Despite not winning the shoes, Sharad Malhotra made an impression on us when we first saw him in “India’s Best Cinestar Ki Khoj”. Soon after, he was cast as “Sagar Pratap Singh” in “Banoo Main Teri Dulhan”, and his fate was sealed.
The show went on to become extremely popular in the mid-2000s, and Sharad has remained one of the most popular actors in the television industry ever since.
From his humble beginnings in Kolkata to his current status as one of television’s most beloved actors, here are a few facts about Ssharad Malhotra that only true fans are aware of.
8 Things You didn’t Know About Sharad Malhotra
1. Interested In Modeling
Sharad was interested in modeling from a young age. And also won the Fresh Face of The Year- Kolkata at the age of 20.
2. Nurtured His Skills
While most actors would have been content with the level of popularity he achieved after his first serial and jumped at the next opportunity, Ssharad took a different path. He actually took a break from his TV career to study acting at the New York Film Academy.
Sharad is also the proud owner of a cute dog, dubbed ‘Chotu.’ Not only does he regard him as his pet, but also as a friend.
5. A Resolute Performer
Sharad tried out for the role of “Maharana Pratap” on Sony’s “Bharat Ka Veer Putra- Maharana Pratap” five times. After landing the role, he studied martial arts and horseback riding in order to perform his stunts on his own.
6. Versatile Actor
His versatility can be viewed by the fact that he broke his positive on-screen image and explored the negative zone after over 14 years of playing protagonists on the small screen. Despite his reservations at first, the actor is relieved that the risk paid off. 
7. Fashion Icon
Sharad Malhotra can step out to get groceries while still appearing to be walking the ramp. Whether it’s his casual T-shirt and Capri look, his formal shirt and trousers look, or his breathtaking red-carpet appearances. He carries it all with effortless class and panache.
8. Every Mediums Actor
Sharad Malhotra’s eagerness to experiment with new platforms, whether on television, short film, feature film, or web, is admirable. His passion for storytelling is evident in his body of work, as is his ability to take on any challenge