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Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?

  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • The young vibrant star Siddarth has tried all facets of film making. He began his career as an assistant director before making his debut as an actor with 'Boys' (2003). This Chennai boy has become the hearthrob of many. Here is his journey woven through some of his noted films.
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • Siddharth completed his schooling and graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Commerce from Kirori Mal College in New Delhi. He also took part in various plays and debates during his college days.
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • Siddharth made a debut in acting with Tamil film directed by Shankar titled 'Boys'(2003).He won the IFTA Best New Actor award. The film featured Genelia D'Souza as the leading lady in the film. Siddharth rose to fame with his next Mani Ratnam film 'Aayarha Ezhuthu'(2004) he played a pivotal role along with R Madhavan and Suriya.
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • The Telugu film 'Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana'(2005) directed by Prabhu Deva proved to be a milestone in Siddharth's career.Trisha Krishnan played his lady love in the film.
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • The film won him Filmfare award for Best Actor.
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • The Telugu film 'Chukkallo Chandrudu' (2006) directed by debutante Siva Kumar featured Siddharth as a NRI in the film. Veteran actor Akkieni Nageswara Rao played his grandfather in the film. The actor also wrote the screenplay for this film.
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • Siddharth's lucky streak brought him to Bollywood with Rakeysh Om Praksh Mehra's 'Rang De Basanti'. Ace actor like Amir Khan, Kunal Kapoor, Sherman Joshi, Soha Ali Khan and R Madhavan also played key roles in the film.
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • He was nominated for Filmfare Best Supporting actor award and he received the Star Screen Best Debut Male award for his performance in the film.
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • The Telugu romantic film 'Bommarillu' (2006) starring Siddharth and Genelia proved to be another landmark film in his career. The film established him as one of the leading actors of the South cinema.
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • The chocolate boy image of the actor led him to do similar roles in the films such as 'Konchem Ishtam Konchem Kashtam', 'Aata' and 'Oye'. He romanced leading ladies of the South cinema such as Tamannah, Shamili and others.
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • Siddharth surprised his fans in the action- drama film 'Striker' (2010). He was appreciated for his acting in the film.
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • The Telugu love story 'Baava' (2010) directed by Ram Babu showcased Siddharth as a romantic actor. He impersonated the role of Lord Krishna in the song sequences of the film.
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • The film featured Siddharth in a totally new 'avatar' as he featured in different looks of a rishi.
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • The Telugu film 'Anaganaga O Dheerudu' (2011) featured Siddharth and Shruti Hassan in leading roles. The film was a fantasy adventure film co-produced by Walt Disney.
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • The film garnered positive reviews and the actors were lauded for their performances.
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • The Tamil film '180' starred Siddharth and Priya Anand in leading roles in the film. The film was remade in Telugu as 'Nootrebandhu'.
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • The Telugu film 'O My Friend' (2011) was a musical and showcased the sizzling on-screen chemistry of Shruti and Siddharth. The film also featured Hansika Motwani and Tanikella Bharani.the film was also dubbed in Tamil.
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • The Telugu film 'Kadhalil Sodhappuvadhu Yeppadi' is a bilingual film directed by Balaji Mohan. The film starred Siddharth and Amala Paul as the lead pair. The film was a commercial hit at the box office.
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • The cult film in Siddharth's career happened with Deepa Mehta's 'Midnight's Children' (2012). Inspired from Salman Rushdie novel the Canadian-American film starred Siddharth as Shiva in the film. His character was appreciated by the audience.
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • The Telugu film 'Jabardasth'(2013) raked high profits at the box office. Siddhath now became a safe bet for the producers.The film starred Samantha as the heroine of the film. Actors like Srihari, Nithya played pivotal roles in the film.
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • Siddharth will make a cameo appearence in the upcoming film of Junior NTR 'Baadshah'. The film is directed by Srinu Vaitla and produced by Bandla Ganesh Babu.
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • Siddharth is also gearing up for his upcoming David Dhawan comedy 'Chashme Baddoor'. The film will feature Ali Zafar, Divyendu Sharma and Taapsee Pannu in lead roles. The film has already become popular among the young audiences.
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • The upcoming thriller Tamil film 'Udhyam NH4' starring Siddharth and newcomer Ashrita Shetty is awaiting its release in April 2013.
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • The film 'Udhayam' is set in the backdrop of National Highways leading to Bangalore. The film is bound to be a racy thriller. The film will feature The film will also feature Kay Kay Menon in the film.
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • The Tamil film 'Theeya Velau Seiyyanum Kumaru' starring Siddharth and Hansika Motwani is under production and is awaiting its release in the year 2013.
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • Another project under production includes Tamil film 'Kaaviya Thalaivan', with both hands full with films Siddharth is here for a stay.
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?
  • Profile: Is Siddharth the dark horse of Southern cinema?