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Varun Dhawan Net Worth

Updated January 30, 2019
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What is Varun Dhawan’s net worth? $17 million

How did Varun Dhawan earn his money and wealth?

If you love romantic-comedy entertaining films, you might be a fan of Varun Dhawan, son of the famous director of hit films David Dhawan. Hindi Cinema has become a commercial hub in film-making all around the globe. Varun has emerged as one of the highest paid stars in Bollywood after his debut in 2012 in Karan Johar’s Student of the Year starring Siddharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt.

After the success of his first movie, he started to get more offers from many movie makers. Varun was born on 24th April 1987 in Mumbai Maharashtra, India. Since 2014, he has also been featured in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list. Till now, every one of his movies has been a commercial hit, making him one of the few actors with no flops in their careers and thus, helping him establish himself in the Indian Cinema. After working as an assistant director in Karan Johar’s 2012 movie My Name is Khan, he landed in the world of acting. He received his first Filmfare nomination for Best Male debut for Student of the Year. Later on, he rose to fame with starring in hit films like Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania (2014), Dilwale (2015), ABCD 2 (2015) and many more. He charged Rs. 14 crores for Dishoom (2016) and played a chauvinistic man in the romance Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya which gradually increased his net worth. He played a role as a grief-stricken man seeking revenge for his wife’s murderer in a crime thriller film named Badlapur in 2015. He received critical acclaim, and the movie was a huge hit again at the box office. Nawazuddun Siddiqui played an integral role in the movie as well.

He has become one of the most saleable Indian actors in the Bollywood due to his back to back hits at the box office. His salary got hiked after the release of his film Judwaa 2 which crossed Rs 100 crore within two weeks. As per news, the October actor will now charge Rs 25 crore as his fees in his future movies. He was named the seventh biggest male star in Bollywood after Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgan, Hrithik Roshan as well as Aamir Khan.

In 2018, he appeared as a lead character coping with loss in the drama film October. Varun is flying high on success, and he has a lot of movies on his plate. He has also become one of the most likeable personalities among the audience due to his charms and abilities. He comes from a film family and knows how to grow his career slowly. He also chooses those movies which can contribute to his growth in acting. He also has a 100 per cent success rate at the box office in the Bollywood industry.

Recently, he moved to his plush new apartment in Mumbai which he bought recently. The interiors are very beautiful, designed by his mother, Karuna Dhawan. His family also owns a posh home in Juhu, Mumbai. Apart from acting, he also loves working out and spend long hours in the gym. These days, he is seen prepping up for his upcoming movie named Kalank co-starring Madhuri Dixit, Sanjay Dutt, Alia Bhatt, Aditya Roy Kapur, and Sonakshi Sinha.

What are the highest grossing movies of Varun Dhawan?

1. Dilwale (2015): Rs 3,72,23,15,000
2. Judwaa 2 (2017): Rs 2,06,64,77,500
3. Badrinath Ki Dulhania (2017): Rs 1,94,81,52,500
4. ABCD 2 (2015): Rs 1,58,31,95,000
5. Dishoom (2016): Rs 1,18,76,30,000
6. Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania (2014): Rs 1,10,76,00,000
7. Student Of The Year (2012): Rs 96,66,90,000
8. Badlapur (2015): Rs 78,90,20,000
9. Main Tera Hero (2014): Rs 78,45,22,500

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Read More: Upcoming Movies of Varun Dhawan

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