Varun Grover: News

The winner of the Best Lyricist Award at the 2015 National Film Awards, Varun Grover, is an Indian songwriter, poet, director, and stand-up comedian. Born in a Punjabi family in Sundernagar, Himachal Pradesh, he moved to Uttar Pradesh to pursue civil engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi, obtaining the degree in 2003. Initially, Grover started his writing career with 'The Great Indian Comedy Show' in 2004, following which he became a writer for many Indian television shows, including 'SAB Ka Bheja Fry' and 'Ranvir Vinay Aur Kaun', among others. In 2009, Grover appeared made a debut in Bollywood as a dialogue writer with 'Accident on Hill Road'. Over the years, he also penned lyrics for songs from many famous Bollywood films. From the 'Gangs of Wasseypur' series and 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' to 'Udta Punjab', 'Sui Dhaaga', and 'Sonchiriya', Grover has written the lyrics of songs from over 15 Hindi movies. He also worked as a writer on the popular 2018 Netflix web series 'Sacred Games'. Also a stand-up comedian, Grover is the co-creator of 'Aisi Taisi Democracy'.

22 Jun 2021

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Amit Trivedi, Varun Grover team up for Hotstar Specials 'Grahan'

Music composer Amit Trivedi and lyricist Varun Grover have come together to create two songs for the upcoming Disney+ Hotstar VIP mystery drama Grahan, the streaming platform announced on Monday.

31 Jul 2020


Bollywood lyricists unite, demand credit on streaming platforms

Some of the best-known Hindi film songwriters, including Varun Grover, Swanand Kirkire, Neelesh Mishra and Anvita Dutt have come together for a unique music video, thereby urging music streaming platforms to grant them proper credits.

12 Nov 2018


'Narcos: Mexico' stars Micheal Pena, Diego Luna meet 'Sacred-Games' team

It was an iconic off-screen crossover of two of Netflix's popular series when 'Narcos: Mexico' stars Michael Pena and Diego Luna met the full cast of 'Sacred Games' yesterday, including Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, showrunner Vikramaditya Motwane, directors Anurag Kashyap and Neeraj Ghaywan and writer Varun Grover.

26 Oct 2018


#MeToo: Netflix defends working with Kashyap, Motwane for 'Sacred Games'

Netflix Chief Content Officer, Ted Sarandos, today defended the company's decision to continue working with Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane and writer Varun Grover for the second season of 'Sacred Games'.

23 Oct 2018


Kashyap, Motwane, and Grover returning for 'Sacred Games' Season-2: Netflix

Netflix confirmed on Tuesday that the streaming giant will continue its association with Vikramaditya Motwane, Anurag Kashyap, and Varun Grover for 'Sacred Games Season 2'.

06 Aug 2018


'Helicopter Eela': Why Ajay Devgn apologized to Swanand Kirkire

Kajol starrer 'Helicopter Eela' fell prey to controversy soon after the trailer released, for not crediting lyricist Swanand Kirkire in the title-plate.