Varun Dhawan is an Indian actor born on 24 April 1987 who appears in Bollywood movies. He is the son of director David Dhawan and Karuna Dhawan. He has an elder brother named Rohit, who is a film director. He studied Business Management from the Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom. He worked as an assistant director to Karan Johar on the 2010 drama My Name is Khan. He made his acting debut with Johar’s romantic comedy movie Student of the Year for which he gained a Filmfare nomination for Best Male Debut. The movie was a hit at the box office.
Varun Dhawan is highly confident, good looking, charming, self-assured and talented like first-time actor. Alongside his acting career, Dhawan performs on stage at the Filmfare, Stardust and Screen award ceremonies and also at an event which was held in Hong Kong. He also co-hosted two award ceremonies including Stardust Awards ceremony in 2013 and 20th Screen Awards alongside Richa Chadda and Shahrukh Khan. To raise funds for the flood affected victims of Uttarakhand, Varun Dhawan performed at a special event alongside Shraddha Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Huma Qureshi, Sidharth Malhotra and Aditya Roy Kapur.
Here MovieNasha put together a list of Top 5 Varun Dhawan Movies. Please leave comment or feedback if you think differently and have something in mind which you want me to notice. After watching the movies, please mention your personal experiences. Your comments are most welcome!
Varun Dhawan Movies
1. Student of the Year (2012)
Student of the Year is one of my favorite movie directed by Karan Johar. It is a Indian coming of age romantic comedy movie produced by Hiroo Yash Johar and Gauri Khan. The movie was released on 19 October 2012 starring Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Siddharth Malhotra, Rishi Kapoor, Ronit Roy, kayoze Irani, Ram Kapoor, Sana Saeed, Sahil Anand, Mansi Rachh and soon. The also features Farah Khan, Vaibhavi Merchant, Kajol, Boman Irani in guest appearances. The movie received positive to negative reviews from critics and was a box office hit.
It is one of the best Varun Dhawan movies and highest grossing Bollywood movies of 2012. The acting of the Dhawan was highly appreciated by the audiences and for this, Dhawan received a Best Male Debut Award at Lions Gold Awards and Stardust Awards. The movie was made under the budget of ₹45 crore and grossed over ₹71 crore at the box office. Must watch movie. My most liked songs from this movie is ” Radha”, ” Ishq Wala Love”, ” The Disco Song” and ” Vele”. All the songs of the movie received a wonderful response on YouTube.
2. Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania (2014)
Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania (English: The Bride of Humpty Sharma) is a Hindi romantic comedy movie directed by Shashank khaitan and produced by Karan Johar. The movie was released on 11 July 2014 starring Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Siddharth Shukla, Ashutosh Rana, Aditya Sharma. Dhawan played Rakesh “Humpty ” Sharma, a flirtatious Punjabi boy who engages in a romantic affair with an engaged woman, Kavya (Alia Bhatt). The story of the movie is very interesting. It is also one of my most liked movie. The movie is full of entertainment, emotions, humor, action and romance. It is a must watch movie for those who are looking for a romantic story.
It is one of the finest Varun Dhawan movies. The movie had one of the better openings of the year. I liked all the soundtrack of the movie but my favorite is – Samjhawan by Arijit Singh and Shreya Ghoshal. Siddharth Shukla made his big screen debut in a supporting role with this movie. The movie was made under the budget of ₹20 crore and grossed over ₹130.81 crore at the box office.
3. Main Tera Hero (2014)
Main Tera Hero (Translation: I am your hero) is a action comedy movie directed by David Dhawan and produced by Shobha Kapoor and Ekta Kapoor for Balaji MotionPictures. It was released on 4 April 2014 starring Varun Dhawan, Nargis Fakhri, Ileana D’Cruz, Rajpal Yadav, Arunoday Singh, Saurabh Shukla, Evelyn Sharma, Supriya Shukla, Salman Khan (as Various Gods), Manoj Pahwa. The movie gained mixed reviews from critics and was a semi hit at the box office. It is a remake of Telugu movie Kandireega in 2011. The movie was directed by his father David Dhawan. He played the role of Sreenath “Seenu” Prasad,who is in love with Sunaina (Illena D’Cruz) but is forced to marry Ayesha (Nargis Fakhri). The acting done by Varun Dhawan in the movie was superb.
His comic timing is perfect. I had also watched that movie and i liked the comedy, twist and songs of the movie. My favorite songs from this movie is-” Galat Baat Hai” and “Palat”. I hope you may also like it. Also the movie was made with a budget of ₹425 million and grossed over ₹710 million worldwide.
4. Badlapur (2015)
Badlapur is a Indian action crime drama movie directed by Sriram Raghavan and produced by Dinesh Vijan and Sunil Lulla. It was released on 20 February 2015 starring Varun Dhawan, Huma Qureshi, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Divya Dutta, Yami Gautam, Radhika Apte in lead role. In this movie, Dhawan plays a character of a man who over the course of 15 years avenges the murder of his son and wife. The acting done by Dhawan was appreciated by the audiences. Portraying the character of Raghav (Raghu) was a terrifying experience for Varun Dhawan. The movie was a commercially successful at the box office made under the budget of
Portraying the character of Raghav (Raghu) was a terrifying experience for Varun Dhawan. The movie was a commercially successful at the box office made under the budget of ₹25 crore and grossed over ₹77 crore. It is one of the superb Varun Dhawan movies. I had also watched that movie and liked the acting of Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Varun Dhawan too. Also one of my favorite song is ” Jeena Jeena” by Atif Aslam. Must watch movie.
5. ABCD 2 (2015)
ABCD 2 is a Indian 3D dance movie directed by Remo D’Souza and produced by Siddharth Roy Kapur. The movie features Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor, Prabhu Deva, Lauren Gottlieb, Dharmesh Yelande, Punit Pathak, Raghav Juyal, Karthik, Tisca Chopra, Pravin Bhosle. ABCD 2 released on 19 June 2015. The movie will explore the real life struggle of choreographers Vinnie, Vishnu and Suresh Mukund from Nallasopara, Mumbai who went on to win the 2012 World Hip-Hop dance championship. The movie is the sequel to the 2013 movie ABCD: ANy Body Can Dance. The movie received positive reviews from critics as well as from audiences.
All the soundtrack of the movie was superb but my favorite one is “Bezubaan Phir Se” and “Sun Saathiya”. The Song “Bezbaan Phir Se” Sung by Vishal Dadlani, Anushka Manchanda and Madhav Krishna gained more than 6 million views on YouTube and the song ” Sun Saathiya” by Priya Saraiya and Divya Kumar received more than 6.6 million views on YouTube and Shraddha Kapoor is being appreciated for her dance in the number. Must watch movie, go for it. It is one of the amazing Varun Dhawan Movies distributed by Walt Disney Studios and Motion Pictures.