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Arjun Rampal Height, Age, Wife, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

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About Arjun Rampal

Arjun Rampal was born November 26, 1972 is an Indian actor, model, filmmaker and television personality. He made his acting debut in Rajiv Rai Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat’s romance (2001) and has since starred in over 40 films. He has received several awards including the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor and the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Rock On !!.

Rampal went on to become a film producer with I See You (2006) under his banner, Chasing Ganesha Films, and produced the biopic Daddy (2017), which he also wrote the screenplay for.

Rampal married Mehr Jesia in 1998 and has two daughters with her. On May 28, 2018, the couple announced their separation in a joint statement after 20 years of marriage. They were divorced in a Bandra family court in November 2019. The couple’s two daughters will live with their mother.

In April 2019, Rampal announced that his girlfriend, Gabriella Demetriades, was pregnant. Demetriade gave birth to a boy in July 2019.

Arjun Rampal has received numerous awards throughout his career, including a Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor and the prestigious National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor for Rock On !! (2008). He has also won awards for his performances in Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat (2001), Om Shanti Om (2007), Raajneeti (2010) and Housefull (2010).

Bio/Wiki

Real Name Arjun Rampal
Nickname AR
Profession(s) Model, Actor, Producer

Physical Stats

Height in Centimetres 185 cm
Height in Meters 1.85 m
Height in Feet Inches 6′ 1”
Weight 85kg
Body Measurement 42-34-16
Chest Size 42 inches
Waist Size 34 inches
Biceps Size 16 inches
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black

Family

Father Amarjeet Rampal
Mother Late. Gwen Rampal (Teacher)
Brothers None
Sisters Komal (Younger)
Marital Status Divorced (Nov 2019)
Wife Mehr Jesia, (Model), (m. 29 March 1998 – d. Nov 2019)
Daughters Maahika and Myra
Sons Arik Rampal (Gabriella Demetriades)
Uncle Not Known
Aunties Not Known
Grandfather Not Known
Grandmother Not Known

Personal Life

Date of Birth 26 November 1972 [1]Wikipedia
Age (as in 2019) 47 Years
Birthplace Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Sagittarius
Signature N/A
Nationality Indian
Hometown Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India
School St. Patrick School, Deolali, Maharashtra
College/University Hindu College, University of Delhi, New Delhi
Educational Qualification B.A. in Economics
Debut Film: Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat (2001)
TV: Nach Baliye 4 (2008, as a judge)
Religion Hinduism
Caste Not Known
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Address 104 Hill Post, Shirley Rajan Road, Opp. Stringfield High School, Bandra, Mumbai
Hobbies Reading, Driving, Playing Guitar and Cricket

Awards

Awards, Honours 2002: International Indian Film Academy Awards for Star Debut of the Year – Male for Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat
2008: Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for Rock On!!
2009: International Indian Film Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor for Rock On!!, National Film Awards for Best Supporting Actor for Rock On!!
2011: Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Raajneeti, Stardust Awards for Best Supporting Actor for Housefull

Relationships & more

Girlfriends/ Affairs Mehr Jesia (Model)
Gabriella Demetriades (Actress, Model)

Favorite Things

Favorite Colour Black, White
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan, Christian De Sica, Robert De Niro, Brad Pitt
Favorite Actress Madhuri Dixit, Smita Patil, Manisha Koirala, Scarlett Johansson
Favorite Food Spaghetti Carbonara, Dhansak, Tandoori Chicken,
Hobbies Reading, Driving, Playing Guitar and Cricket
Favirote TV Shows House of Cards, Game of Thrones
Favirote Musician Jim Morrison
Favorite Movies Bollywood: Sholay, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Satya
Hollywood: Goodfellas, Scarface, Cinema Paradiso
Favorite Restaurant Le Pain Quotidien in Mumbai
Favorite Perfumes Creed, Diptique, Jo Malone and Alive
Favorite Fashion Designers Rohit Bal and Tarun Tahiliani
Favorite Sports Cricket
Favorite Destination New York
Favorite Car Collections Mercedes SLR Mclaren, Range Rover, BMW 7-Series, Porsche Cayenne, Toyota Corolla

Money Factor

Rs. 7-8 Crores/film, Net Worth: $45 Million

Some unknown facts

  • Does Arjun Rampal smoke?: Yes
  • Does Arjun Rampal drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Arjun belongs to a multicultural family with a military background; as he was born to a Sikh father and a Dutch mother.
  • After his parents got separated, his upbringing was done by her mother alone.
  • His maternal grandfather, Brigadier Gurdayal Singh was an engineer who contributed to making the first artillery gun for the Indian army, after independence.
  • He once told that as a child, he and his family used to use Nivea cream a lot. Whenever he had some rashes or rough lips or anything else, his mother would always put a dab of Nivea cream on the affected area.
  • At the age of 17, he started modelling and achieved the stardom of a supermodel by the age of 20.

    Arjun Rampal With Aishwarya Rai In His Modelling Days

  • His wife Mehr was also a supermodel of 90s and was the winner of the Femina Miss India in 1986.
  • During his struggle as a model, Fashion designer Rohit Bal met him at an industry party and was so much impressed by his looks that he helped Arjun to establish his career as a famous model.
  • In 1994, he became the “Society’s Face Of The Year.”
  • He is the cousin of Bollywood actress, Kim Sharma.
  • In his debut Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat, he was first offered the role of Aftab Shivdasani, but when Bobby Deol denied his role, the role went to Arjun. His performance was critically acclaimed by the audience.
  • Arjun’s performance in the film Don was a turning point in his acting life; as before he had many flops in a row.
  • He set up his own production company named “Chasing Ganesha Films” and his first film under this banner was “I See You”, in which he played the lead role.
  • For his film Rock On!!, he was trained under Chandresh from the band ‘Dream out Loud’. He also told that he used to play the guitar on a tennis racket prior to learning it properly for the movie. His performance in this movie is considered one of his best performances in the film industry.

  • He denied to play the negative role in the film “Om Shanti Om” because he thought that his part was too evil, but later Shah Rukh Khan convinced him and he agreed.He is an avid animal lover and also supports PETA.
  • He was the first choice for the role of Karan in the film Lakshya, but due to the shortage of shooting dates, the role went to Hrithik Roshan.
  • He is a fitness freak.
  • In 2012, he launched his signature fragrance collection, Alive.
  • He is the co-owner of a nightclub, Lap in Mumbai where sometimes he plays as a DJ.
  • Arjun always carries a camera, along with him, whenever he goes on a shoot; he loves being clicked during a shoot.
  • In 2017, he played the role of Mumbai’s gangster-turned-politician Arun Gawli in the film Daddy. 
  • On 28 May 2018, he and his wife Mehr declared their mutual separation in a joint statement.
  • He was #1 in the Times 50 Most Desirable Men of 2012 with 7.01 lakh votes received online.
  • On 19 November 2019, Arjun Rampal ended his 21-year-long marriage with Mehr Jesia legally, after a family court in Bandra granted them divorce by mutual consent. [2]StarUnfolded

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