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Varun Grover


With millions listening in, stand-up comics sharpen India's humour mills

May 29, 2019 2:26 pm

Stand-up comics are the new superstars of the day with a ready audience running into millions in theatres, pubs and varied online sites. It's an ever growing tribe with the likes of Kunal Kamra, Rajeev Nigam, Varun Grover and Azeem Banatwalla.

Varun Grover writes an open letter, denies all charges of sexual harassment

October 16, 2018 11:17 am

In an open letter, Sacred Games writer Varun Grover said that he is ready for any sort of inquiry and is ready to present his case. He also mentioned that he supports the MeToo movement and called his case an isolated small one in a bigger wave.

Varun Grover faces ‘touch’ charge, denies it ‘completely’

October 10, 2018 5:14 am

Varun Grover posted a response on Twitter, beginning it with, “Really unfortunate that these completely fabricated and defamatory allegations have been made on me...”

Varun Grover accused of sexual harassment, lyricist-screenwriter denies claims

October 09, 2018 7:20 pm

A woman on Tuesday leveled sexual harassment charges against lyricist and screenwriter Varun Grover. The incident is said to have happened in 2001, according to the woman.

VIDEO: Comedian Varun Grover's sarcastic take on Padmaavat controversy is on point

January 24, 2018 8:26 pm

Ahead of Padmaavat's release, comedian Varun Grover tries to interpret the 16th-century poem 'Padmavat', written in Awadhi by Sufi poet Malik Muhammad Jayasi, in his own way. And as he keeps unfolding the text, his sarcastic jibes entangle everyone, not even sparing Shahid Kapoor.

Kangana Ranaut Simran controversy: Lyricist Varun Grover takes a dig at director Hansal Mehta

May 17, 2017 4:21 pm

The new poster of Simran credits Kangana Ranaut as the ‘additional story and dialogue writer’ and it has not gone down well with Apurva Asrani, the writer of the film.

Neeraj Ghaywan, Varun Grover to donate National Award prize money to farmers

May 04, 2016 4:32 pm

Director Neeraj Ghaywan and Varun Grover say they will donate the prize money for relief work for distressed farmers in Maharashtra.

Varun Grover collaborates with Anurag Kashyap on 'Raman Raghav 2.0'

May 04, 2016 3:46 pm

Varun Grover is happy to have penned songs in director Anurag Kashyap's upcoming thriller "Raman Raghav 2.0".

Brutal censors give another route to creativity: 'Masaan' writer Varun Grover

October 07, 2015 3:23 pm

Writer-lyricist Varun Grover, of "Gangs of Wasseypur" and "Masaan" fame, says the fear of facing objection by the censor board works in his favour as it open gates of creativity.

Loved the simplicity of 'Tu kisi rail si...': Varun Grover

August 06, 2015 2:42 pm

Varun Grover did not want to take on the dual challenge of writing the script and the lyrics of "Masaan".