Arjun Kapoor is an Indian actor who appears in Bollywood films. He is the son of director and producer Boney Kapoor, who has established himself as a successful and skilled actor in the Hindi film industry. After working as an assistant director and associate producer on several films, including the 2003 drama Kal Ho Naa Ho and the 2009 thriller Wanted, Kapoor made his Bollywood film debut with Habib Faisal’s romantic thriller Ishaqzaade, for which he received a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut.

Birth Name

Arjun Boney Kapoor

Nickname

Arjun Kapoor

Profession

Actor

Nationality

Indian

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Arjun Kapoor was born on 26th of June 1985, in Chembur, Mumbai, India.

Age

He’s currently 34 year sold.

Sun Sign

Cancer

Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Religion

Hinduism

Education

Kapoor was educated at the Arya Vidya Mandir school in Mumbai, which he attended till his 11th grade. After failing his eleventh grade examinations, he quit his studies. He attended Narsee Monjee college in Mumbai. He learned theaters from Asian Academy of Film and Television, Noida, India.

Family Details

  • Father – Boney Kapoor (Filmmaker)

  • Mother – Mona Shourie Kapoor (Died in 2012)
  • Siblings – Anshula Kapoor (Younger Sister), Janhvi Kapoor (Younger Half-Sister), Khushi Kapoor (Younger Half-Sister)
  • Relatives – Surinder Kapoor (Grandfather), Anil Kapoor (Uncle) (Actor), Sanjay Kapoor (Uncle), Sonam Kapoor (Cousin) (Actress), Rhea Kapoor (Cousin), Sridevi (Step-mother) (Actress)

Marital Status

Single

Girlfriend / Spouse

Arjun Kapoor dated –

  • Arpita Khan – Arjun was in a relationship with Arpita Khan the sister of Salman Khan. The relationship was quite serious and lasted for 2 years.
  • Athiya Shetty (2016) – In October 2016, he was seen kissing actress Athiya Shetty in a nightclub in Mumbai which sparked dating RUMORs. They were also pictured together at Punit Malhotra’s party.

  • Malaika Arora – Actress Malika Arora and Arjun are rumored to be dating with each other from some time. Malaika was previously married to Arbaaz Khan. Her divorce from Arbaaz was finalized in May 2017. There are also some ongoing marriage rumors of Malaika and Arjun.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 11¾ inches
  • In centimeters – 183 cm
  • In meters – 1.83 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 87 kg
  • In Pounds – 183 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 45-16-34
  • Chest – 45 inch or 114 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 16 inch or 41 cm
  • Waist – 34 inch or 86 cm

Body Build

Athletic

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Black

Shoe Size

He wears a size 11 (US) shoe.

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Acting in films like Ishaqzaade (2012), Aurangzeb (2013), Gunday (2014), 2 States (2014).

Film Debut

  • In 2012, Arjun appearance his debut romantic drama film, Ishaqzaade for his role as Parma Chauhan opposite Parineeti Chopra. It is directed and written by Habib Faisal and produced by Aditya Chopra under Yash Raj Films.
  • In 2003, he started his career as an assistant director for Kal Ho Naa Ho. After this, he assisted his father in a few film along with No Entry (2005), Wanted (2009), Milenge Milenge (2010).

Television Debut

Arjun his not appeared any television show yet.

Brand Endorsements

In 2013, he was selected as the brand ambassador for EVC.

Awards & Nominations

YearFilmAwardCategoryResult
2012IshaqzaadeBhaskar Bollywood AwardsFresh Entry of the YearNominated
People’s Choice Awards IndiaFavorite Debut Actor (Male/Female)Nominated
BIG Star Entertainment AwardsMost Entertaining Actor (Film) Debut – MaleWon
2013Filmfare AwardsBest Male DebutNominated
ETC Bollywood Business AwardsMost Profitable Debut (Male)Nominated
Screen AwardsMost Promising Newcomer – MaleNominated
Zee Cine AwardsBest Male DebutWon
Stardust AwardsSuperstar of Tomorrow – MaleWon
Renault Star Guild AwardsBest Male DebutNominated
Times of India Film AwardsBest Debut – MaleNominated
International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA Awards)Best Debut – MaleNominated
20142 StatesStardust AwardsBest Actor – Comedy/RomanceNominated
BIG Star Entertainment AwardsMost Entertaining Actor in a Romantic Film – MaleNominated
GundayStardust AwardsBest Actor – Thriller/ActionNominated
BIG Star Entertainment AwardsMost Entertaining Actor in an Action Film – MaleWon
20152 StatesStar Guild AwardsBest Actor in a Leading RoleNominated
Screen AwardsBest Actor (Popular Choice)Nominated
IIFA AwardsBest ActorNominated

Arjun Kapoor Favorites

  • Favorite Actor – Salman Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan, Govinda, Saif Ali Khan
  • Favorite Actress – Priyanka Chopra, Kareena Kapoor
  • Favorite Sport – Football, Cricket
  • Favorite TV Shows – How to Get Away with Murder, Entourage, Lost
  • Favorite Beverage – Coffee
  • Favorite Movie – Mr India, Andaaz Apna Apna, Barfi, Snatch, Shawshank Redemption, City of God
  • Favorite Athlete – David Beckham
  • Favorite Perfume – Chanel Homme Sport, Tom Ford Black Orchid
  • Favorite Outfit – Track Pants and Chappals
  • Favorite Team – Mumbai Indians, Chelsea Football Club
  • Favorite Car – Aston Martin Rapid
  • Favorite Musician – A. R. Rahman
  • Favorite Color – Blue
  • Favorite Food – Dirty Chinese, Nutella, Kadi Chawal

Arjun Kapoor Net worth

Arjun Kapoor has an estimated net worth of $10 million dollars as of 2019. He charges Rs 5 to 7 crore per film as salary. He owns expensive cars of manufactures like Mercedes ML350, Audi Q5 and Honda CRV brands.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Arjun Kapoor

  • At the age of 10, his parents got divorced.
  • When he was just 11, his father married actress Sridevi which made a big impact on his life.
  • Arjun Kapoor wanted to become a director since he was just 14.
  • He was a Kabaddi freak as he used to bunk his school to play Kabaddi.
  • He has a celebrity crush on Kareena Kapoor.

  • Arjun was an obese teenager and his weight was around 140 kg. He was also asthmatic at the age of 22 due to which he was unable to work out. It took him 4 years to reduce his weight to 87 kg.
  • Just 2 months before the release of his debut film- Ishaqzaade, his mother died of cancer.
  • He has 2 dogs, named Fubu and Chocolate.
  • He told that he has a man crush on Hrithik Roshan and whenever he finds him around, he gets distracted from his work.
  • In 2014 and again in 2015, he supported and endorsed the Earth Hour initiative in India.
  • He is a loyal supporter of Mumbai Indians (IPL team) and Chelsea Football Club (EPL team).
  • In 2015, he supported the United Nations Global Goals campaign represented India at the Global Citizen Festival in New York City, where he gave a speech highlighting India’s progress as a nation and the challenges faced by the country.
  • In 2017, Arjun joined hands with the global movement and campaign to empower and educate women – Girl Rising.
  • He has also been a brand ambassador for Flying Machine and Royal Stag, along with Ranveer Singh.
  • In 2020, he will feature in Anurag Singh’s comedy-drama Singh & Kaur (a remake of the 2013 Punjabi romantic comedy Singh vs Kaur), opposite Amrita Puri.
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