VARUN DHAWAN

  • The more the budget, the bigger the star, the more the pressure: 'Badlapur' director Sriram Raghavan April 5, 2015

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Sriram Raghavan, whose 'Badlapur', made a budget of Rs.25 crore, was appreciated by audience and critics alike, says the pressure to deliver increases with a big star and bigger budget. 'Badlapur' starred Varun Dhawan, in what the four-film-old actor called his 'lowest budget' film. Asked if a big budget film...
  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui: Once Varun Dhawan decided to do 'Badlapur' he went all out to get into his character March 29, 2015

    Mumbai: The actor in front of Nawazuddin Siddiqui in 'Badlapur' was a relatively inexperienced Varun Dhawan. But balancing out his own experiences with the "Main Tera Hero" actor in "Badlapur" turned out to be a smooth sailing for the National Award winner. "I saw Varun's energy and passion on day one....
  • Radhika Apte: Can't see myself just looking pretty and dancing March 28, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Radhika Apte is content after two back-to-back different entertainers -- Sriram Raghavan's "Badlapur" and Harshvardhan Kulkarni's "Hunterrr". Happy with the praise coming her way, she says she will continue trying to pick unique characters. Talking about her performances, she said: "I guess what really worked for me was that...
  • Lilly Singh meets Rohit Shetty, Varun Dhawan on the sets of 'Dilwale' March 26, 2015

    Mumbai: Indo-Canadian YouTube sensation Lilly Singh, famously known as Superwoman, met filmmaker Rohit Shetty and actor Varun Dhawan on the set of their film 'Dilwale' during her Mumbai visit. Singh paid a visit to the set earlier this week. However, Shah Rukh Khan, of whom she's a huge fan and whom she...
  • Rohit Shetty kick starts Kajol, Shah Rukh Khan starrer 'Dilwale' March 21, 2015

    New Delhi: 'Chennai Express' team is back again! Shah Rukh Khan teams up with Rohit Shetty comedy and the film also marks the return of the most loved pair of Bollywood, Kajol and SRK. Shetty officially started filming his next film 'Dilwale' on the 20th March. The Red Chillies and...
  • Gulshan Devaiah: Jealous of Varun Dhawan and his performance in 'Badlapur' March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: While his movie 'Hunterrr' is getting mixed reviews on the first day of its release, Gulshan Devaiah, in a free willing twitter chat with IBNLive.com, stated that how he would wish to play Raghu in Sriram Raghavan's 'Badlapur' if given a chance. When asked one film from the recent...
  • Radhika Apte: I feel insecure and jealous sometimes but I am not very competitive March 20, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Radhika Apte has an impressive kitty of films for herself, but she says that like most others, she gets insecure and jealous of others at times. But she doesn't considers that as being competitive. Radhika told IANS: "I am not very competitive. Insecurities and jealousy are a part of...
  • e Lounge: Bollywood has many talented young heroes today March 11, 2015

    While the star heroes continue to rule the roost with their many 100 and 200 crore hits, the Hindi film industry today has several young guns who aren't far behind. "Newer generation is very stable," said Karan Johar. ...
  • Newer generation in Bollywood is very stable: Karan Johar March 11, 2015

    While the star heroes continue to rule the roost with their many 100 and 200 crore hits, the Hindi film industry today has several young guns who aren't far behind. "Newer generation is very stable," said Karan Johar. ...
  • I saw a hungry actor in Varun Dhawan, says 'Badlapur' director Sriram Raghvan March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Varun Dhawan's morally ambiguous turn in 'Badlapur' startled many but director Sriram Raghvan says he chose the actor for his enthusiasm and hunger as a performer. "It was a risk for Varun but not for me. For me, he was just an enthusiastic and hungry actor. It was a...
  • Varun Dhawan wraps up shooting Remo D'Souza's 'ABCD 2' March 7, 2015

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan has finished shooting his upcoming film 'ABCD 2 - Any Body Can Dance 2', a sequel to the 2013 movie of the same name. Also starring Shraddha Kapoor besides the previous starcast of the prequel, the film is directed by Remo D'Souza. "It's a wrap #abcd2 is...
  • Shraddha Kapoor celebrates her 26th birthday on sets of 'ABCD 2' with co-star Varun Dhawan March 4, 2015

    Shraddha Kapoor chose to work on her 26th birthday and celebrated the day with the crew of 'ABCD 2' while on shoot. The actress posted pictures of her birthday celebrations on Instagram and tweeted late at night "What a birthday!!! Family,friends,shoot & you guys!!! Night shoot done,time to crash. Thank...
  • e Lounge: Varun, Nawaz, Huma share story behind Badlapur's success March 3, 2015

    On this episode of 'e Lounge' Badlapur's stars Varun Dhawan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Huma Qureshi talk about film's success at the box office. Directed by Sriram Raghavan, 'Badlapur' is doing well not only at the box office, but it is being appreciated by the audiences. ...
  • Fire breaks out on the sets of Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor starrer 'ABCD 2' February 28, 2015

    Mumbai: A fire broke out on the sets of Varun Dhawan and Shraddha Kapoor starrer upcoming film 'ABCD 2'. The crew was apparently shooting for a dance sequence in the Filmcity when the incident happened. Varun said 600 people were evacuated without any casualty. "There was a fire and our set...
  • 'ABCD 2' director Remo D'Souza to put on his dancing shoes for the film February 28, 2015

    Mumbai: Remo D'Souza, who is busy with his directorial "ABCD 2", says the audiences will not only get to see a glimpse of his dancing in the film, but also a lot of international dance. "This film ("ABCD 2) is very special to me and I have given in (a lot...
  • David Dhawan calls the success of son Varun's latest film 'Badlapur', special February 28, 2015

    Mumbai: Varun has made his father and director David Dhawan proud who says that he is over the moon after the success of his son's film 'Badlapur'. For David, success of "Badlapur" is special as it has given a new identity to his son Varun". "Today is a great day for me....
  • 'Badlapur' producer Dinesh Vijan commends Varun Dhawan on playing Raghu; says has broken his image February 28, 2015

    Mumbai: Producer Dinesh Vijan, who is basking in the success of his latest co-production "Badlapur", feels relieved that not only the film but actor Varun Dhawan's new avatar was also appreciated at all levels. He is more than happy that Varun pulled off the "difficult and challenging role" of Raghu...
  • Radhika Apte: If 'Badlapur' makes the viewer uncomfortable, that is exactly the point of the film February 24, 2015

    New Delhi: While Sriram Raghavan's new film 'Badlapur' has been earning rave reviews, many have called the film unnecessarily violent and misogynist in nature. Radhika Apte who has impressed one and all with her performance as Koko in the film, though begs to differ and says 'if the film makes...
  • Shraddha Kapoor to do 'ABCD 2', 'Rock On 2'; says did not realize the sequel pattern February 23, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Shraddha Kapoor seems to have turned into a reigning queen of sequels in Bollywood with films like 'ABCD 2', 'Rock On 2' in her kitty. But the actress says there is no particular pattern she follows while choosing films, but just looks for good scripts. "I did not realise...
  • Photo of the day: Fan gets emotional on meeting 'Badlapur' star Varun Dhawan February 22, 2015

    Varun Dhawan visited the Getty Galaxy cinema hall in Bandra to find out that his movie is running to a full house. The Star posed with a board saying that the 'house full' and also met an emotional fan. A girl was moved to tears as she met her heart...
  • I credit my performance in 'Badlapur' to Sriram Raghavan, Nawaz and Varun: Huma Qureshi February 21, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Huma Qureshi, who is getting good reviews for her performance in her latest release 'Badlapur', has given credit to its director Sriram Raghavan. "We feel good when we get appreciation because as actors we work for appreciation. I thank Sriram Raghavan. It's just because of him the film happened....
  • 'Badlapur' review: It keeps you on your toes, curious to see where its twists and turns will lead February 20, 2015

    Cast: Varun Dhawan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Huma Qureshi, Yami Gautam Director: Sriram Raghavan The sheer thrill of watching a film and not knowing what will happen next is one of the great pleasures offered by director Sriram Raghavan's unpredictable and deliciously twisted revenge thriller 'Badlapur'. The film stages a chilling battle of wits...
  • Why 'Badlapur' star Varun Dhawan will find huge success by being versatile in his craft February 20, 2015

    With 'Badlapur', Bollywood has got its brand new, greatly promising realistic actor. Varun Dhawan, who plays the lead in Sriram Raghavan's revenge drama, has gone above and beyond in his portrayal of Raghu, a vengeful, unfortunate man. *This story contains spoilers. If you have not seen the film yet, please come...
  • 'Badlapur' tweet review: Sriram Raghavan narrates a menacing revenge story with amazing calmness February 20, 2015

    Filmmaker Sriram Raghavan is known for his dark, gritty thrillers like 'Ek Haseena Thi' and 'Johny Gaddar'. The director's latest offering 'Badlapur' has boy-next-door Varun Dhawan playing a mature, dark character who is out to seek revenge for the brutal murder of his wife and son. From the first look...
  • Watch: In conversation with 'Badlapur' star Varun Dhawan February 20, 2015

    "Badlapur" director Sriram Raghavan and his star Varun Dhawan talks to CNN-IBN's Rajeev Masand about the film. ...
  • Small budget films are not promoted on a huge scale in India: Nawazuddin Siddiqui February 20, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who has proved his mettle in films such as 'Paan Singh Tomar' and 'Gangs of Wasseypur', says that small budget films are not promoted on a huge scale in India. When asked if he feels that small budget films are not promoted the way high budget films...