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Varun Dhawan in a biopic on war hero Arun Khetarpal

At a time when Bollywood celebrities are signing up for biopics left, right and centre, be them on sports or heroic deeds, Varun Dhawan is also following the trend to do real-life movies. The actor has joined hands with his ‘Badlapur’ director Sriram Raghavan for a film that will be based on the life of war hero Arun Khetarpal. The same was announced on the birth anniversary of the celebrated 2nd Lieutenant, falling on October 14. Khetarpal was an Indian Army officer and a posthumous recipient of the coveted Param Vir Chakra for his contribution during the Indo-Pak war of 1971. Varun Dhawan is currently working on ‘Coolie No 1’, wherein he is paired opposite Sara Ali Khan.