It was year 2012 when Sidharth Malhotra made his foray into the Hindi film industry with Karan Johar’s Student of the Year. Ever since, Sidharth has been one of the most desirable young actors of Bollywood. No wonder, girls are crazy for him.
Today, the hunk celebrates his 31 today and on the occasion of his birthday, we bring you certain interesting facts about him that you probably might not know before:
He Made His TV Debut Along With Rajat Tokas in Prithviraj Chauhan
Well, you might haven’t noticed this, but Sidharth Malhotra played a role in Sagar Pictures’ Dharti Ka Veer Yodha Prithviraj Chauhan which aired on Star Plus’ from 2006 to 2009. While, Rajat Tokas essayed the role of younger Prithviraj Chauhan, Sidharth Malhotra was seen as Jaichand.
He Was Offered Madhur Bhandarkar’s Fashion
Sidharth Malhotra was supposed to make his Bollywood debut opposite Priyanka Chopra in Madhur Bhandarkar’s Fashion much ahead of Karan Johar’s Student of the Year. However, due to his contract with Gladrags he couldn’t take up the film.
Sidharth was discovered by a Modeling Agent at the age of 16
Sidharth was only 16 when he was approached by a casting agent in a café. The actor admits that he started modeling for the good income. In 2007, he became second runner-up at the Gladrags mega-model and Manhunt pageant. Sidharth got the subtitle of ‘Mr. Internet Popularity’ and the judges even bestowed him with the title of ‘Mr. Photogenic.’
Sidharth Malhotra is Mr. Gujarat as well
In 2007, Sidharth Malhotra won the Mr. Gujarat title
Sidharth Malhotra Was an Established Name Even in the International Circuit Before He Entered Bollywood
We all know Sidharth Malhotra started his career as a model and soon established himself in the industry. However, the stud was not just famous in India but was quite a name in the International level as well. No wonder, Sidharth also modeled for an International designer, Roberto Cavalli.and had walked the ramp in almost all the fashion capitals of the world – New York, Milan, Paris!
His Favorite Game is Rugby
This Delhi boy is totally into sports. In fact, if he doesn’t play, he gets restless. Though, he loves almost all the games, he is in love with Rugby. He even goes on a run with his dog ‘Oscar’ and admits that Oscar’s stamina is far better than him.
Sidharth Malhotra Is an Artist Too
In his spare time, Sidharth loves sketching. He is often spotted sketching cartoons or doodling.
Being Punjabi, He is a Foodie Too
Well, though the actor is a big fitness freak, he is a foodie as well. He loves delishing Biryani, Italian food, sushi, jalebi and gajar ka halwa.
While, unlike his contemporaries, we haven’t seen Sidharth Malhotra in much of the films as he has done just 4 films till yet, but now that he is busy shooting his two films – Kapoor and Sons (along with Alia Bhatt and Fawad Khan), and Baar Baar Dekho with Katrina Kaif, we will surely get more to see him this year.
We just hope the actor rise and shine throughout!