Arjun Sarja : Net Worth, Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Wiki, Facts and Figures

Arjun Sarja was born on August 15, 1962, in Madhugiri, Tumkur District, Karnataka, India.h The Bollywood e was born to Kannada actor Shakti Prasad and his mother was 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.

He started his acting career in 1979 with the Kannada film ‘Putani Agent 123.’ He worked in different languages like Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, and Malayalam. He is referred to as Action King by his fans.

Arjun Sarja
Arjun Sarja

Early Life and Upbringing

Arjun Sarja was born to Kannada actor Shakti Prasad and his mother was Lakshmi, an art teacher. He had one elder brother Kishore Sarja, who directed Kannada films. Arjun had always thought and dreamt of becoming a police officer but his fate took him into an entirely different direction.

He started his acting career in 1979 with the Kannada film ‘Putani Agent 123.’ He worked in different languages like Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, and Malayalam.

Arjun Sarja -Early Life And Upbringing
Arjun Sarja – Early Life And Upbringing

Personal Life – Age, Zodiac Sign

Arjun Sarja Personal Life
Arjun Sarja Personal Life
Personal DetailsInformation
Full NameSrinivasa Sarja
NicknameAction King, Ashok Babu, Seenu
Alternative Names(s) (also known as)Arjun, Arjun Sarja
Date of Birth15 August 1962
Age (as of 2023)61 years
ReligionHinduism
Zodiac SignLeo
NationalityIndian
BirthplaceMadhugiri, Tumkur district, Karnataka, India
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Current AddressChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Education QualificationBachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
Hobbies and InterestsWriting, singing
Languages KnownKannada, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam
Social Media Profiles link (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)Instagram
Wikipedia Profile linkArjun Sarja – Wikipedia
IMDb Profile linkArjun Sarja – IMDb
Website linkN/A

Physical Appearance – Height, Weight, Body Measurements

Arjun Sarja - Physical Appearance
Arjun Sarja – Physical Appearance
Physical StatsInformation
Body TypeAthletic
Body Measurements (Chest – Waist – Hips)44-33-17 inches
Height in feet, inches, cm5’ 10″, 178 cm
Weight in kg, lbs80 kg, 176 lbs
Chest44 inches
Waist33 inches
Biceps17 inches
Eye ColourLight Brown
Hair ColourBlack
HairstyleShort
Distinctive FeaturesMuscular physique, action skills
TattoosN/A

Family and Relationships – Girlfriend/Wife, Affairs

Arjun Sarja is married to Niveditha and they have two children, Aishwarya and Anjana. Aishwarya is also an actress who made her debut in the Tamil film ‘Pattathu Yaanai’ in 2013. 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 35 feet high and 12 feet wide and 7 feet thick.

Arjun Sarja - Family And Relationships
Arjun Sarja -Family And Relationships
Relationships DetailsInformation
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse – WifeAsha Rani (Former Actress)
FatherShakthi Prasad (Died, Kannada Film Actor)
MotherLakshmi (Art teacher)
ChildrenAishwarya Arjun (Actress), Anjana
SiblingsKishore Sarja (Died, Kannada Film Director)
Affairs – Girlfriend(s)N/A
Significant RelationshipsN/A

Rise to Stardom

Arjun Sarja made his acting debut in 1979 with the Kannada film ‘Putani Agent 123.’ He worked in different languages like Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, and Malayalam.

In 1993, he starred in S. Shankar’s blockbuster ‘Gentleman’ which opened to positive reviews, while Arjun went on to win the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actor. During this time, he starred in hits such as ‘Jai Hind’ (1994), ‘Karnaa’ (1995), and the action thriller film ‘Kuruthipunal’ (1995), for which Arjun won acclaim for his role while the film became India’s official entry for the 68th Academy Awards in the Best Foreign Language Film category.

In 1999, he starred in the political action-thriller, ‘Mudhalvan,’ which earned him for his role as well as numerous other nominations. He was then featured in Vasanth’s romantic drama film ‘Rhythm,’ where he played a photographer, who eventually falls in love with a widow.

Featuring a popular soundtrack and opening to positive reviews, ‘Rhythm’ also became a commercial success.

Arjun Sarja - Rise To Stardom
Arjun Sarja – Rise To Stardom

Debut Film – Simhada Mari Sainya

Arjun Sarja - Debut Film
Arjun Sarja – Debut Film

Successful Film – Kurukshetra

Arjun Sarja - Successful Film
Arjun Sarja – Successful Film

Career, Awards, and Achievements

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 a fan following from multiple states of India. He has directed 12 films and also produced and distributed a number of films.

In 1993, he starred in S. Shankar’s blockbuster ‘Gentleman’ which opened to positive reviews, while Arjun went on to win the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actor. During this time, he starred in hits such as ‘Jai Hind’ (1994), ‘Karnaa’ (1995), and the action thriller film ‘Kuruthipunal’ (1995), for which Arjun won acclaim for his role while the film became India’s official entry for the 68th Academy Awards in the Best Foreign Language Film category.

In 1999, he starred in the political action-thriller, ‘Mudhalvan,’ which earned him for his role as well as numerous other nominations. He was then featured in Vasanth’s romantic drama film ‘Rhythm,’ where he played a photographer, who eventually falls in love with a widow. 

Arjun Sarja - Career, Awards, And Achievements
Arjun Sarja – Career, Awards, And Achievements
Career DetailsInformation
Profession(s)Actor, Director, Producer, Writer
Debut FilmPutani Agent 123 (Kannada, 1979), Nandri (Tamil, 1984), Maa Pallelo Gopaludu (Telugu, 1985), Zulm-O-Sitam (Hindi, 1998)
Notable RolesKrishnamoorthy in Gentleman, Arjun in Mudhalvan, Karthik in Rhythm, Manjunatha in Sri Manjunatha, Abhimanyu in Abhimanyu
Recent Films – New MoviesFriendship (Tamil, 2021), Marakkar: Lion of the Arabian Sea (Malayalam, 2021), Kurukshetra (Kannada, 2019), Kolaigaran (Tamil, 2019), Naa Peru Surya, Naa Illu India (Telugu, 2018)
Upcoming FilmsArjuna Phalguna (Telugu, 2022), Irumbu Thirai 2 (Tamil, 2022), Premalo Mugguru (Telugu, 2022), Ottran (Tamil, 2022), Contract (Kannada, 2022)
Popular Television SeriesN/A
Awards and AchievementsTamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actor for Gentleman and Kurudhipunal, Karnataka State Film Award for Best Actor for Sri Manjunatha, Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Kannada for Prasad, SIIMA Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role for Kadal, Nandi Award for Best Villain for Lie
Endorsements/Brand CollaborationsN/A
Philanthropy/Charity WorkBuilding a Hanuman temple in Chennai, supporting various social causes
Professional AssociationsSouth Indian Film Artistes’ Association, Tamil Film Producers Council, Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce
Training and EducationKarate, acting, direction, production, writing
Production CompanySree Raam Films International
Box Office Success – Hit MoviesGentleman, Jai Hind, Karnaa, Kurudhipunal, Mudhalvan, Rhythm, Sri Manjunatha, Abhimanyu, Kadal, Nibunan, Kolaigaran
Critical Acclaim MoviesGentleman, Kurudhipunal, Mudhalvan, Rhythm, Sri Manjunatha, Abhimanyu, Kadal, Nibunan, Kolaigaran

Assets and Finances – Net Worth

Arjun Sarja - Assets And Finances
Arjun Sarja – Assets And Finances
Financial ProfileInformation
Net Worth in Rs. and DollarsRs. 45 crore, $6 million
Per Movie Charges in Rs. and DollarsRs. 2-3 crore, $300,000-$400,000
Per Endorsement Charges in Rs. and DollarsN/A
Sponsorship DealsN/A
Business VenturesSree Raam Films International
InvestmentsN/A
Real Estate HoldingsN/A
Luxury Items/Properties OwnedN/A
Cars CollectionN/A

Favorite Things, Likes and Dislikes

Arjun Sarja - Favorite Things, Likes And Dislikes
Arjun Sarja – Favorite Things, Likes And Dislikes
Favorite ThingsInformation
Favorite ActorKamal Haasan, Sivaji Ganesan, Karthik
Favorite ActressKajol
Favorite FilmN/A
Favorite Music BandsN/A
Favorite SportCricket
Favorite BooksN/A
Favorite ColourLemon Yellow
Favorite FoodChicken
Things s/he likeAction, adventure, comedy
Things s/he dislikeViolence, injustice, corruption

Top 5 Best Films – Arjun Sarja

Film NameYear of ReleaseCharacter Played
Gentleman1993Krishnamoorthy
Jai Hind1994Bharath
Karnaa1995Karnaa
Mudhalvan1999Pugazhendhi
Rhythm2000Karthikeyan

Controversies – Arjun Sarja

  • Arjun Sarja was involved in a controversy with actor VishwakSen over disagreements during a film project.
  • Actress Sruthi Hariharan filed a sexual harassment case against Arjun Sarja, which stirred up controversy. However, he was later cleared of the charges.
Arjun Sarja - Controversies
Arjun Sarja – Controversies

Interesting Facts – Arjun Sarja

  • Arjun Sarja is often referred to by the media and his fans as the “Action King” for his roles in action films.
  • He has directed 12 films and also produced and distributed a number of films.
  • Arjun Sarja is an ardent devotee of Hanuman and is building a Hanuman temple at the outskirts of Chennai.
  • He has a black belt in Karate.
  • He is also a great singer and has sung several songs in his films.
  • Arjun Sarja is one of the few South Indian actors to attract a fan following from multiple states of India.
Arjun Sarja - Interesting Facts
Arjun Sarja – Interesting Facts

In conclusion, Arjun Sarja’s journey in the Indian film industry is a testament to his talent, hard work, and dedication. His contributions to the cinema, his versatility in acting, and his passion for his craft make him a true icon in the industry.

His life and career serve as an inspiration to many aspiring actors and filmmakers.


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