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Varun Dhawan
24 April 1987


Varun Dhawan is a well-known Bollywood celebrity and is among the highest-paid actors in Hindi movies. He has given huge hits in some movies that have gone on to become a big success at the box office. His father is the famous director of Hindi movies, David Dhawan. The Forbes list of top celebrities in India includes Varun Dhawan as one of the topmost hundred celebrities. Varun has been appreciated for his stunning performances and acting skills. His movies receive acclaim from critics also. Varun Dhawan is a successful actor with many movies to be screened this year and in the future too. 

Early Life

Varun Dhawan is also known by the nickname Pappu. His place of birth is Mumbai in Maharashtra. His father is David Dhawan and his mother is Karuna Dhawan. It was David Dhawan who gave the nickname Pappu to Varun. David Dhawan has established himself as a successful director in Bollywood. The elder brother of Varun Dhawan is Rohit who like his father is also a director. Both brothers share a strong bond and cooperate in times of need with each other. Varun Dhawan has done his higher secondary education class 12 from H.R College of Commerce and Economics. Varun Dhawan also has a business education degree from the UK. He joined a course in business management from a prestigious UK university, Nottingham Trent University. 

David Dhawan has directed many movies with Govinda as an actor. That’s how Varun Dhawan became a fan of Govinda and watches his films in his leisure moments. Varun had a desire to do wrestling in his grown-up years since childhood. He was a naughty child who grew up in an environment of movies and stars owing to his father being a Bollywood director. Varun Dhawan likes Sachin Tendulkar a lot. Incidentally, both stars have their birthdays on the same day. 

Acting Career

Varun Dhawan is a talented actor who is popular with fans for his roles in movies. He has given some very marvelous performances in the role of a confident and good-looking hero. Varun possesses charming looks. His movie Main Tera Hero was released in 2014 and it was made based on an original Telugu movie. His father, David Dhawan was the director of this movie. Varun Dhawan is praised by film experts for his comic timing in movies. He has attractive looks and fine acting skills as Govinda. 

The movie Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania gave Varun Dhawan a lot of fame. Fans liked the role of Rakesh Humpty Sharma in this movie. His female co-star in the movie was Alia Bhatt. The movie earned a big name and huge revenue in the year it was shown in the theatres. Varun Dhawan has acted in crime thriller movies. He has adapted himself well to diverse roles in Hindi movies. Varun Dhawan changes his looks as per the situation and the need of the character he is to play. 

Varun Dhawan acted in the movie ABCD 2, which was a sequel to the first ABCD movie. He played the role of a dancer who competes for a dance championship in the movie and works hard to win it. His movie Judwaa 2 was a sequel to the first Judwaa movie. It was a comedy movie directed by David Dhawan, his father. The movie became a major hit in 2017 and was commercially successful. Varun Dhawan continues to give box office hits and fans await his movies with great zeal and enthusiasm. Some of his movies are listed for release in the coming times. 


Varun Dhawan started his acting career in Hindi movies with the hit of the year 2012, Student Of The Year. His co-star in this movie was Sidharth Malhotra while the female actor in the film was Alia Bhatt. The movie was among the highest-earning films worldwide at that time. The movie Badrinath Ki Dulhania released in 2017 was also a huge hit among fans. The films in which Varun Dhawan acts become highly successful and made a record. His release Sui Dhaga in 2018 was liked by the public a lot. Varun Dhawan played the role of a garment maker and businessperson in the film. In 2019, Kalank was released in which Varun Dhawan acted.