Ekta Kapoor signs Sidharth Malhotra for The Villain

After Varun Dhawan, Ekta Kapoor has signed on the next Student Of The Year actor to play the lead in her new film

In The Villain, Sidharth Malhotra will showcase his dark side. “Proud to share another film of ours being launched. Sidharth Malhotra starrer, Mohit Suri director… The Villain,” Girish Johar, head of acquisition and distribution, Balaji Motion Pictures, tweeted on Saturday.

Sidharth, a former model, shared his excitement about the new project. “Really excited about my new project with Balaji… Will be fun walking the dark side,” Sidharth tweeted.

After making a successful debut with Karan Johar’s Student Of The Year, the actor has been also been roped in to star in Hansee Toh Phansi, another Dharma Productions film.

Sidharth’s Student Of The Year co-star Varun is also doing a Balaji film, a remake of Telugu film Kandireega. It will be directed by Varun’s father David Dhawan.