DYK? Varun Dhawan And Manish Malhotra Are ‘Related’, Check Out More Unknown Facts About The Actor

On his 36th birthday we bring you the list of some lesser-known facts about the "Baby John" actor Varun Dhawan.

Baby John actor and soon-to-be father, Varun Dhawan has turned a year older today. With almost a decade in the film industry, the Bollywood actor has delivered approx. 38 films including many hits and blockbusters. However, there are still many lesser-known facts about the actor which are still unknown to his fans. With that being said, let’s take a look at the lesser-known facts about Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan.

  • Manish Malhotra Is Varun Dhawan’s “Maternal Uncle”

Did you know that Varun Dhawan, Manish Malhotra, Rohit Purohit, and Kunal Kohli are all connected through family ties? Specifically, Manish Malhotra is Varun’s maternal uncle, and both Punit and Kunal Kohli are his maternal cousins!

  • Varun Dhawan’s Nickname

Varun goes by the nickname “Pappu”!

  • Varun Dhawan distributed Leaflets In Nightclubs

Before entering the film industry, Varun Dhawan distributed leaflets in nightclubs. He studied at Nottingham Trent University in the United Kingdom, where he also engaged in distributing leaflets during his time there.

  • Varun Dhawan Wanted To Become A Wrestler

As a child, Varun dreamed of becoming a wrestler. He is an avid admirer of wrestler and actor Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson.

  • Varun Dhawan Once Shared The Stage With Justin Bieber

He has had the opportunity to perform alongside international artists. Varun Dhawan has graced the stage with renowned international artists such as Justin Bieber during their concerts in India.

  • Varun Dhawan Is A Sachin Tendulkar Fan

He is a devoted fan of Sachin Tendulkar. Not only does he share his birthday with the master blaster, but he also greatly admires the iconic cricketer.

  • Varun Dhawan’s Education Qualification

Varun Dhawan pursued a degree in Business Management from Nottingham Trent University in the United Kingdom.

  • Varun Dhawan’s Net Worth

Currently, Varun Dhawan’s net worth is estimated to be approximately Rs 381 crore.

  • Varun Dhawan’s Salary/Fee Per Film

According to a 2017 report by ZEE News, Varun Dhawan was reportedly charging between Rs 12-15 crores per film. Following the success of Judwaa 2, he purportedly decided to raise his fees to Rs 25 crore per film, as per a report in Deccan Chronicle.

  • Varun Dhawan Is Very Close To His Brother

Varun shares a strong bond with his brother Rohit Dhawan, who directed the films Desi Boyz starring John Abraham and Akshay Kumar, as well as Dhishoom starring Varun Dhawan.

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