Sidharth Malhotra started his career as a model at the age of 18 and went on to work as an assistant director with Karan Johar in ‘My Name is Khan’ (2010). He made his acting debut in the teen drama film ‘Student of the Year’ (2012). Malhotra was nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut for his performance. His early films ‘Hasee Toh Phasee’ and ‘The Villain’ proved moderately successful, which established him as one of the most successful new generation actors. His family drama ‘Kapoor & Sons’ (2016) proved a commercial success at the box office. His next two releases, ‘Baar Baar Dekho’ (2016) and ‘A Gentleman’ (2017) received mixed reviews but failed at the box office. These films were followed by ‘Ittefaq’ (2017), which performed a little better, but his ‘Aiyaary’ (2018) and ‘Jabariya Jodi’ (2019) proved unsuccessful.
Arjun and Rahul return home in order to visit their grandfather who is terribly ill. They soon discover that their parents’ marriage is falling apart, and things get even more complicated when a girl causes a quarrel between the two.
Dev is a police officer who is investigating a double murder case, which has two prime suspects- a renowned writer Vikram, and Maya, a young homemaker. Problem is that they both have different narratives regarding the night that the murder occurred. Dev tries to interrogate them in order to find out the truth.
This romantic comedy film tells the story of Nikhil, a struggling businessman, whose girlfriend Karishma is very demanding. Things get interesting after Nikhil meets Meeta, Karishma’s younger sister, a super-intelligent geek who is a PhD in Chemical Engineering. She had run away to China seven years ago after stealing money from her father, and now she has returned just a week before Nikhil and Karishma’s wedding. Soon Nikhil and Meeta develop feelings for one another.
Guru is a gangster whose life takes a turn after he falls in love with a girl Aisha, who is terminally ill. However, Aisha gets murdered by a serial killer. Guru begins to search for the culprit on his own, in order to take revenge.
Sam and Tommy are siblings but poles apart. Sam serves his country as a Marine and Tommy is just out of prison after serving his term. Sam's copter is shot down while on tour in Afghanistan and he is presumed dead. Tommy takes care of Sam's family in his absence and just when Grace, Sam's wife and Tommy get close, Sam returns home and the foundation of the entire family is threatened.
Jai is a mathematics professor who is in love with Diya, his childhood sweetheart. He hopes to get a fellowship at Cambridge University, and although Diya wishes to get married, Jai is reluctant. He tells her that she might not be a part of his future, and after she leaves, he gets drunk and passes out. He soon wakes up in Thailand and finds out that he is already married to Diya, and is now on his honeymoon. He begins to feel that he might have unknowingly time-traveled.
Student of the Year is a romantic comedy drama film which tells the story of Rohan and Abhimanyu, who are good friends. Rohan is dating Shanaya, a rich and popular girl at their college. Things get complicated when over some time, Abhimanyu realizes that he is also in love with Shanaya.