New Delhi: Actor Arjun Kapoor, son of producer Boney and late Mona Kapoor, has done a lot of hard work to reach to the current stardom that he has achieved. Since his acting debut with ‘Ishaqzaade’ he has grown as an actor. His work in movies like ‘Gunday’ and 2 States, earned him good reviews too. The actor whose one smile is enough to make women feel weak in their knees, is turning 31 on 26th June. For all his fans and admirers out there we bring to you seven unknown facts about Arjun Kapoor which you would not have guessed.
About his love life Arjun had once revealed that the only girl he was madly in love with was Arpita Khan, Salman Khan’s younger sister. “My first and only serious relationship so far was with Arpita Khan. When we started dating, I was scared of Salman bhai so much that I myself went and revealed to the Khan family that I was seeing Arpita. I was 140 kilos, was assisting Nikhil Advani in Salaam-E-Ishq” Arjun had said once. Arpita broke up with Arjun after two years of dating.
Arjun was an introvert in his teenage days because his schoolmates kept asking about his parent’s troubled marriage. Not knowing what to say, he quit school and that is when he gained a lot of weight.
Arjun Kapoor owes his Bollywood career to none other than Salman Khan.. “It took me 4 years to lose 50kgs and this happened after Salman Sir said to me, ‘Tumhare andar se main ek insaan nikalunga.’ He actually did that! I had decided I would not give up and continued working towards it,” Arjun has revealed once.
Arjun started off as an assistant director in Nikhil Advani’s ‘Kal Ho Naa Ho’. He received his first cheque at the age of 17 from Dharma productions where he worked his way up from the lower rungs to assistant director.
Arjun Kapoor made his Bollywood debut three years ago alongside Parineeti Chopra in Habib Faisal's Ishaqzaade
Arjun Kapoor has often admitted that he feels his late mother Mona Kapoor is alive and with him. He was extremely close to his mother Mona Kapoor and has a tattoo named 'Ma' on his right wrist in her memory.
Arjun was really depressed what he, his mother Mona, his sister Anshula Kapoor had to go through when his dad decided to leave his wife Mona. Boney was married to 13 years for Mona and married a much younger actress Sridevi.