Arjun Sarja is an Indian actor, director and producer who prominently works in Tamil, Kannada and Telugu film industry. He also starred a few Malayalam and Hindi movies. He was born on 15 August 1962 as Srinivasa Sarja in Madhugiri, Tumkur, Karnataka. He was popularly known as ‘Action King’ by his fans as well as some media.
Early Life and Careers:
Arjun Sarja was born to Shakthi Prasad who is a Kannada film actor and Lakshmi Devamma who is an art teacher. He had an elder brother, Kishore Sarja who was a Kannada director, died on June 2009.
Although his father Shakti Prasad was an actor he was not interested to bring his son to filmland and hence rejected several film offers which he received as a teenager. At last filmmaker, Rajendra Singh Babu convinced both Shakti Prasad and Arjun for his film Simhada Mari Sainya in 1981 starring Amrish Puri and Master Bhanuprakash. His Tamil debut film was with Nandri in 1984, his Telugu debut was with Maa Pallelo Gopaludu in 1985. He ventured into film direction with Sevagan in1992 opposite Kushboo, Nassar and Captain Raju. In 1993 he worked for blockbuster hit Gentleman, the directorial debut of veteran director Shankar starring Madhoo, Charan Raj and Goundamani, he won Tamil Nadu State Film Award for his performance in the film. Arjun Sarja is an actor, director, producer and distributor who worked for Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu film industries.
Arjun Sarja married to Niveditha Arjun 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. Sarja has two daughters, Aishwarya and Anjana. Aishwarya Arjun made her acting debut in 2013. His nephews Chiranjeevi Sarja and Dhruva Sarja both act in Kannada movies. Another nephew of Arjun, Bharat Sarja, also made her film debut in 2013.
Arjun had always thought and dreamt of becoming a police officer but his fate took him into an entirely different direction.
Arjun Sarja is an ardent devotee of Hanuman. He is building the Hanuman temple at the outskirts of Chennai. A 35-foot statue of the Lord Anjaneya was sculpted exclusively for the temple and the statue of the Hanuman is in a sitting posture and weighs around 140 tonnes. The sitting posture of the Hanuman statue is first of its kind in India. The single-stone statue is in 35 feet high and 12 feet wide and 7 feet thick.
|Real Name||Arjun Sarja|
|Stage Name||Arjun Sarja|
|Birthday||15 August 1962|
|Father Name||Shakti Prasad|
|Mother Name||Lakshmi Devamma|
|Birthplace||Madhugiri, Tumkur, Karnataka|
|Hometown||Madhugiri, Tumkur, Karnataka|
|Current City||Chennai, Tamilnadu|
|Debut film||Simhada Mari Sainya(1981, Kannada)|
|Spouse name||Niveditha Arjun|
|Hobbies & Interest||Dance, Singing, Reading, Watching movies, Cooking|
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|Arjun Sarja Mobile Number||N.A.|
Arjun Sarja’s Lesser Known Facts
- Arjun Sarja was born on15 August 1962in Udupi, Maharastra.
- As of now, Arjun Sarja’s age is 57 years.
- Arjun Sarja’s father name is Shakti Prasad and mother name is Lakshmi Devamma.
- Arjun Sarja has an elder brother, Kishore Sarja who was a Kannada film director. He passed away in June 2009.
- Arjun Sarja’s debut Kannada film was ‘Simhada Mari Sainya’ which released in 1981, his Tamil debut was 1984’s ‘Nandri’, Telugu debut was ‘Maa Pallelo Gopaludu’, Bollywood debut was 1998’s ‘Zulm-O-Sitam’, and Malayalam debut was 2010’s Vandae Maatharam.
Additional information about Arjun Sarja
- Does Arjun Sarja know cooking? – Yes.
- Does Arjun Sarja smoke? – Yes.
- Does Arjun Sarja drinks alcohol? – Yes.
- Does Arjun Sarja go to the gym? – Yes.
- Who is Arjun Sarja’s first crush? – Not revealed.
- Who is Arjun Sarja’s girlfriend ( Arjun Sarja’s lover)? – Asha Rani.
- Who is Arjun Sarja’s wife? – Niveditha Arjun.
- Arjun Sarja’s official Instagram account is Instagram
- Arjun Sarja’s official/fan Facebook page is Facebook
- Arjun Sarja’s mobile number is N.A.
- Arjun Sarja’s email address N.A.
- Arjun Sarja’s shoe size is 8.5.
- Arjun Sarja’s height is 5.9″