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7 January 1974
New Delhi, India
|Residence||New Delhi, India|
|Spouse(s)||Rajeshwari Sachdev (2004–present)|
|Family||Vishwa Mohan Badola (father)
Alka Kaushal (sister)
Kalindi Badola (sister)
Varun Badola (born 7 January 1974) is an Indian actor, known largely for his roles on television.
His father is a known artist, Vishwa Mohan Badola. He has two elder sisters — Alka, who is married and has appeared in the TV serial Kumkum and Qubool Hai, and Kalindi, who is a radio jockey. He did his schooling from Sardar Patel Vidyalaya in New Delhi. Badola spent part of his childhood in Allahabad. After completing college, he started working to fulfill his ambition to become an actor.
He shot to fame when he played the role of a mentally disabled person on the television show Koshish produced by Balaji Telefilms, which proved to be a super-hit on Zee TV. He is an accomplished singer and dancer as well, having shown his talents on reality television shows. He worked with Tigmanshu Dhulia as assistant director and costume arranger in his early days. Even today, he writes scripts for his show Aek Chabhi Hai Padoss Mein and directs it. He has also written dialogues for Aek Chabhi Hai Padoss Mein and Astitva...Ek Prem Kahani.
Varun married dancer/singer/actress Rajeshwari Sachdev (of 'Hulle Hullare' fame) on 24 November 2004. They met on the sets of the television show Antakshari and were engaged the same year. They have a son, born on 10 May 2010 at the Benzer Hospital, Lokhandwala.
|2005||Nach Baliye (season 1)||Contestant||Disqualified|
|2006||Nach Baliye (season 2)||Host||For 1 Episode|
|2006||Jodi Kamal Ki||Contestant||For 1 Episode|
|2007||Kuch Kar Dikhana Hai||Judge- Episode 7|
|2008||Kaho Na Yaar Hai||Contestant|
|2008||Yeh Hai Jalwa||Participant|
|2008||Ustaadon Ka Ustaad||Participant|
|2009||Laughter Ke Phatke||Guest||Episodes 26, 33, 34|
|2009||Comedy Ka King Kaun||Guest||Episode 52|
|2013||BIG Fame Star||Mentor|
|2015||Lete Hain Khabar||Host|
|2016||BCL(box cricket league) 2016||Captain of Pune anmol ratn team|
|2005||Main, Meri Patni Aur Woh||Saleem|
|2009||Sunset Shift||Taxi driver|
|2013||Mickey Virus||Inspector Devender Bhalla|
|2014||Jai Ho||Mr D'souza|
|2014||Lekar Hum Deewana Dil||Chacha|
|2016||7 Hours To Go|
|2016||Azhar (film)||Kapil Dev|