Arjun Kapoor is an uncommon film star, thereby making his - an attractive life story. Born into the film family of Kapoors, Arjun has chosen to make impact as an actor with carefully selected roles that have mainstream appeal. He learnt the basics of filmmaking as an assistant director, and then went on to audition to play the leading man in the heartland film ISHAQZAADE in 2012. To become an actor, Arjun also displayed incredible will-power in losing over 45 kgs to become fit. Right since his runaway hit debut, he has displayed maturity in choosing his roles. Be it the urbane, adorable MBA in 2 STATES or the macho criminal with a golden heart in GUNDAY, Arjun Kapoor has proven his ability to take on varied roles. He also challenged himself with a tiny, beautiful English language film, FINDING FANNY. In 2016, his breakthrough performance has been in this year’s, KI AND KA, opposite Kareena Kapoor. A heartwarming role of a househusband who lets his wife take the lead, Arjun has earned himself amongst women youth with this easygoing, convincing performance.
Arjun is the face of the prestigious global non-profit WWF in India. He endorses nature conservation regularly, practicing what he preaches in his life. He endorses leading national and global brands, including a men’s grooming product. Reflecting his varied interests, Arjun hosted the popular reality show Khatron Ke Khiladi, an adaptation of Fear Factor this season. Arjun will soon be seen in a love story based on Chetan Bhagat’s HALF GIRLFRIEND. This one pairs him opposite Shraddha Kapoor.
Films as an Actor: ISHAQZAADE (2012), AURANGZEB (2013), GUNDAY (2014), 2 STATES (2014), FINDING FANNY (2014), TEVAR (2015), KI & KA (2016), HALF GIRLFRIEND (2017).