Arjun Kapoor is Bollywood actor who was born on 26 June 1985 in Bombay, Maharashtra. He is the son of film producer Boney Kapoor and Mona Kapoor. He is the step son of his father’s second wife – Sridevi, nephew of Anil Kapoor and Sanjay Kapoor and step brother of actress Jahnvi Kapoor. Arjun Kapoor did his schooling from Arya Vidya Mandir in Mumbai. However, when he failed in 11th standard he left pursuing education permanently. During his teenage days, Arjun Kapoor was obese and weighed almost 140 kg. Later. He worked very hard and followed a strict diet and exercise to shed the extra kilos he has put on. Currently, he is dating Malaika Arora who was the ex-wife of Arbaaz Khan.
Initially, Arjun started his movie career as an assistant director in films like Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003) and Salaam-e- Ishq: A Tribute to Love (2007). Then he also worked as an associate producer in films like No Entry (2005) and Wanted (2009). As an actor, Arjun Kapoor worked as the male lead in his debut film – Ishaqzaade (2012). His debut film received positive reviews from critics as well as movie goers. It remained one of the top grossing Bollywood move in 2012, earning Rs. 460 million in domestic market. Due to his debut movie ‘Ishaqzaade’ he received various award nominations. He also won the awards for Big Star Entertainment Awards for Most Entertaining Actor (Film) Debut – Male, Zee Cine Awards for Best Male Debut and Star Dust Awards for Best Superstar of Tomorrow -Male in 2013.
Arjun Kapoor was next seen in the crime film called Aurangzeb (2013) in which he played a double role of two twin brothers. Though this film had a stellar cast including Rishi Kapoor. Jackie Shroff, Amrita Singh and Anupam Kher, but it didn’t do too well in the box office. After that he has appeared in successful films like Gunday and coming of age movie ‘2 States’ based on a novel of same name by Chetan Bhagat in 2014. Both of his films were the highest grosser in 2014.
Arjn Kapoor also proved his acting skills in different film genres like Homi Adajania’s comedy film ‘Finding Fanny (2014), Amit Sharma’s action-packed movie ‘Tevar’ (2015), R. Balki’s satirical rom- com’ Ki & Ka’ (2016), Mohit Suri’s ‘Half Girlfriend’ (2017), Aneez Bazmee’s comedy- drama Maubarak (2017) where he again played the role of twin brothers. He also appeared in the romantic comedy ‘Namaste England’ (2018) and action- thriller movie called ‘India’s Most Wanted’ (2019).
His recent release was the period war film ‘Panipat’ directed by Ashutosh Gowariker in 2019. It was based on the third battle of Panipat fought between the Marathas and Ahmad Shah Abdali. He played the role of Maratha warrior Sadashiv Rao Bhau. Arjun Kapoor next upcoming films will be Anurag Singh’s comedy – drama ‘Singh & Kaur’ opposite Amrita Puri and Dibakar Banerjee’s comedy film ‘Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar’ opposite Parineeti Chopra.
Arjun Kapoor’s off-screen work includes endorsements for various brands and products like Philips, Hero Cycles, Royal Stag, Smith & Jones, Admiral England sportwear and sport shoes. Moreover, he is also the co- owner of the ISL team FC Pune City.
|Arjun Kapoor Biography|
|Date of birth||26 June 1985|
|Age (as of 2021)||36 Years|
|Place of birth||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Girlfriend name||Malaika Arora|
|Wife Name||Not Known|
|Educational Qualification||12th Fail|
|School||Arya Vidya Mandir school in Mumbai|
|College / University||Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai|
|Father Name||Boney Kapoor|
|Mother Name||Mona Shourie Kapoor|
|Brother Name||Harshvardhan Kapoor and Mohit Marwah (cousins)|
|Sister Name||Anshula Kapoor / Janhvi Kapoor, Khushi Kapoor, (half-sister)|
|Debut Film Name||Ishaqzaade (2012)|
|Favourite Actor||Salman Khan, Govinda, Hrithik Roshan|
|Favourite Actress||Priyanka Chopra|
|Favourite Singer||Sonu Nigam|
|Favourite Director||Not Known|
|Favourite Film||Not Known|
|Favourite Food||Chinese, Kadi Chawal|
|Social Media Profile|
|Phone/Mobile Number||Not Known|
|Email ID||Not Known|
|Awards Name||IIFA Awards (2 States), Filmfare Awards (Filmfare Awards)|