Varun Sharma

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Varun Sharma
Born (1990-02-04) 4 February 1990 (age 28)
Jalandhar, Punjab, India
Occupation Actor
Years active 2013-present

Varun Sharma[1] is an Indian actor who made his debut in Farhan Akhtar's 2013 film production Fukrey, which was a surprise hit in Bollywood.[2][3] Since his appearance in Fukrey, he has appeared in other comedy films, such as Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon and Dilwale.

Early life and background[edit]

He began his studies at The Lawrence School in Sanawar, later transferring to the APJ school in Jalandhar to complete Class 11 and 12. He obtained a bachelor's degree in Media, Entertainment and Film Technology from ITFT Chandigarh. He acted in ads for many companies, including Virgin Mobile, Airtel, Ebay, and Nissan Micra, before appearing in his first film, Fukrey.[4]


Year Film Role Notes
2013 Fukrey Chucha Debut film
2013 Rabba Main Kya Karoon Gagan (Saahil's friend)
2013 Warning Anshul Pandey
2014 Yaaran Da Katchup Fateh Kingh Punjabi film
2015 Angrej Cameo
2015 Dolly Ki Doli Manjot
2015 Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon Karan
2015 Dilwale Sidhu
2017 Raabta Radha
2017 Fukrey Returns Chucha
2018 FryDay TBA [5]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Film Award Category Result
2013 Fukrey Screen Awards Best Actor in a Comic Role (Male/Female) Nominated[6]
Star Guild Awards Most Promising Debut - Male Nominated
Star Guild Awards Best Performance in a Comic Role Won
Zee Cine Awards Best Actor in a Comic Role Won


  1. ^ Varun Sharma Filmography & Biography
  2. ^ "Fukrey Emerges A HIT". Box Office India. Retrieved 2013-06-21. 
  3. ^ "Lootera and Policegiri Make Little Impact Raanjhanaa Strong Second Week". Box Office India. Retrieved 2013-07-06. 
  4. ^ "Varun Sharma: The 'Fukra' from Jalandhar, from among the 'Fukrey'". Navleen Lakhi, YESPUNJAB. 17 June 2013. Retrieved 11 October 2013. 
  5. ^ "Varun Sharma: Stereotype of the star has now been broken - Mumbai Mirror -". Mumbai Mirror. Retrieved 2018-01-03. 
  6. ^ "Winners of 20th Annual Life OK Screen Awards 2014". 9 January 2014. Retrieved 2014-01-15.