Posted Wed, July 2, 2014 9:16pm IST

Salman is impressed with Sidharth’s work in the film

Actor Sidharth Malhotra said he was elated with superstar Salman Khan’s attendance at the success bash of Ek Villain.

The 29-year-old actor had hosted a party last weekend at his home to celebrate Ek Villain’s success, where Salman arrived with his Kick co-star Jacqueline Fernandez.

Impressed with Sidharth’s acting in the film, the Dabangg star gifted him a designer watch on the occasion, as a token of appreciation.

Sidharth said he had invited Khan, but he said he would be unable to attend it due to shooting.

“He called me up and congratulated for good opening (of Ek Villain) and my performance. I had invited him and he first said he can’t come. But, he came and I think it was sweet of him,” Sidharth told reporters here, last evening.

“A person of his stature doesn’t need to do this and I think he has a great heart. He also got a watch, it was a sweet gesture,” the actor added.

Sidharth’s co-stars in the film- Shraddha Kapoor, Riteish Deshmukh, director Mohit Suri and his wife Udita Goswami, Karan Johar, Ekta Kapoor and others were also spotted at the party.