Arjun Sarja

Arjun Sarja or simply Arjun, is an Indian actor, producer, and director who works predominantly inTamil cinema in addition toTelugu and kannada films and a few malayalam and Hindi films. Referred to by the media and his fans as “Action King” for his roles in Action films Arjun Sarja has acted in more than 160 films, most of them being lead roles. He is one of few south indian actors to attract fan following from multiple states of India .He has directed 12 films and also produced and distributed a number of films. Arjun Sarja made special appearances in the Kannada film sri manjunatha (2001) and the Telugu film Hanu maan junction (2001). Sarja was born to Kannada actor Shakti Prasad, and Lakshmi, an art teacher. Arjun had always thought and dreamt of becoming a police officer but his fate took him into an entirely different direction.  Inspired by Bruce Lee’s 1973 film Enter the Dragon, Arjun began training in Karate at the age of 16 and now holds a black belt.Arjun married Niveditha Arjun in 1988, a former actress who has appeared in the 1986 Kannada film Ratha Sapthami under the stage name of Asha Rani. Kannada actor Rajesh is his father-in-law. He has two daughters, Aishwarya and Anjana.Aishwarya made her acting debut in 2013.

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Top Achievements:

  • Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actor for Gentleman-1993
  • Silver Screen Sensational Actor Award-2011
  • Karnataka State Film Award for Best Actor for Prasad-2012
  • Vijay Award for Best Villain – 2013
  • Karnataka State Film Award for Second Best Film for Abhimanyu-2014
  • Norway Tamil Film Festival Award for Best Supporting Actor -2019