Sidharth Malhotra wouldn’t have done Ek Villain with a new director

Tue, June 17, 2014 5:26pm UTC by Add first Comment

Ek Villain

The actor is all praise for director Mohit Suri. Read on to find out why…

Actor Sidharth Malhotra, who will be seen in a grey character in romantic thriller Ek Villain, says he agreed to do the film because of director Mohit Suri, an expert in the genre. “Firstly, I loved the story of the film. Secondly, Mohit Suri, the director of the film, I think he is most suited for such genre,” Sidharth said. “Had this script involved a new director, I would not have gone for the film. I think Mohit was the right choice for the film. I was so excited because there was so much new to be done and explored,” he added.

The 29-year-old’s dark and intense character in the film is an antithesis to his romantic and lover boy image in his previous two films – Student of the Year and Hasee Toh Phasee. Sidharth is confident that the audience will be surprised to see him in such a character. “I think when people do not expect you to do something unusual and that time only you come out with something like that, a surprise factor is likely to come up and this is what I like the most,” the actor said.

Why did you choose to play such a grey character so early in your career? “There is no time bounding that I should play such character today or tomorrow. Whether I do this film or the films of other genre, there is no guarantee whether that film will work or not. I think every film involves a risk,” he added.

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