On his father and veteran director David Dhawan’s 70th birthday, actor Varun Dhawan wished him by posting a video that documents the filmmaker’s commendable work so far. On Monday, the ‘Judwaa 2’ star uploaded a clip dedicated to the “number one comedy director of Bollywood” on his Instagram handle. The video montage captured the fun and comedy of David’s movies like ‘Mujhse Shaadi Karogi’, ‘Partner’, ‘Main Tera Hero’, ‘Judwaa 2’.
Varun wrote, “Happy 70th birthday dad. FTI gold medalist. Director of 45 motion pictures. Editor of 33 films. #fanlove the king of comedy.” See his post here:
David is one of the most successful Bollywood directors of the comedy genre. Several successful actors have worked with him in his 43-year journey, including Amitabh Bachchanhandjob Akshay Kumar, Taapsee Pannu, Karisma Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit and many more.
The video also featured tracks from 17 comic hits with David’s Govinda and Salman Khan. His films have also created some of the best on-screen duos such as Amitabh Bachchan-Govinda from ‘Bade Miyan Chote Miyan’, Sanjay Dutt-Govinda from ‘Haseena Maan Jaayegi’ and Akshay Kumar-Salman Khan from ‘Mujhse Shaadi Karogi’.
David’s most recent work as a director was ‘Coolie No 1’ (2020), which starred his son Varun and the actor. Sara Ali Khan in lead roles.