Arjun Kapoor celebrates his birthday on 26th June 2020. The actor, who turns 35 this year, started his career as an assistant director to Nikhil Advani on ‘Kal Ho Naa Ho’ in 2003. Born to producer Boney Kapoor, he also assisted on his father’s produced films like No Entry (2005) and Wanted (2009).
Arjun debuted as an actor in 2012 with Ishaqzaade, also starring Parineeti Chopra. He lost his mother Mona Shourie Kapoor, a few months before his first film’s release due to cancer. Arjun got nominated and won several accolades for his performance in the 2012 action romance.
Apart from these, Arjun has seen a lot of trolls and controversies in his life. Some of them are as follows:
1) Arjun Kapoor and Boney Kapoor are no more welcomed at Salman Khan’s house:
There was a time when Arjun Kapoor danced to the tunes of ‘Mein to Superman, Salman ka fan’, but now reportedly things have taken an ugly turn. Salman Khan and Arjun Kapoor who were earlier known to share a cordial bond, are allegedly gone through a rough patch. The buzz had it that Arjun Kapoor earlier dated Salman Khan’s younger sister Arpita, and he broke up with her and became friends with Malaika Arora, who then divorced to Arbaaz Khan.
2) Fines not paid:
There is no denial of the fact that being a celebrity you get certain perks. According to a report, vehicles belonging to Arjun Kapoor had been issued challans multiple times for flouting traffic rules. However, the fines are still remaining unpaid. He has a fine of Rs 2000 pending against him. Other than the celebs, many politicians and public functionaries were on that list too.
3) Failed movies:
Netizens expect Arjun Kapoor to be like his father Boney Kapoor, successful and perfect in every phase of his life. However, the actor could not meet the expectations of fan when he delivered some back to back flop movies. The actor faced a lot of criticism from netizens for not reaching the expectations. Some of his flop movies include Namaste England, India’s Most Wanted, Panipat.
4) Big Alcohol bill:
It was reported that Arjun Kapoor handed over a bill of worth Rs 1 lakh to his producers after partying and consuming alcohol every night while shooting for filmmaker Mohit Suri’s next ‘Half Girlfriend. However, the actor cleared the air by stating that no such bill was handed to him. The actor mentioned that it’s an evil plan of a hater towards him to rubbish his image in the industry.
5) Netizens comparing Yes Bank downfall with Arjun Kapoor career:
Here we have a fun fact about Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor’s relation with Yes Bank debacle, which has shocked the entire nation. On a lighter note, when we hear about Yes Bank, one movie pops up in our mind. Yes, we are talking about Arjun Kapoor’s Two States, which also featured Alia Bhatt. The downfall of Yes Bank was compared to Arjun Kaoor’s downfall. Netizens claimed that the bank faced downfall just like the career of Arjun Kapoor. Controversial king, Kamaal R Khan also tweeted a video, comparing Yes Bank’s downfall with Arjun Kapoor’s career graph. KRK also reminded us about Arjun Kapoor’s role in the movie Two States where he played a Yes Bank employee and hence just like his films, even Yes Bank is facing a downfall.
6) Dating age gap:
Arjun Kapoor was brutally trolled by netizens due to 11-year age gap between him and his girlfriend, TV show host and fitness enthusiast Malaika Arora. Malaika divorced Arbaaz Khan and soon started dating Arjun Kapoor for which she also faced a lot of criticism from the netizens.