Varun Dhawan Birthday: 5 Best Performances of the Kalank Actor That Prove He is More Than Just a Box Office King!
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Varun Dhawan, born on  April 24, 1987, turned 32. The handsome hunk debuted through Karan Johar's film, Student of the Year. The son of director David Dhawan, entered the Bollywood with the image of the boy-next-door and then there was no looking back for him. He did not restrict himself to that image and in fact went on to break the mold with his specific choice of films. In fact, his latest film, Kalank also helped in experiment. Varun Dhawan to Celebrate His Birthday in Thailand and It Is NOT With Girlfriend Natasha Dalal.

Earlier, he was known to be that actor who pulls the massy audience rather than the critics, to the theatres. However, his fate changed after Sriram Raghavan's Badlapur. His intense role in this revenge drama was loved by the cine-goers as well as the film critics, labelling him one of the best actors of the generation. Here are 5 films of the young superstar which not only makes him a box office king but also one of the shining stars.


Sriram Raghavan's this film turned out to be the magic touch in Varun's career. His role as a person on revenge of his family's death is something no one really expected from him so early.

Badrinath Ki Dulhania

He plays that stupid but loveable guy with such ace that it is hard to believe that Badri is Varun! Nailing the accent and body language, the star looked perfect with Alia Bhatt again.


Shoojit Sircar picked Varun straight from his OTT role in Judwaa 2 and transformed him into the character you could never imagine. In fact, the movie turned out to be a huge leaning process for the actor himself and he owes it to the beautiful film.

Sui Dhaaga

His role as Mauji in this simple and wonderful film is commendable. The star played the awkward yet loving character so well that we would want to see him again in such roles.


Once again an intense and grey role came to Jr Dhawan. He plays the Zafar with kohl laden eyes and how he nailed this seemingly selfish character!

Well, the actor has a lot on his plate and we are sure that this list is just going to be longer and longer. His upcoming films include Coolie No 1 remake, Rannbhoomi, Street Dancer 3D. We wish the talented actor a very prosperous birthday.