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Sidharth Malhotra is an Indian model turned actor who is popular in bollywood. He came into limelight with Karan Johar's movie Student of the year opposite Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan. Now he will be seen in director Mohit Suri's upcoming movie The Villain alongwith actress Shraddha Kapoor. It is also heard that director Shakun Batra is likely to rope in Sidharth Malhotra for his yet-untitled next. He is also likely to star in the Tarun Mansukhani-directed Bollywood remake of the French hit, Priceless.


The 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 his mother is a school principal. He took part in drama and dance in his school days as he was interested in acting and dancing. Sidharth choose modeling as a career at the age of 16 and quit the modeling industry to become an actor, prior to making his cinematic debut.


Sidharth Malhotra did his schooling at St. Xavier's School. He looks sincere but was not good at studies. He somehow completed his gradution in B.com from Delhi university. In school days he got failed too in some subjects while studying in class 9th, but it was his luck that he somehow got passed. His mom was very serious about his studies as she was the principal too. His parents wanted him to become an engineer as he belongs to a highly educated family.


Sidharth Malhotra is the only child to Sunil Malhotra and Rimma Malhotra. His father hailed from a family of Punjabi origin, settled in New Delhi and her mother comes from a family settled in Amritsar. Sidharth belongs to an educated family. His father is a doctor and his mother is a school principal. His parents are quite happy with his work and due to his growing popularity.

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Personal Profile

Name : 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


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Sidharth began his career at the age of 16, when he was discovered by a modeling agent in India while sitting in a cafe. He left studies to pursue modelling. At the age of 19, he entered in Mr.Gujarat pageant in 2007 along with 19 competitor and won that. In the same year he applied for Gladrags Mega-model & Manhunt and got selected for the final pageant. He performed well through the pageant series and by the voting of the audience, he got the sub-title of Mr.Internet Popularity, Judges selected him for the title of Mr.Photogenic in the pageant. In the final event he became Gladrags Mega-model & Manhunt 2nd runner up 2007. He has also appeared in ad campaigns for Roberto Cavalli. He has appeared on the cover of RedBook, men's health and Gladrags. He has walked the ramps for designers like Manish Malhotra and Rohit Bal. Sidharth has also acted as a child artist in Indian TV serial Prithviraj Chauhan with Rajat Tokas. Sidharth was a model, VJ and assistant director in NDTV Good Times and also assisted Karan Johar in My Name Is Khan.

Abhimanyu in Student of the Year

Sidharth played the role of Abhimanyu in the blockbuster hit movie Student of the year. Abhimanyu Singh was dashing dude of the college who hails from a middle class family. His aim in the school was to be the student of the year. Abhimanyu wins the heart of the gorgeous girl of the school Shanaya Singhania.

Personal Life

Sidharth Malhotra was born in Surat, Gujarat to Sunil Malhotra and Rimma Malhotra. He spent his childhood in Surat and Mumbai. Ever since childhood, Sidharth has always been keen on acting, actively taking part in dance and drama in school to help shape his dream. Thus despite his parent's wish for him to pursue a career in engineering, he went ahead to pursue his desire. At the age of 16, he dropped out of St. Xavier's college and began his career with modeling.

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Post the success of Student Of The Year, Sid became a rage amongst young girls. His first serious affair was in Class XI, but when he became a model and she had to study somewhere else, the long distance thing did not work out. After their break up Sid started dating one South African girl while shooting for SOTY. Recently, Siddharth was spotted at Bandra's new popular restaurant Nido late night accompanied by a pretty lady Izabelle Leite.

Siddharth Malhotra and Manish Malhotra

Siddharth Malhotra and Manish Malhotra, both being Malhotra it feels that they must be related as they both belongs to the fashion industry too but this all stuff is fake they are not related. It is a rumour that Siddharth Malhotra is a nephew of Manish Malhotra. Sid is not Manish's nephew, this he has said numerous times.

Siddharth Malhotra, model-turned-actor has impressed everyone with his perfomance in SOTY

Sidharth Malhotra, who is being appreciated for his performances in Karan Johar's Student Of The Year (SOTY), and said to have also been offered their next movies by the filmmaker. Student Of The Year (SOTY), was expected to cross the 60 crore mark at the domestic box office in the first week but it has collected 9.5 crores in just one day. It's the biggest opening ever for a film starring newcomers.

Sidharth Malhotra loves to eat sweets(Meetha)
He loves meetha a lot and Gulab Jamun are his favourite and he loves to eat them with pickle. There is a story behind such combo once he was eating couple of Gulab Jamuns and his brother dropped pickle over it and he just got hooked to that combination right from then. When he was kid he used to lie to his granny about needing money for something or the other in school and used to eat hot choclates in school with that money.

A Sports Freak
Sidharth said he is obsessive about playing some sports and gets restless if he don't play anything. He believes playing any sports gives an outlet to all your emotions anger, stress, love and all.

Sidharth Malhotra at Chivas Studio event Sidharth Malhotra, Varun Dhawan, Karan Johar at Chivas Studio day 1 in Grand Hyatt on 23rd Nov 2012. The Chivas Studio 2012 proved to be a blend of cinema, art, installation and music. Karan Johar Brand ambassador of Chivas India, said, "It has been an exciting opportunity for me to be a part of this initiative and creating the Chivas short film with Shakun Batra, an ace director of recent times. The brand is all about brotherhood, collaborations and making this short film has been a refreshing experience for me." "Strangers in the Night" short film directed by Shakun Batrathat stars Yolanda Mclellan, Mohit Marwah and Saba Azad was presented by Karan Johar and Chivas.

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Upcoming Movie

The Villain

The Villain is a romantic thriller film is directed by Mohit Suri starring Sidharth Malhotra and Shraddha Kapoor in the main lead. The first look shows Sidharth and Shraddha riding a bike through the streets of Goa.'The Villain' sees Shraddha reunite with Mohit Suri who directed her in 2013's sleeper hit 'Aashiqui 2'.

The actor who is currently shooting for Ek Villian had some underwater scenes which were filmed in Mauritius. Sidharth loved the experience of swimming under water. He loved watching the marine life and corals closely. The entire aquatic experience intrigued him and he is keen to take a professional divers course and explore deep waters.

The Villain Sidharth Malhotra

Hasee Toh Phasee

Hasee Toh Phasee was a romantic comedy directed by ad-filmmaker Vinil Mathew and produced by Karan Johar and Anurag Kashyap. Besides Malhotra, the film also features another rising star - Parineeti Chopra. Sidharth has played the role of Nikhil in the movie. On his role in the flick, he said, "Nikhil is very ambitious. He wants to do well. He is a bit confused in terms of doing what his family wants and what he wants. He is lost, not successful and sentimental. He is not a typical hero kind of character. He is under pressure and is the most stressed out character of the movie."

Interesting Facts

1. Siddharth was discovered by a modeling agent in a cafe at the age of 16.
2. He has acted in the Indian TV Show, Prithviraj Chauhan with Rajat Tokas as a child artist.
3. Siddharth has done ramp shows in countries such as India, Dubai, Paris, Milan, New York and Singapore.
4. Due to his contract with Gladrags, he was unable to play the role of a model in the National award winning movie, Fashion starring Priyanka Chopra.

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