Tarun Arora is one of the film actors who had worked in both Bollywood as well as south Indian films. His filmography has full of negative roles that he played in south Indian movies throughout the time. He got a lot of appreciation from the 2016 Tamil film Kanithan.
There are many models who turned into Bollywood and start playing negative roles. He was following the career track of notable actors like Vidyut Jamwal, Rahul Dev, and Neil Nitin Mukesh who were model first and then start playing negative roles in Bollywood as well as South Indian movies.
Tarun Arora is one of the actors who got a good Bollywood debut film. In 1999, Tarun Arora made his first Bollywood appearance in campus oriented film, Pyaar Mein Kabhi Kabhi. Later on, he married to the popular model-actress Anjala Zaveri and live happily married life.
Tarun got into the modeling industry back in the 1990s while pursuing his studies in Hotel Management in Delhi. Once he won the Gladrags Manhunt organized in 1998, he turned into the most sought models of the late 90s. He was also the face of some music videos apart from his continuous ramp-walk and TV-commercial schedules.
He played a brief role in 1999 campus oriented film Pyaar Mein Kabhi Kabhi, which was marked as Tarun Arora’s debut film. Since then he mostly played supporting roles in movies and share screen space with many actors. He was also featured in a series of low-budget films that went unnoticed.
The first lead role he got is the 2004’s Hawas opposite Megna Naidu. He has been cast in many movies, and despite playing numerous roles in movies, he got initial recognition when he played the role of Kareena’s crush in Jab We Met.
People start recognizing him due to Imtiaz Ali’s Jab We Met as he plays the character of Anshuman. The film was a huge hit, but still, his career failed to take off. But he got his fair share of success by playing the character and villainous roles in south Indian films.
Take a look at his screen presence in South movies and how that is different from his appearance in Bollywood Movie Jab We Met. With a huge build, bulk up physique he has impressed the audience by playing negative characters in various Tamil and Telugu Movies.
At the exact opposite, he featured in Imtiaz Ali’s Jab We Met, and he shows a cute looking charming man on which the female protagonist Geet played by Kareena Kapoor has a huge crush on. After the interval, the scenes of Anshuman came into play and Tarun Arora looks amazing in each scene.
You will be amazed to see how Tarun Arora had transformed
throughout the years. The cute charming Anshuman from Jab We Met is now
terrifying with the huge bulky physique in Tamil and Telugu movies. It is true
that Tarun Arora didn’t get a shiny career in Bollywood but he somehow managed
to make a fortune out of his skills with essaying the villain’s roles in South
Here, we got you some lesser-known facts about the actor Tarun Arora
1. Assamese Origin – Tarun Arora has entered into Bollywood and will be shown in various regional films. However, he has Assamese origin as he grew up in Assam.
2. A Successful Model – Tarun Arora has a successful modeling career with a height of 6 feet. He was at his peak in the middle of the 1990s. He has modeled for Westside, Raymond, Kwality walls, McDowell’s whiskey, and LG. He was a ramp model and also appeared in TV commercials.
3. His famous walking style – When he has active modeling years, his casual yet stylish walk made him a model different from other models.
4. The Shaving cream ad – He was seen in the Emami shaving cream ad alongside well-known model Lisa Ray. He has appeared in several TV ads.
5. Successful businessman – Tarun Arora has tasted some success with his restaurant business by running Tandoori Hippie and the lounge ‘Love Shack’ in Bangalore.
6. Shines in Negative roles – He is very popular for playing negative roles in Tamil cinema. He got the recognition by playing the character of Anshuman in Shahid Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor starrer Jab We Met.
After the good news is that Tarun will be next seen in the movie Laxmi Bomb in which he will play the role of villain. We wish Tarun for all future endeavors.