Varun Dhawan Biography, Age, DOB, Love Affairs, Girl Friends, Family and many more.

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Varun Dhawan is one among the most famous Indian actors, best known for his performance in the movies Main Tera Hero, Student of the year, Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania, Badlapur, ABCD 2, Dilwale, Dishoom, Badrinath Ki Dulhania, etc.

varun dhawan at stardust conference

As of now, Varun Dhawan is working for Hindi language films (Bollywood Film Industry) and elevated himself as the highest paid on-screen character. He has featured in Forbes India’s Top Celebrity 100 list since 2014.

Varun Dhawan is the leading performer in the historical backdrop of Bollywood to have had nine progressive industrially successful movies from the earliest starting point of his profession, without a single flop.

Varun Dhawan’s Early Life, Family & Education:

He was born on April 24, 1987 (30 years old) in Mumbai (Bombay), Maharashtra, India. Varun‘s father David Dhawan is a famous movie director, and his mother name is Karuna Dhawan. He has an elder sibling, Rohit, who is a movie director.

varun dhawan at the promo launch of the movie student of the year

Dhawan studied at the “H.R. School of Commerce and Economics” after he went to the “Nottingham Trent University” and got a degree in Business Management. Before starting his acting career, he joined as an assistant director to Karan Johar for the film ‘My Name is Khan‘.

Full NameVarun Dhawan
Nick NamePappu (Called by his Father)
Age32 (as of 2019)
Date Of Birth (DOB)24 April 1987
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashra, India
Home TownMumbai, Maharashra, India
Residence (Currently Living)Mumbai, Maharashra, India
FatherDavid Dhawan
MotherKaruna Dhawan
Siblings (Brother)Rohit Dhawan
SchoolBombay Scottish School, Mumbai
CollegeNottingham Trent University, England
Educational QualificationsGraduate in Business Management

Varun Dhawan Acting Career And Filmography:

Varun Dhawan made his acting debut as a lead role in the romantic comedy film’ Student of the Year‘, in 2012. On coordination with Karan Johar, the story of the film revolve around three companions competing to win a yearly school title. Dhawan received the Filmfare award for Best Male Debut for his work.

varun dhawan with yami gautam

He next acted in the comedy film ‘Main Tera Hero‘ in 2014, ahead of the lead role. His dad David Dhawan coordinated the movie. That year, he additionally played the lead role in the film ‘Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania.’ It resulted as one of the most impressive earning movies of the year.
In 2015, he played a significant role in the crime thriller film ‘Badlapur.’ Directed by Sriram Raghavan, the film depicted him as a man looking for revenge for the demise of his family.

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He was next taken the lead role in the film ‘ABCD 2‘. This film too was a commercial success like all his past movies. He was then acted along with the famous actor Shahrukh Khan in the romantic action film ‘Dilwale,’ in the year 2015. Rohit Shetty directed the movie. The film was a significant commercially successful, grossing almost Rs. 400 crore.

varun dhawan with shraddha kapoor

Varun Dhawan played the lead role in Indian activity satire ‘Dishoom!‘, in the year 2016. Directed by his brother Rohit Dhawan, the movie story revolves around two officers tracing an Indian cricket player who disappeared. The film was a business achievement.

He next acted in the romantic comedy ‘Badrinath Ki Dulhania‘ in 2017. Shashank Khaitan directed the movie. Dhawan’s latest role in the film ‘Judwaa 2‘, where he played the dual lead roles. His father David Dhawan directed the film and is a remake of the film ‘Judwaa‘ of the year 1997.

The film has other popular actors who played the significant roles in the movie along with Varun are Jacqueline Fernandez, Taapsee Pannu, Anupam Kher, Sachin Khedekar, Prachi Shah, Rajpal Yadav, and Zakir Hussain. The story revolves around the finding of two isolated twins during their birth. These two movies were a big commercial success.

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Filmography And Upcoming Films:


Year Film Role Notes
2010My Name Is KhanN/AAssistant Director
2012Student Of The YearRohan Nanda
2014Main Tera HeroSreenath “Srinu” Prasad
2014Humpty Sharma Ki DulhaniaRakesh “Humpty” SharmaAlso playback singer for song “Lucky Tu Lucky Me”
2015Badlapur Raghav “Raghu” Purohit
2015ABCD 2Suresh “Suru” MukundAlso playback singer for song “Happy Birthday”
2015DilwaleVeer Randhir Bakshi
2016DishoomJunaid Ansari
2017Badrinath Ki DulhaniaBadrinath “Badri” Bansal
2017Judwaa 2Raja/Prem Malhotra
2018OctoberDanish “Dan” Walia
2018NawabzaadeUnnamedSpecial appearance in song “High Rated Gabru”
2018Sui DhaagaMauji
2019BharatDhirubhai AmbaniSpecial appearance
2020Street DancerTBAFilming/Upcoming

Varun Dhawan Physical Appearance:

Varun Dhawan is a handsome, dashing and a tall person who is around 5’9 ″ tall and has a fit body weighs about 80 kg. He has built a chest of 40 inches, and biceps are of 15 inches.

varun dhawan pic taken on gym workouts

He has black coloured eyes, black hair and has light facial hair and moustaches. A beautiful and shining smile flashes over his face.


Height (In Feet Inches)5’9″
Weight (In Kilograms)78 kgs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack

Varun Dhawan Affairs:

Varun Dhawan is an unmarried person. However, when he was in the USA, was rumoured to be in a relationship with a young lady whose name was Sara. From that time onwards, he came into contact with the actress Taapsee Pannu.

Later, they separated because of some obscure reasons and as of now, he is in love and going to marry a famous fashion designer Natasha Dalal, as she was his childhood friend.

Varun Dhawan and Natasha Dalal


His performance in the film’ Student of the Year‘ made him receive the Lions Gold Award for Favourite Debut (Male) and the Stardust Award for Breakthrough Performance (Male) in the year 2013. He got the Stardust Award for Best Actor – Comedy/Romance for his action in the film ‘Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania‘ in the year 2014.

His work in the film ‘Main Tera Hero‘ made him won Star Screen Award and the IIFA Award in the year 2015. He got two ‘Major Star Entertainment Awards‘ in the year 2015 for his role in the film ‘Badlapur.’ For his performance in ‘Dishoom,’ he won another Star Screen Award in 2016.

varun dhawan with his achievement

Besides acting, he performs on stage and has co-hosted along with other actors on many award ceremonies and events like Filmfare and Stardust Awards.

Controversy Of Varun Dhawan:

There was a rumour that on an ongoing argument, actor Sohail Khan slapped Varun, but they both denied it.

Unknown/Lesser Known Facts Of Varun Dhawan:

  • In his school days, he used to watch wrestling a lot, and since then he is a big fan of wrestler and actor Dwayne Johnson – ‘The Rock‘. Once, Varun’ s fans requested ‘The Rock’ to wish Varun on his birthday.
  • He was a merit student and secured 82% in 10th board examination.
  • He always loves to eat non-veg food, particularly chicken.
  • He avoids both sugar and alcohol, as his family is heredity diabetic.
  • He trained acting skills from Barry John’s Acting School along with actor Arjun Kapoor, and there, they did a short film namely ‘White Mountain.’
  • His wax statue got placed at Madame Tussauds, Hong Kong.
  • His big dream is to play the role of an Army Soldier in a movie.
  • His favourite actors and actresses are Govinda, Dwayne Johnson, Angelina Jolie, Preity Zinta, and Priyanka Chopra.
  • He always likes to watch movies like ‘Rang De Basanti,’ ‘Guide,’ ‘Kaagaz Ke Phool,’ ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai,’ ‘Raja Babu‘ and a Hollywood movie ‘American Psycho.’
  • He usually likes to do dancing, reading, and swimming in his free time.
  • He loves playing football.
  • His favourite tourist destination is the Maldives in South Asia.

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