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Actor Varun Dhawan Thinks That Film Industry Now Harness The Concept of Digital India

On his favourite social media personality, he said: "It is ‘The Rock', Dwayne Johnson. I think we all have something to learn from that man."

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Varun Dhawan, Koffee with Karan
Film industry has woken up to importance of Digital India: Varun Dhawan.

Actor Varun Dhawan says the Indian film industry is now harnessing the power of the Internet to reach the masses.

The “Badlapur” actor, who connects to his fans via social media frequently, received the Best Digital Personality of the Year Award at the Digital Marketers’ Awards by IAMAI and moneycontrol here on Wednesday, read a statement.

Varun Dhawan then took to answering a few questions, talking about trolls, media personalities and about India going digital.

Bollywood Actor Varun Dhawan
Varun Dhawan.

He said: “Most of the youth is on the Internet. In fact, when I was shooting for my film ‘Sui Dhaaga…’ in Chanderi, most televisions didn’t work and there were no cinemas. But everyone had high-speed internet, which is probably how they know me; through my songs and videos on YouTube.

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“Digital India is way bigger than we think and our film industry has woken up to its importance and now uses it to reach out to the masses.”

On his favourite social media personality, he said: “It is ‘The Rock’, Dwayne Johnson. I think we all have something to learn from that man.” (IANS)

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Actor Varun Dhawan Describes his Special Relationship with Hip-hop

An exciting feature of the platform is the annual Breezer Vivid music video, which features Varun, the winners and some of hip-hop’s biggest names

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Bollywood Actor Varun Dhawan
Varun Dhawan.

“ABCD 2” actor Varun Dhawan says hip-hop is one genre that is very close to him.

Breezer and Only Much Louder (OML) will set the dance floor on fire with Season 3 of Breezer Vivid Shuffle. With performances by hip-hop artistes like Naezy and MC Altaf, Varun officially launched the hip-hop dance competition on Wednesday here.

“Hip-hop has always been very close to me and these artistes inspire me to take my love for hip-hop to the next level with movies like ‘Street Dancer’,” Varun said in a statement referring to his upcoming film “Street Dancer”.

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Hip Hop. Pixabay

The competition will come alive in Shillong, Delhi, Jaipur, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Pune, Bangkok, Bhopal, Indore and Mumbai.

“This season, we are thrilled to announce that Breezer Vivid Shuffle is expanding its horizons with four more cities in India along with an international qualifier,” said Anshuman Goenka, Director Marketing, Bacardi India Pvt Ltd.

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An exciting feature of the platform is the annual Breezer Vivid music video, which features Varun, the winners and some of hip-hop’s biggest names. (IANS)