Bollywood Actor Sidharth Malhotra is Tourism New Zealand’s Indian ambassador from India. Malhotra will be Tourism New Zealand’s first Indian ambassador from India. The lead actor of Student of the Year, Hasee Toh Phasee, Ek Villain and Brothers is a self-made star who stands out from the crowd and has a vast following, particularly among young people. He has over 4.3 million followers on social, which is the highest following for a male star in his peer group.
As a lover of nature, great outdoors and rearward sports, Malhotra is looking forward to visiting New Zealand soon and will first-hand be exploring its breath-taking beauty, diverse landscapes, warm and hospitable people and an array of activities.Sidharth will also experience New Zealand culture meeting local Maori during his action packed visit to both the North and South Islands.
Steven Dixon, regional manager – south and south east Asia, Tourism New Zealand said, “Sidharth is young and dynamic and extremely keen to experience New Zealand’s offerings. From adventure activities to food and wine experiences, local culture to luxury attachment, New Zealand is gearing up to surprise Sidharth at every step of his journey. We look forward to hosting him and making him feel at home in New Zealand.”
Sharing his excitement, brand ambassador Sidharth Malhotra added, “I have heard from my friends about the many activities that New Zealand has to offer and I am very excited for this trip. I’m a traveller who believes in experiencing everything that a destination offers and New Zealand has so much to offer.
I am gearing up for some hard core adventure such as Skydive, SkyWalk and diving, and I can’t wait to experience the local wildlife in New Zealand. I have also heard extensively about the food and wine, Maori culture and other unique experiences that the country offers. My fans from New Zealand have already reached out to me and I look forward to confabulation with some of them during my trip.”