Varun – The Lyricist
Varun Grover was just another lyricist in the industry, not much known, till 2015. But in 2015, he won the award for Best Lyricist at the 63rd National Film Awards for his song Moh Moh Ke Dhaage from the movie Dum Laga Ke Haisha.
The very same year, his film Masaan released which fetched him national and international recognition. Varun wrote the song ‘Tu Kisi Rail Si Guzarti Hai’ for the movie.
Who doesn’t know Gangs of Wasseypur! Varun, in collaboration with Piyush Mishra bestowed upon us those cult tracks of Gangs of Wasseypur 1, and was the sole lyricist for Gangs of Wasseypur 2.
He has also written the song Panchi Ud Gaya for Newton, and worked on the songs of Udta Punjab with lyricist Shelle.
Varun – The Script Writer
Varun scripted the movie Masaan and even received a 5-minute standing ovation at the Cannes Film Festival.
He has also written various shows, such as the Netflix Special ‘Sacred Games’ and The Great Indian Comedy Challenge.
Varun – The Stand-up Comic
In early 2018, Varun’s stand-up bit on Padmaavat left the audience laughing out loud. His YouTube video witnessed 5.6 million views. It was crystal clear that the section of society which was not able to make sense out of the whole controversy was able to relate and find reason in his comical voice.
Time and again, Varun Grover has proved that not only does he outshine every medium of expression, but his content is worthy too.
Being one of the writers on the show, The Great Indian Comedy Challenge, Varun has always been a part of the Indian stand-up comedy circuit too.
He is known to take on serious issues, give them a funny twist and not sound insensitive at all. After all, how many comedians on the circuit can do that? Varun recently started the Azaadi tour with two other prolific talents – Rahul Ram and Sanjay Rajoura wherein they highlight what’s wrong with the nation and talk about socio-political issues in part stand-up comedy, part musical and part diatribe.
Varun Grover is an IITian, Writer, Comic, Award-Winning Lyricist – a man of many talents and the kind of kid your parents always wanted. His brilliance not only makes us want to see more of him, but it inspires us too!