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Would love to do my father's biopic: Varun Dhawan

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

It is the season of biopics in Bollywood but on Dhawan's wishlist is only one man, his filmmaker father

The said he is scared of doing biopics but if he had to do one, he would like to chronicle the life of his father on the big screen.

David, real name Rajinder Dhawan, is a graduate from and (FTII)and (FTII). He is best known for his string of comedy films with in the '90s.

"If I have to do a biography on someone, it would be my dad. I think it would be about his early life, till the time he didn't have me," the said at an event here.

said he approaches his fictional characters as if they are the stories of real people.

"Whenever I am offered a biopic, I get scared. Most of the times, I don't want to do one. I approach even my fictional characters as biopic characters. I am playing a tailor in 'Sui Dhaga'. It's not based on a particular person but it's based on my observations of common people and how they go to work."

currently has his slate full with films like "Kalank", "Ranbhoomi" and an untitled project with

He was speaking at the book launch of Amish Tripathi's new book "Suheldev & The Battle Of Bahraich".

Biopics have proved to be a successful genre in with the success of films such as "Mary Kom", "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag", "Dangal" and "Dhoni: The Untold Story".

is the latest personality to get a on his life. Directed by Rajkumar Hirani, "Sanju" features in lead role.

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First Published: Mon, June 11 2018. 20:20 IST