Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal is celebrating his 44th birthday today. Touted as one of the most versatile actor in the industry, Arjun had made his debut in 2001 with ‘Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat’. Often cited at Bollywood’s supermodel, Arjun has proved his acting prowess time and again as he carved a niche for himself in showbiz. Though, the actor had a huge a list of flops in his share, he has still proved what a wonderful actor he is. Interestingly, Arjun has been one of those finest actors in the industry, who doesn’t run after lead roles only. Instead he believes in giving a quality performance even if it for a supporting role. As Arjun Rampal turns a year older today, we bring you some of the lesser known facts about the actor
Arjun Comes from a Ramgariha Sikh Punjabi background. His father is Amarjeet Rampal, a Sikh and his mother is Gwen Rampal, a Dutch woman.
Before venturing into Bollywood, Arjun was a successful model. He was even announced as Society’s Face of the Year, 1994. Rampal rose to fame when designer Rohit Bal spotted him at an industry party and helped him to become successful.
Actress Kim Sharma happens to be Arjun Rampal’s first cousin.
Arjun Rampal was the first choice of director Farhan Akhtar for Lakshya. However the movie was later offered to Hrithik Roshan as Arjun didn’t have the required dates to shoot for the film.
After leaving a mark in the industry with his acting, Arjun also tried his hands on direction. He helmed ‘See You’ in 2006, however, the movie failed to survive at the box office.