Bollywood has often faced criticism for actors who are good-looking but not talented getting opportunities in films. However, from time to time, we have seen such “culprits” break all odds through hard work and prove themselves as credible performers, and Arjun Rampal is one of them.
The actor has had a cult following for a long time due to his flailing locks, deep baritone and great looks, but has often faced scrutiny for his limited acting chops. Since the late 2000s, Rampal has emerged as a credible contender and has developed to be a dependable performer. For this list, I have taken into account films where his performances have been praised have impacted his career in a positive manner. So, without further ado, here is the list of top Best Arjun Rampal films. You can also watch some of these Arjun Rampal movies on Netflix or Amazon Prime.
10. Satyagraha (2013)
Directed by Prakash Jha, ‘Satyagraha’ essays the role of a corporate go-getter who sees his priorities shift when a personal tragedy brings him face-to-face with the dirty world of political corruption. Arjun Rampal plays the role of Arjun, who is a strong socially committed to becoming a politician. Among the array of Rampal-Jha collaborations, ‘Satyagraha’ proves to be another successful mould for Rampal who brings out the ideology of his political character to a concretized literal sense.
9. D-Day (2013)
Directed by Nikhil Advani, ‘D-Day’, follows a team of experts who are dispatched to bring in “The Most Wanted Man in India” – Iqbal Seth, essayed by Rishi Kapoor. Among the team of experts, Arjun Rampal plays Rudra Pratap Singh, a suspended army officer, who has turned into a mercenary. For the character of Rudra Pratap Singh, Arjun Rampal needs to look tough, physically intimidating and badass, which he manages with perfection. In a role where actors could’ve easily stagnated within the monotony of looking rough and tough, Arjun Rampal does a remarkable job in added a layer of human emotions and feelings.