Dhawan is a left-handed opening batsman who has represented India in all three formats of cricket - Test, One Day International (ODI), and Twenty20 International (T20I).
Dhawan is popularly known as "Gabbar" among his fans, a nickname he earned due to his striking resemblance to the iconic Bollywood character.
One of his career highlights includes scoring the fastest century by a debutant in Test cricket for India against Australia in 2013.
He has been a vital part of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and has played for various franchises, including Delhi Capitals and Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Shikhar Dhawan has consistently been one of India's leading run-scorers in limited-overs cricket and has several centuries to his name in both ODIs and T20Is.