Sidharth Malhotra WikiSidharth Malhotra is an Indian model-turned-actor who acts in Bollywood. He came into limelight with Karan Johar's movie Student of the year along with Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan. Recently, he was seen in Mohit Suri's Ek Villain alongwith actress Shraddha Kapoor. He was appreciated a lot by the viewers and was also critically acclaimed for the unconventional role of Guru he played in the movie. He will also star in the Bollywood remake of French hit 'Priceless', which will be directed by Tarun Mansukhani opposite Anushka Sharma and in Vikramaditya Motwane's Bhavesh Joshi.
Sidharth Malhotra joined twitter not very long ago and in the span of about just one year, he has crossed 1 million followers which is the highest number among the younger lot of actors. The actor's twitter handle is not bombarded with tweets everyday but he tries to have personal interactions with his fans every once in a few days.
BiographyThe handsome hunk Sidharth was born on January 16' 1985 to Sunil Malhotra and Rimma Malhotra in Surat, Gujarat. His family moved to Mumbai when he was 8 years old. He is the only child of his parents and belongs to an educated family. His father is a doctor and mother is a school principal. Sidharth chose modeling as a career at the age of 16 and then left modeling industry to become an actor.
Education/SchoolSidharth Malhotra studied in Don Bosco till class XI and later shifted to Naval Public which was a Co-ed and he was very excited to sit among girls as classmates. He started to pursue his graduation degree in B.Com from Bhagat Singh College, Delhi University and along with that started with modelling.
CareerSidharth began his career in the glam world at the age of 16 when he was spotted by a modeling agent. And, he withdrew himself from studies to pursue career in modelling. Initially he got selected by Adlabs and was a part of their contract as one of the three leads in Anubhav Sinha's next. Later the contract got cancelled since Anubhav got busy in Ra.One. In 2007, when he participated in Mr.Gujarat pageant at the age of 19 and won. In the same year he also applied for Gladrags Mega-model & Manhunt and got selected. Finally, he became Gladrags Mega-model & Manhunt 2nd runner up in 2007.
Ramp walk to BollywoodLater, appeared in ad campaigns of Roberto Cavalli, on the cover of RedBook, Men's Health and Gladrags. He has walked the ramps for designers like Manish Malhotra and Rohit Bal. Sidharth was also a part of Indian TV serial 'Prithviraj Chauhan' with Rajat Tokas. He knew Manish Malhotra through the fashion industry but never was related to him. Later got into Dharma Productions as an Assistant Director to Karan Johar in My Name is Khan and for him it was the best film school. Karan knew he wanted to get into acting and later signed him for SOTY. Sidharth has also been a model, VJ and assistant director in NDTV Good Times.
Personal ProfileName : Sidharth Malhotra
Nick Name : Sid
Date of Birth : January 16, 1985
Age : 29 years
Height : 6'
Birthplace : Delhi, India
Religion : Hindu
Father Name : Sunil Malhotra (Doctor)
Mother Name : Rimma Malhotra(School Principal)
Marital Status : Unmarried
Hometown : Mumbai,Maharashtra
Educational Qualification : B.com from Delhi University
Occupation : Model, Actor
Debut Movie : Student of The Year
Debut Serial : Prithviraj Chauhan
In Bhavesh JoshiThe handsome star, Ek Villain fame Sidharth malhotra has once again roped into another flick Bhavesh Joshi. He has replaced the actor Imran Khan in the film. For the first time he is will be seen playing as lead opposite Sonakshi sinha. The film is being diected by Vikramaditya Motwane. Recently Sid also made his presence in the Sonakshi's B'day party. It seems their friendship has grown high.
In Excel Entertainment's nextEk Villain actor will play the lead in a film produced by Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani's Excel Entertainment and Karan Johar. The film will be directed by debutante Nitya Mehra. A first venture between the two production houses, the film is likely to roll next year.
FamilySidharth Malhotra's father comes from a Punjabi family, settled in New Delhi and her mother comes from a family in Amritsar. His father has worked in the Merchant Navy and got retired 15 years ago. He is a reitred person but is involved in consultancy. His elder brother is a banker by profession. It's been long Sid has shifted to Mumbai for work purpose, his parents still live in New Delhi.
Personal LifeSidharth has spent his childhood in Surat and Mumbai. After entering Bollywood he has always paid special attention to his diet instead of being a Punjabi at heart, he is a real foody. His special diet includes less carbs, high protiens, lots of fruits and salads. But then, always eats whatever he wishes to on a weekend keeping his diet plan away.
He owns a dog and has named him 'Oscar'. Recently, Sid shifted in a house facing sea and the glamorous Mumbai; in a rented one and his house has big windows for a better ventilation.
GirlfriendSidharth's first serious affair was in Class XI. Later during SOTY shoots he started dating a South African girl Izabelle Leite. After the completion of Ek Villain's shoot, rumours were he is dating Shraddha too.
It seems that now he's been linked up with Aditi Rao Hydari after the couple were seen hanging together at Tampa Bay post IIFA Award ceremony.
In Karan Johar's BorthersSidharth has again becomes the choice of Karan Johar for his next remake of Hollywood boxing drama 'Warrior' tentatively named as Brothers. The film will portray the story of two brothers based on mixed martial arts and fighting. K Jo has also casted 'Khiladi' Akshay Kumar for this one. Sidharth has been started his training for martial arts from the last month.
Ek VillainShraddha and Sidharth had some underwater scenes in the movie filmed at Mauritius. Sidharth loved the experience of swimming under water and also watching the marine life and corals closely. The entire aquatic experience intrigued him and it seems so that he will now take a professional diving course to explore deep waters.
For all the promotional events, he had taken up a new 'skull' look and configured a whole new wardrobe for that type of clothing. That whole skull idea of Sidharth's astonished all of his fans.
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Siddharth Malhotra and Varun DhawanBoth the actors began their career together with SOTY and were seen enacting best friends in the film. Now both have levelled up after that, with the completion of 3 films. Although, they both are contemporaries now and are living a healthy competition instead of a rivalry denying all the rumours. Also, Sidharth is eagerly waiting for Varun and Alia's upcoming movie HSKD. Reportedly, both of them tried to abuse each other recently but ended laughing.
Sidharth Malhotra loves Sweets
Filmography2012 Student of the Year
2014 Hasee Toh Phasee
2014 Ek Villain
2015 Bhavesh Joshi
Shraddha Kapoor Biography