Today, on April 24, Bollywood star Varun Dhawan turns 31. The famous actor has many blockbusters registered under his name. His last box office hit ‘October‘ is still running successfully in the theatres. The actor is not only a good actor but also a good dancer. You can see his dancing skills in the movie ABCD 2, directed by Remo D’Souza. He is one of the talented actors in the industry and has already started working on his upcoming drama film ‘Kalank’ wherein he will be seen alongside Alia Bhatt, Madhuri Dixit, Sanjay Dutt, Sonakshi Sinha and Aditya Roy Kapur.

If we see from his debut film, ‘Student of the Year’, he has literally won millions of hearts. Be it romance, comedy, action, dance, drama – the actor has shown his best at every genre and the movie fanatics are simply impressed with him. On the occasion of his birthday, we bring to you ten facts about the actor and these things will surely leave you surprised.

– Varun Dhawan studied at the Nottingham Trent University in the United Kingdom. During his stint there, he worked as a leaflet distributor for nightclubs. We hear he was quite the wild child during his college days.

– Varun’s nickname is…wait for it…pappu. See, even celebrities don’t get everything!

– Not only does he share his birthday with the master blaster, he is most definitely his biggest fan.

– The father-son duo shares an immeasurable love for Bollywood legend, Govinda. In fact, Varun modeled his role in Main Tera Hero around Govinda.

– He has an amazingly pumped up vanity van to chill after shootings.

– He keeps getting papped with his alleged girlfriend Natasha Dalal, but the actor has never really confirmed anything about the relationship.

– Varun wanted to be a wrestler in childhood and he is a fan of wrestling star “The Rock” who also acted in “Fast & Furious 7”.

– Varun Dhawan also played a role in the movie “Chashme baddoor”.

On the professional front, Varun Dhawan’s October has received positive response, as in two weeks of release, the movie has bagged Rs 31.60 crore in their kitty. It needs to be noted that, the movie is also considered best performer after Baaghi 2 which stars Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani. Not only this, October has performed well in comparison with Dwayne Johnson’s Rampage and Irfan Khan’s Blackmail.