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Sidharth Malhotra reveals 'Marjaavaan' is attempt to bring back the macho hero

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | UMA RAMASUBRAMANIAN
Published Nov 3, 2019, 1:06 am IST
Updated Nov 3, 2019, 1:04 pm IST
Sidharth’s last outing Jabariya Jodi might have failed to impress, but now he is back as typical masala macho hero with Marjaavaan.
Sidharth Malhotra and Riteish Deshmukh. (Image Source: Instagram/ sidmalhotra)
 Sidharth Malhotra and Riteish Deshmukh. (Image Source: Instagram/ sidmalhotra)

Sidharth Malhotra’s last outing Jabariya Jodi might have failed to impress, but now he is back as a typical masala macho hero with Marjaavaan.

When asked why he went the commercial route after being so experimental, the actor says, “This is very unconventional in today’s day and age. Very few people are doing it and we are standing out because of that. It is first for me. Milap (Zaveri) had made a film in this space, but this one is a notch higher,” he reveals, adding that the film is trying to bring back the macho hero.

 

“We are trying to bring back that era (of heroism and machoism) with an intense love story. I have never taken a safer route. As an actor, my aim is to break the mould and bring something exciting to the table. I do believe that I was accepted in Ek Villain and Kapoor and Sons; they both were so different from each other and they added some versatility to my performance,” he explains.

While one would think that such roles are no brainers, Sidharth clarifies that a lot of preparation goes into films like Marjaavaan.

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