EXCLUSIVE: Will Sidharth Malhotra play unfavorable lead in upcoming movies? Actor says ‘I’m not averse to it’


Sidharth Malhotra is at present gearing up for the discharge of Rohit Shetty’s motion thriller sequence Indian Police Pressure, which can mark the actor’s OTT debut. It additionally stars Shilpa Shetty and Vivek Oberoi. Within the newest episode of Pinkvilla masterclass, Sidharth Malhotra, Rohit Shetty, Shilpa Shetty and Vivek Oberoi talked about their soon-to-be-released sequence. Through the dialog, Sidharth was additionally requested if he would play a unfavorable lead in his movies, after the 2014 movie Ek Villain.

Sidharth Malhotra on the potential of enjoying a unfavorable lead once more

In Mohit Suri’s 2014 movie Ek Villain, Sidharth Malhotra was seen as Guru Divekar, a prison whose terminally sick spouse is murdered by a serial killer. His followers cherished Sidharth enjoying a job that had shades of gray. When requested if followers can see him play a barely gray character or a unfavorable lead in any of his upcoming movies, Sidharth Malhotra advised Pinkvilla, “Yeah. I feel however in Ek Villain, at its core, the character had a superb motivation despite the fact that it was a really aggressive character doing unsuitable issues in his previous. However his current journey was due to a love story. Due to an emotional purpose. It was my third movie. It was tougher and extra daunting again then, to painting a extra silent, brooding character.”

He additional added that he is not averse to enjoying the unfavorable lead in movies. “At current, I am not averse to it. It is one thing that I’m additionally probably wanting. So it is as much as the writers and director. If one thing attention-grabbing comes up, in fact. Why not?” he stated. 

Rohit Shetty on challenges of writing a villain’s character

Rohit Shetty, who’s a author and director, was additionally requested what’s tougher for him to write- a hero or a villain’s character. In response, the filmmaker stated that it’s the villain’s character that’s tougher to write down. “Villain. As a result of I feel for an motion movie, or any movie, if the issue shouldn’t be larger, the hero cannot get larger. The issue must be large. Whether or not it is a love story, they will have an issue of their very own. The villain comes with a personality, so the villain is an important,” stated Rohit Shetty.

Sidharth Malhotra on enjoying real-life heroes on display

In the identical interview, Sidharth Malhotra additionally shared why he gravitates extra in the direction of the roles of real-life heroes, as is obvious from his movie selections, proper from Shershaah to Mission Majnu, Indian Police Pressure and Yodha. The actor stated that he finds these characters actually attention-grabbing.

“If you play characters that you’ve got seen or heard of in actual life, and when they’re doing one thing very heroic and one thing very thrilling, it makes for good Hindi movie leisure. I discover that watch very attention-grabbing. I like elements of geo-politics, and I like real-life missions once I see documentaries. Not that any of the movies is a model of that. Possibly Shershaah was one. Nevertheless it’s a terrific combine,” stated Sidharth.

About Indian Police Pressure

Created by Rohit Shetty and directed by Rohit Shetty and Sushwanth Prakash, Indian Police Pressure is a seven-episode action-packed sequence. It’s a heartfelt tribute to the selfless service, unconditional dedication, and fierce patriotism of the Indian law enforcement officials throughout the nation. Towards the backdrop of imminent hazard, this cop drama unfolds an exhilarating chase as Sidharth Malhotra, Vivek Oberoi and Shilpa Shetty Kundra march into chaos to avoid wasting the town from threats, embodying fierce patriotism.

This sequence marks Rohit Shetty’s digital directorial debut. It additionally options Shweta Tiwari, Nikitin Dheer, Rituraj Singh, Mukesh Rishi, Lalit Parimoo in pivotal roles. It’s set to premiere on 19 January 2024 on Prime Video in India.

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