Varun Dhawan is one of the latest heart throbs of Bollywod, who received a warm welcome in Bollywood in his first movie itself. His good looks, charm and acting and dancing skills are definitely going to take him a long way in Bollywood.
Net Worth: $ 5 million
Income Sources: Varun Dhawan charges nearly Rs 1-3 crore per film. He also endorses a number of brands, including Coca Cola, Idee, Gatsby, Panasonic, We Chat and Nestle. He charges nearly Rs 50 lakh per endorsement. Varun is also the brand ambassador of the leading multimedia brand, Adlabs Imagica.
Born: 24th April, 1987 (27 years old)
Marital Status: Single, though there have been rumors about his affair with co actress, Alia Bhatt and later with “Aashiqui 2” fame, Shraddha Kapoor, but he denied it. He had a long term relationship with childhood sweetheart, Natasha Dalal, which broke up in 2013 after Natasha went to London for a fashion designing course. It has been said that they resolved their differences and are together again.
Height/Weight: 5 feet 8 inches, 70 kg
Varun Dhawan is the son of the famous Bollywood director, David Dhawan. His elder brother Rohit Dhawan has also chosen film direction as his career. Varun is a management graduate from the prestigious Nottingham Trent University in United Kingdom. As a child, Varun loved watching wrestling and was a big fan of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Besides acting, he is also an excellent stage performer and host, who has hosted a number of award ceremonies. Despite being a star kid, Varun has never tried to take advantage of the status of his father and he was not even launched in Bollywood by him. He is a great fan of actor Govinda, who is also a favorite of his father and featured in most of his movies. Actor Arjun Kapoor is the best friend of this young star. He owns a luxurious Audi Q7 car.
Before starting as an actor, Varun Dhawan assisted the leading director Karan Johar for his movie “My Name is Khan” in 2010, and started his acting career with the same director in the 2012 romantic comedy movie, called “Student of the Year”. The movie, which co starred him with debutants Siddharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt, became one of the biggest hits of the year and established Varun as a promising actor with a bright future in the Indian film industry. It also earned him the Filmfare Best Male Debut Award. 2014 was a great year for Varun as it gave him two big commercial hits, in “Main Tera Hero” and “Humpty Sharma ki Dulhania”. He is hopeful about the success of his upcoming movies “Badlapur” and “ABCD 2”, which are slated for release in 2015. “Badlapur” is a movie which is likely to change his image from a romantic actor to a serious star. Varun Dhawan is considered as a complete entertainment package, because of his good looks, versatile acting and great dancing.