A 'patriotic' birthday for Arjun

August 15, 2018

15 August is always special for Arjun. Not just his movies are mostly patriotic but he was born on India's Independence Day. Today is his birthday. One of the very few actors to do Tamil, Telugu, Kannada movies, he has completed over 150 films.


Though he started his career in 1981, he won wider acclaim in 1993, when he starred in Shankar's blockbuster Gentleman, while Arjun went on to win the State Award for Best Actor.

He starred in hits such as Jai Hind (1994), Karnaa (1995), and the crime drama film Kurudhipunal (1995), for which Arjun won positive acclaim for his role while the film became India's official entry for the 68th Academy Awards Best Foreign Language Film category.

In 1999, he starred in the political thriller Mudhalvan (1999).Today he has switched to negative roles and his performance in Irumbuthirai recently won him greater acclaim.