Arjun Kapoor

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Arjun Kapoor
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Kapoor at the screening of D-Day, 2013
Born (1985-06-26) 26 June 1985 (age 28)
Mumbai, India
Occupation film actor and producer
Years active 2003–present
Parents Boney 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[2] 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.[3]


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)[4]

The film became a commercial success and earned positive critical reception.[5][6] 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. [7]


Kapoor with Parineeti Chopra at a promotional event for Ishaqzaade


Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Role Notes
2012 Ishaqzaade Parma Chauhan
2013 Aurangzeb Ajay / Vishal
2014 Gunday Bala Bhattacharya
2014 2 States Krish Malhotra
2014 Finding Fanny FernandesFilms that have not yet been released Savio Da Gama Post-production
English and Konkani language film
2014 TevarFilms that have not yet been released TBA Filming[8][9]

Assistant Director[edit]

Year Film Assistant Director
2003 Kal Ho Na Ho Yes
2007 Salaam-E-Ishq Yes

Associate Producer[edit]

Year Film Associate Producer
2005 No Entry Yes
2009 Wanted Yes

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Film Award Category Result
2012 Ishaqzaade Bhaskar Bollywood Awards Fresh Entry of the Year Nominated[10]
People's Choice Awards India Favorite Debut Actor (Male/Female) Nominated[11]
BIG Star Entertainment Awards Most Entertaining Actor (Film) Debut – Male Won[12]
2013 Filmfare Awards Best Male Debut Nominated[13]
ETC Bollywood Business Awards Most Profitable Debut (Male) Nominated[14]
Screen Awards Most Promising Newcomer – Male Nominated[15]
Zee Cine Awards Best Male Debut Won[16]
Stardust Awards Superstar of Tomorrow – Male Won[17]
Renault Star Guild Awards Best Male Debut Nominated[18]
Times of India Film Awards Best Debut – Male Nominated[19]
International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA Awards) Best Debut – Male Nominated
6th GeoSpa asiaSpa India Awards Wellness Icon of the Year Won[20]
Aurangzeb Bhaskar Bollywood Awards Action Hero of the Year Pending[21]


  1. ^ "Arjun Kapoor turns 28". 26 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Last call my mother made was to Salman bhai: Arjun Kapoor - The Times of India". Retrieved 2014-04-11. 
  3. ^ "Arjun Kapoor family details". Retrieved 18 February 2014. 
  4. ^ "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. 
  5. ^ "Ishaqzaade going strong at the box office". Retrieved 27 January 2013
  6. ^ "Ishaqzaade gets thumbs up from critics". Retrieved 27 January 2013
  7. ^ "Deepika Padukone and Arjun Kapoor team up for an English film - The Times of India". 2013-05-10. Retrieved 2014-04-11. 
  8. ^ "Arjun kapoor begins preparation for 'Okkadu'remake". Times of India. 2013-11-27. Retrieved 2013-12-03. 
  9. ^ "Arjun Kapoor's 'Okkadu' remake to be titled 'Tevar'". 2013-12-10. Retrieved 2013-12-16. 
  10. ^ "Newcomers Nominations: Fresh Entry of the Year". Retrieved 26 January 2012. 
  11. ^ Kumar, Ravi. "People's Choice Awards 2012 Nominees". Retrieved 27 January 2012. 
  12. ^ "3rd Annual BIG Star Entertainment Awards Nominations". 
  13. ^ "Filmfare Awards 2013 Winners". Retrieved 26 January 2013
  14. ^ "ETC Bollywood Business Awards 2012 / 2013 – Nominations". Retrieved 26 January 2012. 
  15. ^ "Nominations for 19th Annual Colors Screen Awards". Retrieved 22 January 2012. 
  16. ^ "Zee Cine Awards 2013: Team 'Barfi!', Vidya Balan, Salman Khan bag big honours". Retrieved 26 January 2013
  17. ^ "Stardust Awards 2013 Winners". Retrieved 27 January 2012. 
  18. ^ Trivedi, Dhiren. "8th Star Guild Apsara Awards Nominations: Shahrukh Khan or Ranbir Kapoor, Vidya Balan or Priyanka Chopra – who will win?". 
  19. ^ "TOIFA Awards 2013 Nominations". 
  20. ^ "Hema, Malaika, Dia & Arjun win top honors at the asiaSpa India Awards". 2013-05-02. 
  21. ^ "Dainik Bhaskar Bollywood Web Awards 2013". Retrieved 1 January 2014. 

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