From Badlapur, Street Dancer 3D, Kalank, Sui Dhaaga, Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya to October; in his acting career spanning eight years, Varun Dhawan has done several dynamic roles and has intrigued his fans with his acting chops.
In 2017 Varun Dhawan got featured in the remake of Judwa; Judwa 2 which escalated monstrously at the box office with the sum of 200 crores consistent with a report by Financial Express. Since then, Varun Dhawan made a fee hike.
As per media reports, Varun Dhawan was charging between 12 to 15 crores for each film earlier. Post the success of Judwaa 2, the actor hiked his remuneration to ₹25 crore per film, in keeping with a report in Deccan Chronicle.
Pretty impressive isn’t it?
However, that’s not the case with every movie. for instance, for Shoojit Sircar’s October, Varun Dhawan slashed his fee by 50 per cent, as per a report within the Times of India. And in 2019, India Today reported that for Street Dancer 3D, the actor was paid a staggering ₹33 crore, leaving some of his fellow co-actors. We guess it’s safe to say that Varun Dhawan is currently among the highest-paid actors in Bollywood.
Varun Dhawan started his career in Bollywood in 2010 as an assistant director to Karan Johar on his movie My Name Is Khan starring Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol. Two years later in 2012, he made his acting debut with Karan Johar’s coming-of-age romantic comedy Student of the Year. Since then the actor has come a long way and worked in movies across genres including crime thriller, romance and comedy.
On the work front, Varun will be seen in the film “Jug Jugg Jeeyo”. He will share the screen with actors Anil Kapoor, Neetu Kapoor and Kiara Advani. The actor was also recently shooting in Arunachal Pradesh for the supernatural thriller “Bhediya”.
“Bhediya” reunites Varun with his “Dilwale” co-star Kriti Sanon. The actress had informed in an Instagram post that the unit had wrapped up shooting for the film in Ziro and also spoke about her friendship with Varun from back in the day when they worked in the 2015 film “Dilwale”.