Today the handsome hunk of Bollywood Arjun Rampal turns 42. The actor was in news recently for his controversies, however today this actor who has given us some amazing movies and some impactful roles celebrates his birthday. From a model to an acclaimed actor he has surely marked his journey with lots of success.
10. Arjun Verma From Aankhen
This handsome hunk played the role of a blind person in the movie Aankhen, which released in the year 2002. This movie was the 4th highest grosser of the year. Arjun Rampal was one of the lead in the movie along with eminent actors like Akshay Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan, Paresh Rawal and Sushmita Sen. Well he was just a newcomer in the industry but his acting skills were already popular and that’s what made him bag this role. He truly justified this role.
9. Rudra Pratap From D-Day
His last release D-Day did not create a box office history but the film was acclaimed critically. Especially the role of Rudra Pratap played by Arjun Rampal. He plays the role of an explosives expert and the film also stars Irrfan Khan and Rishi Kapoor.
8. Ra.One From Ra.One
One of the highest grosser at the box office Ra.One received mixed reactions from audiences. However one person who was appreciated a lot was Arjun Rampal for his strong negative character, which he truly justified. He was a game character and he maintained a very straight face and heartless character all along the story. Well this guy surely knows how to capture the screen presence even when casted alongside Shah Rukh Khan.
7. Jasjit Ahuja From Don
He played the role of Pran from the original Don. Well he reprised it with his own innovative approach without really making it like the typical role from the earlier movie. This role was his first commercial hit and though it is very difficult to catch attention in Shah Rukh Khan movie he did it with his sincere attempts. The critics and audience both loved his role.
6. Arjun From Satyagraha
The second Prakash Jha movie Satyagrapha was another multi starrer. As Arjun was already a favorite with the director he was given the role of Arjun in Satyagraha. He plays the role of an aspiring politician in the movie. His character was strong and socially committed. He too joins the Satyagraha campaign in the movie and plays his role with full sincerity.
5. Suraj Saxena From Deewanapan
A simple guy from a hill station Suraj Saxena charms his way into the heart of Kiran played by Dia Mirza. Well this simple love story does have many twist and turns. One of the earliest roles of Arjun Rampal saw him in a strong lead character with the eminent actor Vinod Khanna , who played a negative character in the movie Deewanapan. This film was not a huge commercial success but it surely established Arjun Rampal as a strong actor in the industry. Also he won many hearts with his charm as a lover boy in the movie.
4. Rahul Verma From Inkaar
A hotshot corporate CEO of Ad Agency, this role was one of the challenging roles for Arjun Rampal. However this model turned actor pulled it off with ease and his own charisma. He was starred opposite the critically acclaimed Chitraganda Singh and he was working with the ace director Sudhir Mishra who is known for his niche films. Well this did not storm at the box office but it surely did made an impact because of the subject of sexual harassment at workplace and the characters in the movie. This role was surely a milestone for the actor.
3. Prithviraj Pratap From Rajneeti
A shrewd politician who play the game well and conquers it with his own personality. Without an doubt this role was tailor made for Arjun Rampal. His character was unique and the movie, which was huge, hit commercially and critically also appreciated Arjun’s character and acting. In the movie he was also opposite Katrina Kaif, this jodi was seen first time on screen.
2. Mukesh Mike Mehra From Om Shanti Om
The villainous role of an arrogant director from the movie Om Shanti Om made his name more famous and popular in the industry, Well this was his best film commercially till today. This movie released in the year 2007 and it became the highest grosser of the year in India as well as overseas,. His role won a lot of appreciations from the audience and the critics. Arjun Rampal surely can carry both positive and negative characters easily. He also won awards for this role. This film had Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone in the lead.
1. Joseph Mascarenhas From Rock On
The Fantastic guitarist from the band Joseph Mascarenhas from the movie Rock On. Well we see his equation with Farhan Akhtar the lead singer from the movie in a constant on and off. His realistic approach towards the role won many accolades. His innocence as a lover, his constant loneliness and the pain of parting away from his friend leaving behind the music band for his ego and the helplessness came out really well through him. Definitely this role is one of the best of Arjun Rampal which was both hearth touching. Especially his entry in the last song with the guitar was like Wow!