Varun Grover is an Indian comedian, Writer, and Poet. He is famous amongst people for his political jokes, sarcastic stage shows, and classic punchy jokes. He won the National Film Award for best lyricist. His stage shows are very popular among the Indian audience and his comedy videos garnered millions of videos on YouTube.
Varun Grover Biography
Varun was born on 26th January 1980 in Sunder Nagar town of Himachal Pradesh. His father was a former army officer and his mother is a housewife. After completing his early education he enrolled in IIT Banaras for his degree in civil engineering. Grover is married and his wife’s name is Raj Kumari. Varun develops writing skills at an early age, he writes love poetry for his friends to help them in their love life. During his college days, he writes the script for his college theatre and festivals. Varun is very passionate about his work, in an interview he said the “Lyrics main dimag se likhta hoon. Kahaani dil se (I write lyrics from the head, scripts from the heart),”
Varun Grover Personal Details
|Profession||Writer, Stand Up Comedian|
|Birthdate||26th January 1980|
|Place of Birth||Sunder Nagar Himachal Pradesh|
|Parents||Mother- Not Known Father- Not Known|
|Salary/Earning||INR 1-2 Lakhs/Show|
|Net Worth||INR 90 Million|
|Best Known For||Stage Shows|
|Religion||He is Atheist|
|Favorite Brand||Levi’s, Nike|
|Car Collection||Not Known|
|Fav Comedian||Kunal Kamra|
|Fav Actor||Mohd Zeeshan Ayyub|
|Fav Actress||Saba Azad, Swara Bhasker|
Varun Grover Professional Details
Varun started his career as a civil engineer in Pune but because of his keen interest in writing, he starts making contacts in advertisement agencies for writing projects. Fortunately, he got selected as a writer for various TV shows like Dus Ka Dum, Oye It’s Friday, The Great Indian Comedy Show, etc.
- He writes scripts for Bollywood movies like Ghoom, That Girl in Yellow Boots, etc.
- He garnered massive media attention from the movies Gangs of Wasseypur 1 &2, he writes lyrics for this movie.
- Later he writes scripts and lyrics for various Bollywood blockbuster movies like RRR, Udta Punjab, Fan, Katiabaaz, Newton, Ankhon Dekhi, etc.
- He is the co-creator of the political music show Aisi Taisi Democracy.
- Grover is very popular amongst the audience for his satirical political jokes in his stage shows.
|Height||173 cm/ 5 feet 7 inches|
Awards and Accolades
Varun has won various awards for his outstanding writing skills and hard work.
- He won Best Lyrics award for “Moh Moh Ke Dhaage” (Dum Lagaa Ke Haisa) at 63rd National Film Awards 2015–16
- Varun has Won the Best Lyricist award at Zee Cine Awards 2015
- Heis the winner Best Lyricist award at Guild Awards 2015
- Grover is the Winner of Best Lyrics at the 63rd National Film Awards for “Moh Moh Ke Dhaage” (Dum Laga Ke Haisa).
- He got nominated for Best Lyricist at the 61st Filmfare Awards in 2016
- Grover is nominated for Best Raaga-based song for Aayi Bahaar of Ankhon Dekhi at the Mirchi Music Awards 2014
- Varun Nominated for Best Lyrics for Womaniya of Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1 at the Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Award 2013
- Awarded for Best Screenplay and Best Lyrics for the song “Tu Kisi rail si” from the movie Masaan at the Stardust Award 2015
Varun Grover Lesser Known Facts
- Varun is an avid animal lover and owns and pet cat, most of his social media posts featured his pet cat.
- His favorite tourist destination in Kerala, Spain, and Himachal Pradesh.
- He is one of the highest-paid scriptwriters in the Hindi film industry.
- He is followed by more than 224k followers on Instagram as of 2022.
- Grover is subscribed by 940k subscribers on YouTube