New Delhi: Sidharth Malhotra dominated only after his first film ‘Student of the Year’. He also has a good fan following. His performance in this film was also highly appreciated. But Siddharth Malhotra got a different identity in Bollywood from his previous film ‘Shershaah’. You will be surprised to know that when such a big star met Salman Khan for the first time before his debut, Salman Khan had given him such advice that Siddharth Malhotra had nothing left to say.
Actually, in 2017, Siddharth Malhotra talked about it in an interview given to Film Companion. Recalling the incident with Salman Khan then, he said, ‘I went to Salman Khan’s house with a friend of mine. That friend of mine has done Big Boss. I had never met Salman Khan but went straight to his house that day. I don’t drink so when he asked, I refused.
When Salman Khan gave advice
further said, ‘ I didn’t know what I do and who I was. He asked me what do I do. I didn’t tell them at first that I’m doing the film right now and I didn’t reveal my name. But, my friend told him that I am doing Karan Johar’s film ‘Student of the Year’. He said, ‘All right, you are working with Karan. After this he advised me and said – you should work in TV. I felt that even my first film was not released and such comments are coming, my confidence was not shaken. Nor did I feel bad about his words. I felt that such a big star is telling me something, he is commenting on me, this is a big thing.
Salman said on the sets of Bigg Boss
After this Siddharth Malhotra went to ‘Bigg Boss’ to promote his debut film. Siddharth had said, ‘When we went to Bigg Boss during the promotion of Student of the Year, Salman Khan remembered the conversation between us and he said during the show, ‘And when I met him, I told him something like this. Asked for some encouragement, and look, today he has become a hero. You are seeing their wonder. I wanted to push you.
Will be seen in more than one film
After ‘Student of the Year’ of Siddharth Malhotra, there was a lot of praise in ‘Kapoor and Sons’ too. He was stunned by playing the character of Captain Bikram Batra in ‘Sher Shah’. At present, he has a queue of good films. Sidharth Malhotra will soon be seen in films like ‘Mission Majnu’, ‘Yodha’, ‘Thank God’.
FIRST PUBLISHED : May 09, 2022, 06:00 IST