Arjun Mathur is a British-born Indian actor. He trained with Barry John in New Delhi and at The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute, New York. Before he started acting, he worked as an Assistant Director on several big-budget Indian films such as 'The Rising - Mangal Pandey', 'Bunty Aur Babli' and 'Rang De Basanti'. Arjun was first discovered by Mira Nair and Farhan Akhtar simultaneously through their respective short films for the 'Aids Jaago' project, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, 2007. This was followed by some very powerful performances in mainstream Indian films like 'Luck By Chance', 'My Name Is Khan' and 'Ankur Arora Murder Case', as well as critically acclaimed independent features such as 'Barah Aana', 'Coffee Bloom', the National-Award winning 'I Am' and the English language film, 'Fireflies', for which he received a Best Actor nomination at the New York Indian Film Festival, 2013. In 2012, he garnered a lot of praise for the youth-centric mini-series, 'Bring On The Night'. Arjun has appeared in numerous television commercials and is the brand-ambassador for the leading Indian lifestyle brand, 'Godrej'. He was last seen in Channel 4's British drama series, 'Indian Summers' and his upcoming projects include the dark satire, 'Brij Mohan Amar Rahe'.