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Parineeti is an inspiration: Sidharth Malhotra

Sidharth Malhotra will next be seen opposite <i>Aashiqui 2</i> actressShraddha Kapoor in an action film <i>The Villain</i>.

Written by PTI | New Delhi |
July 13, 2013 3:53:38 pm

Actor Sidharth Malhotra says he is inspired by his Hasee Toh Phasee co-star Parineeti Chopra.

The model-turned-actor thinks Ishaqzaade actress is

energetic and funky. “On the sets of Hasee Toh Phasee,Parineeti makes sure she rehearses a lot which helps me hone my acting skills too,” Malhotra told PTI.

Hasee Toh Phasee is a romantic comedy produced by Karan Johar which will release next year. Malhotra will be seen

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playing a regular guy although he is less ambitious than Abhimanyu,his character in Student of the Year.

Malhotra will next be seen opposite Aashiqui 2 fame Shraddha Kapoor in an action film The Villain. “We’ll start shooting for The Villain this September. It’s a dark role,” said the actor,who was in the capital to launch the Forever 21 store.

Other than the two films,the 28-year-old’s untitled action flick is to be directed by Remo D’Souza. “I might work in Remo’s film on car racing but I don’t really know when that would begin,” said Malhotra.

The actor,who has previously worked as an assistant director with Karan Johar in Dostana and My Name is Khan,looks forward to working with his mentor in future. “Imtiaz Ali,Zoya Akhtar and Rajkumar Hirani are some of the directors I would love to work with,” he added.

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