Varun Dhawan is one of the youngest and successful Bollywood actors today. Although having made his debut only a few years ago, Varun Dhawan has already received accolades and rave reviews for several of his roles in Hindi movies.
Apart from being one of the youngest actors in the Indian film industry, Varun Dhawan is also amongst India’s highest-paid celebrities too. All this has been to the huge commercial success of his movies. Although he is an alumni of Nottingham Trent University as a graduate in management, Varun Dhawan comes from a Bollywood family, and entered the film industry as an assistant to his father, the popular director, David Dhawan.
Varun Dhawan remains one of the best-looking youngsters in the Indian film industry as well as being one of the most talented actors too.
About Varun Dhawan
|Real Name||Varun Dhawan|
|Date of Birth||24th April 1987|
|Age (as in July 2018)||31 years|
|Place of Birth||Mumbai|
|Education||Graduate in Business Management from Nottingham Trent University (UK)|
|Height||5 ft 9"|
(175 cm) approximately
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Family & Relationships
|Famous for||Student of the Year (2012), Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya (2014), Badlapur, ABCD-2, Dilwale (2015), Dishoom (2016), Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya, Judwaa-2 (2017), October, Nawaabzade (2018)|
|First Movie||Student of the Year (2012)|
|Net Worth||INR 105,00,00,000|
(USD 15 Million)
Likes & Dislikes
|Favorite Food||Cheesecake, Nando's Chicken and Mishti Doi|
|Favorite Actors||Govinda and Dwayne Johnson|
|Favorite Actresses||Preity Zinta, Priyanka Chopra and Angelina Jolie|
|Hobbies||Reading, dancing and swimming|
Varun Dhawan is one of the best-looking and charming young actors in the Indian film industry. Varun Dhawan’s age is 31 years, as he was born on the 24th of April, 1987, in Mumbai. Varun Dhawan’s father is the popular Bollywood director, David Dhawan, while his mother is Karuna Dhawan. Varun Dhawan’s brother’s name is Rohit Dhawan, who is a film director.
Varun Dhawan’s height is around 5 ft 9 inches (175 cm) while Varun Dhawan’s weight is about 78 kg (172 lbs). After having passed from the Bombay Scottish School, Varun Dhawan went on to earn a graduate degree in business management from the Nottingham Trent University in the UK.
Being an immensely handsome actor, Varun Dhawan has been linked with his co-actress, Taapsee Pannu. However, Varun Dhawan’s current girlfriend is Natasha Dalal, a fashion designer by profession.
Thanks to his commercial success, Varun Dhawan has been voted as amongst the top-paid celebrities in India, since 2014. Today, Varun Dhawan’s salary for signing a film is around INR 3 crores (USD 430,000) which makes Varun Dhawan’s net worth around INR 104 crores (USD 15 Million).
Talking about Varun Dhawan’s talent as an actor, ever since his debut he has been able to perform in roles remarkably. Appearing as a youngster school-going kid in his first movie, Varun Dhawan has performed action and comic roles with equal ease. Today, Varun Dhawan has won several awards and accolades for his impressive acting skills.
The list of Varun Dhawan’s awards include the Lions Gold Awards; Favorite Debut (Male) award and the Stardust Awards’ Breakthrough Performance – Male award for his debut movie, ‘Student of the Year’ (2013). Next, Varun Dhawan won the Stardust Awards’ Best Actor – Comedy/Romance award for his role in ‘Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya’ (2015).
Then, Varun Dhawan won the BIG Star Entertainment Awards’ Most Entertaining Actor in a Thriller Film – Male award and the BIG Star Entertainment Awards’ Most Entertaining Actor in an Action Film – Male award for his role in ‘Badlapur’ (2016).
Later, Varun Dhawan won the Star Screen Award for Best Comedian and the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Award for Best Performance in a Comic Role for ‘Dishoom’ (2017).
Next, Varun Dhawan has won the Star Screen Awards’ Best Actor in a Comic Role award, the Lions Gold Awards’ Favorite Best Actor award and the Zee Cine Awards’ Best Actor (Jury’s Choice) – Male award for his role in ‘Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya’ (2017). Varun Dhawan has also won the NBT Utsav Awards’ Best Actor award for his role in ‘October’ (2018).
Interesting Facts About Varun Dhawan
- Varun Dhawan does not smoke however it is not known if Varun Dhawan drinks alcohol.
- Varun Dhawan was a huge fan of wrestling and idolizes Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, the wrestler, who is a popular Hollywood actor today.
- Varun Dhawan was a bright student in school and also a sprint athlete.
- To support himself when studying in the US, Varun Dhawan worked as a leaflet distributor for nightclubs in the city.
- Varun Dhawan worked initially as an assistant director to Karan Johan for the Shahrukh Khan-starrer ‘My Name Is Khan’ (2010).
- Varun Dhawan’s critically-acclaimed ‘Badlapur’ is said to depict true events.
- Varun Dhawan’s dream role is to play a soldier in the movies.