Web series have become a mainstay of entertainment for netizens. However, not all of them rule the hearts of the audience and become iconic. If you too are a web series fan then Sacred Games might surely be on your playlist. One of the most iconic and talked about web series of India Sacred Games has not only entertained and garnered praises from the local audience but has been a talking point among International web series fans as well.
Ever thought who’s the man behind this masterpiece of entertainment. Well, if you haven’t spared a thought about it yet then probably its the time for you to know it all. We are talking about Varun Grover, the man who penned the story of Sacred Games. If you didn’t know him apart from his associations with Sacred Games then here is a lot for you to know.
This Man Is An IITian
Just as we see a flee of engineers in the entertainment world these days, Varun is a part of that clan. Varun is a Civil Engineering graduate from IIT, Varanasi. He graduated from IIT in the year 2003. Since his college days, he had an interest in writing and performing. After graduation, he didn’t pay much attention to getting a job and rather focussed on listening to his heart’s call.
A National Award-Winning Lyricist
Varun started his career as a lyricist with the popular movie series Gangs of Wasseypur. He collaborated with Piyush Mishra for the project. The first taste of limelight came to his career as a lyricist when he won the National Award for best lyricists in 2015 for his song “Moh Moh Ke Dhaage” from the movie “Dum Laga Ke Haisha”. The movie starred Ayushman Khurana and Bhumi Pednekar in the lead roles. In 2015 he delivered yet another critically acclaimed work in face of the movie Massan. Massan got wide appreciation from the audience at the Cannes Film Festival.
His work as a lyricist is not restricted to his award-winning work. In 2016 he wrote the lyrics for the movie Udta Punjab. In the following year, he collaborated with popular lyricist Shelle for the movie Newton which eventually become the official entry of India to the OSCAR.
A Comic At Heart
If you thought that was all about the man then you are wrong. There is another addition to the description of this multi-talented man. Varun is a comedian and comic writer as well. His comic videos are popular on YouTube with millions of hits on them. The art of touching serious topics without sounding monotonous and boring is what that makes Varun’s comic skills a hit.
Varun was also associated with the popular comedy show “The Great Indian Comedy Challenge” as a writer. With a bunch of diverse talents, Varun comes is one of the gem of our entertainment industry.
Do you know any other such multi-talented artists from the industry whose story is not known to many? Well, if you do then don’t hesitate to share it.