Name: Varun Dhawan
Birthday: 24th April 1987
Known For: Varun Dhawan’s second film Main Tera Hero was his father, David Dhawan’s tribute to Govinda. Varun is also a huge fan of Govinda. Coincidentally, he later worked on a film Coolie No. 1, which is also adapted from Govinda’s film of the same name.
Debut Film: Student of the Year
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Natasha Dalal
Relationships: Natasha Dalal
Awards: Stardust Award for Breakthrough Performance-Male,Stardust Award for Best Actor (Comedy), IIFA Award for Best Performance in a Comic Role, Star Guild Award for Best Actor In a Comic Role
Varun Dhawan Biography
Born in 1987, Varun Dhawan’s father is David Dhawan, a film director, and his mother is Karuna Dhawan. His brother is Rohit, a film director known for his debut venture Desi Boyz. Dhawan made his acting debut in 2012 in Karan Johar’s Student of the Year alongside
Sidharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt. The film did well at the box office, and Varun earned hisfirst Filmfare Best Debut nomination.
After a year of absence, Varun Dhawan appeared in Main Tera Hero in 2014, alongside Ileana D’Cruz and Nargis Fakhri. The actor was praised for his performance in the role, and the film emerged as commercially successful.
Later that year, Dhawan played a role in Shashank Khaitan’s Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania, for which he was reunited with Alia Bhatt. The film was described as a tribute to Karan Johar’s Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge. The actor received positive reviews from the critics, and the film emerged as one of the top-grossing Indian films worldwide.
In 2015, Dhawan played a role in Badlapur and his performance was praised by the critics.
He also earned his second Filmfare nomination for Best Actor. Varun Dhawan then next starred opposite Shraddha Kapoor in Walt Disney Pictures’ ABCD 2 which was also a sequel to ABCD: Any Body Can Dance. The film did well at the box office and it was labelled as Dhawan’s star power.
After that, he appeared in Rohit Shetty’s Dilwale. Despite the mixed reviews from the critics, the film became a commercial success and became the actors’ highest-grossing release. In 2016, Varu dubbed the voice of Captain America in Hindi for the film Captain America: Civil War. After that, he appeared in Dishoom in 2016. He worked alongside John Abraham and Jacqueline Fernandez and despite the negative reviews, the film emerged as successful at the box office.
In 2017, Varun Dhawan reunited with Khaitan and Alia Bhatt in Badrinath Ki Dulhania, which was a spin-off to Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania. His performance was praised by the critics.
Later that year he appeared in Judwaa 2, alongside Taapsee Pannu and Fernandez. The film appeared to be a commercial success and a box office hit. His two releases in 2018 were October and Sui Dhaaga, both the films earned critical acclaim and modest commercial success. Varun received positive reviews for his performance in the films, as well.
In 2019, Varun Dhawan played a role in Abhishek Verma’s Kalank, alongside Madhuri Dixit, Sonakshi Sinha, as well as Sanjay Dutt and Aditya Roy Kapur. He received positive reviews from critics for his role. In 2020, he reunited with Ileana D’Souza in Street Dancer 3D.
Neither of these films did well at the box office, causing a setback to Varun Dhawan’s career.
He next teamed up with his father for the third time for Coolie No. 1. The film was an adaptation of Govinda’s film of the same name. He co-starred with Sara Ali Khan and Paresh Rawal. The film could not be released on theatres due to COVID-19 and was instead streamed on Amazon Prime Video. The film did badly at the box office and critically and sparked the nepotism debate once again.
Controversy: There were rumours spread that Sohail Khan had slapped Varun Dhawan after the two got involved in a heated argument.
Latest News: Varun Dhawan took to Instagram to share his heart-felt condolences after the death of his Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania co-star Sidharth Shukla.
Latest Movies: Coolie No. 1
Latest Series: None
Upcoming Movies: Bhediya