Fri, 18 Jan 2013 11:45:00 GMT | By IANS

Varun in a Balaji production flim

After a successful debut with Karan Johar's 'SOTY', actor Varun Dhawan bags Ekta Kapoor's film.


Varun in a Balaji production (© Varinder Chawla)

Mumbai: Varun Dhawan wowed everyone with his performance in his debut film 'Student of The Year' (SOTY) and the young actor has now bagged an Ekta Kapoor project to be made under her Balaji banner.

Youngest son of successful director David Dhawan, the actor said: "In 2013, I am doing a film with Balaji, which my father (David) is directing. I can't talk much about it but preparations have begun."

The 24-year-old was speaking Wednesday on the sidelines of the Lions Gold awards.

"After that, I have a few films but I can't say anything. The producers will announce it," added Varun who was named best male debut here.

His SOTY co-star Alia Bhatt, who was named the best female debut at the same event, said that she plans "to do more and more films and do good roles with good directors and new as well".

"Everyone dreams of becoming the biggest and the best and I also have the same dream," added Alia, daughter of filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and actress Soni Razda.

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