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 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.
Popular Films by Varun Dhawan
|Student Of the Year||2012|
|Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania||2014|
|Main Tera Hero||2014|
|Badrinath Ki Dulhania||2017|
|Street Dancer 3D||2020|
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.