Born June 26, 1985, Arjun Kapoor is an Indian film actor. The son of film producers Boney Kapoor and Mona Shourie Kapoor, he initially worked as an assistant director on his father;s productions, No Entry and Wanted in the early 2000s. He is the grandson of filmmaker Surinder Kapoor and is the nephew of actors Anil Kapoor, Sanjay Kapoor and producer Sandeep Marwah. Additionally, he is the first-cousin of actress Sonam Kapoor, actors Mohit Marwah, Harshvardhan Kapoor and producer Rhea Kapoor. He also has a younger sister, Anshula kapoor. After the death of his mother in 2012, he became the step-son to actress Sridevi from whom he has two half-sisters, Khushi and Janhvi Kapoor. After being assistant director for two of his father’s movies, Kapoor got signed on for a three-film contract with Yash Raj Films, a leading production company in India. After his first film with Yash Raj Films was shelved, he signed on to debut with the company;s romantic drama Ishaqzaade (2012) alongside Parineeti Chopra. Ishaqzaade went on to become a profitable venture, earning 670 million rupees worldwide. Kapoor received praise for this performance and went on to win a Zee Cine Award for Best Male Debut. His next project came with his star role in the action thriller Aurangzeb. This film however underperformed at the box office. The past two years for Kapoor have been pretty disappointing as the films he starred in over these years were commercial failures. Off screen, Kapoor is also a celebrity endorser for several brands and products. He was also the co-owner of ISL team FC Pune City.
The CHDS – Radio Dil Se Team would like to wish him a very Happy Vaala Birthday! To mark this momentous occasion for such a remarkable personality, we will be having a Arjun Kapoor special from 10-11am EST and 5-6pm Est.