Ekta Kapoor signs KJo’s discovery Siddharth Malhotra

By Hindustan Times

He is yet to make his Bollywood debut (in Karan Johar’s Student Of The Year) but model-turned-actor Siddharth Malhotra is already making waves. How else would you explain producer Ekta Kapoor roping him in — even before his first film releases — for a two-film deal? “Yes, Siddharth has been
signed by Ekta. She is very impressed with his overall looks and talent. According to her, he has the intensity of Ajay Devgan along with the looks of Akshay Kumar and Salman Khan. The first film with Siddharth, in all likelihood, will start next year,” says an insider. Also, since Ekta and Karan are close friends, the deal became easier.

“Ekta had called up Karan, and he is always happy when any of his finds get such good o