Born : April 24, 1987 (age 26),
Birthplace : Mumbai, India
Height : 5′ 10″ (1.77 m)
Education : University of Nottingham
Movies : Student of the Year, Chashme Buddoor
Bio : Varun Dhawan is an Indian film actor, who made his debut from Karan Johar’s movie called Student of the Year 2012. It was a big box office hit for which he was nominated for the Filmfare Best Debut award at several places. Peeping in his early life, he was born in the year 1987 on 24th April to the popular film director David Dhawan and Karuna Dhawan, which gave him a strong movie background making things simple for him to get an easy entry in Bollywood. All his cousins Anil Dhawan and Siddharth Dhawan along with his own elder brother Rohit Dhawan are established name in the Indian film industry. He holds his MBA degree from Nottingham Trent University, the United Kingdom.
Let’s dig deep into his career now. Before entering into the film, Varun Dhawan was seen working as assistant director to Karan Johar in the big Bollywood hit called My Name is Khan (2010). Later after two years, Karan Johar offered him one of the leading roles in his film Student of the Year alongside the newcomer Sidharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt. He was applauded for his acting and dancing skills where in even the critics were seen applauding by calling him exceptionally talented and enormously confident young man, which is hard to find in any newbie in the industry. Many entertainment channels and leading print magazines were seen applauding in chorus about his talents and skills, which he showcased in his debut movie.
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Varun Dhawan upcoming movie comprises of the comedy remake of a Telugu movie called Kandireega called Main Tera Hero, which is directed by his father and produced by Ekta Kapoor. Besides, he is also busy in another comedy romance called Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania that happens to be the upcoming project of Dharma Production with Alia Bhatt. The other film announced is the sequel of Anybody Can Dance, which is to be shot in LA (USA). Apart from his acting career, Varun is also seen supporting a number of charitable organizations for which he has performed different shows. He was also seen raising money for the Uttarakhand’s flood affected Victims with people like Sidhart Malhotra, Bhatt, Shraddha Kapoor, Huma Qureshi and Aditya Roy Kapur. Early last year, she was seen performing at the Filmfare, Stardust and Screen awards along with the international events based in Hong Kong with Alia Bhatt and Sidharth Malhotra. He also hosted a segment of the Filmfare and Stardust awards with Ayushman Khurana and Sidharth Malhotra respectively.
As far as the awards are concerned, Varun was nominated for his debut movie in a number of award shows like Stardust, Filmfare, Screen, Big Star Entertainment Awards, ETC Bollywood Business Awards, Bollywood Hungama Surfers’ Choice Movie Awards, Time of India Awards, Zee Cine Awards and Lion Gold Awards. However, he won the best debut category only for the Stardust and Lions Gold awards. He also won new face award and promising newcomer at other known platforms.