Arjun Kapoor is an Indian actor who predominantly works in Bollywood films.
He belongs to a Hindu Punjabi family and was born on 26 June 1985 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. His father, Boney Kapoor is a film producer and his mother, Mona Shourie Kapoor was the entrepreneur who died because of cancer. When he was 10 years old, his parents got divorced. Anshula Kapoor is his younger sister.
His stepmother, Sridevi was an actress, and Khushi Kapoor and Janhvi Kapoor are his half-sisters.
Earlier, Arjun Kapoor had an affair with Salman Khan’s sister, Arpita Khan.
Currently, he is dating actress, Malaika Arora who is 12 years older to him.
He went to Arya Vidya Mandir in Mumbai for his schooling. Arjun failed in his 12th standard after which, he left his studies.
He started his career as an assistant director in 2003 by assisting Nikhil Advani in his film, Kal Ho Naa Ho. After that, he worked as an associate producer under his father, Boney Kapoor in film, No Entry (2005). Arjun Kapoor also worked as an assistant director to the film, Salaam-e-Ishq: A Tribute to Love (2007) and as an associate producer to the film, Wanted (2009).
In 2012, he got his first role of Parma Chauhan/Pervez in Habib Faisal’s Bollywood film, Ishaqzaade. The film went on to become hit at the box office. After that, he has acted in numerous films like Aurangzeb (2013) as Ajay Singh/Vishal Singh, Gunday (2014) as Bala Bhattacharya, 2 States (2014) as Krish Malhotra, Finding Fanny (2014) as Savio Da Gama, Tevar (2015) as Ghanshyam Shukla/Pintoo, etc.
In 2015, Arjun Kapoor hosted the 16th IIFA Awards and in 2016, he hosted the season 7 of reality game show, Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi.
In 2018, he, along with Janhvi Kapoor made guest appearance in the season 6 of talk show, Koffee with Karan.
BIG Star Entertainment Award for Most Entertaining Actor (Film) Debut – Male for the film, Ishaqzaade (2012)
Zee Cine Award for Best Male Debut Male for the film, Ishaqzaade (2012)
Stardust Award for Superstar of Tomorrow – Male for the film, Ishaqzaade (2012)
BIG Star Entertainment Award for Most Entertaining Actor in an Action Film – Male for the film, Gunday (2014)
Actor: Hrithik Roshan, Salman Khan
Actress: Kareena Kapoor
Arjun Kapoor used to play Kabaddi during his school days.
During his teenage days, he used to be overweight and weighed around 140 kg.