Has Varun Dhawan not been given due respect in the industry?
Bollywood is currently brimming with young and exciting talent. This is certainly a very exciting phase and it just shows how professional the industry has become. Just consider these names for a moment – Ranbir Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, Ayushmann Khurrana, Rajkummar Rao, Vicky Kaushal, Tiger Shroff, Arjun Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, Aditya Roy Kapur and Sidharth Malhotra. In this illustrious list of young talent, you will also find the name of Varun. But why is it that the son of David Dhawan has not been garnering attention or generating headlines on a daily basis?
Varun Dhawan’s performance in the teaser of ‘Kalank’ is very polished and outstanding to say the least. Varun, as Zafar, is head and shoulders above the rest of the cast and has class written all over him. The actor had made his debut in 2012 with Karan Johar’s ‘Student of the Year’ and has not looked back since. Varun is yet to give a flop at the box-office and his hunger is really unstoppable.
On one hand, we have the likes of Ranveer and Ranbir being highly rated (rightly so!). We have to understand that both of them have given quite a few flops over the years. In fact, Ranbir Kapoor had to wait for six years to give a genuine blockbuster hit with Rajkumar Hirani’s ‘Sanju’ in 2018.
Varun Dhawan has also shown range like Ayushmann and Rajkummar. The handsome hunk broke the shackles with ‘October’ and ‘Sui Dhaaga’ to show his versatility. How many actors today can boast of good looks, acting abilities, impeccable physique, amazing dancing skills, superb comic timing and much more?
Varun is continuously pushing the envelope and always works with a smile on his face. The ‘Badlapur’ actor is close to completing seven years in the industry and to have a cent per cent record at the box-office, is no mean feat. The so-called experts earlier branded Varun as a copycat of Salman Khan and Govinda because of his similarities. But, now the critics are eating a humble pie as Varun is proving his class day in, day out.
Anyone who says Varun Dhawan is a one trick pony needs to do their homework ASAP.
The daring actor took a big risk by getting out of his comfort zone and working with the likes of Shoojit Sircar and Sharat Katariya in 2018. That shows his class and his ability to expand his horizons.
I have no problem with the Ranveers and Ranbirs of the world getting all the recognition in the world, but Varun is also part of the top bracket and his record speaks for itself. There is an old saying which says, ‘nice guys always finish last’, but its good to see lads like Varun being successful. In the age of shouting and screaming through the rooftop and taking narcissism to the next level, Varun Dhawan is a prime example of doing the hard yards and leaving the rest to God.