|Varun Badola Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||January 7, 1974|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Varun Badola is an Indian actor, reality television personality, dancer, host, director, and dialogue writer who has gained acclaim with his work on television. Regarded as television’s Aamir Khan for his dedication and Dev Anand for his intense on-screen romance, he has been a part of a variety of shows such as Des Mein Niklla Hoga Chand, Yeh Hai Mumbai Meri Jaan, Astitva…Ek Prem Kahani, Nach Baliye, Kutumb, Sohni Mahiwal, Mann Kee Awaaz Pratigya, Phir Subah Hogi, Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, Jersey No. 10, Ajeeb, Gili Gili Gappa, Chalti Ka Naam Antakshari, Maan Rahe Tera Pitaah, Savdhaan India – India Fights Back, Lete Hai Khabar Khabron Ki, Comedy Circus, Banegi Apni Baat, Tumhari Paakhi, Koshish – Ek Aashaa, Awaz – Dil Se Dil Tak, Rabba Ishq Na Hove, Ghar Ek Sapnaa, Aek Chabhi Hai Padoss Mein, Kaho Na Yaar Hai, Mere Angne Mein, Sonu Sweety, Tedi Medi Family, and Mere Dad Ki Dulhan. In addition to that, his film credits include Mickey Virus, Haasil, Charas, Lekar Hum Deewana Dil, Jai Ho, Solid Patels, 7 Hours To Go, Fraud Saiyaan, Azhar, Rashmi Rocket, and Main, Meri Patni Aur Woh.
New Delhi, India
Varun Badola studied at Sardar Patel Vidyalaya (SPV), an education school located in Lodhi Estate, New Delhi.
Actor, Reality Television Personality, Dancer, Host, Director, Dialogue Writer
- Father – Vishwa Mohan Badola (Actor, Stage Artist, Television Personality)
- Mother – Susheela Badola
- Siblings – Alka Badola Kaushal (Older Sister) (Actor, Producer, Has appeared in many TV shows like Kumkum – Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan, Swaragini, Mose Chhal Kiye Jaaye, and Qubool Hai), Kalindi (Older Sister) (Radio Jockey)
- Others – Ravi G. Kaushal (Brother-In-Law, Alka’s Husband) (Producer, Director)
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
76 kg or 167.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Varun Badola has dated –
- Rajeshwari Sachdev (2004-Present) – He met actor, dancer, and singer Rajeshwari Sachdev on the sets of the musical game show Antakshari and they soon started going out. The duo then got engaged and tied the knot on November 24, 2004. On May 10, 2010, she gave birth to their son at the Benzer Hospital, Lokhandwala. The couple reportedly worked together on a play for the first time in a production named Shabd Leela (based on Dr. Dharamveer Bharati’s love letters to his wife).
Race / Ethnicity
Salt and Pepper
Intense acting style
Varun Badola Facts
- His family comes from Garhwal, Uttarakhand.
- He lived in Allahabad during the early years of his childhood and then resided in New Delhi.
- His creative career commenced with Varun working as a costume coordinator which was then followed by 8 years of experience in writing and directing.
- Varun Badola made his first film appearance as Javed Khan in the 2003 crime drama film Haasil, starring Jimmy Sheirgill, Hrishitaa Bhatt, Irrfan Khan, and Ashutosh Rana.
- Along with Rajeshwari Sachdev, he appeared as a contestant on the Hindi-language celebrity dance reality television series Nach Baliye 1 in 2005.
- From 2012 to 2013, Varun Badola co-starred as a landlord named Thakur Vikram Singh in the Zee TV soap opera Phir Subah Hogi. This role got him nominated for an Indian Telly Award as well as an Indian Telly Jury Award in the “Best Actor in a Negative Role” category in 2013.
- He brought to life the character of Kapil Jain (based on Kapil Dev) in the 2016 Hindi biographical sports drama film Azhar. It stars Emraan Hashmi, Lara Dutta, Nargis Fakhri, Prachi Desai, and Kunaal Roy Kapur.
- In 2018, he started appearing as Laxman Saxena in the Hindi-language action thriller streaming television series Apharan.
- Alongside Shabir Ahluwalia, Mahie Gill, Karishma Sharma, and Tigmanshu Dhulia, Varun Badola co-starred as Digvijay Dalmia in the Hindi action drama web series Fixerr in 2019.
- He has a farmhouse in Bhabher, Kotdwar in Uttarakhand.
Featured Image by Varun Badola / Instagram