We all know David Dhawan as famous Hindi film Director and father of Actor Varun Dhawan. David is known for making comedy films with Govinda. Bol Radha Bol, Aankhen, Yaraana, Raja Babu, Jodi No.1, Biwi No.1 and the list is huge.
Do you know that his actual name was Rajinder Dhawan? There’s was a reason as why his name got changed from Rajinder Dhawan to David Dhawan.
Rajinder Dhawan was born in Agartala. He had Catholic neighbors. They liked him very much and nicknamed him “David”. When Rajinder Dhawan joined Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), slowly his name got changed from Rajinder Dhawan to David Dhawan.
This is how Rajinder Dhawan became famous as Director David Dhawan.