About Varun Dhawan

Varun Dhawan is one of the most famous Indian actor and the highest paid celebrities.

Varun Dhawan Bio-Data

Name : Varun Dhwan
Nick Name : Pappu
Born : 24 April 1987
Age : 32 year
Birth Place : Mumbai
Hometown : Mumbai
School : Bombay Scottish School
College : Nottingham Trent University (UK)
Education : Graduate in Business Management
Nationality : Indian
Religion : Hinduism
Profession : Actor
Hobbies : Dancing, Swimming, Reading
Parent : David Dhawan (Father), Karuna Dhawan (Mother)
Relatives : Rohit Dhawan (Brother), Anil Dhawan (Uncle), Siddharth Dhawan (Cousin Brother), Shilpa Dhawan (Cousin Sister)

Varun was born on 24 April 1987 in bollywood famous Dhawan family. His father name is David Dhawan, who is a film director, and his mother name is Karuna Dhawan. He has one elder brother name Rohit, and he is also a film director, while his uncle Anil is an actor.

Varun Dhawan
Varun Dhawan

He completed his HSC education from the H.R. College of Commerce and Economics. Varun Dhawan complete Business Management degree from the Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom.
Finally Varun Dhawan debut in bollywood industry as a Lead actor in his first bollywood movie directed by Karan Johar name “Student Of The Year” with co-actor Siddharth Malhotra and actress Alia Bhatt. He played role of Rohan Nanda, the teenage son of a rich businessman, who competes with his girlfriend (played by Bhatt) and best friend (played by Malhotra) to win an annual school championship.
In 2014 Varun Dhawan appered in two films, first is “Main Tera Hero”, a remake of telugu movie Kandireega, which was produced by Balaji Motion Pictures and directed by his father. In this movie he played role of Sreenath “Seenu” Prasad, an impetuous brat who is involved in a love triangle between Ileana D’Cruz and Nargis Fakhri.
Second flim his “Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania” with Co-starring Alia Bhatt and Siddharth Shukla. After this movie Varun Dhawan signed 11 movie and his last movie was Street Dancer 3D.
In movie “Dilwale”, he worked with bollywood super hit jodi Shahrukh Khan and Kajol and co-starring kriti sanon. After movie ABCD-2 and Street Dancer 3D, he was known as Best Dancer in bollywood. His next comedy films will Coolie No.1, with co-starring Sara Ali Khan. Now he is know as highest paid actor in bollywood industry.

Some Lesser Known Fact About Him

Varun Dhawan
Varun Dhawan
  • He does not smoke.
  • Varun Dhawan does not take drink alcohol.
  • Varun Dhawan is a big fan of WWE Wrestling.
  • He made his first public appearance in the talk show “Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai”, where his father was a guest.
  • He worked with Assistant Director with Karan Johar in the movie “My Name Is Khan”.
  • His chemistry with Alia Bhatt is Like “Shahrukh Khan-Kajol” for next generation.


2013 Favorite Debut (Male) Student of the Year)
2013 Breakthrough Performance – Male (Student of the Year)
2015 Best Actor – Comedy/Romance (Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania)
2015 Best Actor in a Comic Role (Main Tera Hero)
2015 Best Performance in a Comic Role (Main Tera Hero)
2016 Most Entertaining Actor in a Thriller Film – Male (Badlapur)
2016 Most Entertaining Actor in an Action Film – Male (Badlapur)
2017 Star Screen Award for Best Comedian (Dishoom)
2017 Best Performance in a Comic Role (Dishoom)
2018 Best Actor in a Comic Role (Badrinath Ki Dhulhania)
2018 Favourite Best Actor (Badrinath Ki Dhulhania)
2018 Best Actor (Jury’s Choice) – Male (Judwaa 2)
2018 Best Actor (October)
2018 Best Actor – Male (October)
2018 Best Actor Par Excellence (Male)(October)