He is most good looking and was a different type from the other actor, who reined the film industry. He was introduced to the Film industry by Mani Ratnam. But don’t think the movie was ‘Roja’. It was Thalapathi. He played a role of an asst. collector. But his first film as lead hero was Mani Ratnam’s Roja. The movie became a biggest hit throughout the country and Arvind Swamy's impressive sober looks created him a heartthrob of many girls. He was very selective and aware about his roles. Though
Arvind studied at Don Bosco - Egmore, Chennai and Commerce in Loyola College, Chennai. He did MBA in Wake Forest University in North Carolina, USA. He lost both his parents in 1993. Arvind tied knot with girl friend Gayathri in 1994. They have a happy family with two daughters Adhira and Rudra.
He is currently the Chairman and MD of Talent Maximus. Arvind was chairman and managing director of ProLease India and InterPro India also.