Siddharth Malhotra began his career walking the runway for Indian and international designers including Roberto Cavalli, Manish Arora, Manish Malhotra and Rohit Bal. He began modeling at the age of 16 and has won several titles including Gladrags Face of the Year 2009 award and the NDTV Model of the Year 2010. The 28-year-old actor then bagged his first film, Student of the Year, alongside newcomers Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt.
Quoting Siddharth Malhotra, “One day, I was assisting Karan Johar on My Name is Khan, and now I’m the leading man of Student of the Year. I have to pinch myself to believe this is for real.” For this fresh new actor, the film was a dream start to a successful career. Siddharth says, “Sometimes, I’m a bit nervous. But at most times, I’m confident. I have landed a dream debut. Karan, according to me, has the safest pair of hands in the film business.” And that’s not where it all stops for Siddharth. The actor will star in two upcoming Dharma Productions film and movie by producer, Ekta Kapoor. As expected, the actor is overjoyed at his luck, being offered films even before his debut has hit theater s
In Karan Johar’s Student of the Year, Siddharth plays the role of Abhimanyu Singh, better known as Abhi. A state level runner from a middle class family, Abhi enrolls at the prestigious St. Teresa’s High School on scholarship, a home to some of the richest and most affluent students. Here, he meets Shanaya Singhania (Alia Bhatt) and her boyfriend Rohan Nanda (Varun Dhawan). He falls in love with Shanaya and befriends Rohan. When Shanaya’s boyfriend finds out about Abhi’s intentions, a rivalry ensues.
The Karan Johar film released on the 19th of October and was crowned a blockbuster!