Varun Dhawan (born 24 April 1987) is an Indian actor. One of the country's highest-paid celebrities, he has featured in Forbes India's Celebrity 100 list since 2014. The first eleven films in which he starred were commercially successful, establishing Dhawan in the Hindi cinema. Born to the film director David Dhawan, he studied business management from the Nottingham Trent University, after which he worked as an assistant director to Karan Johar on the 2010 drama My Name Is Khan. He made his acting debut in 2012 in Johar's teen drama Student of the Year. Dhawan established himself with starring roles in the romantic comedies Main Tera Hero (2014) and Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania (2014), the action comedies Dilwale (2015), Dishoom (2016), and Judwaa 2 (2017), the dance film ABCD 2 (2015), and the social drama Sui Dhaaga (2018). He received critical acclaim for playing an avenger in the crime thriller Badlapur (2015), a chauvinistic man in the romantic comedy Badrinath Ki Dulhania (2017), and an aimless man coping with loss in the drama October (2018).

Varun Dhawan is in a romantic relationship with Natasha Dalal, a designer, with whom he attended school. Dhawan has appeared in Forbes India's Celebrity 100 list since 2014, peaking at the 15th position in 2018. That year, the magazine estimated his annual income to be ₹495.8 million (US$7.0 million) and listed him as one of the highest-paid celebrities in the country. In the same year, the Indian edition of GQ featured him among the nation's 50 most influential young people and labeled him the "most bankable star of his generation".

Varun Dhawan Controversies:
Affairs: It was so much trend that Varun and Taapsee Pannu are dating each other. They saw together in too many places. Media always cover both the couple's presence as big news.
Sohail Khan Slap: There were rumors that Sohail slapped Varun in the argument. But both said this was fake news.
Married Natasha Dalal: There were so many rumors spread that Varun and Natasha married secretly. But both of them denied.