The Aurangzeb actor turns 35 today and still the handsome hunk looks as if he is in his 30s. After making his debut in Ishaqzaade, he went on to perform dozens of other roles with different genres each time. The good part is that Arjun Kapoor has always experimented with his character in the movies, regardless of results.
Although his performance came on-screen for the first time only in 2012, Arjun Kapoor has been in the industry for more than 17 years. He is one of the most loved celebrities in the Bollywood industry. Here we look at some unheard, unknown facts about Arjun Kapoor.
Unknown facts about Arjun Kapoor
A high-school dropout
Arjun is a high school dropout and he has not even completed his 11th grade. After he flunked his 11th grade he dropped out of his school at Arya Vidya Mandir and eventually he quit his studies.
Relation with other Kapoors
Arjun Kapoor is the first cousin to actors Sonam Kapoor, Rhea Kapoor, Harshvardhan Kapoor, and Mohit Marwah. He is the son of Boney Kapoor. Anil Kapoor and Sanjay Kapoor are Arjun’s uncles. Sridevi is Arjun’s step-mother. He is also half brother to Janhvi and Khushi Kapoor. He has a sister named Anshula. Arjun is very close to his sister.
Arjun’s mother death
It is very much unnatural and a pure coincidence that Arjun’s mother Mona Kapoor and Janhvi’s mother Sridevi died before the release of their respective films.
Arjun Kapoor and Salman Khan
Salman Khan played a big role in shaping Arjun’s body and fitness. Arjun is trained by Salman for the longest time. Weighing around 140 kgs, Salman mentored Arjun to lose weight and he lost more than 50 kgs over a period of 4 years. Salman has been brother and father figure to Arjun Kapoor.
Arjun has also admitted that he dated Arpita Khan, Salman’s sister for 2 years. Arjun also said in an interview that the last person his mother called out from the hospital bed was Salman Khan. His mother thanked Salman for helping out Arjun to become an actor.
Mama’s boy Arjun
Arjun was really close to his mother. He has a tattoo named ‘Ma’ on his right wrist in her memory.
Arjun Kapoor is nicknamed as Fubu by his friend Ranbir Kapoor. The reason why Arjun is often referred to as Fubu is because he used to wear plus-sized clothes.
Favorite food and sports interest
Arjun’s favorite food includes Samosas and Kadhi Chawal. He is an avid football lover. He is also a brand ambassador to Chelsea Football Club which happens to be his favorite club as well.
Arjun’s first project
Arjun started off his career as an assistant director in 2003 Kal Ho Na Ho and Salaam-E-Ishq. After working in the industry as assistant director and assistant producer, he was finally signed by YRF for a three films contract.
Arjun’s current relationship
Arjun Kapoor is reportedly dating actress Malaika Arora.