Varun Dhawan

Actor
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Basic Details

Personal Details
Other Name / Also Known As : Pappu
Profession : Actor
Gender : Male
Birthdate : 24th April, 1984
Birth Place : Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Status : Single
Height : 5 feet 9 inch(es) - (1.75 meter)
Debut Year : 2012
Active Years : 2012 - till date
Family Details
Father : David Dhawan
Mother : Karuna Dhawan
Siblings : Rohit Dhawan

Biography

Early Life

Wanna know what is <a href="https://www.indianfilmhistory.com/celebrity/varun-dhawan/">Varun Dawan’</a>s nickname?<br><br>It may surprise the readers that Varun parents loving called him – Pappu! But unlike his nickname, which is usually linked with a stupid, Varun is an intelligent boy. <br><br>He was very notorious and naughty in his school and house. He played pranks with everybody and was a hard boy to control. But thanks to his mother, who brought him up painstakingly. <br><br>Varun aspired to be wrestler and become a WWF Champion<br><br>In a candid interview to leading national daily newspaper, Varun confessed, “As a child I was most pampered since I was the youngest. I would watch WWF with great interest and emulate WWF wrestlers. I would fight like them and sustain a lot of bruises and injuries. My favorite WWF wrestler was The Rock.”<br><br>

Personal Life

<a href="https://www.indianfilmhistory.com/celebrity/varun-dhawan/">Varun Dhawan</a> shuns all relationship with co-stars; wishes to marry childhood girlfriend<br><br>Varun Dhawan has been linked with several of his co-stars like <a href="https://www.indianfilmhistory.com/celebrity/alia-bhatt/">Alia Bhatt,</a> with whom he has been paired in maximum films. From his debut film Student of the Year to <a href="https://www.indianfilmhistory.com/movie/humpty-sharma-ki-dulhania-2014/">Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania</a> and now <a href="https://www.indianfilmhistory.com/movie/badrinath-ki-dulhania-2017/">Badrinath Ki Dulhania</a>. But Varun has declined any affair.<br><br>Likewise he has been connected with <a href="https://www.indianfilmhistory.com/celebrity/shraddha-kapoor/">Shraddha Kapoor </a>but Varun Dhawan claims he does not want to settle with any of his co-stars. Instead he is happy with his childhood girlfriend Natasha Dalal, whom he keeps close doors, away from the paparazzi. <br>&lt;

Career

Varun Dhawan was on sky nine when he came to know that SOTY (Student of the Year) was being directed by <a href="https://www.indianfilmhistory.com/celebrity/karan-johar/">Karan Johar</a><br><br>When Varun Dhawan decided to enter films, his father, the famous film director David Dhawan, declined to launch him. He asked Varun to struggle like any ordinary new comer. <br>Varun in an interview said, “While I was struggling as an actor, Karan Sir (<a href="https://www.indianfilmhistory.com/celebrity/karan-johar/">Karan Johar</a>) asked me to first learn the art of film making hence he appointed me as his assistant director in his film <a href="https://www.indianfilmhistory.com/movie/my-name-is-khan-2010/">My Name is Khan.</a>”<br><br>He informed, “When Karan Sir announced his film Student Of The Year (SOTY), I was excited. I gave some of my CDs of short films that I and my friends used to shoot. <br><br>After that I was waiting for Karna sir’s response but there was no response. One month passed and I lost hopes.” <br><br><br>

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Filmography

Type of Filmography Movie Name Release Year Worked as Casted as Status
Movie Kalank 2019 Lead Actor - Upcoming
Movie Sui Dhaaga 2018 Lead Actor - Upcoming
Movie October 2018 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Badrinath Ki Dulhania 2017 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Dishoom 2016 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Dilwale 2015 Lead Actor - Released
Movie ABCD Any Body Can Dance 2 2015 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Badlapur 2015 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania 2014 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Main Tera Hero 2014 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Student of the Year 2012 Lead Actor - Released

Awards

Award Year For Category Status
IIFA Awards 2016 Badlapur Best Actor nominated
Filmfare Awards 2016 Badlapur Best Actor nominated
Zee Cine Awards 2016 Badlapur Best Actor nominated
2018 Badrinath Ki Dulhania Best Actor won
Star Screen Awards 2017 Dishoom Best Actor in a Comic Role won

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