It's no secret that the dashing Arjun Sarja is one of the most charismatic and popular stars in South cinema today. Fondly referred to as the 'Action King', he enjoys a strong following thanks to his good looks, charming personality and intense performances. Over the years, he has starred in quite a few classics and this has established him as a force to be reckoned with as well as an integral part of the industry.
Today(August 15, 2018), as Arjun turns a year older, we take a look at some of his best films and celebrate what has been a terrific career.
A vigilante-thriller, Gentleman is regarded as one of the biggest hits of Arjun's career. Featuring the star in the role of a vigilante, it created quite a buzz amongst the fans for all the right reasons and became big hit. In the Shankar directorial, Arjun delivered a rocking performance and left the fans asking for more.
Released in 1999, Mudhalvan was a political-thriller and featured Arjun in the role of a reporter who ends up becoming the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for a day. A huge hit at the box office, it also featured Manisha Koirala and Raghuvaran in the lead. Mudhalvan was later remade in Hindi as Nayak with Anil Kapoor in the lead.
A Kannada-Telugu bilingual, Sri Manjunatha was a biographical drama that saw Arjun act alongside Megastar Chiranjeevi. Directed by K Raghavendra Rao, the film revolved around the life of the noted Shaiva devotee Manjunatha and received tremendous critical acclaim upon release.
Touching upon the match-fixing menace, Mankatha was one of the biggest and most ambitious films of 2011. In it, the star played a cop and did full justice to the role. Directed by Venkat Prabhu, the film also had Ajith Kumar and Trisha in the lead, it emerged as a ig hit at the box office.