|Varun Dhawan Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7½ in|
|Date of Birth||April 24, 1988|
Varun Dhawan is an Indian actor, model, and dancer who has been one of the country’s highest-paid celebrities and has also featured in Forbes India‘s “Celebrity 100” list. He started his acting career with Student of the Year and has since been cast in many other movies like Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania, Badrinath Ki Dulhania, Kalank, Badlapur, Sui Dhaaga, ABCD 2, October, Dishoom, Main Tera Hero, Coolie No. 1, Nawabzaade, Street Dancer 3D, and Jug Jugg Jeeyo. Also, he became the first actor in the history of Indian cinema to feature in 11 box-office successes in a row since the start of his career.
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Varun Dhawan attended the H.R. College of Commerce and Economics and completed his HSC education. He then studied business management at Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom.
Actor, Former Model, Dancer
- Father – David Dhawan (Film Director)
- Mother – Karuna Dhawan
- Siblings – Rohit Dhawan (Older Brother) (Film Director)
- Others – Anil Dhawan (Uncle), Siddharth Dhawan (Cousin) (Actor)
5 ft 7½ in or 171 cm
77 kg or 170 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Varun Dhawan has dated –
- Natasha Dalal – He has dated his childhood friend, fashion designer Natasha Dalal to whom Varun called a family. They took their relationship to the next level by secretly getting engaged in 2019 which was confirmed by Kareena Kapoor Khan on her radio show What Women Want in December 2020. They were set to marry in 2020 in Thailand but due to COVID-19, it got postponed. Finally, they got married on January 24, 2021.
Race / Ethnicity
Varun Dhawan is of Punjabi descent.
Varun is speculated to be wearing a shoe of size 9.
In 2013, he was announced as the brand ambassador for the brand Gatsby.
He has also appeared in commercials such as Pepsi, Panasonic smartphone, and Nestle Fruita Vitals alongside Alia Bhatt.
In 2018, Varun (along with Anushka Sharma) was announced as the ambassador of the Skill India Campaign.
Best Known For
Playing Rohan Nanda in the 2012 film Student of the Year alongside Alia Bhatt and Sidharth Malhotra. This role won him the 2013 Stardust Award for “Breakthrough Performance – Male” while he was also nominated for the 2013 Filmfare Award for “Best Male Debut”.
Varun debuted with the 2012 romantic comedy film Student of the Year for his role as Rohan Nanda.
Varun has an amazing body. His lean body is the result of his consistent hard work and celebrity trainer Prashant Sawant, who is a personal trainer of Varun.
Dhawan hits the gym for one and a half hours daily (But, he gives rest to his body for a period of 2 weeks after 7 months). He just cannot think of his life without fitness, which is essential for a healthy and active life.
He starts his time in the gym with cardio as a warm-up exercise and to speed up the heart rate, which is followed by weight training and several other exercises to target different body parts.
He also practices yoga.
Varun is a foodie and eats everything, but does not overeat anything. He does not follow a strict fixed diet, but it definitely includes fresh fruits and vegetables, and chicken.
Varun Dhawan Favorite Things
- Food – Pizza, cheesecake, chicken
- Idol – Sylvester Stallone
Source – Filmfare.com
Varun Dhawan Facts
- Dhawan’s older brother and father are film directors.
- Growing up, he wanted to become a wrestler.
- He also worked as an assistant film director to Karan Johar on the film My Name Is Khan released in 2010.
- Varun was ranked at #8 in Times of India’s “Most Desirable Man of 2012” list.
- He enjoys doing swimming.
- He is a big fan of Govinda and the two have often been compared by the media.
- He has also released his fitness DVD, which was choreographed by Remo D’Souza.
- He has a long list of family members who are into diabetes as well as obesity.
- In December 2020, he confirmed that he had tested positive for coronavirus while working for the film Jugg Jugg Jeeyo in Chandigarh.
- He played the role of Raju Coolie/Kunwar Raj Pratap Singh, Sarah’s husband, in the 2020 Hindi-language comedy film, Coolie No. 1, in which he co-starred opposite Sara Ali Khan. Due to the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, the film was released on Amazon Prime Video.
- He is a huge WWE wrestling fan.
- He shares his birthday with acclaimed cricketer Sachin Tendulkar.
- In June 2021, he received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.