David Dhawan: News
There are not many directors in Bollywood who can claim the kind of commercial success David Dhawan has had as a filmmaker, especially in the comic genre. Dhawan specialized in making people laugh with no thought of past, present, or future, and he did it well. Born on August 16, 1955, in Agartala, he was born Rajinder Dhavan. He changed his name to David during his time at the Film and Television Institute of India. After passing out from the institute with a gold medal, he began his career as an editor in 1978. He made his directorial debut in 1989. In that year, he made three films namely, ‘Gola Barood,’ ‘Taaqatwar’ and ‘Jurrat.’ His first big success as a director came in 1993 with the film ‘Aankhen’ starring Govinda. Dhawan’s collaboration with Govinda from the beginning of his career till 2009 produced some memorable and commercially successful films including ‘Aankhen,’ ‘Coolie No. 1,’ ‘Hero No. 1,’ ‘Partner,’ etc. Dhawan has also worked extensively with Salman Khan, Sanjay Dutt, and his son Varun Dhawan. He has been nominated twice for the Filmfare Award for Best Director (1994 and 2000).
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Varun Dhawan and his father David Dhawan are set to collaborate for the fourth time on a big-budget comedy entertainer. The father-son duo has delivered three successful films: Main Tera Hero, Judwaa 2, and Coolie No. 1.
13 Apr 2023Bollywood
Filmmaker David Dhawan has been suffering from major heart-related problems for the past few months. The director underwent an angioplasty at a private hospital in Mumbai, said media reports on Thursday. The reports also said that his surgery had taken place a few weeks ago but was kept under wraps.
16 Jan 2021Bollywood
Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan is all set to marry his fiancee, fashion designer Natasha Dalal, on January 24, reports suggest.
22 Oct 2020Varun Dhawan
Varun Dhawan has rubbished a report that his father, filmmaker David Dhawan is remaking Amitabh Bachchan-starrer 1982 comedy movie Namak Halaal.
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If reports are to be believed, Varun Dhawan may marry his long-time girlfriend Natasha Dalal next year.
07 Jun 2019Goa
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05 Apr 2019DNA
Varun Dhawan and Sara Ali Khan created a buzz recently after the two were roped in for the remake of Govinda starrer Coolie No.1.
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The shoot of "Kalank", which stars Sonakshi Sinha, Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, and Aditya Roy Kapur, has begun.
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Actor Varun Dhawan has revealed that his father, filmmaker David Dhawan, is keen to shift gears and make a serious film, not with him, but with Rajkummar Rao.