Varun Dhawan: A Comprehensive Biography | Age, Height, Family, Education, Career, Net Worth & More… (2023)
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Varun Dhawan’s Date of Birth:
24th April 1987, Mumbai, Maharashtra
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Varun Dhawan’s Profession:
Actor, Model & Dancer
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Varun Dhawan’s Educational Qualification:
Graduate in Business Management
Varun Dhawan’s School:
Bombay Scottish School, Mumbai
Varun Dhawan’s College/University:
Nottingham Trent University, England
Varun Dhawan’s Hobbies:
Dancing, Swimming, and Reading
Varun Dhawan’s Siblings:
Rohit Dhawan (Elder brother, Bollywood Film Director)
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24 January 2021
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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Varun Dhawan About:-
Indian Bollywood actor, dancer, and model Varun Dhawan is well-known in Bollywood. One of the nation’s most kind-hearted celebrities is Varun Dhawan. Since 2014, he has been included in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list, making him the highest-paid celebrity in the industry. Varun Dhawan became a household name in Hindi films thanks to the box office successes of all eleven films he acted in.
Varun Dhawan Early Life:-
Actor Varun Dhawan is well-known in Bollywood. He is one of the highest-paid celebrities in India and the son of a renowned Bollywood film director David Dhawan. Varun Dhawan was born on April 24, 1987, in Mumbai. His astrological sign is Taurus. He attended Bombay Scottish School in Mumbai for his education. Following that, he attended Nottingham Trent University in England, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration. He also applied for a position with a London-based bank but was turned down. So he decided to pursue a career in acting and returned to India, where he enrolled in Barry John’s acting school to hone his skills.
Varun Dhawan Family:
Varun Dhawan is from a Hindu family. David Dhawan, a Bollywood film director, is his father. Karuna Dhawan is the name of his mother. He has an elder sibling, Rohit Dhawan, who is also a Bollywood director. Rohit, his brother has a daughter with his wife, Jaanvi Desai Dhawan. Anil Dhawan, his uncle, is also a Bollywood actor.
Varun Dhawan Wife:-
The actor has been in a long-term relationship with his childhood pal, Natasha Dalal, though they only made it public on social media in 2019. Natasha is a fashion designer specializing in wedding and bridal couture. She has a shop in Mumbai’s Juhu. Varun Dhawan tried to keep his romance out of the spotlight, but the duo was caught together on several occasions, either dining or traveling. The couple married in a private ceremony in Alibaug, South Mumbai, on Sunday, January 24, 2021.
Varun Dhawan Career:-
Varun Dhawan never wanted to be an actor; it was his mother who encouraged him to do so. He learned numerous parts of filmmaking after enrolling at Barry John’s acting school. While attending film school, he acted in and served as co-director of photography for the short film ‘White Mountain’, co-written by Arjun Kapoor. He also wrote the screenplay and the story. Later, he worked with Sidharth Malhotra on Karan Johar’s film ‘My Name Is Khan as an assistant.
Sidharth Malhotra, a successful model, was hoping for a break in film at the time. Karan Johar recognized the two young, brilliant guys and hired them for his ‘Student of the Year’ project. Alia Bhatt, filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt’s daughter, also appeared in the film. The three made their film debuts together. Varun Dhawan emerged as a talented and dynamic actor following the release of the film, and his portrayal of Rohan Nanda, a privileged brat, was well-received by critics.
In 2014, he played the lead in ‘Main Tera Hero’, directed by his father David Dhawan, in which he starred with Illeana D’Cruz and Nargis Fakhri. Seenu, his role, was immediately compared to Govinda’s different characters and was stated to have the same flamboyant presence on-screen as Govinda. Shashank Khaitan directed ‘Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania’, which starred Alia Bhatt. In 2014, Varun Dhawan received the Stardust Award for Best Actor in a Comedy or Romance.
His best performance was in the 2015 film ‘Badlapur’, directed by Sriram Raghavan. The theme of lost love and vengeance captivated the audience, as did Varun’s rough appearance, and he established himself as a major actor. Varun Dhawan had two films released in 2015: ‘ABCD 2’ with Shraddha Kapoor and Dilwale. ‘ABCD 2’, a tough dance-centric film directed by choreographer Remo D’souza, showcased Varun’s dancing abilities. Even though the picture was not well received by critics, the actor captivated the public with his chiseled form and beautiful looks. ‘Dilwale’, directed by Rohit Shetty and starring Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Kriti Sanon, and Varun Dhawan, received mixed reviews.
‘Dishoom’, directed by his brother Rohit Dhawan and starring John Abraham, Jacqueline Fernandez, and Akshaye Khanna, is one of Varun Dhawan’s 2016 productions. In 2017, he co-starred with Alia Bhatt in the romantic comedy film ‘Badrinath Ki Dulhania’, which was a great box-office success. Varun’s other 2017 release is the action comedy film ‘Judwaa 2’, in which he plays twins opposite Jacqueline Fernandez and Taapsee Pannu, directed by his father, David Dhawan. ‘Sui Dhaaga: Made In India’ is one of his 2018 releases. ‘Street Dancer 3’, directed by Remo DSouza, and ‘Coolie No. 1’, directed by David Dhawan, are among his 2020 releases. ‘Jugjugg Jeeyo’ (2022), ‘Bhediya’ (2022), and ‘Bawaal’ (2023) are among his other significant works.
Varun Dhawan Controversies:
- There was a rumor that actor Sohail Khan hit Varun Dhawan following an altercation, but both of them denied it.
- He got involved in Kangana Ranaut and Karan Johar’s nepotism feud. He made a joke about Kangana Ranaut’s nepotism at the 2017 IIFA Awards; later, he apologized for his error.
- Another rumor was that Karan Johar had a drug party at his home, and Varun attended. Netizens blasted all of the celebs who attended the celebration.
Varun Dhawan Net worth:
Varun Dhawan’s net worth is believed to be $55 million, or around 411 crores in Indian rupees. Varun Dhawan earns a lot of money by hosting award ceremonies, performing, and promoting brands. Varun Dhawan promotes firms such as Reebok, Parle Agro Frooti, Layer’s Shot Perfume, Maruti Suzuki Arena, Lux Cozi, Fossil Watches, FBB Future Group, and others. Varun owns a Mercedes and an Audi Q7. He is a motorbike enthusiast who owns a Royal Enfield Polaris and a Sportsman 850 (quad bike).
Varun Dhawan Awards & Achievement:
- Varun Dhawan got the Star Guild Award for Best Male Debut for ‘Student of the Year’ in 2013.
- For his performance in ‘Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania,’ Varun Dhawan received the Stardust Award for Best Actor in Comedy.
- For ‘Main Tera Hero,’ Varun Dhawan received the Star Guild Award for Best Actor in a Male Comic Role.
- For ‘Main Tera Hero’, Varun Dhawan received the International Indian Film Academy Award for Best Performance in a Comic Role.
- Varun Dhawan’s performance in ‘Badlapur’ earned him the Big Star Entertainment Award for Most Entertaining Actor in a Thriller Role.
- Varun Dhawan got the Star Screen Award for his hilarious performance in the film ‘Dishoom’.
- Varun Dhawan was named Best Actor Jury Choice at the Zed Cine Awards for his performance in ‘Judwaa 2’.
Varun Dhawan Facts:-
- Varun Dhawan was a misbehaving child.
- He has been a fan of actor and wrestler Dwayne ‘The Rock’ since he was a child.
- Varun was a bright kid who scored 82% on his 10th board exam.
- He enjoys eating non-vegetarian food.
- He unveiled his wax figure at Madame Tussauds (Hong Kong) on January 30, 2018. The statue is posing in the famed ‘Disco Deewane’ step. He is one of the most recent celebrities to be honored with such a statue.
- He enjoys playing football.
- Varun made his first public appearance on the chat show ‘Jeena Isi ka Naam Hai,’ where his father was a guest.