Arjun Rampal is an Indian actor, model, filmmaker and television personality. He made his acting debut in Rajiv Rai's romance Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat (2001) and has since went on to act in more than 40 films. He has received several awards including the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor and the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Rock On. He has enacted lead roles in romances Deewaanapan (2001), Dil Hai Tumhaara (2002), Dil Ka Rishta (2003), Vaada (2005) and I See You (2006), action films Asambhav (2004) and D-Day (2013), thrillers Yakeen (2005) and Roy (2015), socio-political Chakravyuh (2012), crime drama Inkaar (2013) and biopic Daddy (2017). The year 2002 marked a turning point for Rampal when he was cast in Aankhen, proving to be his first commercial success. His other commercially successful films include, Dil Hai Tumhaara (2002), Don (2006), Om Shanti Om (2007), Rock On!! (2008), Housefull (2010), Raajneeti (2010), and Ra.One (2011). Rampal became a film producer with I See You (2006) under his banner, Chasing Ganesha Films, and produced the biopic Daddy (2017), for which he also wrote the screenplay.