Arjun Rampal birthday special: Interesting facts about the Kahaani 2 star
Updated On : 26 Nov 2018,01:56 PM
Bollywood star Arjun Rampal, who is known for his good looks and charming personality, turns 46 today. He has essayed some of the most versatile roles in his two decade-long career, including Aakhein, Don, Ra.One and many more. On the occasion of his birthday, here we bring to you some of the lesser known facts about the actor.
Arjun Rampal was born in Jabalpur to a family with a military background. His maternal grandfather Brigadier Gurdayal Singh designed the first artillery gun for the Indian Army.
Before entering Bollywood, Arjun was a successful and famous model. Popular fashion designer Rohit Bal met Arjun a party and he was quite impressed with his looks.
Arjun made his Bollywood debut with 2001 flim Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat for which he received several awards and was nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut. Rampal also won a National Award for his 2008 flick Rock On which also featured Farhan Akhtar, Purab Kohli and Prachi Desai in pivotal roles.
Actress Kim Sharma, who is known for her roles in films, including Mohabbatein and Kehta Hai Dil Baar Baar, is related to Arjun Rampal. Both the actors are first cousins.
It is known to very few that the lead role for the 2004 flim Lakshya, which was originally played by Hrithik Roshan, was first offered to Arjun Rampal but due to date issues he could not sign the film.