Yesterday, Sidharth Malhotra took to Twitter to announce his collaboration with ace director Neeraj Pandey with his upcoming film Aiyaary. Posted Sidharth, “Super Excited to be in #aiyaary Neeraj Pandeys next ! Releasing 26th January 2018 @neerajpofficial.”
In the film, Sidharth will be seen sharing screen space with Manoj Bajpayee and it is an espionage thriller, based on true incidents. Sidharth plays the role of a military intelligence office and Manoj is his mentor. A source also revealed to a daily, “Although it is not a love story, there will be another important character in the film and the makers are finalising the leading lady now.”
When Sidharth was asked about his new film, the actor revealed, “I am really excited to announce this new project with Neeraj. Neeraj’s films have always been inspired from true events and I have admired his films from the beginning as he is a content-driven director with an amazing story-telling ability. Aiyaary is also based on a story of true events and I am thrilled to venture into this new role of espionage and military intelligence with him.”
Apart from Aiyaary, Sidharth will also be seen in films like Reload and Ittefaq. While in Reload he will be seen romancing Jacqueline Fernandez and the movie is slated to release in August 2017, in Ittefaq will see Sidharth opposite Sonakshi Sinha for the first. The movie is directed by Abhay Chopra and is produced byShah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment and Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions.