Sidharth Malhotra Biography

Sidharth Malhotra is a talented Bollywood actor who gained recognition for his role in the hit film ‘Student of the Year’. Despite being an outsider in the industry, Sidharth impressed audiences with his outstanding performance and has since received critical acclaim for his acting talent. Known for getting into the skin of his characters, Sidharth has successfully shed his initial image as a romantic hero and has seen a rise in his career. In 2021, he was even nominated for a ‘Filmfare Award’ for his remarkable performance in ‘Shershaah’.

Quick Facts

  • Indian Celebrities Born In January
  • Also Known As: Siddharth P. Malhotra
  • Age: 38 Years, 38 Year Old Males
  • Family: father: Sunil Malhotra, mother: Rimma Malhotra, siblings: Harshad Malhotra
  • Born Country: India
  • Actors
  • Indian Men
  • Height: 5’11” (180 cm), 5’11” Males
  • Education: Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, University of Delhi

Childhood & Early Life

Sidharth Malhotra was born on January 16, 1985, in Delhi to Sunil and Rimma Malhotra. His father was a former captain in the Merchant Navy, while his mother is a homemaker. He received his early education from Don Bosco School and Birla Vidya Niketan. Later, he enrolled in Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, University of Delhi, for his graduate degree.

Career

Sidharth Malhotra began his career in the entertainment industry as a model in his late teens. After four years in the fashion industry, he decided to pursue acting and quit modelling. He started his acting career as an assistant director in Karan Johar’s film, “My Name is Khan” (2010), after a lead role he had auditioned for was shelved.

His big breakthrough came with the 2012 film, “Student of the Year,” where he starred alongside Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt. His performance in the film earned him critical acclaim. Following his successful debut, he appeared in films like “Hasee Toh Phasee” (2014) and “Ek Villain” (2014), which further established him as a talented actor.

However, his luck in films took a downturn in 2015 with the failure of “Brothers.” He bounced back with the success of “Kapoor & Sons” (2016) and received critical acclaim for his performance. He had a few unsuccessful films like “Baar Baar Dekho” (2016) and “A Gentleman” (2017) before appearing in the remake of “Ittefaq” (2017), which was critically acclaimed but didn’t perform well at the box office.

In 2018, he starred in the action thriller “Aiyaary,” which failed to impress both critics and audiences. However, he turned the tables in 2021 with his performance in “Shershaah,” for which he received a Filmfare Award nomination.

Major Works

Sidharth Malhotra’s debut film, “Student of the Year,” was his biggest commercial success and earned him awards and recognition as a promising newcomer. Another significant film in his career was “Ek Villain,” which showcased his acting brilliance and proved his potential beyond romantic roles.

Awards & Achievements

Sidharth Malhotra has received several awards and nominations throughout his career. He won the Stardust’s Best Promising Debut Male Award for “Student of the Year” and received a Filmfare nomination for Best Male Actor. He also received the Big Star Entertainment Award for Most Entertaining Actor in a Romantic Film for “Hasee Toh Phasee” and shared the Entertainer of the Year Award with Alia Bhatt.

Family & Personal Life

There were rumors of Sidharth Malhotra being in a relationship with Alia Bhatt during their “Student of the Year” days. His on-screen pairing with Jacqueline Fernandez in “A Gentleman” further fueled these rumors. However, it is believed that their alleged separation was due to his closeness with Jacqueline.

In 2020, he started dating actress Kiara Advani, and the couple got married on February 7, 2023.

Sidharth Malhotra has also been involved in charitable work. He performed at a charity event for the flood victims of Uttarakhand in 2013 and actively worked for PETA’s campaign to create awareness about dogs.

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