Arjun Kapoor

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - View original article

Arjun Kapoor
Arjun K.jpg
Kapoor at the screening of D-Day, 2013
Born(1985-06-26) 26 June 1985 (age 28)
OccupationFilm actor
Years active2003–present
ParentsBoney Kapoor
Mona Shourie Kapoor
Jump to: navigation, search
Arjun Kapoor
Arjun K.jpg
Kapoor at the screening of D-Day, 2013
Born(1985-06-26) 26 June 1985 (age 28)
OccupationFilm actor
Years active2003–present
ParentsBoney Kapoor
Mona Shourie Kapoor

Arjun Kapoor (born 26 June 1985[1]) is an Indian actor who appears in Hindi films. He is the son of film producer Boney Kapoor. Kapoor made his acting debut in Habib Faisal's romantic drama Ishaqzaade

Personal life[edit]

Kapoor was born in Chembur, Mumbai to Indian film producer, Boney Kapoor and Mona Shourie Kapoor. He is the grandson of filmmaker Surinder Kapoor. He is the nephew of actors Anil Kapoor, Sanjay Kapoor and producer Sandeep Marwah, and the first-cousin of actress Sonam Kapoor and producer Rhea Kapoor. He has a sister Anshula Kapoor. Actress Sridevi is his stepmother.[2]


Arjun is alumnus of Asian Academy of Film And Television. Kapoor's first stint in the film industry was as an assistant director for Kal Ho Naa Ho in 2003. He was also an assistant director for Salaam-E-Ishq (2007)[3]

Kapoor with Parineeti Chopra at a promotional event for Ishaqzaade

The film became a commercial success and earned positive critical reception.[4][5] Kapoor's performance in the film attracted critical appreciation.

He will star in Homi Adajania's satirical English film Finding Fanny Fernandes opposite Deepika Padukone. [6]



2012IshaqzaadeParma Chauhan
2013AurangzebAjay / Vishal
2014GundayBala Bhattacharya
20142 StatesKrish MalhotraPost-production
2014Finding Fanny FernandesTBAPost-production
English and Konkani language film

Assistant Director[edit]

Associate Producer[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

2012IshaqzaadeBhaskar Bollywood AwardsFresh Entry of the YearNominated[9]
People's Choice Awards IndiaFavorite Debut Actor (Male/Female)Nominated[10]
BIG Star Entertainment AwardsMost Entertaining Actor (Film) Debut – MaleWon[11]
2013Filmfare AwardsBest Male DebutNominated[12]
ETC Bollywood Business AwardsMost Profitable Debut (Male)Nominated[13]
Screen AwardsMost Promising Newcomer – MaleNominated[14]
Zee Cine AwardsBest Male DebutWon[15]
Stardust AwardsSuperstar of Tomorrow – MaleWon[16]
Renault Star Guild AwardsBest Male DebutNominated[17]
Times of India Film AwardsBest Debut – MaleNominated[18]
International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA Awards)Best Debut – MaleNominated
6th GeoSpa asiaSpa India AwardsWellness Icon of the YearWon[19]
AurangzebBhaskar Bollywood AwardsAction Hero of the YearPending[20]


  1. ^ "Arjun Kapoor turns 28". 26 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Arjun Kapoor family details". Retrieved 18 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "I am fortunate to work with Habib Faisal for Ishaqzaade: Arjun Kapoor – Entertainment – DNA". Daily News and Analysis. 11 May 2012. Retrieved 28 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "Ishaqzaade going strong at the box office". Retrieved 27 January 2013
  5. ^ "Ishaqzaade gets thumbs up from critics". Retrieved 27 January 2013
  6. ^ Deepika Padukone and Arjun Kapoor team up for an English film|url=
  7. ^ "Arjun kapoor begins preparation for 'Okkadu'remake". Times of India. 2013-11-27. Retrieved 2013-12-03. 
  8. ^ "Arjun Kapoor's 'Okkadu' remake to be titled 'Tevar'". 2013-12-10. Retrieved 2013-12-16. 
  9. ^ "Newcomers Nominations: Fresh Entry of the Year". Retrieved 26 January 2012. 
  10. ^ Kumar, Ravi. "People's Choice Awards 2012 Nominees". Retrieved 27 January 2012. 
  11. ^ "3rd Annual BIG Star Entertainment Awards Nominations". 
  12. ^ "Filmfare Awards 2013 Winners". Retrieved 26 January 2013
  13. ^ "ETC Bollywood Business Awards 2012 / 2013 – Nominations". Retrieved 26 January 2012. 
  14. ^ "Nominations for 19th Annual Colors Screen Awards". Retrieved 22 January 2012. 
  15. ^ "Zee Cine Awards 2013: Team 'Barfi!', Vidya Balan, Salman Khan bag big honours". Retrieved 26 January 2013
  16. ^ "Stardust Awards 2013 Winners". Retrieved 27 January 2012. 
  17. ^ Trivedi, Dhiren. "8th Star Guild Apsara Awards Nominations: Shahrukh Khan or Ranbir Kapoor, Vidya Balan or Priyanka Chopra – who will win?". 
  18. ^ "TOIFA Awards 2013 Nominations". 
  19. ^ "Hema, Malaika, Dia & Arjun win top honors at the asiaSpa India Awards". 2013-05-02. 
  20. ^ "Dainik Bhaskar Bollywood Web Awards 2013". Retrieved 1 January 2014. 

External links[edit]