbi Khatri
SchoolBombay Scottish School, Mumbai
Collage/UniversityNottingham Trent University, England
Educational QualificationGraduate in Business Management
HobbiesDancing, Swimming, Reading
Physical Stats
Height (approx.)in centimeters– 175 cm
in meters– 1.75 m
in feet inches– 5’ 9”
Weightin Kilograms- 78 kg
in Pounds- 172 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Body Measurements Chest Size: 40
Biceps Size: 15
Waist Size: 32
Debut Hindi Film: Student Of The Year (2012)
Awards & AchievementsN/A
Parents Father– David Dhawan
Mother– Karuna Dhawan
Siblings Brother– Rohit Dhawan
Relationships & Affairs
Marital StatusUnmarried
Girlfriend/AffairsSara (ex) (when he was in USA),
Tapsi Pannu (ex),
Natasha Dalal (Present)
Varun Dhawan girlfriend
Favourite Things or Like/Dislike
Favourite ActorsGovinda and Dwayne Johnson
Favourite ActressPreity Zinta,Priyanka Chopra,
Angelina Jolie
Favourite ColorRed, Black
Favourite SingerN/A
Favourite PlaceN/A
Salary (approx.)INR 8-10 crore/film
Style Quotient
Bike CollectionsBullet 500
Car CollectionsMercedes Benz GLS, Audi Q7
Social Media
Varun Dhawan Images


Varun Dhawan was born on 24 April, 1987 in a Punjabi family in Mumbai, India. His father, David Dhawan is a popular film director. His home town is Delhi but they shifted to Mumbai. Varun is also called Pappu at home.

Varun Dhawan completed his Business Management from Nottingham Trent University, UK. His father David Dhawan wanted Varun to become an engineer or a doctor, but because of his mother, he came into the Bollywood industry. After this, he joined Arjun Kapoor’s acting school ‘Barry Jones Acting School’ and started learning acting.


Varun Dhawan belongs to a Punjabi Khatri family in Mumbai. His father’s name is David Dhawan who is a popular film director. His mother’s name is Karuna Dhawan. Rohit Dhawan is his elder brother and he is the Nephew of Anil Dhawan.

Siddharth Dhawan is his cousin. Thus, Varun Dhawan’s entire family is associated with the film industry somehow.


He did his schooling from Bombay Scottish School. Next, he completed his Business Management from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom. His father David Dhawan wanted to make him a doctor or an engineer, but because of his mother’s dream, he entered into the Bollywood. Varun Dhawan and Arjun Kapoor both studied in the same acting school of Barry John.

Relationship, Girlfriend & Affairs

Earlier Dhawan was dating Alia Bhatt, but he rejected it. According to Varun, Alia and she are just good friends. There was also a rumor of Dhawan’s affair with Taapsee Pannu and Shraddha Kapoor. But, later he declared about his relationship with Natasha Dalal.


It is said that Varun Dhawan started his Bollywood career with the film ‘Students of the Year’, but this is not true. Rather, Varun Dhawan started his Bollywood career as a co-director in the film “My Name Is Khan” with Karan Johar.

He worked hard day and night to come on screen and finally got a chance in Karan Johar’s ‘Student of the Year’ in 2012 which became a super hit film. Three new faces appeared in the film, one of them was Varun Dhawan, Mukesh Bhatt’s daughter Alia Bhatt, and then Siddharth Malhotra.

She gained immense popularity with her co-stars Alia Bhatt and Siddharth Malhotra. His second Bollywood film “Main Tera Hero” was directed by his father and the film also gained popularity in a short span.

She was then seen in many films like ‘Badlapur’, ‘Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania’ (2014), ‘ABCD 2’, and many more. Which grossed over 1 billion dollars worldwide.

He earned a Filmfare Award nomination for Best Actor for his revenge in the crime thriller film “Badlapur” (2015). He has also made the film ‘Dilwale’ with Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol. ‘Dishoom’ (2016), and starred in the romantic comedy ‘Badrinath Ki Dulhania’ (2017).

Varun Dhawan is ruling the hearts of his fans through his acting, he continued to achieve such success in his life. After that, he acted in so many popular movies in Bollywood.

Student Of the Year2012
Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania2014
Main Tera Hero2014
ABCD 22015
Badrinath Ki Dulhania2017
Judwaa 22017
Sui Dhaaga2018
Street Dancer 3D2020

Interesting Facts about Varun Dhawan

  • Varun Dhawan’s nickname is Pappu.
  • Varun was a great student in his class. On 10th he scored 82%.
  • Varun is a great Dancer and also loves to Swim.
  • He really likes to eat Chicken.
  • Sachin Tendulkar is his favorite cricketer.
  • He made his debut in the film – ‘Student of the Year‘ and won the Lion Gold Favourite Debut for Male Award in 2013 for great acting in this film.