Varun Dhawan (born 24 April 1987) is an Indian actor. One of the country’s highest-paid celebrities, he has featured in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list since 2014. The first eleven films in which he starred were commercially successful, establishing Dhawan in the Hindi cinema.
Born to the film director David Dhawan, he studied business management from the Nottingham Trent University, after which he worked as an assistant director to Karan Johar on the 2010 drama My Name Is Khan. He made his acting debut in 2012 in Johar’s teen drama Student of the Year. He rose to prominence with starring roles in the romantic comedies Main Tera Hero (2014), Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania (2014), and Badrinath Ki Dulhania (2017); the action comedies Dilwale (2015), Dishoom (2016), and Judwaa 2 (2017); the dance film ABCD 2 (2015); and the drama Sui Dhaaga (2018). He also received praise for playing an avenger in the crime thriller Badlapur (2015) and an aimless man coping with loss in the drama October (2018)
Dhawan was born on 24 April 1987 to David Dhawan, a film director, and Karuna Dhawan. His elder brother, Rohit, is a film director, while his uncle, Anil, is an actor. He completed his HSC education from the H.R. College of Commerce and Economics. Dhawan has a degree in Business Management from Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom. Prior to his acting career, Dhawan worked as an assistant director to Karan Johar on his drama My Name Is Khan (2010). Varun Dhawan rose to popularity with featured roles in the sentiment Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania (2014), the dancing film ABCD 2 (2015), and the activity comics Dilwale (2015), Dishoom (2016) and Judwaa 2 (2017).
Varun Dhawan Family, Relatives and Other Relations
He was born to film director David Dhawan and Karuna Dhawan. He has a brother named Rohit Dhawan (Writer). Actor Anil Dhawan is his uncle. He is engaged to fashion designer Natasha Dalal.
Dhawan is in a romantic relationship with Natasha Dalal, a designer, with whom he attended school.
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Home Town||Mumbai, Maharashtra|
|Address||A-15, Sagar Darshan, Hanuman Nagar, Off Carter Road, Khar (West), Mumbai, India|
|School||Bombay Scottish School, Mumbai.|
|College||H.R. College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai
Nottingham Trent University, England
|Qualification||Graduate in Business Management.|
|Hobbies||Dancing, Swimming, Reading|
|Debut||Student of the Year (2012)|
|Best Movies||Student of the Year (2012), Judwaa 2 (2017), Badrinath Ki Dulhania (2017), Main Tera Hero (2014), and ABCD 2 (2015) among others|
|Net Worth||$15 Million|
Dhawan has appeared in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list since 2014, peaking at the 15th position in 2018. That year, the magazine estimated his annual income to be ₹495.8 million (US$7.0 million) and listed him as one of the highest-paid celebrities in the country. In the same year, the Indian edition of GQ featured him among the nation’s 50 most influential young people and labeled him the “most bankable star of his generation”.