Open main menu

Wikipedia β

Varun Dhawan (born 24 April 1987) is an Indian actor. He is one of the country's highest-paid celebrities,[1] and has featured in Forbes India's Celebrity 100 list since 2014.[2] Each of the ten films in which he has starred were commercially successful, establishing Dhawan in Hindi cinema.[3][4]

Varun Dhawan
Varun Dhawan promoting Badrinath Ki Dulhania.jpg
Dhawan at an event for Badrinath Ki Dulhania in 2017
Born (1987-04-24) 24 April 1987 (age 31)
Mumbai, India
Alma mater Nottingham Trent University
Occupation Actor
Years active 2012–present
Parent(s) David Dhawan
Relatives See Dhawan family

The son of film director David Dhawan, he studied business management from the Nottingham Trent University, after which he worked as an assistant director to Karan Johar on the 2010 drama My Name Is Khan. Dhawan made his acting debut with Johar's 2012 teen drama Student of the Year, for which he received a Filmfare nomination for Best Male Debut.

Dhawan rose to prominence with starring roles in the romance Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania (2014), the dance film ABCD 2 (2015), and the action comedies Dilwale (2015), Dishoom (2016) and Judwaa 2 (2017). He also received critical acclaim for playing an avenger in the crime thriller Badlapur (2015), a chauvinistic man in the romantic comedy Badrinath Ki Dulhania (2017), and a hotel management trainee in the drama October (2018); the former two earned him nominations for the Filmfare Award for Best Actor.

Contents

Life and career

Early life and career beginnings (1987–2014)

Dhawan was born on 24 April 1987[5] to David Dhawan, a film director, and Karuna Dhawan.[6][7] His elder brother, Rohit, is a film director, while his uncle, Anil, is an actor.[8] He completed his HSC education from the H.R. College of Commerce and Economics. Dhawan has a degree in Business Management from the Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom.[9][10] Prior to his acting career, Dhawan worked as an assistant director to Karan Johar on his directorial terrorist drama My Name Is Khan (2010).[11]

 
Dhawan with Sidharth Malhotra (right) and Alia Bhatt (center) promoting Student of the Year in 2012

In 2012, Dhawan made his acting debut with Johar's romantic comedy Student of the Year alongside Sidharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt.[11] He was confident as Rohan Nanda, the teenage son of a rich businessman, who competes with his girlfriend (played by Bhatt) and best friend (played by Malhotra) to win an annual school championship. Film critic Taran Adarsh from Bollywood Hungama found Dhawan to be "a talent one can't help but marvel at" and CNN-IBN's Rajeev Masand added: "It’s Varun Dhawan who stands out with a confident, charming turn, able to tackle both comical and vulnerable scenes with ease".[12][13] Student of the Year was a success, grossing 970 million (US$14 million) worldwide.[14]

In 2014, Dhawan had two film releases. His first appearance was in the comedy Main Tera Hero (2014), a remake of the Telugu film Kandireega, which was produced by Balaji Motion Pictures and directed by his father.[15][16] He played the leading role of Sreenath "Seenu" Prasad, an impetuous brat, who is in love with Ileana D'Cruz's character but is seduced by the character played by Nargis Fakhri. Raedita Tandon of Filmfare commended Dhawan on his comic timing and compared him favorably to Govinda and Prabhudheva.[17][18]

Dhawan then played Rakesh "Humpty Sharma", a flirtatious Punjabi boy who engages in a romantic affair with an engaged woman, in Shashank Khaitan's romantic comedy Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania. Co-starring Alia Bhatt and Siddharth Shukla, the film was described as a tribute to Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995) by Johar, who served as producer.[19] Rohit Khilnani of India Today praised Dhawan's screen presence, and Nandini Ramnath of Mint noted how much he stood out in the "few quieter scenes" of the film.[20][21] Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania emerged as one of top-grossing productions of the year, earning 1.11 billion (US$16 million) worldwide.[14]

Established actor (2015–present)

The crime thriller Badlapur (2015) from director Sriram Raghavan saw Dhawan play a man who over the course of 15 years avenges the murder of his wife and son.[22] Portraying the character was a "terrifying" experience for Dhawan, who "slipped into depression as after a point it no longer felt like I was acting in a film".[23] Raja Sen of Rediff.com praised Dhawan's acting range, writing that he "sheds his easy-breezy charm — but, crucially, not his slightly hapless natural likeability — and bubbles up volcanically, his eyes frequently doing the talking."[24] He received a Filmfare Award for Best Actor nomination for his performance.[25]

 
Dhawan with co-star Shraddha Kapoor at a promotional event for ABCD 2, 2015

Dhawan next starred opposite Shraddha Kapoor in a sequel to the dance film ABCD: Any Body Can Dance, entitled ABCD 2, in which he portrays the real life character of Suresh Mukund, a dancer from Mumbai who wins the 2012 World Hip Hop Dance Championship.[26] Critic Shilpa Jamkhandikar of Reuters criticised the film, finding Dhawan to be the only asset of the film, writing that "except for the honest note he strikes, the rest of the film could have been just a bunch of music videos".[27] ABCD 2 earned 1.57 billion (US$23 million) worldwide;[14] the film's commercial performance led Box Office India to consider it an emergence of Dhawan's star power.[28] His final appearance that year was in Rohit Shetty's ensemble action drama Dilwale, co-starring Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol and Kriti Sanon, in which he played the younger sibling of Khan's character.[29] Despite negative reviews from critics, the film was a major commercial success and rank among the highest-grossing Bollywood films of all time.[30][31]

Dhawan next starred in the action drama Dishoom (2016), directed by his brother Rohit, alongside John Abraham and Jacqueline Fernandez.[32] Despite mixed reviews, the film proved to be moderately successful at the box office.[33] He then reunited with Khaitan and Bhatt for the romantic comedy Badrinath Ki Dulhania (2017), in which he played the chauvinist fiancé of Bhatt's character. Shubhra Gupta of The Indian Express wrote that Dhawan "impresses as a boy-struggling-to-be-a-man".[34] In addition, Tushar Joshi of Daily News and Analysis noted that "Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt prove that on screen chemistry can be enough sometimes to keep you engaged in an average plot with a predictable narrative".[35] Dhawan received his second Best Actor nomination at Filmfare for the film.[36] Later in 2017, he starred in his father's comedy film Judwaa 2, a reboot of the 1997 comedy film Judwaa, alongside Jacqueline Fernandez and Taapsee Pannu.[37] Both Badrinath Ki Dulhania and Judwaa 2 proved to major commercial successes, with the latter earning over 2 billion (US$29 million).[30] Forbes published that with nine consecutive box office hits and a 100% success ratio, Dhawan had established himself as a "bona fide Bollywood superstar".[38]

The record of successful films continued with his next project, the Shoojit Sircar-directed drama October (2018).[39][40] In it, he played Dan, an aimless hotel management trainee whose life undergoes a series of changes when his co-worker goes into a coma. In a highly positive review, Anna M. M. Vetticad of Firstpost commended Dhawan for "effac[ing] his starry swagger and trademark cutesiness to play Dan"; Rohit Vats of Hindustan Times considered it to be his finest performance to date and wrote that "his humour is innate, but his understanding of pain and how it affects the human behaviour is even better".[41][42]

Upcoming projects

As of July 2018, Dhawan has completed filming the part of a labourer in Yash Raj Films' comedy-drama Sui Dhaaga directed by Sharat Katariya and co-starring Anushka Sharma.[43] He has committed to the war film Rannbhoomi, which will mark his third collaboration with Shashank Khaitan, and to the dance film ABCD 3, opposite Katrina Kaif.[44][45] He will also star in Abhishek Varman's period drama Kalank, which features an ensemble cast including Madhuri Dixit, Sonakshi Sinha, Alia Bhatt, Aditya Roy Kapur, and Sanjay Dutt.[46]

Other work

Alongside his acting career, Dhawan performs on stage and has co-hosted two award ceremonies. In 2013, he performed at the Filmfare, Screen, and Stardust award ceremonies, and at an event in Hong Kong.[47] He hosted the 2013 Stardust Awards ceremony with Sidharth Malhotra and Ayushmann Khurrana, and a segment of the 59th Filmfare Awards.[48] He was also part of the 20th Screen Awards, co-hosting the show alongside Shahrukh Khan and Richa Chadda.[49] In 2013, Dhawan performed at a special event alongside Malhotra, Alia Bhatt, Aditya Roy Kapur, Shraddha Kapoor and Huma Qureshi to raise funds for the flood-affected victims of Uttarakhand.[50]

Filmography

 
Dhawan at an event for Stardust in 2013
Key
  Denotes films that are in production
Year Film Role Notes
2010 My Name Is Khan Assistant director
2012 Student of the Year Rohan Nanda
2014 Main Tera Hero Sreenath "Seenu" Prasad
2014 Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania Rakesh "Humpty" Sharma Also playback singer for song "Lucky Tu Lucky Me"
2015 Badlapur Raghav "Raghu" Purohit
2015 ABCD 2 Suresh "Suru" Mukund Also playback singer for song "Happy Birthday"
2015 Dilwale Veer Randhir Bakshi
2016 Dishoom Junaid Ansari
2017 Badrinath Ki Dulhania Badrinath "Badri" Bansal
2017 Judwaa 2 Raja/Prem Malhotra
2018 October Danish "Dan" Walia
2018 Nawabzaade Unnamed Special appearance in song "High Rated Gabru"[51]
2018 Sui Dhaaga   Mauji Post-production[52]
2019 Kalank   TBA Filming[53]

Awards and nominations

Year Film Award Category Result
2013 Student of the Year BIG Star Entertainment Awards Most Entertaining Actor (Film) Debut - Male Nominated[54]
ETC Bollywood Business Awards Most Profitable Debut (Male) Nominated[55]
Filmfare Awards Best Male Debut Nominated[56]
Screen Awards Most Promising Newcomer – Male Nominated[57]
Lions Gold Awards Favorite Debut (Male) Won[58]
Zee Cine Awards Best Male Debut Nominated[59]
Stardust Awards Breakthrough Performance – Male Won[60]
Superstar of Tomorrow – Male Nominated[61]
Star Guild Awards Best Male Debut Nominated[62]
Times of India Film Awards Best Debut - Male Nominated[63]
2015 Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania Stardust Awards Best Actor – Comedy/Romance Won[64]
Superstar of Tomorrow – Male (also for Main Tera Hero) Nominated[65]
Screen Awards Best Actor Nominated[66]
Star Guild Awards Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated[67]
BIG Star Entertainment Awards Most Entertaining Actor in a Romantic Film – Male Nominated[68]
Main Tera Hero Most Entertaining Actor in a Comedy Film – Male Nominated[68]
Most Entertaining Actor – Male Nominated[68]
Star Guild Awards Best Actor in a Comic Role Won[67]
Screen Awards Best Actor (Popular Choice) Nominated[69]
International Indian Film Academy Awards Best Performance in a Comic Role Won[70]
2016 Badlapur Filmfare Awards Best Actor Nominated[25]
BIG Star Entertainment Awards Most Entertaining Actor in a Thriller Film – Male Won[71]
Most Entertaining Actor in an Action Film – Male Won[71]
ABCD 2 Star Guild Awards Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated[72]
Dilwale International Indian Film Academy Awards Best Actor Nominated[73]
2017 Dishoom Zee Cine Awards Best Actor in a Comic Role Nominated[74]
Star Screen Awards Star Screen Award for Best Comedian Won[75][76]
International Indian Film Academy Awards Best Performance in a Comic Role Won[77]
2018 Badrinath Ki Dulhania Star Screen Awards Best Actor in a Comic Role Won[78]
Best Actor – Male (Popular) Nominated
Filmfare Awards Best Actor Nominated[79]
Lions Gold Awards Favourite Best Actor Won[80]
Zee Cine Awards Best Actor (Jury's Choice) – Male Won[81]
Judwaa 2 Best Actor (Viewer's Choice) – Male Nominated[82]
Star Screen Awards Best Actor in a Comic Role Nominated
October NBT Utsav Awards Best Actor Won[83]
Indian Film Festival of Melbourne Best Actor Pending[84]

References

  1. ^ "2017 Forbes India Celebrity 100: Meet the 30 highest-earning celebrities". Forbes. 22 December 2017. Archived from the original on 12 February 2018. Retrieved 11 February 2018. 
  2. ^ "Varun Dhawan". Forbes. Retrieved 19 February 2018. 
  3. ^ "The verdict is out: Varun Dhawan is officially a SUPERSTAR!". Bollywood Hungama. 5 October 2017. Archived from the original on 5 October 2017. Retrieved 6 October 2017. 
  4. ^ "Varun Dhawan". Box Office India. 6 October 2017. Archived from the original on 30 June 2017. Retrieved 6 October 2017. 
  5. ^ "Happy Birthday Varun Dhawan: 7 lesser known facts about the Dishoom star!". India.com. 24 April 2016. Archived from the original on 4 November 2016. 
  6. ^ Sangghvi, Bhavikk (23 April 2013). "Varun Dhawan will attract girls even when he's older?". The Times of India. Retrieved 10 February 2014. 
  7. ^ Singh, Prashant (17 August 2013). "I was a waiter at dad's party: Varun Dhawan". Hindustan Times. Archived from the original on 25 December 2014. Retrieved 25 December 2014. 
  8. ^ Gupta, Priya (5 July 2014). "Varun Dhawan considers his brother Rohit his real life Humpty". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 1 December 2014. Retrieved 25 December 2014. 
  9. ^ "Forget girlfriend, I'll now find myself a wife: Varun Dhawan". The Times of India. 25 July 2013. Archived from the original on 5 May 2015. Retrieved 23 March 2014. 
  10. ^ "Check out: Varun Dhawan during his college days". Bollywood Hungama. 18 January 2013. Archived from the original on 24 December 2014. Retrieved 25 December 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "The new stars of Bollywood". Hindustan Times. 31 December 2010. Archived from the original on 5 October 2012. Retrieved 27 September 2012. 
  12. ^ "Student Of The Year (2012): Hindi Movie Critic Review By Taran Adarsh". Bollywood Hungama. 18 October 2012. Archived from the original on 19 October 2014. Retrieved 19 March 2014. 
  13. ^ "'Student of the Year' Review: If fun is what you're seeking, you won't be disappointed". CNN IBN. 20 October 2012. Archived from the original on 6 December 2013. Retrieved 19 March 2014. 
  14. ^ a b c "Top Worldwide Grossers All Time". Box Office India. Archived from the original on 19 September 2015. Retrieved 23 July 2015. 
  15. ^ "Varun Dhawan is Ekta Kapoor's Rs. 2 crore hero". Hindustan Times. 5 January 2013. Archived from the original on 6 January 2013. Retrieved 5 January 2013. 
  16. ^ "David Dhawan to direct son in Kandireega Remake". Mid Day. Archived from the original on 21 February 2013. 
  17. ^ Tandon, Raedita (4 April 2014). "Movie Review: Main Tera Hero". Filmfare. Archived from the original on 7 April 2014. Retrieved 10 April 2014. 
  18. ^ "Top Ten Worldwide Grossers 2014". Box Office India. 8 May 2014. Archived from the original on 26 June 2015. Retrieved 8 May 2014. 
  19. ^ "Karan Johar pays tribute to 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge' through 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya'". The Indian Express. 26 May 2014. Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 11 July 2014. 
  20. ^ Khilnani, Rohit (11 July 2014). "Movie Review: Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania is a refreshing film". India Today. Archived from the original on 13 July 2014. Retrieved 11 July 2014. 
  21. ^ Ramnath, Nandini (11 July 2014). "Film Review: Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania". Mint. Archived from the original on 11 July 2014. Retrieved 11 July 2014. 
  22. ^ "Watch: Varun Dhawan steals the thunder with his ballistic avatar in 'Badlapur' teaser". Daily News and Analysis. 2 December 2014. Archived from the original on 15 December 2014. Retrieved 2 December 2014. 
  23. ^ Pathak, Ankur (1 December 2014). "Varun turns dad". Mumbai Mirror. Archived from the original on 27 February 2015. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  24. ^ "Review: Badlapur is a dark, unflinching, fantastic film". Rediff.com. 20 February 2015. Archived from the original on 26 February 2015. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  25. ^ a b "Nominations for the 61st Britannia Filmfare Awards". Filmfare. 11 January 2016. Archived from the original on 30 March 2016. Retrieved 11 January 2016. 
  26. ^ Adivarekar, Priya (11 July 2014). "Varun's character based on a real life choreographer in ABCD 2". The Indian Express. Archived from the original on 15 July 2014. Retrieved 15 July 2014. 
  27. ^ "Movie Review: ABCD 2". Reuters. 19 June 2015. Archived from the original on 10 December 2015. Retrieved 24 February 2016. 
  28. ^ "ABCD 2 Records Highest Opening Day Of 2015". Box Office India. 19 June 2015. Archived from the original on 26 June 2015. Retrieved 20 June 2015. 
  29. ^ Joshi, Namrata (19 December 2015). "Dilwale: Heart attack". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 26 September 2016. Retrieved 19 December 2015. 
  30. ^ a b "Top Worldwide Grossers All Time". Box Office India. Archived from the original on 7 January 2018. Retrieved 5 February 2018. 
  31. ^ Groves, Don (20 December 2015). "'Dilwale' Easily Wins The Battle Of The Bollywood Blockbusters". Forbes. Archived from the original on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 24 February 2016. 
  32. ^ "Team Dishoom wraps it up in style!". The Statesman. 18 April 2016. Archived from the original on 20 April 2016. Retrieved 19 April 2016. 
  33. ^ "Dishoom". Box Office India. Archived from the original on 15 June 2017. Retrieved 19 February 2018. 
  34. ^ Subhra Gupta (10 March 2017). "Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya movie review: Cheer for Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, it's that kind of a film". The Indian Express. Archived from the original on 10 March 2017. Retrieved 10 March 2017. 
  35. ^ Tushar Joshi (10 March 2017). "Badrinath Ki Dulhania Review: Varun and Alia's crackling chemistry works wonders for this desi love story!". Daily News and Analysis. Archived from the original on 12 March 2017. Retrieved 11 March 2017. 
  36. ^ "Filmfare Awards 2018: Complete list of nominations". The Indian Express. 18 January 2018. Archived from the original on 20 January 2018. Retrieved 20 January 2018. 
  37. ^ "Meet the 'Judwaa 2' trio: David Dhawan, Varun Dhawan and Sajid Nadiadwala". The Times Of India. 9 February 2016. Archived from the original on 8 February 2016. Retrieved 9 February 2016. 
  38. ^ "With 9 Straight Hits, 'Judwaa 2' Lead Varun Dhawan Has Become A Bona Fide Bollywood Superstar". Forbes. 13 October 2016. Archived from the original on 3 January 2018. Retrieved 19 February 2018. 
  39. ^ "October Box Office collection: Varun Dhawan maintains zero flops record, as take rises to Rs 39.33 crore". Zee Business. 23 April 2018. Archived from the original on 26 April 2018. Retrieved 23 April 2018. 
  40. ^ "Box Office: Varun Dhawan maintains his zero flops record with his tenth film October". Bollywood Hungama. 23 April 2018. Retrieved 3 July 2018. 
  41. ^ Vetticad, Anna M. M. (13 April 2018). "October movie review: Varun Dhawan's innocent charm sits well with this sweet-sad-funny film". Firstpost. Archived from the original on 13 April 2018. Retrieved 13 April 2018. 
  42. ^ Vats, Rohit (13 April 2018). "October movie review: We all are fighting like Varun Dhawan and winning". Hindustan Times. Archived from the original on 13 April 2018. Retrieved 13 April 2018. 
  43. ^ "Sui Dhaaga first look: Varun Dhawan and Anushka Sharma are the perfect small-town couple". The Indian Express. 13 February 2018. Archived from the original on 13 February 2018. Retrieved 13 February 2018. 
  44. ^ Mukherjee, Nairita (19 February 2018). "Dulhaniya trio Karan Johar, Varun Dhawan and Shashank Khaitan's next is a war film". The Telegraph. Archived from the original on 19 February 2018. Retrieved 19 February 2018. 
  45. ^ "ABCD 3: Varun Dhawan, Katrina Kaif join forces for the biggest dance film, teaser today". Hindustan Times. 19 March 2018. Archived from the original on 19 March 2018. Retrieved 19 March 2018. 
  46. ^ "Kalank: Madhuri-Sanjay To Reunite On Screen Along With Alia, Varun, Sonakshi and Aditya". CNN-News18. 18 April 2018. Archived from the original on 18 April 2018. Retrieved 18 April 2018. 
  47. ^ Parikh, Urvi (24 September 2013). "Karan Johar's 'students' Sidharth Malhotra, Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan perform at Hong Kong". Entertainment.in.msn.com. Archived from the original on 1 July 2014. Retrieved 28 May 2014. 
  48. ^ "Stardust Awards 2013 Announcement | Alia, Sidharth, Esha, Varun". YouTube. 22 January 2013. Archived from the original on 4 May 2015. Retrieved 28 May 2014. 
  49. ^ Demello, Melanie. "20th Annual Screen Awards – A Night To Remember". Business of Cinema. Archived from the original on 7 April 2014. Retrieved 4 April 2014. 
  50. ^ "Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt and Siddharth Malhotra unite for a cause". Daily News and Analysis. 10 August 2013. Archived from the original on 13 April 2014. Retrieved 10 April 2014. 
  51. ^ Shiksha, Shruti (29 December 2017). "Varun Dhawan And Shraddha Kapoor Team Up For A 'High Rated' Performance. Details Here". NDTV. Archived from the original on 30 December 2017. Retrieved 29 December 2017. 
  52. ^ "Anushka Sharma, Varun Dhawan wrap up shooting for Sui Dhaaga. See pic". Hindustan Times. 3 July 2018. Retrieved 3 July 2018. 
  53. ^ "Kalank: Varun-Alia, Madhuri-Sanjay to share screen space in Karan Johar's next". The Indian Express. 18 April 2018. Archived from the original on 18 April 2018. Retrieved 18 April 2018. 
  54. ^ "Big Star Awards 2012 / 2013 – Winners, Nominations". Indicine. 17 December 2012. Archived from the original on 13 July 2015. Retrieved 2 February 2014. 
  55. ^ "Bollywood Business Awards 2012". ETC Bollywood Business (Youtube). 7 January 2013. Archived from the original on 29 June 2014. Retrieved 3 February 2014. Event occurs at 30:28 
  56. ^ "Varun Dhawan— Awards". Bollywood Hungama. Archived from the original on 16 January 2014. Retrieved 14 October 2013. 
  57. ^ "Nominations for 19th Annual Colors Screen Awards". Archived from the original on 5 January 2013. Retrieved 4 January 2013. 
  58. ^ "Lions Gold Awards Winners 2013". Indicine. Archived from the original on 23 January 2013. Retrieved 20 June 2013. 
  59. ^ "Zee Cine Awards 2013: Team 'Barfi!', Vidya Balan, Salman Khan bag big honours". Archived from the original on 23 October 2014. Retrieved 21 January 2013. 
  60. ^ "Stardust Awards 2013: list of winners". NDTV. Archived from the original on 30 January 2013. Retrieved 20 June 2013. 
  61. ^ "Nominations for Stardust Awards 2013". Bollywood Hungama. Archived from the original on 25 January 2013. Retrieved 20 June 2013. 
  62. ^ "Star Guild Awards — Nominees". Star Guild Awards. Archived from the original on 6 March 2013. Retrieved 2 October 2013. 
  63. ^ "TOIFA Awards 2013 Nominations". Indicine. Archived from the original on 31 May 2013. Retrieved 20 June 2013. 
  64. ^ "Winners of Stardust Awards 2014". Bollywood Hungama. 15 December 2014. Archived from the original on 15 December 2014. Retrieved 15 December 2014. 
  65. ^ "Nominations for Stardust Awards 2014". Bollywood Hungama. 8 December 2014. Archived from the original on 10 December 2014. Retrieved 8 December 2014. 
  66. ^ "21st Annual Life OK Screen Awards nominations". The Indian Express. 8 January 2015. Archived from the original on 8 January 2015. Retrieved 8 January 2015. 
  67. ^ a b "Nominations for 10th Renault Star Guild Awards". Bollywood Hungama. 8 January 2015. Archived from the original on 11 July 2015. Retrieved 8 January 2015. 
  68. ^ a b c "Big Star Entertainment Awards Nominations List 2014". Reliance Broadcast Network. Archived from the original on 16 December 2015. Retrieved 24 December 2014. 
  69. ^ "Crowd Favourites". The Indian Express. 3 January 2015. Archived from the original on 3 January 2015. Retrieved 5 January 2015. 
  70. ^ "Winners of IIFA Awards 2015". Bollywood Hungama. 7 June 2015. Archived from the original on 16 August 2015. Retrieved 7 June 2015. 
  71. ^ a b "'Prem Ratan Dhan Payo' leads BIG Star Entertainment Awards 2015". The Indian Express. Archived from the original on 28 January 2016. Retrieved 27 January 2016. 
  72. ^ "Nominations for 11th Renault Star Guild Awards". Bollywood Hungama. Archived from the original on 30 March 2016. Retrieved 21 December 2015. 
  73. ^ "Check out the IIFA 2016 nominations full list here". Daily News and Analysis. 27 May 2016. Archived from the original on 30 May 2016. Retrieved 28 May 2016. 
  74. ^ "Zee Cine Awards 2017 comeplete winners list: Alia Bhatt, Amitabh Bachchan bag top honours". Indian Express. 12 March 2017. Archived from the original on 10 November 2017. Retrieved 27 November 2017. 
  75. ^ "Star Screen Awards 2016 winners list: Pink wins big, Big B-Alia get best actor and actress award". InToday.in. Archived from the original on 5 December 2016. Retrieved 14 April 2017. 
  76. ^ "Star Screen Awards 2016 winners: Amitabh Bachchan-starrer Pink bags four awards, Alia Bhatt receives best actress". IndianExpress.com. 5 December 2016. Archived from the original on 20 December 2016. Retrieved 14 April 2017. 
  77. ^ "iifa-2017: Alia Bhatt, Shahid Kapoor win Best Actors for Udta Punjab, here's the full list of IIFA winners. See photos, videos". Indian Express. 17 July 2017. Archived from the original on 20 August 2017. Retrieved 27 November 2017. 
  78. ^ "Star Screen Awards 2018: Here's The Complete List Of Winners!". Desimartini. Archived from the original on 1 January 2018. Retrieved 1 January 2018. 
  79. ^ "Nominations for the 63rd Jio Filmfare Awards 2018". filmfare.com. Archived from the original on 19 January 2018. Retrieved 18 January 2018. 
  80. ^ "Lions Gold Awards 2018: Complete winners list and Red Carpet pictures | Free Press Journal". Free Press Journal. 25 January 2018. Archived from the original on 27 February 2018. Retrieved 10 March 2018. 
  81. ^ "Winners of Zee Cine Awards 2018 - Eastern Eye". Eastern Eye. 20 December 2017. Archived from the original on 22 December 2017. Retrieved 20 December 2017. 
  82. ^ "Zee Cine Awards 2018: Check out the nominations list | Free Press Journal". www.freepressjournal.in. Archived from the original on 14 December 2017. Retrieved 13 December 2017. 
  83. ^ "NBT Utsav 2018: Karan Johar, Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt win big at the award night! - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2018-07-13. 
  84. ^ "Indian Film Festival Melbourne". www.iffm.com.au. Retrieved 2018-07-13. 

External links