Sidharth Malhotra to get makeover for 'The Villian'

Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) After sporting a chocolate boy image in Bollywood debut "Student Of The Year" (SOTY), Sidharth Malhotra will be seen breaking this mould in Ekta Kapoor's "The Villain". His look is being re-styled.

"The Villain" team wants Sidharth to look tough, mean and mildly stubbled. The look requires him to look brawny and even sport a different hair-do, said a statement.

"Siddharth's look is been worked upon right now. There are look tests which are happening. He will be seen in a different genre of film. Hence, his look is of uttermost important," said a source.

So far eight to 10 looks have been tried on the actor, who was earlier a model in Delhi.

Balaji Motion Pictures and director Mohit Suri are keen to position Sidharth as the quintessential mass hero in the film, set in Mumbai.