Varun Grover is a comedian, screenwriter, and even lyricist. The actor was born on 26 January 1980. Basically, he was a software engineer in a software firm in Mumbai, but he afforded to step down from the post and got connected with the film industry.
He was inspired to join film industry after he had seen ‘Hum Aapke Hain Kaun’. He won the best lyricist award at the at the 63rd
National Film Awards
for the song 'Moh Moh Ke Dhaage' from '
Dum Laga Ke Haisha
' movie. Even the singer
for the same song won female playback singing award.
Grover used to write poetry in children magazines. Thus he was inclined to lyricist writing for movies too. He had to struggle to get writing assignments in movies, but he was successful in getting an assignment for TV serial as a co-writers. Some of the TV assignments he undertook was Dus Ka Dum, Oye It’s Friday, The Great Indian Comedy Show and others. But he was not sure whether he could take up writing assignments for movies. As destiny could push him, Grover did sign up for a movie named 'Accident on Hill Road'.
But he was not impressed with low-profile movies and got to meet
, and eventually wrote the lyrics for Kashyap’s ‘That Girl in Yellow Boots’ and ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’. It was Anurag Kashyap who understood the poetic touch in his lyrics and he was flooded with offers for acclaimed movies like ‘
’ and “
Thus, with no filmy background and no godfather in Bollywood, Varun Grover became the most prolific lyricist in the year 2016. In the year 2016, he had total 6-7 assignments. Other films for which he wrote lyrics include ‘
’ and ‘Raman Raghav 2.0’, The lyricist Varun Grover acted in one movie that was ‘
’ which released in 2015. Due to his poetic feelings in the heart, the lyricist is quite sensitive to write the song with suitable language that suits the graph of the character and even the plot.
Varun has also written the script for the film ‘Masaan’ which was originally written for a short film by
who actually had wanted that Varun expands it into a full-length film.