Who is Varun Dhawan?
Varun Dhawan is a young Bollywood sensation who rose to fame following his 2012 debut venture ‘Student of the Year’, directed by Karan Johar. He is the son of the renowned filmmaker David Dhawan while his elder brother Rohit dhawan is also a film director. Before acting, he worked as a assistant director in Karan Johar’s terrorist drama My Name is Khan in 2010.
Varun established himself as a promising actor in Bollywood by delivering successful box office outings like ‘Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania’ in 2014 and the dance film ABCD 2 in 2015. Besides acting, Dhawan has hosted a half dozen Award ceremonies, including Stardust Awards, 59th Filmfare Awards, and the 20th Screen Awards. Though he has acted in less than a dozen movies, most of them are big grosses at the box office and has earned him millions of fans around the world.
Varun Dhawan was born on the 24th of April 1987, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He is currently 32 years old.
|Birth Name||Varun Dhawan|
|Date of Birth||April 24, 1987|
|Place of Birth||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Age||32 years old|
Family and Education
Varun Dhawan is the youngest of two children to Indian parents David Dhawan and Karuna Dhawan. His father is a film director while his mother is a homemaker. He has an older brother named, Rohit Dhawan, who is also an actor. Actor Anil Dhawan is his uncle.
He completed his schooling from Bombay Scottish School, Mumbai, and HSC in H.R. College of Commerce and Economics. He graduated with a degree in Business Management from the Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom.
Varun Dhawan is currently in a romantic relationship with his childhood friend Natasha Dalal, who is a fashion designer. He also dated co-student Sara when he was in the US.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 7½ inches|
Centimeters – 171 cm
Meters – 1.71 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 77 kg|
Pounds – 170 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||9 (US)|
Karan Johan debuted Varun in his 2012 romantic comedy film Student of the Year in a role called Rohan Nanda alongside Sidharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt.
Besides acting, he has appeared in many television commercials like Pepsi, Panasonic smartphone, and Nestle Fruita Vitals alongside Alia Bhatt.
Varun is also the brand ambassador of Gatsby.
Varun Dhawan Favourite Things
- Actors – Govinda, Dwayne Johnson
- Actress – Priyanka Chopra, Preity Zinta, Angelina Jolie
- Food – Cheesecake, Chicken, Pizza
- Movies – Rang De Basanti, Guide, Kaagaz Ke Phool, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Raja Babu, American Psycho
- Songs – Yaad Aa Rahi Hai from the film Love Story (1981), November Rain by Guns n Roses
- Sport – Football
- Perfume – Gucci
- Colors – Red, Black
- Holiday Destinations – UAE, Maldives
Varun Dhawan Net worth
This young rising star in Bollywood has an estimated net worth of $16 million US dollars. He made such a fortune at a young age that comes from his appearances in movies, advertisements, brand endorsements, and personal investments. Varun gets around Rs 8 – 10 crores per film as remuneration.
Varun has a great sense of taste for cars and bikes. He owns an Audi Q7, Royal Enfield Classic 500cc and a Polaris Sportsman 850 quad bike. He resides in a posh house located in Mumbai and also owns several real estate properties around the city.
Social Media Presence
Varun has amassed millions of fans across different social media platforms. Follow Varun on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to get insights about the actor.
Varun Dhawan Facts
Varun worked as a leaflet distributor for nightclubs while pursuing his graduation in the US.
His debut film ‘Student of the Year’ became huge success at the box office for which he won Lion Gold Favorite Debut Award in 2013.
Varun is a hardcore foodie who loves chicken amongst the non-veg food.
Varun was ranked at #8 in Times of India’s “Most Desirable Man of 2012” list.
He has also released his fitness DVD, which was choreographed by Remo D’Souza.
In 2013, Dhawan performed at a special event alongside Malhotra, Alia Bhatt, Aditya Roy Kapur, Shraddha Kapoor and Huma Qureshi to raise funds for the flood-affected victims of Uttarakhand.
Apart from acting, Varun used to perform on stage and co-host award ceremonies.