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Happy Birthday Varun Dhawan!

BollyCurry takes immense pleasure in celebrating the birthday of one of, if not the hottest hunk in the Bollywood industry today, Varun Dhawan.

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BollyCurry takes immense pleasure in celebrating the birthday of one of, if not the hottest hunk in the Bollywood industry today, Varun Dhawan.

Junior Dhawan was born on 24th April 1987, only to make the stars of Hindi cinema shine even brighter in the years to come. Born to film director David Dhawan and wife Karuna Dhawan with a silver spoon in his mouth, Dhawan has left no stone unturned to prove his passion and talent for acting, dancing and stage performances. His older sibling Rohit Dhawan, who is known to be Junior Dhawan's pillar of strength is a renowned film director as well.

A fact not known to many, Dhawan began his journey in Bollywood as an assistant to ace director Karan Johar, for the film My Name Is Khan (2010). Having learnt from the best, Dhawan gave his debut in 2012 with the now blockbuster flick, Student of the Year alongside Sidharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt. With just his first movie, Dhawan became a heartthrob and received his very first Filmfare nomination for Best Debut Male. 

In the year 2014 he proved that he is not just a star kid because of his last name, but also possesses the essential ingredients to be a called a superstar in today's era. Dhawan gave consecutive brilliant performances in Main Tera Hero and Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya, which not only took him a notch higher in the acting field, but also earned a million plus fan following. With the recent release of his crime-thriller film Badlapur (2014), he has successfully proven that he can face any challenging role whether it is comedy, romance or even a power-packed action drama. All the films Dhawan has stared in till date have seen commercial success globally.

His upcoming releases include the much talked about sequel to Remo D'Souza's Any Body Can Dance. The movie is titled ABCD2 and Dhawan will be seen shaking a leg opposite Shraddha Kapoor. Following this, his next release will be Rohit Shetty's romantic comedy Dilwale alongside Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol and Kriti Sanon. Yet another film in his hand is his brother's tentatively titled venture, Dhishoom with John Abraham and Jacqueline Fernandez. All these movies are slated for a 2015 release.

If you have read the article till here, this means there is a Dhawan fan somewhere inside you. If the confirmation to this is a yes, why don't you Test Yourself to see what level of a fan you are? Answer the questions below!
  1. Dhawan is a huge fan of an ex WWE wrestler, who also happened to wish him for this birthday this year. Who is he?
  2. Where in England did Dhawan complete his further studies, and what degree does he hold?
  3. There is a special family name for Junior Dhawan, normally used by father David Dhawan while addressing his son. What is that nick name?

Finally, now that you are done with the thinking part, sit back and tune into this playlist of songs compiled by BollyCurry that feature the birthday boy.
  1. "Ishq Wala Love" - Student Of The Year
  2. "Saturday Saturday" - Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya
  3. "Tera Hero Idhar Hai" - Main Tera Hero 
  4. "Jee Karda" - Badlapur
  5. "Jeena Jeena" - Badlapur

Here's BollyCurry signing off with plentiful wishes for Varun Dhawan on his birthday, with the hope that he keeps smiling because there's a million girls out there who could and would die for it!

Author: Shikha A.
Editor(s): Amanda H. and Sonia R. 
Graphics: Shikha A.

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Answers to Test Yourself:
  1. Dwayne Johnson (The Rock);
  2. Nottingham Trent Univeristy (UK), UG Degree in Business Administration;
  3. Pappu.

Shah Rukh Khan John Abraham Kajol Karan Johar David Dhawan Jacqueline Fernandez Rohit Shetty Remo Dsouza Shraddha Kapoor Varun Dhawan Alia Bhatt Sidharth Malhotra Kriti Sanon Rohit Dhawan My Name Is Khan  Student of the Year  Main Tera Hero  Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania  Badlapur  ABCD 2  Dilwale(1994) 

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