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Varun Dhawan

Quick Info and Facts about Varun Dhawan

Varun Dhawan biography, movies, images, age, height, awards
Varun Dhawan
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  • Born  – April 24, 1987, Mumbai
  • Parents – David Dhawan
  • Zodiac – Tauras
  • Height – 5 Feet 8 Inches

Varun Dhawan Is The Son Of Well-Known Bollywood Director David Dhawan.

He is one of the highest-paid celebrities in Bollywood, he has got featured in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list since 2014. 

Varun Dhawan was born on 24 April 1987 as a son of David Dhawan (a film director) and Karuna Dhawan. His elder brother Rohit Dhawan is also in Bollywood and working as a film director and while his uncle, Anil Dhawan, is an actor.

Prior to his acting; Before Entering Bollywood, The Young Lad Varun Dhawan worked as an assistant director to Karan Johar on his directorial terrorist drama My Name Is Khan (2010).

He Assisted Karan Johar In His Directorial Venture My Name Is Khan, Which Starred Shahrukh Khan And Kajol In The Lead.

Education

He completed his HSC education from the H.R. College of Commerce and Economics. He has done his degree in Business Management from the Nottingham Trent University, in the United Kingdom. 

Acting Debut

In 2012, Varun Made His Bollywood Acting Debut With Karan Johar’s film Student Of The Year with Newbie Alia Bhatt And Sidharth Malhotra. With His First Film, He Proved His talent As An Actor And Even got Two Awards For His Performance.

Therefore, Next Came His Solo Hero Film Main Tera Hero Co-Starring Ileana D’cruz And Nargis Fakhri. The Rom-Com Managed To Impress Both The Critics And The Audience. For His Third Film Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania, Varun Teamed Up With Karan Johar And Alia Once Again. The B-Town Hunk Will Next Be Seen In Badlapur And Dance Film ABCD 2.

Varun Dhawan Movies List

YearFilmRoleNotes
2010My Name Is KhanAssistant director
2015DilwaleVeer Randhir BakshiN.A.
2018NawabzaadeSpecial appearance for song High Rated Gabru
2019Street Dancer TBAFilming
2015ABCD 2Suresh Mukund
( Suru )
for playback singer for the song Happy Birthday
2014Main Tera HeroSreenath Prasad
( Seenu )
N.A.
2012Student of the YearRohan NandaN.A.
2019Kalank RamPost-production
2014Humpty Sharma Ki DulhaniaRakesh “Humpty” SharmaAlso playback singer for song “Lucky Tu Lucky Me”
2017Judwaa 2Raja/Prem MalhotraN.A.
2015BadlapurRaghav “Raghu” PurohitN.A.
2018Sui DhaagaMaujiN.A.
2016DishoomJunaid AnsariN.A.
2019Bharat Dhirubhai AmbaniSpecial appearance
2018OctoberDanish “Dan” WaliaN.A.
2017Badrinath Ki DulhaniaBadrinath “Badri” BansalN.A.

Varun Dhawan’s Awards and Nominations

YearFilmAwardCategoryResult
2013Student of the YearBIG Star AwardsMost Entertaining Actor Debut – MaleNominated
2013Student of the YearETC BollywoodBusiness Most Profitable Male DebutNominated
2013Student of the YearFilmfare AwardsBest Male DebutNominated
2013Student of the YearScreen AwardsMost Promising Newcomer – MaleNominated
2013Student of the YearLions GoldFavorite Male DebutWon
2013Student of the YearZee Cine AwardsBest Male DebutNominated
2013Student of the YearStardust AwardsFor Breakthrough PerformanceWon
2013Student of the YearStardust AwardsFor Superstar of TomorrowNominated
2013Student of the YearStar GuildBest Debut (Male)Nominated
2013Student of the YearTimes of India FilmBest Debut (Male)Nominated
2015Humpty Sharma Ki DulhaniaStardust AwardsBest Actor for Comedy and RomanceWon
2015Humpty Sharma Ki DulhaniaStardust AwardsFor Superstar of Tomorrow Nominated
2015Humpty Sharma Ki DulhaniaScreen AwardsBest Male ActorNominated
2015Humpty Sharma Ki DulhaniaStar Guild AwardsBest Actor for Leading RoleNominated
2015Humpty Sharma Ki DulhaniaBIG Star Entertainment AwardsMost Entertaining Actor in a Romantic Film – MaleNominated
2015Humpty Sharma Ki DulhaniaBIG Star Entertainment AwardsMost Entertaining Actor in a Comedy Film – MaleNominated
2015Humpty Sharma Ki DulhaniaBIG Star Entertainment AwardsMost Entertaining Actor – MaleNominated
2015Main Tera HeroBIG Star AwardsMost Entertaining Actor- Romantic FilmNominated
2015Main Tera HeroBIG StarAwardsMost Entertaining Actor- Comedy FilNominated
2015Main Tera HeroBIG Star AwardsMost Entertaining Actor – MaleNominated
2015Main Tera HeroStar Guild Best Actor for Comic RoleWon
2015Main Tera HeroScreen AwardsBest Actor for Popular ChoiceNominated
2015Main Tera HeroIndian International Film Academy AwardsBest Performance for Comic RoleWon
2016BadlapurFilmfare AwardsBest ActorNominated
2016BadlapurBIG Star AwardsMost Entertaining Actor -Thriller Film Won
2016BadlapurBIG Star AwardsMost Entertaining Actor- Action FilmWon
2016ABCD 2Star Guild AwardsBest Lead Role ActorNominated
2016DilwaleAward for International Indian Film AcademyBest Male ActorNominated
2017DishoomZee Cine AwardsBest Actor in a Comic RoleNominated
2017DishoomStar Screen AwardsStar Screen Award for Best ComedianWon
2017DishoomInternational Indian Film Academy AwardsBest Performance in a Comic RoleWon
2018Badrinath Ki DulhaniaStar-Screen AwardsBest Actor for the Comic RoleWon
2018Badrinath Ki DulhaniaStar Screen AwardsBest Actor – Male (Popular)Nominated
2018Badrinath Ki DulhaniaFilmfare AwardsBest ActorNominated
2018Badrinath Ki DulhaniaLions Gold AwardsBest
Favourit-e Actor
Won
2018Badrinath Ki DulhaniaZee-Cine AwardsBest Actor for Jury’s Choice CategoryWon
2018Badrinath Ki DulhaniaZee Cine AwardsBest Actor for Viewer’s ChoiceNominated
2018Judwaa 2Zee-Cine AwardsBest Actor for Jury’s ChoiceWon
2018Judwaa 2Zee Cine AwardsBest Actor for Viewer’s ChoiceNominated
2018Judwaa 2Star-Screen AwardsBest Actor for Comic RoleNominated
2018OctoberNBT-Utsav AwardsBest ActorWon
2019OctoberFilm Festival india in MelbourneBest ActorNominated
2019OctoberJagran Film Festival AwardBest ActorWon
2019OctoberLions-Gold AwardsBest Actor for ExcellenceWon

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