Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan is currently gearing up for his upcoming film Street Dancer 3D opposite Shraddha Kapoor. The trailer of the film has been receiving a great response from the audience.
But did you know Varun’s character, Sahej, is inspired by late YouTuber Danish Zehen?
Varun Dhawan’s look from Street Dancer 3D
Varun shared a photo of the late Danish along with a picture of himself to show the similarity of look. In the post, Varun also tagged his stylist Aalim Hakim who created his look for the film, and gave credit to director Remo D’Souza for suggesting the get-up. He captioned: “The handsome DANISH was the inspiration for SAHEJ’s look in #streetdancer. Danish is no more and is in a better place but is loved by so many so I thought I should share this so people should know that he even inspired us. @remodsouza sir suggested this look and @aalimhakim bhai executed it superbly. Love and respect #danish”.
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The handsome DANISH was the inspiration for SAHEJ’s look in #streetdancer. Danish is no more and is in a better place but is loved by so many so I thought I should share this so people should know that he even inspired us. @remodsouza sir suggested this look and @aalimhakim bhai executed it superbly. Love and respect #danish
Celebrity makeup artist Shaan Muttathil commented on Varun Dhawan’s post to express how much he was touched by the actor’s tribute to Danish. Shaan and Danish were close friends.
Shaan commented: “Wooooowwwww …. danish was a close friend of mine and he always used to tell me that he wants to collab in Bollywood with u and jacksy … danish is a icon … the 1st social media star India had …. a boy who would work so hard and he was not like as who had tons of help around. His hard work made him India’s 1st social media icon … he always used to say #legendsneverdie and he was true. This means a lot to@his friends and fans and especially his family. This is a beautiful tribute for his hard work and passion. Danish we miss u man and this made all #fambruh happy. More power to u Varun for doing this. It’s to his hard work and passion. I have never seen work harder than him. Trust me.”
Danish Zehen was a YouTuber and a lifestyle blogger from Mumbai. He was also the brand ambassador of Gillette and as a social media influencer, he promoted various brands.
Street Dancer 3D is directed by Remo Dsouza and stars Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor in lead roles. The movie is releasing on Jan 24.