Siddharth Malhotra is a talented actor in Bollywood with a promising future ahead of him. Just like many others in the film industry, he has struggled a lot before he bagged his role in Karan Johar’s ‘Student Of The Year’.
Malhotra comes from a simple family. He was born to Sunil and Rimmi Malhotra, – his father was a Merchant Navy officer.
He started modelling from the age of 16 and was discovered by a casting agent in a cafe! On giving plenty of auditions and not getting selected after that, brought in a lot of discouragement in his life. ‘Ek Villain’ actor made his TV debut along with Rajat Tokas in ‘Dharti Ka Veer Yodha Prithviraj Chauhan’. He wanted to bag the role in Priyanka Chopra’s ‘Fashion’ but he had a contract with Gladrags so could not take up the project.
Malhotra strictly believes that hard work pays off. Before his acting career took off, he was recognized internationally because he was a model. He has rocked many ramps in Paris, Milan, New York and also did modelling for the international designer, Roberto Cavalli.
The ‘Ittefaq’ actor has also worked as an assistant director for Tarun Mansukhani’s blockbuster hit ‘Dostana’ and Karan Johar’s ‘My Name Is Khan’, and considers Shahrukh Khan as his role model.
Upon delivering successful films like ‘Student Of The Year’, ‘Kapoor and Sons’, ‘Ittefaq’ and ‘Ek Villain’ he made his name in the film industry. Salman Khan had gifted him a designer watch. The ‘Baar Baar Dekho’ actor has a great love for his pet ‘Oscar’ and misses taking him for a walk. He was also involved in a campaign with PETA to generate awareness.
The actor has a dream to work Deepika Padukone and has worked with several actresses like Katrina Kaif, Shraddha Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha and Alia Bhatt with whom he is said to bein a relationship but it has never been confirmed.
Siddharth Malhotra loves to play rugby and calls it his favourite sport. He is gearing up for his next release alongside Manoj Bajpayee in Neeraj Pandey’s ‘Aiyaary’ which is all set to release on 26th January 2018.
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