Varun Dhawan Wiki | Age | Height | Biography | Wife | Family

Varun Dhawan is an Indian film actor and youngest superstar of Bollywood. Furthermore, he is known as “Bona Fide Bollywood Superstar” for his acting skills.

Varun Dhawan Biography & Wiki

Varun Dhawan’s Nickname is Pappu. he was born on born on 24 April 1987 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Therefore, his current age is 34 years. Varun’s Zodiac is Taurus.


Height, Weight & Body Measurements

Height in Centimeters175 cm
Height in meters1.75 m
Height in Inches5′ 9″
Weight in Kilograms78 kg
Weight in Pounds172 lbs
Shoe Size10 Inches
Chest40 Inches
Waist32 Inches
Biceps15 Inches
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack

Family Members

Varun Dhawan’s father is a Film Director David Dhawan. His mother is Karuna Dhawan, who is a homemaker. He has an elder brother named Rohit Dhawan who is also a Film Director. Rohit is married to Jaanvi Desai, and they have a daughter. Varun’s uncle is Anil Dhawan, and he is also a Bollywood actor.


Education and School, College

Varun educated at the Bombay Scottish School, Mumbai, India. After that, he went to Nottingham Trent University, England. After that, he completed his Graduate in Business Management.

Girls, affairs, spouse name

Varun was in a serious long-term relationship with Sara when he was in the USA. It is rumored that Varun dated actress and co-star Alia Bhatt during their movie Student of the year. Also, there was a buzz that he had an affair with actress Taapsee Pannu.

Currently, Varun is in a serious relationship with Fashion Designer Natasha Dalal.

Favorite Things and Hobbies

Favorite FoodChicken, Cheesecake and Mishti Doi
Favorite ActorGovinda and Dwayne Johnson
Favorite ActressPriyanka Chopra, Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone, and Angelina Jolie
Bollywood Favourite FilmGuide (1965), Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959), Rang De Basanti (2006), Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Raja Babu (1994)
Hollywood Favourite FilmAmerican Psycho (2000)
Favorite SingerDrake, Sonu Nigam
Favorite TV ShowsLate Show with David Letterman, 1993
Favorite ColourRed and Black
Favorite SportFootball
Favorite PerfumeGucci
Favorite RestaurantShiv Sagar in Mumbai
Favorite DancerMichael Jackson
Favorite Travel DestinationsGoa, London, and the Maldives

Varun Dhawan Career

Varun was an intelligent student and scored 82% on his 10th board examination. After that, he worked as an assistant director to Karan Johar on the 2010 drama movie My Name Is Khan. Finally, he debuted his acting career with Alia Bhatt in Karan Johar’s 2012 teen drama Student of the Year which is a box office successful film.

Varun Dhawan also acted opposite of Shraddha Kapoor in a sequel to the dance film ABCD: Any Body Can Dance, entitled ABCD 2. In this movie, he portrays the real-life character of Suresh Mukund, a dancer from Mumbai who wins the 2012 World Hip Hop Dance Championship. ABCD 2 earned ₹1.57 billion (US$23 million) worldwide.

Varun Dhawan then played Rakesh “Humpty Sharma“, a flirtatious Punjabi boy who engages in a romantic affair with an engaged woman, in Shashank Khaitan’s romantic comedy Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania. Similarly, co-starring Alia Bhatt and Siddharth Shukla, the film was described as a tribute to Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995) by Johar, who served as producer. This film also earned ₹1.11 billion (US$16 million) worldwide.

Varun Dhawan filmography

Still now all movies of Varun Dhawan very successful in the box office and there is no flop movie on his list. Please find the below list of all films played by him.

  • Student of the Year – 2012
  • Main Tera Hero – 2014
  • Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania – 2014
  • Badlapur – 2015
  • ABCD 2 – 2015
  • Dilwale – 2015
  • Dishoom – 2016
  • Badrinath Ki Dulhania – 2017
  • Judwaa 2 – 2017
  • October – 2018

Awards & Recognitions

Varun Dhawan has received many awards & Nominations for his acting performance.

  • He received a Filmfare nomination for Best Male Debut for Student of the Year.
  • Furthermore, In 2014, he appeared in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list.

Salary and Net Worth

Varun Dhawan asked around ₹25 crores per movie as salary. His current estimated net worth is $15 Million.

Contact Address

A/15, Sagar Darshan, 
Hanuman Nagar, 
Off Carter Road, 
Khar (West), 
Mumbai, India
201 and 202, 
Beach Wood House,
Oberoi Enclave,
Next To JW Marriot Hotel,
Juhu, Mumbai,
Phone Numberhe didn’t like to share his Phone number publicly.
Email IdNot Available
WebsiteNot Available


There was a rumor that after an argument, actor Sohail Khan slapped Varun, but they both denied it.

Facts about Varun Dhawan

  • In an interview, Varun revealed that his grandfather used to work at the HSBC bank in Hongkong.
  • Since his childhood, Varun has been a massive fan of wrestling, and he idolizes the famous wrestler Dwayne Johnson. Once, Varun’s fans requested ‘The Rock’ on Twitter to wish Varun on his birthday, which he had accepted and decided to wish Varun on his birthday. It was an excellent surprise for Varun when he received a birthday wish from Dwayne Johnson.
  • Reportedly, when he was studying in London, he worked as a leaflet distributor for nightclubs.
  • In an interview, he revealed that before coming into the field of acting, he had tried to get a job in a London-based bank, but he got rejected.
  • Firstly, Varun made his public appearance in the talk show ‘Jeena Isi ka Naam Hai,’ where his father was a guest.
  • He also worked as an Assistant Director with Karan Johar in the Bollywood movie ‘My Name is Khan’ (2010).
  • Along with Arjun Kapoor, he joined Barry John’s acting school, where they did a short film, ‘White Mountain’.
  • Varun Dhawan has featured on the cover of many prestigious magazines including the GQ Magazine, which featured him on its cover with the title “most bankable star of his generation.” Above all, he is often listed on Forbes highest-paid Indian celebs list.
  • On 30 January 2018, he unveiled his wax statue at Madame Tussauds (Hong Kong). The statue is posing in his iconic step of the song ‘Disco Deewane’. However, He is one of the youngest stars to get such a statue.
  • In 2018, he learned stitching and embroidery for his movie ‘Sui Dhaga’ with co-star Anushka Sharma. Consequently, on his father’s birthday, he stitched a shirt and gifted it to him.
  • His Jodi with the actress Alia Bhatt considered the next generation’s ‘Shah Rukh Khan – Kajol‘ Jodi.
  • Reportedly, he had cut down his fees to half for the movie ‘October’ 2018, directed by Shoojit Sircar: as the budget was low for the film.
  • Apart from the films, he has also appeared in many TV commercials, including Frooti, Skybags, and Navratna.
  • He is a gym freak and inspired by Sylvester Stallone and also Arnold Schwarzenegger.
  • In 2019, he paired with Sara Ali Khan, for the movie Coolie No. 1’s remake: directed by David Dhawan.

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