Bollywood Industry has the credit of launching many new and talented faces every year who do not strike every heart with their breakthrough performance but they are also termed as the “Next Bollywood Superstars” by the majority of the critics. Varun Dhawan is sure is one of the faces in the Indian Film Industry who got great appreciation right from his first film. Here are 10 unknown facts about Varun Dhawan:
1. Varun was naughty as a kid and gave his parents a tough time raising him.
That is pretty expected, right? Not surprising.
2. Despite being David Dhawan’s son, he bagged his big Bollywood debut, ‘Student of The Year’ on his own merit.
“I wanted him to go out there and find his bearings” said David.
3. Assistant director before an actor. His journey in Bollywood started off first behind the cameras.
We worked as an assistant director to filmmaker Karan Johar in ‘My Name Is Khan’ (2010).
4. Varun studied Business Management from Nottingham Trent University, U.K. and has admitted to doing crazy stuff during college days.
5. The year 2013 saw flash floods destroy the normal life in Uttarakhand.
When the entire nation stood as one to support the victims, Varun too did his bit for extending the much-needed help. He performed at a special event for raising fund for the flood-affected victims in Uttarakhand.
6. Varun Dawan is a big fan of Sachin Tendulkar.
He met the god of cricket at the Coca-Cola under-15 football tournament final match and was star struck. He even took a photograph with Sachin. Do you know Sachin and Varun share their birthdays too?
7. Do you know Varun Dhawan is called Pappu by his father?
Yes, you read right… Varun’s nickname is Pappu.
8. Very few people know this, but when studying abroad he worked as a leaflet distributor for nightclubs.
In an interview, the star kid admitted to doing some very crazy things when working there.
9. Varun started to take his role in “Badlapur” pretty seriously and began to isolate himself.
He stopped hanging out with friends and partying that his mother got pretty much worried about him.
10. He is also a Govinda fanboy.
The father-son duo shares an immeasurable love for Bollywood legend, Govinda. In fact, Varun modeled his role in Main Tera Hero around Govinda.