Varun Dhawan: News

One of the highest-paid celebrities of India who has been featuring on 'Forbes India's 'Celebrity 100' list since 2014, Varun Dhawan, is a popular actor in Bollywood. After pursuing a degree in business management from the United Kingdom, he returned to Mumbai and worked as an assistant director with Karan Johar on the film 'My Name is Khan' (2010). In 2012, Dhawan made his Bollywood debut with 'Student of the Year' alongside two newcomers, Sidharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt. The film became one of the highest-grossing films and got Dhawan the Best Male Debut nomination at Filmfare Awards. The following years, he was cast in 'Main Tera Hero', 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania', 'Badlapur', 'ABCD 2', and many more movies. After the release of 'Badrinath Ki Dulhania' and 'Judwaa 2', the actor established himself as a "bona fide Bollywood superstar." In January 2021, Dhawan got married to his long-time girlfriend, Natasha Dalal. As of 2021, he is filming for 'Jug Jugg Jeeyo'.

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29 May 2024

Anees Bazmee

'No Entry 2': Anees Bazmee discusses Anil-Boney's rift

The much-awaited sequel to the 2005 comedy hit No Entry, No Entry 2, has been making waves online due to a rumored feud between brothers Anil Kapoor and Boney Kapoor.

04 May 2024

Janhvi Kapoor

Filming commences for Varun-Janhvi's 'Sunny Sanskari Ki Tulsi Kumari'

The much-awaited romantic drama Sunny Sanskari Ki Tulsi Kumari (SSKTK), starring Varun Dhawan and Janhvi Kapoor, has officially started filming in Mumbai.

29 Apr 2024

Sanya Malhotra

Sanya Malhotra, Rohit Saraf join 'Sunny Sanskari Ki Tulsi Kumari'

Sunny Sanskari Ki Tulsi Kumari is one of the most anticipated Bollywood films currently.

24 Apr 2024

Upcoming Movies

'Baby John': Varun Dhawan's grit shines through in new poster

Varun Dhawan is at the center of numerous developments.

22 Apr 2024

Bollywood

Varun Dhawan and Natasha Dalal host star-studded baby shower

Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan and his wife, fashion designer Natasha Dalal, recently celebrated their upcoming parenthood with a star-studded baby shower.

14 Apr 2024

Atlee

Release of Varun Dhawan's 'Baby John' delayed: Here's why

Anticipation is mounting for Varun Dhawan's next, Baby John.

08 Apr 2024

Arjun Kapoor

Kriti Sanon not a part of Varun-Diljit-Arjun's 'No Entry 2'

The much-anticipated sequel to the 2005 comedy hit No Entry, titled No Entry 2, has confirmed its male leads: Diljit Dosanjh, Varun Dhawan, and Arjun Kapoor.

04 Apr 2024

Bollywood

David and Varun Dhawan's next gets 2025 release date 

Esteemed Bollywood director David Dhawan and acclaimed actor Varun Dhawan are set to collaborate on a forthcoming film.

04 Apr 2024

Anees Bazmee

Shraddha-Kriti-Manushi join 'No Entry 2' cast: Report

The much-awaited sequel to the 2005 blockbuster No Entry, titled No Entry 2, is set to feature a star-studded cast.

30 Mar 2024

Anil Kapoor

Anil 'angry' with Boney over exclusion from 'No Entry 2'

The 2005 comedy-drama No Entry—produced by Boney Kapoor—remains fresh in viewers' minds thanks to the ensemble cast of Salman Khan, Anil Kapoor, and Fardeen Khan.

28 Mar 2024

David Dhawan

Mrunal Thakur-Varun Dhawan to headline David Dhawan's upcoming directorial

David Dhawan is the master of comedies in Bollywood!

20 Mar 2024

Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Varun Dhawan to play Priyanka Chopra's father in 'Citadel: India'

During Prime Video's "Presents" event, the Indian adaptation of Citadel, led by Varun Dhawan and Samantha Ruth Prabhu, was unveiled with the title Citadel: Honey Bunny.

19 Mar 2024

Samantha Ruth Prabhu

Varun Dhawan-Samantha's 'Citadel' adaptation is now titled 'Honey Bunny'

After months of speculation, Amazon Prime Video has finally disclosed the name and extended cast for the Indian version of Citadel, the celebrated action-espionage series from the Russo brothers.

29 Feb 2024

Deepika Padukone

Bollywood and Hollywood celebrities who announced pregnancies in 2024 

We are only in the second month of the year, but a slew of celebrity pregnancy announcements has already taken over the entertainment world, both in Bollywood and Hollywood.

22 Feb 2024

Karan Johar

'Sunny Sanskari Ki Tulsi Kumari': Varun-Janhvi's romcom gets release date

Ever since Dharma Productions teased a romantic comedy on their social media, fans have been speculating and anticipating the third installment of the Dulhania franchise.

20 Feb 2024

Jackky Bhagnani

Rakul Preet Singh-Jackky Bhagnani's 'sangeet' night theme revealed

Tinseltown lovebirds Rakul Preet Singh and Jackky Bhagnani are gearing up for their extravagant wedding in Goa, with the sangeet night set for Tuesday.

20 Feb 2024

Manoj Bajpayee

Varun Dhawan to Manoj Bajpayee: Industry's tribute to Rituraj Singh

Renowned Indian television and film actor Rituraj Singh passed away at the age of 59 on Tuesday at 12:30am, following a cardiac arrest. He was battling pancreas-related health issues and was also recently admitted to a hospital.

18 Feb 2024

Natasha Dalal

Varun Dhawan, Natasha Dalal expecting first child: Check out announcement

Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan and his fashion designer wife, Natasha Dalal, announced on Sunday that they are expecting their first child together.

16 Feb 2024

Akshay Kumar

Explainer: What are working titles, their meaning, significance, and examples

What is the most important part of a film? Its pulsating, pounding heart?

13 Feb 2024

Marvel

Indian actors who voiced Marvel characters

Marvel Studios's superhero films are famous worldwide. Apart from China, India is also considered a huge business playground for the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) films, given the popularity of the superheroes among Indian fans.

10 Feb 2024

Bhediya

Varun Dhawan shoots for cameo as Bhediya in 'Stree 2'

Amar Kaushik-directed Stree (2018) laid the foundation for producer Dinesh Vijan's ambitious Maddock Supernatural Universe, further spawning Roohi (2021) and Bhediya (2022).

05 Feb 2024

Bollywood

Atlee's #VD18 is now titled 'Baby John'; release date inside

Atlee has redefined mass cinema in India and has cemented his place in Bollywood with the all-time blockbuster Jawan. Ever since reports were rife that Atlee was set to present a Varun Dhawan starrer, the excitement had been at its peak.

04 Feb 2024

Upcoming Movies

'VD 18': Varun Dhawan starrer to have 'big reveal' tomorrow

The makers of Varun Dhawan's upcoming VD 18 came bearing surprises on Sunday and announced a "big reveal" will drop at 2:00pm on Monday.

30 Jan 2024

Arjun Kapoor

'No Entry 2' to feature Varun, Arjun, and Diljit: Report

The entertainment industry is abuzz that three prominent actors of Hindi cinema have been roped in for No Entry 2.

25 Jan 2024

Bollywood

'Baby John': Everything about Atlee's next with Varun Dhawan

Atlee is one of the only filmmakers to have 100% strike rate in delivering commercially viable films. After the mammoth success of Jawan, he is gearing up for his next with Varun Dhawan, titled Baby John.

15 Jan 2024

Happy Birthday

Sidharth Malhotra's birthday: Explore lesser-known tidbits about the Bollywood star

Who would have thought that a modest, middle-class boy from Delhi, with aspirations in modeling, would emerge as a Bollywood A-lister, making his debut in a Dharma Productions film?

14 Jan 2024

Keerthy Suresh

Varun Dhawan shared 'VD 18' 'muhurat' glimpses: All about film

On Sunday, Bollywood heartthrob Varun Dhawan offered fans a sneak peek into the muhurat pooja of his upcoming action flick, tentatively titled VD 18.

05 Jan 2024

Bollywood

Varun, Tiger, Janhvi roped in for Dharma's 'Deadly': Report

Bollywood is abuzz with reports that Janhvi Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, and Tiger Shroff will feature in an upcoming thriller film tentatively titled Deadly.

05 Jan 2024

Janhvi Kapoor

Is Janhvi Kapoor joining 'Dulhania 3'? Karan Johar reveals 

Dharma Productions's Dulhania franchise has been abuzz with updates recently, though not for the right reasons.

04 Jan 2024

Janhvi Kapoor

'Dulhania 3' to feature Varun Dhawan-Janhvi Kapoor: Report

Dharma Productions's Dulhania franchise—known for its rooted storylines, charming characters, and catchy songs—is gearing up for its third installment, however, sans Alia Bhatt.

23 Nov 2023

Koffee With Karan

'KWK 8': KJo reveals Sidharth-Varun didn't want Alia in 'SOTY'

Koffee With Karan Season 8's latest episode, featuring Varun Dhawan and Sidharth Malhotra is out now on Disney+ Hotstar.

22 Nov 2023

Bollywood

Alia Bhatt praises Sidharth Malhotra's 'kind eyes'; reveals fun traits

It's the Koffee With Karan season and Bollywood's favorite talk show host Karan Johar is brewing some spicy and quirky conversation.

22 Nov 2023

Karan Johar

When Sidharth Malhotra braved fever to meet Kiara at party

Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani's romance has been a hot topic for fans and the industry alike.

20 Nov 2023

OTT releases

Karan Johar reveals how he managed to sign Salman Khan

Koffee With Karan is all about brewing some interesting conversations and the new season of the Karan Johar-hosted chat show promises the same.

18 Nov 2023

Koffee With Karan

Vicky Kaushal-Kiara Advani surprise duo on 'KWK' 8? Find out

On Saturday, during an Instagram live session, Karan Johar, the maestro behind Koffee With Karan, dropped hints about the guests for the show's next episode.

20 Oct 2023

Sanya Malhotra

Sanya Malhotra joins Varun Dhawan's 'VD 18' in special role

Varun Dhawan's upcoming project, tentatively titled VD 18, has been in the buzz for a long time.

30 Sep 2023

Nitesh Tiwari

Only small section questioned it: Nitesh Tiwari on 'Bawaal' controversy

Varun Dhawan and Janhvi Kapoor's romantic drama Bawaal (2023) was an ambitious project for both actors and director Nitesh Tiwari.

26 Sep 2023

Alia Bhatt

'SOTY' to 'Jigra': Tracing Alia Bhatt's journey with Dharma Productions

Alia Bhatt and Dharma Productions are joining forces once again for Jigra—announced on Tuesday.

18 Sep 2023

Bollywood

Varun Dhawan signs David Dhawan's next; filming details revealed

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.

08 Aug 2023

Bollywood

Varun Dhawan's #VD18 promo shoot begins soon: Report

Varun Dhawan is one of the most commercially viable actors in Bollywood and his upcoming film with Atlee has been in the buzz for quite some time. The movie is tentatively titled #VD18 and it will be helmed by Kalees.

01 Aug 2023

Bollywood

Varun Dhawan-Alia Bhatt reuniting for 'Dulhania 3'? Here's the truth

Attention #Varia fans, it's time to assemble!

29 Jul 2023

Bollywood

After Jewish group, Israel's ambassador criticizes 'Bawaal'

Nitesh Tiwari's latest directorial venture Bawaal has been in the midst of controversy over its Auschwitz scene. The film has been facing major backlash and has also gained negative traction on the international front, with Jewish calling the scene "insensitive."

27 Jul 2023

Janhvi Kapoor

What's the Simon Wiesenthal Center, why they objected to 'Bawaal'

Starring Varun Dhawan and Janhvi Kapoor, the Bollywood romantic drama film Bawaal has landed in international trouble.

26 Jul 2023

Bollywood

Varun Dhawan, Nitesh Tiwari defend 'Bawaal's Auschwitz scene

Ever since its release on Friday, Nitesh Tiwari's directorial Bawaal has been facing criticism over the Auschwitz scene, apart from the director's take on drawing parallels between the leading pair's romance and World War II, with many calling it "insensitive."

26 Jul 2023

Bollywood

Finally! Varun Dhawan opens up about Atlee's 'VD 18'

Varun Dhawan is one of the most known faces among the new-generation actors of Bollywood. The actor's recent release Bawaal opened to mixed responses from both critics and viewers.

21 Jul 2023

OTT releases

'Bawaal' to 'Kaalkoot': OTT releases you can't miss this weekend

Theaters are houseful with advanced bookings this weekend across the country for Barbie and Oppenheimer.

21 Jul 2023

Movie Review

'Bawaal' review: A meaningless drama, wrapped in a history lesson

When you try to add too many flavors to a dish, you might end up cooking a tasteless disaster. Bawaal is Nitesh Tiwari's khichdi (mix of everything) which, in its attempt to become flavourful with multiple themes, loses its plot.

18 Jul 2023

Bollywood

Keerthy Suresh's Bollywood debut opposite Varun in Atlee's next: Report

Keerthy Suresh is one of the most known faces in the South Indian film industry. After the humongous success of Dasara, the actor is reportedly set to make her Bollywood debut opposite Varun Dhawan.

16 Jul 2023

Bhediya

Varun Dhawan opens up on 'Bhediya's sub-par commercial performance

Varun Dhawan and Kriti Sanon starrer Bhediya—part of Dinesh Vijan's horror comedy universe—was released in theaters in November 2022.

14 Jul 2023

Amazon Prime Video

'Dil Se Dil Tak' from Janhvi-Varun's 'Bawaal' is out

Nitesh Tiwari's Bawaal has been in the buzz ever since it was announced.

10 Jul 2023

Janhvi Kapoor

#NewsBytesExplainer: 'Bawaal' trailer controversy and Nitesh Tiwari's subsequent clarification

On Sunday, the team of the upcoming romance drama Bawaal unveiled the film's trailer at an event in Dubai.

05 Jul 2023

Nitesh Tiwari

'Bawaal' teaser garners flak over depiction of Holocaust

After directing blockbuster hits like Dangal and Chhichhore, Nitesh Tiwari is coming back with his upcoming venture, titled Bawaal.

05 Jul 2023

Samantha Ruth Prabhu

Samantha Ruth Prabhu to go on a hiatus after 'Kushi'

Samantha Ruth Prabhu is one of the most sought-after actors in India, especially after the humongous success of The Family Man 2.

27 Jun 2023

OTT releases

Varun-Janhvi's 'Bawaal' to release a week before 'RRKPK': Report

Nitesh Tiwari's Bawaal is one of the most in-buzz projects of Bollywood. From its elaborate shooting to its release, fans have been hooked on every detail of this Varun Dhawan-led period action flick.

24 Jun 2023

Jug Jugg Jeeyo

Reasons to rewatch 'JugJugg Jeeyo' on film's 1st anniversary

Raj Mehta's 2022 film JugJugg Jeeyo has completed a year of its release.

22 Jun 2023

Bollywood

Varun-Janhvi's 'Bawaal' to premiere at Eiffel Tower; creates record

Nitesh Tiwari's Bawaal has been in the buzz for a long time. From its delayed release to finally getting a direct OTT release, the film has had a journey of its own.

20 Jun 2023

Karan Johar

Teaser breakdown: 'RRKPK' is Karan Johar's throwback treat; here's why

​​Karan Johar will make his directorial comeback after seven years with Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani, featuring Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt.

19 Jun 2023

OTT releases

OTT: Janhvi-Varun's 'Bawaal' is getting a July release

Amazon Prime Video did a bawaal announcement!

13 Jun 2023

OTT releases

Dubious future: Varun-Janhvi's 'Bawaal' now reportedly eyeing OTT release

Varun Dhawan and Janhvi Kapoor starrer Bawaal has been on the radar for some time. Ever since its announcement, the buzz has been high but the release date was postponed due to technical issues.

30 May 2023

Bollywood

Major Bollywood banner fired Sonam Bajwa just days before filming

Sonam Bajwa, a renowned actor who predominantly works in Punjabi films, has recently opened up about her journey in the Hindi film industry.

27 May 2023

IIFA

IIFA 2023: 5 best green carpet moments including Salman-Vicky's hug

For the second time in a row, Abu Dhabi is hosting the International Indian Film Academy Awards, also popularly known as the IIFA Awards.

27 May 2023

OTT releases

OTT weekend watchlist: 'Bhediya,' 'Merpeople,' among other titles to binge-watch

Get ready for an exhilarating week of entertainment as the last week of May brings a plethora of web series and movies across various genres.

26 May 2023

OTT releases

'Citadel' S02 confirmed! Priyanka Chopra Jonas shares post

Priyanka Chopra Jonas is over the moon, especially after the success of the Russo Brothers's Citadel Season 1.

26 May 2023

OTT releases

Varun Dhawan's 'Bhediya' is finally streaming on OTT, for free

Varun Dhawan stans, rise and welcome the beast with moisty eyes!

15 May 2023

Bollywood

Atlee to direct Varun Dhawan in his next; details inside

Varun Dhawan is one of the busiest actors in Bollywood and the actor is on a signing spree!

06 May 2023

Bhediya

'Bhediya' on OTT: Varun Dhawan-Kriti Sanon starrer streaming details out!

Varun Dhawan-led Bhediya is finally gearing up for its digital premiere on May 26.