Here we are talking about Varun Dhawan’s movies Hit, Flop, and Blockbuster list. The son of the director David Dhawan is in the top 10 list of highest-paid Bollywood actors.
Varun made started his acting career in 2012, alongside Sidharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt, in Karan Johar’s college-based film Student of the Year. The film was successfully hit at the box office and earned $14 million worldwide. Varun was nominated for the best male debut Filmfare award for his performance in the film.
In 2014 he played the lead role opposite Ileana D’Cruz, and Nargis Fakhri in Main Tera Hero (Telugu film Kandireega remake) directed by David Dhawan and produced by Balaji Motion Pictures. Although the film received mixed responses from critics, it was a box office success.
That same year he worked in the comedy romance successfully hit film Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania (2014) co-star, Alia Bhatt. Shashank Khaitan wrote and directed the film, which was produced by Dharma Productions.
|Jugg Jugg Jeeyo||24 June 2022||Hit|
|Coolie No.1||25 December 2020||Flop|
|Street Dancer 3D||24 Jan 2020||Flop|
|Kalank||17 Apr 2019||Flop|
|Sui Dhaaga – Made In India||8 Sep 2018||Semi-Hit|
|October||13 Apr 2018||Average|
|Judwaa 2||29 Sep 2017||Semi-Hit|
|Badrinath Ki Dulhania||10 Mar 2017||Hit|
|Dishoom||29 Jul 2016||Average|
|Dilwale||18 Dec 2015||Semi-Hit|
|ABCD – Any Body Can Dance – 2||19 Jun 2015||Hit|
|Badlapur||20 Feb 2015||Hit|
|Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania||11 Jul 2014||Hit|
|Main Tera Hero||04 Apr 2014||Semi-Hit|
|Student Of The Year||19 Oct 2012||Semi-Hit|
In 2015 he appeared in the thriller crime action film Badlapur opposite Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Huma Qureshi, and Yami Gautam. Sriram Raghavan directed the film, which was produced by Dinesh Vijan and Sunil Lulla through Maddock Films and Eros International. According to Box Office India, Badlapur was commercially successful.
Then he played the lead role in the dance film Any Body Can Dance 2 (2015) with co-stars Shraddha Kapoor, Prabhu Deva, Lauren Gottlieb, Raghav Juyal, Punit Pathak, and Dharmesh Yelande. Remo D’Souza directed and choreographed the film, which Siddharth Roy Kapur produced through Walt Disney Pictures. The film received mixed reviews.
That year he also appeared in Dilwale (2015) opposite Shahrukh Khan, Kajol, and Kriti Sanon. In this film, Varun played the young brother role of Shahrukh Khan. The film was a hit at the box office.
In 2016 he worked with Johan Abraham and Jacqueline in an action film Dishoom, written and directed by Rohit Dhawan. The film was successfully hit and grossed 119 crores worldwide.
Varun worked again with Khaitan and Bhatt in the romantic comedy film Badrinath Ki Dulhania (2017). Shashank Khaitan wrote and directed the film, which was produced by Dharma Productions. The film was a blockbuster and won many Filmfare awards.
That year he also appeared with co-stars Jacquline and Taapsee Pannu in Judwaa 2 (2017) directed by David Dhawan, a remake of Salman Khan film Judwaa (1997). The film was also a successful hit. With a 100% success rate and 9 hit movies, Varun becomes one of the most successful and top Bollywood actors.
In 2018 he played the lead in the family drama hit film Sui Dhaaga (2018) opposite Anushka Sharma. The film received positive reviews from critics and the audience.
Then he worked with co-stars Madhuri Dixit, Sonakshi Sinha, Alia Bhatt, Aditya Roy Kapur, and Sanjay Dutt in Kalank (2019) directed by Abhishek Varman. The film flopped at the box office and received negative reviews.
After the unsuccessful film, he appeared in Remo D’Souza’s film Street Dancer 3D (2020) with co-stars Shraddha Kapoor, Prabhu Deva, and Nora Fatehi. The film was also unsuccessful at the box office.
That same year he played the lead with co-star Sara Ali Khan in Coolie No.1 (2020) directed by David Dhawan and produced by Vashu Bhagnani. The film premiered on Amazon Prime Video but received a negative response from critics and the audience.
In 2022 Varun appeared opposite Kiara Advani, Neetu Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Manish Paul, and Prajakta Koli in the family comedy-drama film Jug Juggg Jeeyo directed by Raj Mehta. The film received a positive response and was a successful hit at the box office with a gross of 135.9 Crore worldwide.