"I want to entertain. I want to do films, which entertain the whole country. I can’t cheat the audience in the name of art and creativity."
- Starring in Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania and ABCD 2, he began to create and garner more attention.
- In 2015, Varun won his first IIFA (International Indian Film Academy) Awards for Best Performance in a Comic Role for his performance as Seenu in Main Tera Hero.
- In 2017, Varun Dhawan was invited by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to be part of Swachh Bharat Mission, a campaign by the Indian Government on urban sanitation.