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Arjun Kapoor celebrates his 36th birthday: Family, films, relationships

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Guwahati: Arjun Kapoor, son of producer Boney Kapoor happens to be one of the most sought-after actors in Bollywood. He entered the showbiz in 2012 and since then has been entertaining fans with his work. He turns 36 today. 

Be it action, comedy, romance, or even a series role, he has done it all in quite a short span of his career. Before making his debut as an actor, he had worked as an assistant director for films like Kal Ho Naa Ho and Salaam-E-Ishq.

The best part about him is that he has been growing as an artist over the years and that’s his star quality.

On his birthday let’s know more about his life, family, relationships and family.

Family 

Arjun and Anshula are the children of Boney Kapoor’s first marriage with Mona Shourie. The couple got married in 1983 and got separated in 1996.  However, the producer, Mona Shourie had passed away in the year 2012. 

Boney then married Sridevi in 1996 and had two children, Janhvi and Khushi. 

It took Arjun and Anshula to accept Bonny’s marriage with Sridevi. 

In 2018, barriers between the two families have swept away, after Sridevi’s untimely demise in Dubai.

Arjun became a pillar of support to his father and half-sisters After being with Janhvi and Khushi the night Sridevi died, he then went to Dubai to be with his father. Since then, the family has gotten closer and are often at each other’s houses, sharing photos of their get-togethers on Instagram.

Relationships

Out of all, Arjun’s love relationship with B-town celebs is a most favourite topic among gossip mongers.

According to reports, Arjun has dated Salman Khan’s youngest sister Arpita Khan. Reportedly, the two dated for two years before she dumped him for reasons better known to her.

Arjun and Parineeti made their debut with Ishqzaade, and ever since then, they share a close bond. However, it was after the release of their first film the duo were reportedly dating. Though they never confirmed the rumours, however, their fondness for each other was evident during the promotions of their films.

Arjun and Sonakshi have worked in Tevar and ever since then, the rumours started doing rounds that the two were dating and was only confirmed after the two had an ugly breakup.

Arjun’s relationship with Malaika Arora doesn’t need an introduction as the duo has been panting the town red ever since they accepted their relationship in public. The duo was often seen posting mushy pics with each other on their respective Instagram handle.

Films

Arjun Kapoor made his debut with Ishaqzaade in 2012. The audience loved his performance. And from there it was no looking back for him. Let’s check some of his top films as per IMDb ratings and also tell you where to watch them online.

Ishaqzaade (2012)

Arjun’s debut movie Ishaqzaaden opposite Parineeti Chopra made him famous and how. An action romantic film with a political backdrop, this one was critically as well as commercially hit. The film revolves around the story of inter-faith lovers and how their families set out to kill them. IMDb rating of the film is 6.5.

Where to Watch: Amazon Prime 

2 States (2014)

This is the highest-rated Arjun Kapoor film on IMDb with a 6.9 score. It’s a romantic film which stars Arjun and Alia Bhatt as the lead. Arjun (Krish) and Alia (Ananya) meet at an IIM campus and fall for each other. However, their cultural backgrounds become a hindrance, and how the two try to convince their families for marriage is what forms the film’s story.

Where to Watch: Disney+ Hotstar 

Aurangzeb (2013)

This Yash Raj Film saw Arjun playing a dual role and nailing his part. He was seen as Ajay as well as Vishal and proved that he is here to stay. He shared the screen space with some terrific stars in the movie which includes late star Rishi Kapoor, Prithviraj Sukumaran, and more. This thriller film has gotten a score of 6.5 on IMDb.

Where to Watch: Amazon Prime 

Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar (2021)

Fourth on the list is the birthday boy’s latest movie starring Parineeti Chopra as the female lead. Directed and produced by Dibakar Banerjee, the movie sees Arjun (Pinky) as a suspended cop who sets on a mission but instead turns into a messiah for Sandeep (Pari). The movie has an IMDb rating of 6.3. 

Where to Watch: Amazon Prime 

Ki & Ka (2016)

An R Balki directorial, this flick is entertaining at the same time also gives out a strong message. Ki & Ka narrates the issue of a gender role reversal. The plot of the movie sees Arjun as a house husband and Kareena as the working wife, both seem happy with their unconventional relationship, until ego kicks in. Its IMDb score of the movie is 5.8.

Where to Watch: Voot 

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