New Delhi, May 10 - Prateik Jain, who won the first edition of Provogue MensXP Mr. India 2014, is inspired by model-turned-actor Arjun Rampal and says he looks up to him as an example to be successful.
“Arjun Rampal has got an amazing charisma and he is very charming. I take inspiration from how he carries himself. He is a perfect example for me,” Prateik told IANS from Mumbai.
Mumbai, May 6 : Actor Arjun Rampal has started shooting for his upcoming film "Roy" and he's feeling good about it.
Directed by Vikramjit Singh, the movie also stars Ranbir Kapoor and Jacqueline Fernandez, who will be seen in a double role.
"There is no better place in the world than on a movie set. Started filming 'Roy'. Congratulations Vicky (Vikramjit). Super first shot. Make the movie you dream," Arjun posted on Twitter Tuesday.
Mumbai, Sep 25 - Director Prakash Jha has reportedly decided to make a film called "Satsang", which is said to be inspired by spiritual guru Asaram Bapu.
It is being speculated that either Ajay Devgn, Arjun Rampal or Manoj Bajpayee will play the lead role.
When asked at an event here about the movie, Arjun said: "I got to know about this news today morning only through newspapers. I don't know about it."
Mumbai, Aug 17 : Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal, who will be seen in Prakash Jha's "Satyagraha", says that since he has worked with the director and the star cast before, the project was like "going back home" for him.
The film also stars Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgn, Kareena Kapoor and Manoj Bajpayee. Arjun has worked with Jha in films like "Raajneeti" and "Chakravyuh" in the past.
Film: "D-Day"; Cast: Rishi Kapoor, Irrfan, Arjun Rampal, Huma Qureshi, Shruti Haasan, Sriswara, Aakaash Dahiya, Nasser and Chandan Roy Sanyal; Director: Nikhil Advani; Rating: ****
Fragrant pencils and the stench of blood... Irrfan's character identifies flavoured pencils with his undying love for his son even when his life is soaked in the blood of traitors and other modern-day heroes. Funny, how two entirely disparate experiences can co-exist in a work of art!
Mumbai, May 24 : Actors Arjun Rampal and Irrfan, who play RAW agents in Nikhil Advani's forthcoming thriller "D-Day", trained with Hollywood stunt director Tom Struthers for real action sequences in the film. Arjun calls him the "backbone" of the movie.
On the foreign front, Struthers has earlier choreographed action sequences for films like "Dark Knight" series, "Lara Croft" series, "Inception" and "Batman Begins".
Model-turned-actor Arjun Rampal, who is on the cover of tech and lifestyle magazine Exhibit, admits he is a complete gizmo and gadget freak.
"I personally am a gizmo freak and love to be updated with the latest gadget and technology launched in the tinsel town," Arjun said in a candid chat during the cover shoot, a statement said.
He posed for the eighth anniversary edition's cover of the magazine.
Mumbai, Jan 15 : Model-turned-actor Arjun Rampal is getting accolades for his role in the upcoming movie "Inkaar" - even if they are coming from his wife and ex-supermodel Mehr Jesia.
After a special screening here of the movie, directed by the veteran Sudhir Mishra, Mehr was effusive in her praise.
Mumbai, Nov 26 : Model-turned-actor Arjun Rampal was busy shooting in Kutch on his 40th birthday Monday, and says that he is clueless about his wife's plans to celebrate it in Marrakech, Morocco.
"I am shooting right now. I am in Kutch. There are no celebration or plans as such. I am busy with my shoot," Arjun told IANS by phone from the marshlands of the Gujarat district.
Arjun is shooting for Nikhil Advani's "D Day" in Kutch.
Mumbai, Nov 20 : Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal is mulling over opening up his members-only club Lap in the capital for non-members at least once a week.
"Contemplating opening entrance to Lap for non-members on Friday nights from 10 p. m. till 12 p. m. What say guys? Big decision. Yay or Nay," Arjun tweeted Tuesday.
"... my personal feeling is since we are established, I just would want more people to experience it," he wrote.
Film: Chakravyuh; Cast: Arjun Rampal, Abhay Deol, Anjali Patil, Esha Gupta, Om Puri, and Manoj Bajpayee; Director; Prakash Jha; Rating: ****
"Becket" beckons Bollywood once again. The immortal French play by Jean Anouilh was furnished with a sensitive renewability by Hrishikesh Mukherjee in the 1973 movie "Namak Haraam" and then again by Govind Nihalani in "Dev" (2004).
Mumbai, Oct 8 : Actor Arjun Rampal, who plays an IPS officer named Adil Khan in "Chakravyuh", says the film is very close to his heart as it's a rare, complete package of entertainment with a message.
Mumbai, Oct 4 : Actor Arjun Rampal likes those characters that challenges his skills as an actor.
"I like a role when initially it scares me, when the character scares you that, whether I can do it or not. Every character I thought can be easily done, went wrong," the 39-year-old said here Wednesday at the music launch of his forthcoming film "Chakravyuh" at a radio station.
Mumbai, Oct 1 - Actress Esha Gupta says people advised her against doing the role of a police officer in Prakash Jha's "Chakravyuh".
"Lot of people told me that I should not do this role. It's a de-glam role, age is also around 30-35 years as she is an IPS officer," the 23-year-old said here in an interview.
New Delhi, Sep 29 : Arjun Rampal is sporting a new, chic look complete with a beard. "It's all for a film," he says.
"This new look is for Nikhil Advani's 'D-Day', that's the tentative title for it. I play a RAW agent in it," Arjun told IANS here Saturday.
The actor will start shooting for the movie Oct 1 in Mumbai, and says the movie will have some high-octane Hollywood-style action.
Mumbai, Sep 13 : Arjun Rampal seems to be training too hard. The 39-year-old says he has ended up with an injured knee following a long run.
"Busted my knee after a 10 kms run yesterday. At home, trainer icing it, damn it better heal soon as an action film I will be filming in two weeks," tweeted Arjun, who has a fit and chiselled frame.
He is currently looking forward to the release of Kareena Kapoor-starrer "Heroine" Sep 21. (IANS)
Mumbai, Aug 27 - Actor Arjun Rampal is no longer part of Apoorva Lakhia's remake of "Zanjeer". He was earlier slated to essay the part of Sher Khan, played by Pran in the 1973 original, but date hassles played spoilsport.
"Arjun Rampal is not doing the film. He had some date issues so he could not do the film," Lakhia told IANS.
Mumbai, Aug 20 - Strict diet plans of Bollywood celebrities like Preity Zinta and Arjun Rampal went for a toss thanks to Eid-ul-Fitr festivities Monday. They gorged on Sevaiyan, biryani and kebabs.
Several other celebrities took to Twitter to share their indulgences in their favourite cuisine.
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Mumbai, Aug 18 : Actors Abhay Deol and Arjun Rampal, who will be seen playing pivotal roles in Prakash Jha's "Chakravyuh", say they knew little about naxalites (Maoists) but the film has helped them understand them in a better way.
Mumbai, June 18 : Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal, who is busy shooting for Vashu Bhagnani's "Ajab Gazabb Love", says he will head to Bali for a vacation soon.
"Filming in Indore, for 'Ajab Gazabb Love'. Few more days, then vacation time for me. It will be Bali this year, never been. Looking fOrward to it," tweeted Arjun.
Last seen in "Rascals", Arjun has been busy with the shooting of Madhur Bhandarkar's "Heroine", which has Kareena Kapoor in the lead.(IANS)
Mumbai, Jan 13 - Madhur Bhandarkar's "Heroine" primarily revolves around Kareena Kapoor's character, but Arjun Rampal asserts it is a beautiful love story.
New Delhi, Dec 17 - Night shoots bother Arjun Rampal! So much so that he ends up feeling like a vampire!
The actor has been shooting at night for Madhur Bhandarkar's "Heroine".
"On route to shoot for 'Heroine', hate night shoots, grrrrrr. Forgive me for the dark circles, blame @mbhandarkar268 good night to all. Good luck 2 me," Arjun posted on his Twitter page late Friday night.
Mumbai, Dec 16 - Actor Arjun Rampal, who was last seen in "RA. One", is not only in awe of Amitabh Bachchan as an actor but also as a person and describes him as a true soldier who has braved storms in his life to come out with more passion and creativeness.
New Delhi, Dec 7 - Arjun Rampal gave a surprise to his family when he drove home in his dream car.
"Surprised the kids and wife with the new BMW 7, have always wanted to buy that car. Finally did it. Wife happy, as I have to drop them 2 school," Arjun tweeted.
The life of the 39-year-old took a U-turn with the success of "Rock On!" for which he even won a national award for the best supporting actor.
Mumbai, Nov 29 : Ajun Rampal recently turned 39 and celebrated his birthday on the first day shooting for "Heroine" as it's his character's birthday and the sequence is used in the movie. The actor isn't sure whether director Madhur Bhandarkar planned it.
According to a source, Arjun plays an on-the-rise actor who latches on to the top actress of the day. The birthday sequence that Bhandarkar shot for Arjun's character fell on Arjun's birthday.