New Delhi [India], Sept. 3 : Actor Arjun Rampal candidly pointed out that 90 percent sequels of Bollywood movies do not hold on to the originality of its characters and continuity in circumstances.
"The sad part is that today 90 percent of the sequels that are being made in this country don't even retain those characters, characters change, their names change and then you say 'ohh it's a sequel'," averred the 43-year-old actor during the official trailer release of his upcoming 'Rock On 2'.
New Delhi, July 14 : Actor Arjun Rampal, who will next be seen in the upcoming film 'Rock On' 2, has showered praise on Irrfan Khan -starrer-upcoming flick 'Madaari'. Arjun, 43, who was recently spotted at the screening of the film in Mumbai, took to his Twitter handle to applaud the movie and said that the Nishikant Kamat's directorial is a must watch.
"Team #Madaari, Team #Daddy post the 1st screening of Must watch film #Madaari @irrfan_k is terrific, Nishi u nailed it," he tweeted.
New Delhi, July 13 : Arjun Rampal, who has been keeping away from paparazzi off late, was recently spotted playing tennis with a few good friends.
Showcasing his knack in the game, the dashing 42-year-old, who was dressed in a casual sporting outfit, was apparently in a good mood and also mingled with the spectators, reports Pinkvilla.
Looking at his strikes, it seemed that the 'Roy' star is using tennis to not only stay fit but also break the monotony of work.
On the work front, Arjun will be soon seen in 'Kahani 2' and also 'Rock on 2' alongside stunning Shraddha Kapoor. (ANI)
New Delhi, June 18 : The star-studded film 'Rock On!! 2' starring Farhan Akhtar, Shraddha Kapoor and Arjun Rampal has completed its first shoot schedule.
Farhan took to his Twitter handle to announce the news and posted a picture of himself with Arjun, Purab Kohli and director Shujaat Saudagar, writing, "If you can't beat 'em, Rock 'em!!" #RockOn2 #picturewrap #mumbai #11Nov.
The wrap up picture shows the thousands of fans who gathered to see stars performing in Mumbai.
The movie, which is a sequel to 2008 film 'Rock On!!,' also stars Prachi Desai and Shashank Arora.
Mumbai, May 18 : Actor Arjun Rampal injured his knee while filming a scene for the upcoming suspense thriller film "Kahaani 2", which also stars Vidya Balan.
Arjun was filming a chase sequence, when he "busted" his knee. He also shared a photograph of his injury on Twitter.
"Busted my knee today, while filming a chase sequence. Finished the shoot. Now in agony. But then no pain no gain. 'Kahaani 2'," Arjun tweeted on Tuesday night.
New Delhi, May 18 : Actor Arjun Rampal, who is gearing up for the release of his upcoming film ' Kahaani 2,' a sequel to the highly successful 2012 release 'Kahaan,' has injured his knee while filming a chase sequence.
Posting a picture of his injured knee, the 43-year-old actor tweeted, "Busted my knee today, while filming a chase sequence. Finished the shoot. Now in agony. But then #nopainnogain #kahaani2."
Few days ago, it was reported that movie's leading lady Vidya Balan and Arjun have wrapped up the shooting of the film and are now gearing up for its promotions.
New Delhi, May 12 : Actor Arjun Rampal is all set to kick off the shooting of his upcoming film ' Kahaani 2,' a sequel to the highly successful 2012 release 'Kahaani,' in Kolkata.
Sharing a picture, wherein he is seen standing next to an old-fashioned letterbox, the 43-year-old actor tweeted, "With an abandoned postbox. Gosh, I remember so clearly when we used to post letters. Extinct today #vintageKahaani2."
Reportedly, the movie's lead actress Vidya Balan has started shooting for the film last month.
New Delhi, May 5 : Sujoy Ghosh's upcoming directorial venture, sequel of 2014-hit flick 'Kahaani,' titled 'Kahaani 2,' will hit the theatres on November 25 this year.
Renowned film critic Taran Adarsh took to his Twitter handle recently to announce this news.
"#Kahaani2 release date confirmed: 25 Nov 2016. Stars Vidya Balan, Arjun Rampal. Directed by Sujoy Ghosh. Presented by Jayantilal Gada [PEN]," he tweeted.
For the sequel, Arjun Rampal has been taken on board.
New Delhi, Feb. 11 : Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal seems to be really impressed by the performance of `Fitoor` actors Katrina Kaif and Aditya Roy Kapur as he lauded them on the social media.
Taking to his Twitter handle, the 43-year-old actor, who will be soon seen in `Rock On!! 2,' tweeted, "Just watched one of the best adaptations of Great Expectations. #Fitoor everyone just make ur weekend plans right away. It's #Fitoor # Fitoor."
New Delhi, Jan. 11: Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal recently offered prayers at Ambaji temple in Ahmedabad
Taking to Instagram, the 43-year-old actor shared pictures where he is seen talking blessing of the Hindu goddess and wrote, "Feeling blessed, amazing Darshan at the Ambaji temple. Now heading home. #peace #pilgrimige."
Another pic bears the caption, "Pray for peace. Ambaji temple. #pilgrimige."
Arjun, who became a film producer with flick 'I See You,' had received critical acclamation for his performance in 2008 film 'Rock On!!'.(ANI)
New Delhi, Dec. 20 - With Christmas around the corner, Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal is busy making plans for the big day with his daughter.
Sharing a snap on the social media, the 43-year-old actor wrote, "Making a Christmas plan!!!!!! #merrychristmas #happyholidayseveryone."
In the pic, the 'Dil Ka Rishta' actor and his daughter were seen thinking about Christmas, while posing for the camera.
Karachi, Sept 2 - Arjun Rampal and Mehr Jessia are rumoured of having a rocky relationship, but it seems like the suspicious media eyes are not affecting the actor.
In a recent interview, the 42-year-old actor, who previously slammed the media for bringing up his personal life, said that he does not have any views about his relation as he feels that people have more views, reports the Express Tribune.
New Delhi, Feb 10 - Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal was recently in the national capital for the promotions of his upcoming flick 'Roy'.
Speaking exclusively to ANI, the actor- producer called his character a 'hopeless romantic' and explained how he connects to the character in his personal life.
"I don't think I can relate to this character of being a Casanova at present, that was in my youth as now I am very boring but my character 'Kabir' is not only a Casanova, he is quite romantic as well, hopeless romantic as when he falls in love he is just gone", said Rampal.
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.
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