Naagin 5 fame Sharad Malhotra wants to experiment in Bollywood and OTT: It doesn’t mean I’ll quit TV
Sharad Malhotra needs no special introduction. He is one of the most loved actors on Indian Television actors. From Banoo Main Teri Dulhann to Bharat Ka Veer Putra – Maharana Pratap and Naagin 5, Sharad has proved his acting mettle. Not only TV, but Sharad Malhotra also stepped into Bollywood, but now is keen to experiment on different mediums, including OTT.
The handsome hunk left everyone startled as he played a negative character in Naagin 5 opposite Surbhi Chandna. However, now Sharad Malhotra wants to explore and experiment in Bollywood, OTT and other mediums. Yes, as an actor he wishes to expand his horizons. But, this nowhere means that Sharad will leave the Telly world, it will always stay close to him.
“I have been seeing myself on television for the last 15 years. As an actor, I want to see myself in different mediums. However, my love for television will always be there. It’s my bread and butter. It has given me an identity. People know me because of the small screen,” Sharad said.
The actor forayed into Bollywood with From Sydney with Love and also did Ek Tera Saath. But, unfortunately, both films failed to create magic. However, the failures have not deterred Sharad as he gave it his best and worked hard, but things did not turn out to be fruitful. “But that doesn’t mean I will quit television. I also want to explore the OTT format. But TV will always be my first love,” he shared.
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“Cinema is a different ball game altogether. It’s larger than life, while television is a small little box. We’re trying to sell dreams and make shows which people watch while sitting in the comfort of their homes,” he concluded.
On the work front, Sharad Malhotra was last seen in Bepanah Pyaar, an emotionally romantic music video alongside Surbhi Chandna. Fans loved Sharbhi’s chemistry in the song. What are your thoughts on Sharad Malhotra wanting to experiment on OTT and Bollywood? Let us know.