Sidharth Malhotra is a famous Indian model and actor who started his career as a television star and moved on to modeling and films.
From the age of 18, he started modeling which he left. He worked as an assistant director to Karan Johar for the 2010 film My Name is Khan.
He started his film career from the year 2012 and after that he never looked back, Siddharth became an overnight star from his first film.
Many of Siddharth’s films have proved to flop at the box office, including the drama Baar Baar Dekho (2016), the action-comedy A Gentleman (2017), the thriller film Ittefaq (2017), the action thriller Aiyaary (2018).
Sdharth Malhotra Biography
- Name – Siddharth Malhotra
- Nick Name – Sid
- Birthday – 16 January 1985
- Birth Place – Delhi, India
- Age – 36 years
- Father’s Name – Sunil Malhotra (Former Captain in Merchant Navy)
- Mother’s name – Rimma Malhotra (Housewife)
- Brother’s name – Harshad Malhotra (Elder, Banker)
- Education – B.Com (Hons.)
- School Name – Don Bosco School, Delhi; Navy Children School, Delhi
- College Name – Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, New Delhi
- Zodiac Sign – Capricorn
- Citizenship – Indian
- Hometown – Delhi, India
- Hobbies – Gymming, Drawing cartoons
- Religion – Hindu
- Length (Height) – 6 feet 1 inch
- Weight – 80 kg
- Body Measurements – Chest: 42 inches, Waist: 30 Inch, Biceps: 16 inches
- Occupation – Actor, Model
- Debut Film/TV Film – Student of the Year (2012)
- TV – Dharti Ka Veer Yoddha Prithviraj Chauhan (2006)
- Name of Girlfriends – Alia Bhatt (Actress)
- Marital Status – Unmarried
- Net worth – ₹67 crores ($10 million)
The early life of Siddharth Malhotra
On January 16, 1985, Siddharth was born in Delhi, India. Siddharth was raised by Punjabi parents. His mother, Rimma Malhotra, is a housewife, and his father, Sunil Malhotra, was a commander in the merchant navy. He has a banker brother named Harshad Malhotra.
Siddharth Malhotra Career
A career in Modeling and TV
- He debuted as an actor at the age of 16 in the Star Plus television series Dharti Ka Veer Yoddha Prithviraj Chauhan, in which he played the brother of the younger Prithvi Raj Chauhan. He attempted modeling after this presentation, but his efforts were unsuccessful.
- He just became a well-known face in the modeling industry after a great deal of effort. Moreover, she has been in commercials for renowned international fashion designer Roberto Cavalli.
- He has contracts with numerous well-known publications, including Redbook, Gladrags, and Men’s Health. When he was 18 years old, his modeling career was flourishing. her four-year modeling career, after which she decided to stop since she was uninterested in it.
- She was chosen for a film directed by Anubhav Sinha after her audition. The movie was shelved, however for unidentified reasons.
Career as an assistant director
He also served as a clapper in Shah Rukh Khan’s Ra One towards the beginning of his acting career.
He served as an assistant director on movies like My Name are Khan and Dostana before earning his big break. Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol are featured in the movie My Name Is Khan.
Career in films
- At the age of 22, he applied and was chosen for a role in Anubhav Sinha’s movie. He then moved to Bombay for the role, but the movie was never released.
- She had the opportunity to make her Bollywood debut in 2008 with the movie Fashion, starring Priyanka Chopra, but she was unable to do so because of her agreement with Gladrags magazine.
- With the 2012 film “Student Of The Year (SOTY)” from producer and director Karan Johar, Siddharth had the opportunity to launch his Bollywood career.
- With him in this movie were actors Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt. The movie was a financial success. While the film’s production, he was dating a South African woman.
- She appeared in the 2014 film Ek Ek Villain alongside Riteish Deshmukh and Shraddha Kapoor. The movie demonstrated its success at the box office by joining the 100 crore club.
- In 2016, he collaborated with Rishi Kapoor, Fawad Khan, and Alia Bhatt on the family drama “Kapoor & Sons.” The next year, he made appearances in the movies Gentleman, Ittefaq, Aiyaary, and Jabariya Jodi.
Siddharth Malhotra in Sher Shah film
In the year 2021, Siddharth also acted in Major Vikram Batra’s biography film Sher Shah. In this film, he plays the character of Major Vikram Batra, and Kiara Advani is in the lead actress role with him. This film has been released on Amazon Prime Video.
The film Sher Shah is based on the life of Param Vir Chakra awardee Captain Vikram Batra. Actress Kiara Advani plays the role of Vikram Batra’s girlfriend Dimpy Cheena in the film.
The shooting of the film Shershaah ended in January 2020. Initially slated to release on 3 July 2020, the film was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The film Shershaah was released on 12 August 2021 on Amazon Prime Video.
This film is being liked by the people, especially Siddharth’s acting which he has done tremendously.
Siddharth Malhotra’s girlfriend
Sidharth Malhotra’s name is not with many girls, however, after his first film, there were reports of him dating Alia Bhatt, let’s know how it all started and why the two parted ways.
Siddharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt
- For years, the relationship between Sidharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt made headlines. Although both never confirmed it.
- After initially meeting in Karan Johar’s Student Of The Year, rumors of Alia Bhatt and Sidharth Malhotra’s relationship quickly spread. After watching their chemistry in the movie, many viewers wished that they would actually be together.
- Yet Sidharth and Alia didn’t fall in love and started making headlines until years after the premiere of Student of the Year.
- The two not only talked about their relationship but also appeared madly in love. From photoshoots to vacations, both were enjoying each other’s company. But suddenly in the year 2017, there was news of both
- According to a report, the reason for their breakup was that Siddharth was not ready for commitment and wanted to focus on his career. Both Sidharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt started their careers with the same film.
- But all his films like Highway, 2 States, and Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania were blockbusters. On the other hand, Siddharth’s career graph started falling with films like A Gentleman, Baar Baar Dekho, Ittefaq, and Aiyaary, which did not perform well at the box office.
- Now both have moved on. Alia Bhatt is now dating Ranbir Kapoor, and Sidharth Malhotra is rumored to be dating Kiara Advani.
Controversies of Sidharth Malhotra
He had sued two of his fans for Rs 10 crore as the two siblings from Delhi opened a website called Siddharth Fan Club and started selling merchandise and T-shirts in the name of the star.
He made a controversial statement on a talk show that he would love to take Madhuri Dixit to bed.
Sidharth Malhotra Awards
- He won the Stardust Award for Most Promising Debut Male and the South Africa India Film and Television Award for Debut Actor-Male for Student of the Year in 2013.
- He won the Big Star Entertainment Award for Entertainer of the Year for Most Entertaining Actor in a Romantic Film – Male for Hasee Toh Phasee.
Likes and Dislikes of Sidharth Malhotra
- Favorite Actor – Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan
- Favorite Actress – Kajol, Deepika Padukone, Kareena Kapoor, Katrina Kaif
- Favorite Food – Jalebi, Hot Chocolate Fudge, Sushi, Biryani, and Chicken Roll Munch
- Favorite Travel – Destination New York, Goa
- Favorite – Perfume Heavier Than Heaven by Charles R. Cross
- Favorite color – Black, White
- Favorite Movie – Agneepath, Andaz Apna Apna, Chupke Chupke, Sholay,
Interesting facts about Siddharth Malhotra
- He was very fond of sports since his childhood and has played rugby for a club in Delhi.
- She participated in the Gladrags Mega Model Contest held in 2007 and stood second.
- He was dating a South African girl during the shooting of the film Student of the Year.
- Salman Khan gifted a watch to Siddharth as a fan for his role in the film Ek Villain.
- For his role in the film Brothers, he had to put on 10 kilos and used to bathe in ice-cold water daily.
- Siddharth was a big fan of Shahrukh’s hair in Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge he styled his hair in the same way as a teenager.
- He likes to work out and draw cartoons in his spare time.
- He is a dog lover and also owns a pet boxer. He supports “PETA,” an organization dedicated to animal welfare.