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Varun Dhawan, Height, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Facts & More


Bio/Wiki Full NameVarun David Dhawan NicknamePappu ProfessionActor Physical Stats & More Height (approx.)in centimeters- 180 cm in meters- 1.80 m in feet inches- 5’ 9” Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 75 kg in pounds- 165 lbs Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 40 Inches - Waist: 32 Inches - Biceps: 15 Inches Eye ColourDark Brown Hair ColourBlack Career DebutFilm: Student of the Year (2012)


Some Lesser Known Facts About Varun Dhawan

  1. Does Varun Dhawan smoke?: No [4]Times of India

  2. Does Varun Dhawan drink alcohol?: Yes


Varun Dhawan in a Party


  1. Varun Dhawan is a popular Bollywood actor who was born into a family having strong connections in the Indian film industry. He grew up in Mumbai along with his elder brother Rohit.


Childhood Picture of Varun Dhawan


  1. He is the nephew of the Bollywood actor ‘Anil Dhawan‘.


Varun Dhawan With His Father, Uncle and Cousin


  1. In an interview, Varun revealed that his grandfather used to work at the HSBC bank in Hongkong.

  2. Since his childhood, Varun has been a huge fan of wrestling and he idolizes the famous wrestler Dwayne Johnson– ‘The Rock.’ 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 a great surprise for Varun when he received a birthday wish from Dwayne Johnson.


The Rock Wishing Varun Dhawan on His Birthday


  1. He completed his graduation in Business Administration from London. In college, he participated in acting classes as an extracurricular activity.

  2. Reportedly, when he was studying in London, he worked as a leaflet distributor for nightclubs.

  3. 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.

  4. Varun made his first public appearance in the talk show ‘Jeena Isi ka Naam Hai,’ where his father was a guest.


Varun Dhawan Hugging His Father in Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai


  1. He worked as an Assistant Director with Karan Johar in the Bollywood movie ‘My Name is Khan’ (2010).


Varun Dhawan as an Assistant Director on the Sets of My Name is Khan


  1. He, along with Arjun Kapoor, learned acting from Barry John’s acting school, where they did a short film, ‘White Mountain’.


  1. His acting skills in Badlapur (2015) were appreciated both by the critics as well as the public.

  2. He loved the acting skills of co-actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui in Badlapur, and he got inspired by Nawaz to brush up his acting skills.

  1. Varun Dhawan has been 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.” He is often listed on Forbes highest-paid Indian celebs list.


Varun Dhawan on the Cover of GQ Magazine


  1. 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’. He is one of the youngest stars to get such a statue.


Varun Dhawan’s Statue at Madame Tussauds (Hong Kong)


  1. In 2018, he learned stitching and embroidery for his movie ‘Sui Dhaga’ with co-star Anushka Sharma. On his father’s birthday, he stitched a shirt and gifted it to him.


Varun Dhawan’s Gifted Shirt Worn by His Father


  1. His Jodi with the actress Alia Bhatt is considered as next generation’s ‘Shah Rukh KhanKajol’ Jodi.


Varun and Alia


  1. 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.


Varun Dhawan With Shoojit Sircar


  1. He is dating his school friend Natasha Dalal for almost a decade, which he confirmed on the show ‘Koffee with Karan 6’. There was also a rumour that he had secretly got engaged to his long-time girlfriend Natasha Dalal. [5]News18

  2. In 2018, he welcomed a new member in his family- his niece and shared the news on social media sites.


Varun Dhawan With His Family


  1. He fell in a Twitter fight with Kangana‘s sister Rangoli for not mentioning Kangana’s name in his tweet after watching the trailer of the film ‘Judgemental Hai Kya.’


Varun’s Tweet



Varun’s Reply To Tweet


  1. He shares his birthday with his favourite cricketer Sachin Tendulkar (24 April).


Varun Dhawan With Sachin Tendulkar


  1. Apart from the films, he has also appeared in many TV commercials including Frooti, Skybags and Navratna.


Varun Dhawan in an Advertisement


  1. He is a gym freak and is inspired by Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger.


Varun Dhawan’s Workout in Gym


  1. He likes to spend his leisure time with dogs.


Varun Dhawan With His Dog


  1. In 2019, he was paired with Sara Ali Khan, for the movie Coolie No. 1’s remake: directed by David Dhawan.


Varun in Movie Coolie No. 1

References/Sources: [ + ]

1. ↑ Hindustan Times 2. ↑ India Today 3. ↑ Forbes 4. ↑ Times of India 5. ↑ News18

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