Varun Dhawan is an Indian actor who works in Hindi films. He is the son of the famous Indian film director David Dhawan. Varun Dhawan did his Business Management from the Nottingham Trent University. Varun Dhawan was born on April 24, 1987 in a Punjabi family to David Dhawan and Karuna Dhawan. He has an elder brother, Rohit, who is a film director. After completion of his studies he worked as an assistant director to Karan Johar on the 2010 drama My Name Is Khan. In 2012, Dhawan made his acting debut with Johars romantic comedy Student of the Year. For this movie he received a Filmfare nomination for Best Male Debut.By starring in the romance Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania (2014), Dhawan established himself in Bollywood and with the dance film ABCD 2(2015). Both the movies earned over ?1 billion (US$15 million) worldwide. Then for portraying an avenger in Sriram Raghavan's crime thriller Badlapur (2015) he gained critical acclaim and received a Filmfare Award for Best Actor nomination.Dhawan made his acting debut with Johar's romantic comedy Student of the Year alongside Sidharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt. He was Confidence as Rohan Nanda, the teenage son of a rich businessman, who competes with his girlfriend (played by Bhatt) and best friend (played by Malhotra) to win an annual school championship. In 2014, Dhawan had two film releases. His first appearance was in the comedy Main Tera Hero (2014), a remake of the Telugu film Kandireega, which was produced by Balaji Motion Pictures and directed by his father. He played the leading role of Sreenath "Seenu" Prasad, an impetuous brat, who is in love with Ileana D'Cruz's character but is seduced by the character played by Nargis Fakhri. Raedita Tandon of Filmfare commended Dhawan on his comic timing and compared him favorably to Govinda and Prabhudheva. Main Tera Hero proved to be a commercial success. Dhawan then played Rakesh Humpty Sharma, a flirtatious Punjabi boy who engages in a romantic affair with an engaged woman, in the romantic comedy Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania. Co-starring Alia Bhatt and Siddharth Shukla, the film was described as a tribute to Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995) by Johar, who served as producer. Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania emerged as one of top-grossing productions of the year, earning ?1.11 billion (US$16 million) worldwide. The crime thriller Badlapur (2015) from director Sriram Raghavan saw Dhawan play a man who over the course of 15 years avenges the murder of his wife and son. He received a Filmfare Award for Best Actor nomination for his performance.Dhawan next starred opposite Shraddha Kapoor in a sequel to the dance film ABCD: Any Body Can Dance, entitled ABCD 2, in which he portrayed the real life character of Suresh Mukund, a dancer from Mumbai who wins the 2012 World Hip Hop Dance Championship. ABCD 2 earned ?1.57 billion (US$23 million) worldwide; the film's commercial performance led Box Office India to consider it an emergence of Dhawan's star power. His final appearance that year was in Rohit Shetty's ensemble action drama Dilwale, co-starring Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol and Kriti Sanon, in which he played the younger sibling of Khan's character. Despite negative reviews from critics, the film was a commercial success. Dhawan next starred in the action drama Dishoom, directed by his brother Rohit, alongside John Abraham and Jacqueline Fernandez. As of August 2016, he is filming opposite Alia Bhatt for the romantic comedy Badrinath Ki Dulhania, which will serve as the second installment of a franchise that began with Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania. In addition, he has committed to feature in Judwaa 2, a sequel to the 1997 comedy film Judwaa.Alongside his acting career, Dhawan performs on stage and has co-hosted two award ceremonies. In 2013, he performed at the Filmfare, Screen, and Stardust award ceremonies, and at an event in Hong Kong. He hosted the 2013 Stardust Awards ceremony with Sidharth Malhotra and Ayushmann Khurrana, and a segment of the 59th Filmfare Awards. He was also part of the 20th Screen Awards, co-hosting the show alongside Shahrukh Khan and Richa Chadda. In 2013, Dhawan performed at a special event alongside Malhotra, Alia Bhatt, Aditya Roy Kapur, Shraddha Kapoor and Huma Qureshi to raise funds for the flood-affected victims of Uttarakhand. And Dhawan being a charming boy is always in new for his alleged link ups with his female co-stars and Bollywood divas. Though, its pretty much an open secret that Varun Dhawan is in a relationship with longtime girlfriend Natasha Dalal, who hes been seeing since before he made his film debut. The two have been spotted out-and-about together as well, but the actor prefers to remain mum on the subject of his relationship.