Arjun Kapoor is a well-known Indian actor. He mostly appeared in Hindi films. Arjun Kapoor made his Bollywood debut with the film ‘Ishaqzade’ and till now he worked in many hit movies. He is more famous for being the son of producer and director Boney Kapoor, who has established himself as a successful and skilled actor in the Hindi film industry. Arjun Kapoor was born in a Hindu family on 26 June 1985 in Mumbai. His father Boney Kapoor is a renowned producer and director. His mother Mona Shourie Kapoor who died of cancer was a TV producer.
Famous actress Sridevi was his stepmother. He has a younger sister Anshula Kapoor. Arjun Kapoor’s uncle Anil Kapoor and Sanjay Kapoor both are actors. He has 2 half-sisters Khushi Kapoor and Jhanvi Kapoor (Actress). Arjun Kapoor and Arpita Khan(Salman Khan’s sister) were in a relationship. The relationship was very serious and lasted for two years. But both got separated and in 2016, Arjun was in an affair with Malaika Arora Khan which had begun to the broken marriage of Malaika with her husband Arbaaz Khan.
Arjun Kapoor Wiki/Bio
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Arjun Kapoor did his higher secondary education at Arya Vidya Mandir school in Mumbai Since he failed in his class twelve’s board exams, he left his studies in between. Being from a filmy background automatically developed an interest in the same as a career. He started his career as an assistant director for Kal Ho Naa Ho in 2003.
After this, he assisted his father in a few films along with No Entry. On shooting No Entry, Arjun met the actor Salman Khan who noticed some potential in Arjun Kapoor and encouraged him to attempt acting. At the same time, his weight was over 100 kgs and he exerted it as a joke.
But when Salman Khan commanded on this, he began working hard to lose his weight under the direction of Salman Khan. After four years of struggling with his body and acting abilities, he began auditioning to grab a good role and start his career.
After delivering some auditions he became shortlisted for the role of Parma Chauhan in Habib Faisal’s crime drama film Ishaqzaade which determined to be a kick start for his career.
His film as well as his performance got critically acclaimed and there was no looking back for him.
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In 2013, Kapoor appeared in Yash Raj Films’ next project action thriller, Aurangzeb. In the year 2014, He again teamed with Yash Raj Films for the third continuous time in the film Gunday, a crime action movie also starring Ranveer Singh and Priyanka Chopra and directed by Ali Abbas Zafar.
Arjun Kapoor next collaborated with the producers Karan Johar and Sajid Nadiadwala to star opposite Alia Bhatt in a film fitting of Chetan Bhagat’s popular novel 2 States released with the same title.
In the same year, he appeared in Homi Adajania’s adventurous satire film Finding Fanny. Arjun Kapoor appeared in his father’s second younger brother Sanjay’s first production Tevar in 2015, a remake of the Telugu film Okkadu which was released2003, in which he co-starred with Manoj Bajpayee and Sonakshi Sinha as a Kabaddi player.
In the same year, he served as the host for the 7th season of reality stunts-performing series Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi which was aired on Colors TV.
In the following year, Kapoor starred with Kareena Kapoor Khan in the comedy-drama film Ki & Ka, based on the content of gender conventions. Arjun Kapoor starred in Mohit Suri’s directed romantic drama film Half Girlfriend in 2017, which served as a retelling of Bhagat’s novel of the same name.
The same year, He played twin brothers for the second time in Mubarakan, a comedy directed by Anees Bazmee, in which he starred alongside his uncle Anil.
Arjun Kapoor starred in a spin-off to the romantic comedy film Namastey London (2007) named Namaste England in 2018. Next year his first released film was ‘India’s Most Wanted’ which was directed by Raj Kumar Gupta.
He played the role of an agent who is given a secret mission of tracking a terrorist. His next screen appearance happened in Ashutosh Gowarikar’s period drama film Panipat alongside Sanjay Dutt and Kriti Sanon.
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Facts About Arjun Kapoor
- Does Arjun Kapoor drink alcohol?: Yes
- Does Arjun Kapoor smoke?: Yes
- A movie buff, he enjoys watching all kinds of films.
- Due to his parent’s divorce and his father’s remarriage to Sridevi, his relationship with his father deteriorated.
- Two months before the release of his debut film, Ishaqzaade, his mother passed away from cancer.
- In Ek Villain, Arjun was the first choice for the role of Guru, but he did not want to play another negative role after Aurangzeb, so the role went to Sidharth Malhotra.
- His parents divorced when he was 10 years old.
- As a Kabaddi lover, he used to skip school to play Kabaddi.
- During a rapid-fire interview with Bollywood Hungama, he revealed that he learned all of Kareena Kapoor’s dialogues from Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Ghum.
- In his house, Kapoor does not have a single ceiling fan because he has a phobia of ceiling fans.
- Along with Ranveer Singh, Arjun has been a brand ambassador for Flying Machine and Royal Stag.
Is Malaika Arora Khan is going to marry actor Arjun Kapoor?
Arjun Kapoor and Malaika Arora have joined the long list of Bollywood couples. At a time when people were gushing over Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt’s love story, Arjun and Malaika took everyone by surprise with their first public appearance last year. And ever since, rumors of their much-awaited wedding have been doing the rounds. However, Arjun Kapoor is in no hurry to get hitched to the love of his life. Arjun, who is painting the town red with girlfriend Malaika, is in a happy space and has no plans of getting married right now.
How is Arjun Kapoor as a person?
He is really nice as a person but shows his tough side to the media. Always can be noticed that anger/hatred on his face and that may be because of his step-mum i.e. Sridevi.
Is Arjun Kapoor flopping?
Yes, he can be considered a flop actor now. His last few movies were not qualified on the parameter of commercial collection. The public is quite disappointed with his choice of movies. His movies are continuously facing commercial loss.
Are Shraddha Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor related?
These two are not related or we can say not siblings. Arjun Kapoor is the son of famous director Boney Kapoor and shraddha Kapoor is the daughter of the famous actor of his time shakti Kapoor.