Varun Badola is an Indian actor, known largely for his roles on television. His father is a known artist, Vishwa Mohan Badola. He has 2 elder sisters — Alka, who is married and has appeared in the TV serial Kumkum, and Kalindi, who is a radio jockey. He did his schooling from Sardar Patel Vidyalaya in New Delhi. Badola spent part of his childhood in Ahmedabad. After completing college, he started working to fulfill his ambition to become an actor.
He shot to fame when he played the role of a mentally-disabled person on the television show Koshish produced by Balaji Telefilms, which proved to be a super-hit on Zee TV. He is an accomplished singer and dancer as well, having shown his talents on various reality television shows. He has also worked with Tigmanshu Dhulia as Assistant Director and costume arranger in his early days. Even today, he writes scripts for his show Aek Chabhi Hai Padoss Mein and directs it. He has also written dialogues for Aek Chabhi Hai Padoss Mein and Astitva...Ek Prem Kahani.
He is known to be extremely hard-working actor and has been called the Television's Aamir Khan for his dedication and Dev Anand for his intense on-screen romance. He has also participated in the Celebrity Cricket League as a member of the team, Mumbai Heroes, as an all-rounder.