Happy Birthday Varun Dhawan: Rare and unseen pictures of the SOTY star
Apr 24, 2013, 14:25 PM IST
It has not been even a year since his debut Student of the Year hit the screen and Varun Dhawan is already a star. Today when he turns 26 we bring him a step closer to his fans. For all those who love Varun Dhawan here is his life in pictures for them.
We bring you a melange of pictures from his personal album. From his childhood pictures to his party out with friends to his weird moments- on his 26th birthday we showcase your favorite star Varun Dhawan's life in pictures for you.
Oh and here is a little trivia about Varun Dhawan - the star also shares his birthday with Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar. So we can very well guess how succesful he will be in his career. We do wish him great achievements on his birthday as well.
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Varun Dhawan was born to Indian film director, David Dhawan and his wife, Karuna Dhawan.
He is the younger brother of director Rohit Dhawan, who made his directorial debut with the 2011 film, Desi Boyz.
He has mentioned that he wanted to become a wrestler when he was a child.
He has a degree in business management from Nottingham Trent University, UK.
In 2012, Dhawan made his debut in Karan Johar's Student Of The Year along with Sidharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt.
His performance and dancing skills were appreciated with film critic Taran Adarsh from Bollywood Hungama who stated, "Both Sidharth and Varun are excessively talented, supremely confident and hardly look like first-time actors.
Varun Dhawan won an award for Lions Favourite Debut : Male at 19th Lion's Gold Awards 2013.
He also received a Filmfare nomination for the same role.
Prior to his acting debut, Dhawan and his Student of the Year co-star, Sidharth Malhotra, worked as assistant directors to Karan Johar on his 2010 film, My Name Is Khan.
Varun Dhawan's next film, titled Main Tera Hero, is a remake of a Telugu blockbuster film, Kandireega.
The film will be produced by Ekta Kapoor's production house, Balaji Motion Pictures.
The project will be directed by his father, David Dhawan, and Varun will play a musician yet again.
In preparation for his role, he enrolled in singing classes.
In March 2013, Varun broke up with long term girlfriend, Natasha Dalal.
Varun has also been rumored to be dating Student Of The Year co-star Alia Bhatt, but there has no official confirmation of these reports.
As of February 2013, media speculation indicates a relationship with South Indian Actress Taapsee Pannu.