Arjun

Date of Birth: August 15, 1965
Occupation:
Actor, Director, Story Writer, Supporting Cast, Dialogue Writer
Awards:
Filmfare Best Actor Award South, Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actor
Years Active:
1984-present
Arjun
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Arjun Sarja
Born August 15, 1965 (1965-08-15) (age 45)
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Occupation Film actor, director
Years active 1984 - present
Spouse Asha Rani

Arjun Sarja (Kannada: ಅರ್ಜುನ್ ಸರ್ಜಾ; Tamil: அர்ஜூன் சர்ஜா; born 15 August 1965 in Bangalore, Karnataka, India) is a Tamil Actor and director. He has also acted in several Malayalam, Kannada, Hindi and Telugu films. He is the son of Shakti Prasad, a former Kannada film star. The title "Action King" has been given to Arjun by fans, for the numerous roles he has portrayed in action films.He is also a black belt holder in karate.12345678

Early life
Manu was born to Prasad, a popular actor of Kannada films. His father-in-law Rajesh is also a senior actor in Kannada movies and his elder brother Kishor Sarja who recently passed away was a director. Arjun's initial desire was to become a police officer and went to police training and was selected but later he opted to become a film star. He has now acted over 200 films in five different language including Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Hindi and Telugu and His wife Asha Rani is also an actress who has acted in a Kannada movie called Rathasapthami with Shivaraj Kumar. Arjun has two daughters, Aishwarya and Anjana.


Film career
Arjun started his first venture as a film actor in Karnataka with director Rajender Singh Babu. He then moved to Tamil and Telugu and concentrated there. His first Tamil film was Nandri released in 1984 co-star with actor Karthik and Nalini. His popular movies in Tamil include Gentleman, Jai Hind, Kurudhipunal, Mudhalvan, Rhythm, Ezhumalai ,Giri and Marudhamalai. In Telugu, he is known for his role in 1985 movie Maa Pallelo Gopaludu. Arjun has also directed and produced some films. Arjun has won the Filmfare Best Actor Award South and Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actor in the film Gentleman.