12 Facts about Arjun Rampal

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An actor turned model with a not-so-easy journey has proven himself always in the industry. Being in Bollywood for more than two decades now, the star has played many roles, few of which have been engraved in the minds of the audience. He remains to be the hottest and the most versatile actor in the troop. Let’s find out more about him today.

12 Facts about Arjun Rampal

1. Tangled career journey

When it comes to Bollywood the actor has had a topsy-turvy journey with many flops in the beginning of his career. But got his spot back with ‘Don’. He even received a national award for the role he played in Rock on.

2. Related to Kim Sharma

The famous actress from the movies ‘Mohabbatein’ and ‘Kehtaa hai Dil Baar Baar’ turns out to be the first cousin of Arjun Rampal. We could have never predicted this for sure.

3. Married a supermodel

In the year 1998, Arjun married the supermodel Mehr Jesia. The couple is blessed with a daughter named Mahikaa in 2002 and another named Myra in 2005. A few years later there came a point when there was a buzz of the two separating. The reason being allegations of Arjun having an affair with Sussane Khan. But the actor cleared the rumors and is happily married.

4. Animal lover

It’s not just the love for animals but also an active member of PETA. He loves spending time with his pets.

5. First choice for Lakshya

The director Farjan Akhtar had Arjun as his first choice for the movie Lakshya. But later it was turned to Hrithik Roshan as Arjun didn’t have the dates to shoot. It’s not a question how wonderful Arjun would look playing the role.

6. Tried Direction

After giving some great hits Arjun tried his hands on direction. He helmed ‘See you’ in the year 2006, but somehow the movie didn’t turn out that well at the box office.

7. Military family

Born in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh on 26th November 1972 to a military family. Brigadier Gurdayal Singh, who remains to be his maternal grandfather, is the person who designed the first artillery gun for the Indian army post-independence period.

8. Separation of parents

After his parents separated Arjun lived with his mother, who was a schoolteacher. He even studied in the same school named St. Patrick where his mother used to teach.

9. Spotted by Rohit bal

Before having his Bollywood debut he was struggling as a model. That’s when in a Bollywood high-end party in Delhi, designer Rohit Bal met Arjun and was stunned by his looks. He even helped Arjun during his modeling career. With all this help he became really famous.

10. Pyaar Ishq aur Mohabbat

He made his debut in the year 2001 with the movie pyaar Ishq aur Mohabbat, where he portrayed the role of a model. He was highly appreciated for it and received several awards too. With all these praises he got nominated for the Filmfare award in the category of best male debut.

11. Achievements

He has won a National award for Best Supporting Actor and a Filmfare award in the category of Best Supporting Actor for his role in Rock On.

12. Favorites

When it comes to hobbies he enjoys reading, playing guitar, driving and cricket.
His favorite movies are Sholay, kuch kuch hota hai and Cinema Paradiso.
His favorite TV shows are House of Cards and Game of Thrones. New York is his favorite holiday destination. He enjoys eating tandoori chicken, spaghetti, Carbonara, Dhandak.
Black is his favorite color. Ranger Rover and BMW 7-Series are the favorite cars.
Cat and dogs are the most favorite pets.


An actor known for his killer looks and charming personality along with his diversified roles in movies like Ra. One, Don, Aakhein and many more. He remains most acclaimed, winsome and hails from India when it comes to Bollywood.

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