Varun Dhawan is known as one of the most talented actors in this new generation of Bollywood. He is the son of popular director David Dhawan and made his debut in 2012 with Karan Johar produced movie ‘Student Of The Year’. Varun is a very versatile actor who has done movies from thrillers to slapstick comedies. Over the years, Varun Dhawan has improved his art of acting and performing in front of the camera which is reflected in his movies.
However, not all of his movies did super well on the box office but some got a very good response. We have curated a list of the best Varun Dhawan movies that are fun to watch with your friends and family.
Here is a list of Varun Dhawan movies that one must watch for a fun evening:
1. Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania
Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania is a romantic comedy movie featuring Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan in the lead roles. The story of this film revolves around Kavya, a bubbly and cheerful girl from Ambala who is on a trip to Delhi to shop her favourite lehenga for her wedding. During this adventure she meets Humpty, a typical Delhi boy who loves banter and challenges.
As the story proceeds, they become very good friends which later turn into a romantic relationship. How will they come out of this complicated situation? To find out, watch this movie on Netflix.
2. Student Of The Year
SOTY aka Student Of The Year was a film by Karan Johar that introduced many new faces in the Bollywood. Siddharth Malhotra, Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan were debutant actors in this film and totally nailed it with their performance. The story of this film revolevs around two best friends who are in the race to win the Student Of The Year Trophy.
This film is packed with emotions, comedy and drama making it a wholesome movie to watch. Songs like Ishq wala love and Disco Deewane were huge hits from this film.
3. Badrinath Ki Dulhania
Badrinath Ki Dulhania is the second installment of HSKD (Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania) with a different story but same theme. In this movie also, Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt play the role of lead characters. Apart from that you’ll also see Sahil Vaid and Gauhar Khan playing supporting roles. The story of this movie revolves around Badri and Vaidehi who meet at a wedding.
Badri wants to marry Vaidehi whereas she is only focused on her dream of becoming an air hostess. Due to her goals, Badri sacrifices a lot and goes way beyond helping her.
One of the most recent Varun Dhawan movies on this list is romantic drama movie Kalank. This movie includes iconic cast members like Sanjay Dutt, Adtiya Roy Kapoor, Alia Bhatt and Sonakshi Sinha. A huge budget film but couldn’t do as expected on the box office. The story of this movie revolves around six people who are based out of a town named Husnabad near Lahore.
All the characters go though a journey of love, betrayal and revenge as the country goes through the 1947 partition stage.
5. Sui Dhaaga – Made In India
Sui Dhaaga featuring Varun Dhawan and Anushka Sharma is a romantic yet inspirational movie. The story of this film revolves around an unemployed man from a small town named Mauji who is married to a woman named Mamta. Later, Maujia and Mamt start their own garment business and participate in a renowned fashion competition.
This is a story that motivates you to take risks in life and do something that you love. It may not work out, but if it does, you’ll be not regret taking that risk ever.
6. Street Dancer 3D
When it comes to dance, Varun Dhawan is totally star performer with his skills and moves. This can aslo be seen in his latest dance movie Street Dance 3D along side Shraddha Kapoor, Nora Fatehi, Vatika Jha and many more. The film is directed by Remo D’Souza and showcases the story of two rival dance groups who compete for being the champion in any dance competition.
One dance group is from India and the other one is from Pakistan. However, in order to win an international level dance competition they need to join forces.
Another musical and dance movie featuring Varun Dhawan and Shraddha Kapoor as lead actors. The story of this film revolves around Suresh and Vinnie who are very passionate about dance and open a dance academy. As the continue to expand and go further on this journey they face many challenges.
In order for them to to participate in the Las Vegas dancing competition, they must overcome those challenges and make their group super strong.
When it comes to acting, October is one of the best Varun Dhawan movies you can watch right now. October is a very underrated romantic drama movie featuring Banita Sandhu, Varun and Sahil Vedoliyaa. The story of this film revolves around Dan and Shiuli who are interns at a top hotel chains. Their lives suddenly changes when Shiuli met win an accident and is hospitalised.
During this phase, Dan becomes obsessed with Shiuli and is confused that is it love or something else?
If you had to watch one movie Varun Dhawan movie that’ll blow you mind, it has to be Badlapur. This is a crime thriller movie featuring Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Radhika Apte and Huma Qureshi alongside Varun. The story of this film revolve around Raghu who loses his wife and son when two bank robbers steal their car.
After this incident, Raghu decides to take revenge for this inhumane act by the two robbers. You’ll see a very fine line of good and evil where Raghu has set his path to take revenge.
10. Main Tera Hero
Main Tera Hero is a romantic comedy movie featuring Varun Dhawan, Nargis Fakhri and Ileana D’Cruz in the lead roles. The movie showcases the story of Seenu who is a mischievous guy who falls in love with Sunaina. On the other hand, Ayesha who is the daughter of a mafia leader loves Seenu.
This takes a whole new turn when Sunaina is kidnapped by mafia leader and is forced to marry Ayesha in order for Sunaina to be free.
Dilwale is a romantic musical movie featuring Shah Rukh Khan, Varun Dhawan, Kriti Sanon and Kajol in lead roles. The story of this film revolves around Raj and Meera who fall in love but can’t be together due to their rival mafia families. After a couple of years, they get a second shot for this relationship when their sibling falls for the other ones.
This film is packed with comedy, romance and drama to keep you entertained. The chemistry between Varun and Kriti is something to look out for.
Dishoom is an action comedy movie featuring John Abraham, Varun Dhawan and Jacqueline Fernandez in key roles. The movie revolves around a crime where leading Indian team batsman Viraj is kidnapped. In order to find out the criminal, two cops embark on this journey in the Middle East.
Varun can be seen here playing the roles of a funny and active cop unlike any of his other movies. A unique yet entertaining Varun Dhawan movie to enjoy.
13. Judwaa 2
Judwaa 2 is the reboot of the 1997 released Judwaa movie featuring Salman Khan in double role. In this version, Varun Dhawan has a double role and you’ll see Tapsee Pannu and Jacqueline Fernandez opposite him. The story revolves around Raj and Prem who get separated at the time of birth but are reunited by fate.
The songs in this movie also got rebooted and are quite interesting to listen to. Apart from that, this movie is directed by Varun’s father David Dhawan.
14. Coolie No.1
Another reboot movie directed by David Dhawan, Coolie No.1 features Varun Dhawan, Paresh Rawal and Sara Ali Khan in key roles. The movie didn’t get the results as expected but is still entertaining with a fresh take. The story of this film revolves around Jeffrey Rozario who insults a pandit matchmaker and the matchmaker decides to take revenge.
He makes sure that Jeffrey’s daughter and he himslef loves the guy named Kunwar Rai who is a coolie but is acting like a rich guy.
Over the years Varun Dhawan has made a name for himself to be in the top young talents in Bollywood. Before he could make his debut as a lead, he used to learn the art of film making by working as an Assistant Director Yash Raj Film project like ‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan’. His acting and perfomance in different kinds of films, from comedy to thriller has shown his talent as a versatile actos. We hope Varun Dhawan showers us with more entertaining and fun movies to enjoy in the upcoming years.
We hope you had fun exploring this list of best Varun Dhawan movies to watch. Cheers!