- 3 September 1979
- Delhi, India
Arjan Bajwa (born 3 September 1979), is an Indian film actor known for his work in Bollywood and Telugu cinema. Arjan initially started off with Telugu films, breaking the usual norm of being the first North Indian actor to have played leading roles in 8 films of which 5 were successful. He then made his debut in Bollywood with Director Mani Ratnam's critically acclaimed film, Guru (2007 film), playing the antagonist opposite Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai, he received raving reviews for his performance. Subsequently he played the male lead in Madhur Bhandarkar's Fashion (2008 film) with Priyanka Chopra. The film was a blockbuster and earned immense critical acclaim and he won the Stardust award for Breakthrough Performance while 'Fashion' won several awards such as Filmfare, IIFA, Star Screen and Stardust Awards along with the two National Awards. Arjan also starred in super hit Telugu movie King (2008 film) along with Nagarjuna Akkineni and Trisha. He then appeared in another Telugu blockbuster Arundhati starring Anushka Shetty and Sonu Sood, which became the highest grossing Telugu film at its time. After getting critical acclaim for his intense roles Arjan Bajwa tried his hand at comedy in Ajay Devgn's Son of Sardaar where he was paired with Sonakshi Sinha. He also acted in Crook (2010) with Emraan Hashmi and Bobby Jasoos(2014) with Vidya Balan, to name a few. He will next be seen in a prominent role in the upcoming film Rustom starring Akshay Kumar and Ileana D'Cruz.The film is scheduled for a worldwide release on 12 August 2016. In addition to acting he has also hosted the Filmfare Awards(South) in the year 2007, The International Film Festival of India Goa Closing Ceremony in the year 2010 and 2014 Kabaddi World Cup Opening Ceremony in Jalandher. Recently Arjan hosted the PTC Punjabi Film Awards which was held on 14th April 2016. Before entering films Arjan was a successful model having walked the ramp for several big fashion designers. His breakthrough on television started off with several commercials for brands like Lux, Veet, Fiat Palio, Godrej AC etc. These advertisements featured him alongside with some of the most prominent actresses of Bollywood such as Aishwariya Rai, Katrina Kaif and Preity Zinta.
|Movie Name||Release Date|
|Son of Sardaar||November 13, 2012|