Siddharth Malhotra is an Indian actor and model. He is making his acting debut in Karan Johar's 2012 film, Student of the Year. He is the brother of film director Punit Malhotra and nephew of fashion designer Manish Malhotra.
Sidharth Malhotra was born on December 31, 1984 to Leena Malhotra, a school principal and Rajeev Malhotra who is a doctor. Both his parents come from a Punjabi origin, as his mother originates from Amritsar, Punjab, while his father hails from New Delhi. His parents later settled in Gujarat, where he was born (Surat, Gujarat). He moved to Mumbai, Maharastra when he was 8 years old with his family. Sidharth Malhotra has been interested in acting during his school days. He attended St. Xaviers school in Mumbai, India. He dropped out college for a career in modelling.
Sidharth Malhotra began his Bollywood career through the film Student of the Year.He is debuting opposite newcomers Alia Bhatt (daughter of Mahesh Bhatt) and Varun Dhawan (son of David Dhawan). The film is expected to be released on October 19, 2012.