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Overview (2)

Born in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India
Height 6' 1½" (1.87 m)

Mini Bio (1)

From Jabalpur, Arjun Rampal went to Delhi to complete his education.

At a party in Delhi, Fasion Designer Rohit Bal spotted Arjun Rampal and cast him as a male model in his shows.

In 1994, Arjun proclaimed the title for 'Society's Face Of The Year'. And soon after went on to become an Indian Supermodel.

From there, director-producer Rajiv Rai started promoting Arjun Rampal. Rajiv first made Arjun a part of his music video "Don't Marry" with model Namrata Baruwah doing the female honors for the music video. Then Rajiv again cast Arjun but this time in his film. The movie was titled "Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat" (2001). He was cast alongside Kirti Reddy, Sunil Shetty and Aftab Shivdasani. Though the film didn't perform at the box office, Arjun managed to make his way into people's hearts.

Arjun Rampal starred in in Don (2006) and Rock On!! (2008), with the latter winning him the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor. He also earned acclaim for his villainous roles in Om Shanti Om (2007) and Ra.One (2011).

Arjun was also a part of the Temptation world tour with Bollywood superstars like Shah Rukh Khan and Saif Ali Khan. Later, he toured the world for Hearthrob.

Arjun has also produced a movie I See You (2006), which featured him in a lead role.

Arjun won a National award for his role in Rock On! And won massive critical acclaim for DDay in 2013.

Arjun loves sports and is a fitness freak. He also owns a night club and plays as a DJ some times.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Alpa Golcha

Spouse (1)

Mehr Jessia (1997 - present) (2 children)

Trade Mark (1)

Often plays depressed characters with disturbed state of mind

Trivia (24)

Indian supermodel
He was proclaimed Society's Face of the year, 1994.
Married to former model Mehr Jessia, and has two daughters.
Cousin of Kim Sharma
Has two daughters, Mahikaa, born on January 17, 2002 and Myra, born June 2005.
Former fashion model.
His father is a Punjabi Hindu and his mother, Gwem, is half Dutch and half Punjabi Sikh.
Arjun and his younger sister attended the prestigious Kodaikanal International School located in the Palani Hills, Tamil Nadu, where his mother was a teacher.
Appeared with his cousin, Kim Sharma, in Yakeen (2005).
Arjun was also featured in the Temptation Tour alongside Shahrukh Khan.
Shantanu Sheory's " Jadh" was to be his debut film. Co starring Jackie Shroff, Tabu and Smriti Mishra. The film is completed and unreleased due to financial matters.
Starred in Subash Ghai's shelved film " Majnu" ( Jab Dil Mile) directed by Anubhav Sinha ( Satish Kaushik) Co starring Aishwarya Rai ( Kareena Kapoor). This was in 2002.
Was signed for Vashtu Shastra but opted out.
Starred in the shelved film " Girgitt" co starring Tara Deshpande, Rahul Dev , Nirmal Pandey. Directed by Dinkar Kapur and Adesh K Arjun. This was in 2000.
Starred in the shelved film " Friends" produced by Rakesh Nath, directed by Shaina Nath. Co starring Kirti Reddy and Apoorva Agnihothri. When Ramesh Taurani stepped in to produce the film he was replaced. This was in 2001.
Starred in Khalid Mohammed's shelved film " Raaj". Produced by Vashu Bhagnani. The film was to be shot in London and New York in 2004.
Starred in Sanjay Ghadavi's shelved film " Tu Hi Bataa". Co starring Raveena Tandon, Anupam Kher. This was in 2001.
Younger sister Komal Rampal, who was a former Miss India finalist in 1994, was engaged to actor Armaan Kohli.
Nephew named Adit (Sister's son).
Starred in the unreleased and completed film Shantanu Sheorey Film's "Jadh". Starring Jackie Shroff, Arjun Rampal, Tabu, Smriti Mishra (Replaced Sonali Bendre), Pooja Batra ( Special Appearnce), Prem Chopra, Ranjeet, Sayaji Shinde, Sachin Khedekar, Ritesh Sinha,Tom Alter. Music Leslie Lewis. Produced and Directed by Shantanu Sheorey. This was in 1997 and was to be Arjun Rampal's debut film. The film was based on the book "Thank You Mr. Glad", written by Marathi writer Anil Barve. Hrishikesh Mukherjee had bought the rights to the film in the 1980's. He wanted to cast Dilip Kumar and Amitabh Bachchan in the film. Years later Jackie Shroff and Arjun Rampal stepped into their roles.
Starred in the shelved film, A.B.C. Pictures P. Ltd."Girgitt"(1999) Starring Arjun Rampal,Tara Deshpande,Rahul Dev, Nirmal Pandey,Johny Lever, Music by Viju Shah, Directed by Adesh K. Arjun,Dinkar Kapur.
Khalid Mohammed signed Amitabh Bachchan and Arjun Rampal for a film titled "Jai" (2004). He decided to shelve it.
Starred in Vijay Galani shelved film "Jackpot". Starring Arjun Rampal, Lara Dutta. Directed by Sumeet Chopra. This was in 2004.
Was engaged to Malini Ramani .

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