We all know what a bunch of quirky goofballs we were as teens. In fact, it would be safe to say that​ the term awkward can be used synonymously for teenagers.

And this really old picture of Varun Dhawan proves that he was no exception.

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Who would've thought that this bespectacled guy (who you would've totally ignored at school) will grow up to be one of the hottest Bollywood stars!

Grand finale time at #indiasgottalent7. Thank you @nitashagaurav for suiting me up

A photo posted by Varun Dhawan (@varundvn) on

No, seriously...

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The image is a still from Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai, ​a talk show where Varun's father and director David Dhawan appeared as a guest back in 2002.

You can check out the video clip here.

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