Aarush Varma is an Indian actor who became viral after the release of his debut Bollywood film OMG 2 in 2023.
Aarush Varma was born on Monday, 21 May 2007 (age 16 years; as of 2023) in Mumbai, India. His zodiac sign is Gemini. He hails from Bihar. His mother made him join singing classes when he was studying at his school. He later started acting in dramas and plays in school-level competitions and went on to act in short films, music videos, and films.
Height (approx.): 5′ 9″
Weight (approx.): 50 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
He belongs to a family of filmmakers.
Parents & Siblings
His father, Amitabh S Varma, is a noted Indian filmmaker and songwriter. His mother, Shruti Anindita Vermaa, is a writer, producer, and director. He has an elder sister named Maanya Varma.
He is unmarried.
He is single.
He follows Hinduism and is an ardent follower of Lord Ganesha.
He made his debut in Bollywood in August 2023 with OMG 2, starring Akshay Kumar, Yami Gautam, and Pankaj Tripathi, and played the role of a school-going student named Vivek. He auditioned online for the film during the Covid-19 Lockdown in 2020 and was selected for the role. When he told his parents about his selection, they initially did not believe him; however, when they got a call from the production house, they became very happy.
Although he was praised for his performance, he was not allowed to watch the film in theatres after its release as the film had an A rating which meant that only people above 18 could watch it.
His debut short film was Bappa Morya which was shot and released when he was only seven years old. Interestingly, he gave the idea of the film to his father when he saw several Lord Ganesha idols lying on a beach after the Ganesh Chaturthi festival. He later acted in The God and The Blind in 2017 and Bholi in 2019.
His debut music video as an actor was Khelo Shyam Sang Hori in 2023; the song was shot in various parts of Vrindavan, and he featured alongside Riva Arora.
- Aarush Varma likes to prank his friends and teachers. When he was six years old, he played a prank on his friends by telling them that Aamir Khan-starrer film, PK, was his idea and that he discussed the idea with Rajkumar Hirani. When he was eleven, he bluffed and convinced his teacher that he had a twin brother. The matter came to light when his teacher asked his mother about his twin brother, who told her that it was a prank. On 18 March 2019, he used his mother’s Twitter account to tweet to Ratan Tata.
- He is a dog lover and owns a pet dog named Noori.
- He likes to travel during his leisure time and has an Instagram page named Zipzapzoom (Siblings Travel Bloggers) where he often posts pictures with his sister, Maanya.
- Aarush Varma likes dancing and often shares dancing videos on his social media handles.
- He likes to ride horses and has taken training in horse riding.