(born 26 November 1972) is an Indian actor who appears in Bollywood
films, as well as a fashion model.
parents are Gwen and Amarjeet Rampal. He is 6'2" tall and is one of
India's highest paid models. Arjun and his younger sister attended the
prestigious Kodaikanal International School, where his mother was a
teacher. One of his cousins, Kim Sharma, is an actress and appeared with
him in the film Yakeen. Arjun Rampal has done a lot for Charity, he is
currently sponsoring 11 orphan children in an orphanage.
He is married to fellow model Mehr Jessia. They have two daughters,
Mahikaa, born on January 17, 2002, and Myra, born on 23 June 2005.
Rohit Bal hired him as a model after seeing him in a disco. He worked as
a model for several years.
His first movie was the 2001 film Moksha, directed by Ashok Mehta.
However, this film was released after his next film, Pyaar Ishq Aur
Mohabbat, in which he appeared with Sunil Shetty and Aftab Shivdasani.
Although both films failed at the box office his performance in both
films was appreciated by critics. In 2002 he won the Award of the
International Indian Film Academy for Face of the Year.
Since his debut, he has worked steadily in films such as Aankhen (2002),
Dil Hai Tumhaara, Yakeen (2005) and Darna Zaroori Hai (2006) none of
which have been successful at the box office.
He has also appeared in the Temptations 2004 concert with stars Shahrukh
Khan, Rani Mukerji, Saif Ali Khan, Preity Zinta, and Priyanka Chopra.
His recent film release was the multi-starrer Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna
where he had a guest appearance. His forthcoming film is Don - The Chase
Begins Again which is a remake of the 1978 Amitabh Bachchan starrer Don.
Rampal will play the role of Jasjit which was played by Pran in the
Reccently. he has decided to go behind the camera to make the film "I
See You", starring Shahrukh Khan and Hrithik Roshan
played with Dia Mirza in seven movies: Deewanaapam (2001), Tehzeeb
(2003), Alag, where Rampal has a Special Appearance, Familywala (2006),
Dus Kahaniyaan (2006), Honaymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. (2006) and Shootout
at Lokhandwala (2006).
Shootout at Lokhandwala (2006) (filming)
Dus Kahaniyaan (2006) (filming)
Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. (2006) Special Appearance (filming)
Meridian (2006) Atul Sippy (filming)
Familywala (2006) to be released
Alag (2006) Special Appearance in song Sabse Alag
Don - The Chase Begins Again (2006) Jasjit (J.J.) (filming)
Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006) Guest Appearance as Jay
Darna Zaroori Hai (2006) Kunal
Humko Tumse Pyar Hai (2006) Rohit
Ek Ajnabee (2005) Shekhar
Yakeen (2005) Nikhil Oberoi
Elaan (2005) Arjun
Vaada (2005) Rahul
Asambhav (2004) Captain Aadit Arya
Tehzeeb (2003) Salim Mirza
Dil Ka Rishta (2003) Jai Mehra
Dil Hai Tumhaara (2003) Dev Khanna
Aankhen (2002) Arjun Verma
Deewaanapan (2001) Suraj Saxena
Moksha (2001) Vikram Sehgal
Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat (2001) Gaurav Saxena