Born: August 16,1955 Jalandhar, Punjab, India
Biography: David Dhawan is a Bollywood director. He is known for the comedy movies that he has directed with Govinda in the lead role. He first got together with actor Govinda for the film Taaqatwar (1989). They went on to work in almost 17 movies later such as Swarg (1990), Shola Aur Shabnam (1992), Aankhen (1993), Raja Babu (1994), Coolie No. 1 (1995), Saajan Chale Sasural (1996), Banarasi Babu (1997), Deewana Mastana (1997), Hero No. 1 (1997), Bade Miyan Chote Miyan (1998), Haseena Maan Jaayegi (1999), Kunwara (2000), Jodi No.1 (2001), Ek Aur Ek Gyarah (2003), Partner (2007) and Do Knot Disturb (2009). The 1993 film Aankhen was a huge success commercially. His son Varun Dhawan also launched himself as an actor with Karan Johar’s Student of the Year.