Mumbai, October 8: Bollywood star Sidharth Malhotra has been announced as Tourism New Zealand's ambassador for India.
The 30-year-old "Brothers" actor will be the first Indian ambassador for Tourism New Zealand.
An excited Sidharth said he is looking forward to visiting the foreign nation and explore its beauty and culture.
"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 and New Zealand has so much to offer," he said in a statement.
"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."
Steven Dixon, Regional Manager - South and South East Asia at Tourism New Zealand called Sidharth dynamic and said the country is gearing up to surprise him at every step.
"From adventure activities to food and wine experiences, local culture to luxury indulgence, 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," he said.