Arjun Rampal ( born 26 November 1972), is an award winning Indian actor who appears in Bollywood films, as well as a fashion model.
His debut movie - Moksha was released in 2001 and was directed by Ashok Mehta. However, this film was released after his second film, Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat, in which he appeared with Sunil Shetty and Aftab Shivdasani. Although both films did not perform well at the box office, his performances in both films were lauded by critics. In 2002, he won the Award from the International Indian Film Academy for Face of the Year.He then decided to produce as well as act in the film I See You (2006) which released on 29 December 2006.However, received positive reviews for his villainous role in Farah Khan's Om Shanti Om (2007), which became one of the biggest hits in the history of Bollywood. And his biggest hit till date. He also won several awards for this movie.
In 2008 Arjun starred in Rituparno Ghosh's English-language arthouse film The Last Lear, alongside Amitabh Bachchan and Preity Zinta. The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and was received well at a number of other film festivals.Rampal starred in Rock On!!, in which his role as the lead guitarist of the band was widely acclaimed, getting him several awards, including the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor and Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award.