Arjun Aneja is an Indian model and actor who is known for his acting in many Hindi TV shows and films. He became viral with his role of Tapan in the hit Bollywood film Satyaprem Ki Katha. He entered the dating show Temptation Island India in November 2023.
Arjun Aneja was born on Thursday, 11 June 1987 (age 36 years; as of 2023) in Sonipat, Haryana, India. His zodiac sign is Gemini. He did his schooling at Holy Child School, Sonipat. He later studied at Delhi University. Facebook – Arjun Aneja After completing his graduation, he worked as an accountant specialist; however, he later pursued a career in the entertainment industry. The Times of India
Weight (approx.): 80 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Body Measurements (approx.): Chest 40″, Waist 32″, Biceps 14″
Parents & Siblings
His mother’s name is Poonam Aneja. He has a brother named Samchit Aneja and a sister named Ayushi Aneja Madan.
Wife & Children
He is unmarried and does not have any children.
In 2023, he revealed that he has been dating Cheshta Bhagat (also spelt as Chestha Bhagat), an actress, for 10 years. He also said that they met each other for the first time at a Diwali Party where Arjun had gone with his then-girlfriend.
He played cards with Cheshta during the party and later, they fell for each other. He had an on-and-off relationship with her; however, their bond has grown stronger. Allegedly, they both cheated on each other once when they were separated; however, they later reconciled.
Arjun talked about his journey in an interview and said that he did not like his accountant specialist job in Gurugram (previously Gurgaon), hence he signed up with a modelling agency after 8-10 months of doing his job. After modelling for a few months, he shifted his focus to acting and did an acting course at Sai Gurukul Academy Of Performing Arts, Delhi for 6 months. He later moved to Mumbai to pursue a career in acting; however, he kept on modelling and has walked the ramp for many popular fashion designers.
After living in Mumbai for around one and a half years, he got his first project which was an advertisement with Anil Kapoor. He later appeared in many commercials such as HDFC, SBI, and Streak Insta hair colour with many Bollywood actors Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor, Parineeti Chopra, and Alia Bhatt.
Arjun Aneja made his television debut with Balika Vadhu in 2015 in which he played the role of Mr. Mittal. He later acted in many TV shows such as Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi in 2016 as Ranveer, Sadda Haq, Ishq Mein Marjawan in 2017 as Sushant, and Yeh Un Dinon Ki Baat Hai in 2018 as Farhan Poonawala.
He played the role of Tapan Manek, Katha’s ex-boyfriend and rapist, in the film Satyaprem Ki Katha in 2023, featuring Kartik Aaryan and Kiara Advani. There were speculations that he would be playing the role of Javed in Fardeen Khan’s comeback film Visfot, scheduled to release in 2024.
Arjun Aneja’s debut web series was Hello Mini which was released in 2021 and streamed on MX Player; he played the role of Prateek Basotia in the web series.
In November 2023, he entered the web reality dating gaming show Temptation Island India as a contestant with his long-time girlfriend, Cheshta Bhagat; the show is streamed on JioCinema. He revealed in an interview that he did not tell his parents about the show as the show had a unique concept that was happening for the first time in India.
He has the word Poonam, the name of his mother, inked on his left elbow.
- Date Destination: Bali
- Film: Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
- Food: Hakka Noodles with Manchurian
- Exercise: Sun Salutation (Surya Namaskar or Salute to the Sun)
- Colour: Yellow
- Arjun likes to do yoga and sound healing to maintain his fitness. He is a certified reiki healer.
- Arjun likes to ride motorbikes and go on long drives in cars and jeeps. He also likes to travel to hilly stations.
- He revealed his morning routine in an interview and said that he starts his day with Yoga or meditation, later reading Hanuman Chalisa, and drinking lukewarm lemon and honey water.
- He used to play table tennis during his school days and won a national-level table tennis tournament.
- He said during an interview that he initially wasted around one and a half years of his time in Mumbai as he did not take part in auditions regularly and was non-serious towards his career.
- He is a dog lover.
- Arjun once talked about a fake casting process and said that he met a guy once in a market who posed as a casting agent and took him to a nearby restaurant where he introduced Arjun to another person who was posing as a producer. They asked for Rs 5 lakhs from Arjun for investment in the film and also offered him a role; however, Arjun denied it and later realised that he escaped fraud as he was never contacted again by those two people.
- In a YouTube video, Arjun Aneja shared that he can be contacted on 9169945303. YouTube – Arjun Aneja
- In June 2023, his Twitter account was hacked by a stranger. Arjun said that he received an email that his account had been logged into from another device. When he tried to log in, he received another email that the password had been changed. The Times of India