Siddharth Suryanarayan, commonly known as Siddarth, is an Indian Film actor, writer, and a playback singer. He has worked in films across different languages but predominantly, he works in Telegu and Tamil film industry. He became a known and popular face among the masses after he did major roles in commercially successful movies like Rang De Basanti and Bomarillu.
Siddharth Suryanarayan was born in the city of Chennai, Tamil Nadu on 17th April 1979. He belongs to a Hindu Tamil family. His family quickly migrated to New Delhi when Siddarth was still a kid. His father’s name was Suryanarayan. Siddarth has two siblings’, one brother Jayendra and one sister Sandhya.
Siddarth was an active participant in various speech competitions and other extracurricular activities. But, he recently mentioned that he always wanted to join the movie making process as a writer/director. His first work in the film industry was with an advertisement director Jayendra who was also a close friend of his father. He dubbed a mosquito repellent ad for Jayendra that too in 8 different languages. Right after that, Siddarth got the opportunity to work as an apprentice with Jayendra and cinematographer P.C. Sreeram. This helped him to take a giant step in the direction of becoming a movie director as he got an opportunity to work as an assistant director with renowned director Mani Ratnam.
His acting career started under Mani Ratnam when he was cast as one of the five newcomers for the movie Boys in 2003. The movie did an average business at the box office but the performance of all the actors was critically acclaimed. This helped him to bag a role in Mani Ratnam’s multi-starrer Tamil movie Aayutha Ezuthu in 2004. His performance was again applauded by the audiences and critics. The movie was a huge commercial hit. His role in 2006 Hindi drama movie Rang de Basanti made him a known face as an actor all over India and in 2007, his performance in Tamil movie Bomarillu established him as a dependable actor. Since then, he is working actively in Hindi Telegu Tamil movies.
Siddharth Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $3 million US dollars as of 2017.
Siddarth is known to choose a role in a movie which is appealing to him. He is passionate about doing his work with perfection. He also works as a writer and a playback singer whenever he gets a chance. This makes him a versatile asset to the film industry. So, it cannot be said that he follows a particular business model.
Siddarth did his schooling from D.A.V Boys Senior secondary school in Chennai, Tamil Nadu before moving to New Delhi. In Delhi, he joined Sardar Patel Vidyalaya where he completed his school education. He did his graduation in Bachelor’s Of Commerce from Kirori Mal College, New Delhi. During his graduation, he attended World Debate Competitions. He went on to complete his MBA from S.P.Jain Institute of Management And Research, Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Siddarth has been nominated and has been the recipient of many awards for various performances. His major accolades include the ITFA Best New Actor Award for his debut movie Boys in 2003. He also won the Film Fare award for the Best Actor for his Telugu movie Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana in the year 2005. For his role as Karan Singhania in Rang De Basanti, Siddharth was nominated for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and Best Male Debut Actor at Filmfare Awards. In the same year, He was nominated for Best Actor Filmfare Award for a Telugu movie, Bommarillu. He won Norway Tamil Film Award for best actor for his movies Jigarthanda and Kaaviya Thalaivan in 2014.
Apart from acting, he won CNBC Manager of The Year Award in 1999.
Siddharth will make his debut in Malayalam films with movie Kammara Sambhavam. Besides this, he will be seen in the Tamil movies, The House Next Door and Shaitaan Ka Bachcha. In the movie Taramani, Siddharth sang a song titled Unn Badhil Vendi. The song was composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja.
Siddharth is famous among young audience. His versatility, his cuteness, and his perfection make him stand out from the crowd. His cuteness is topic of gossip among girls. We expect to see Siddharth in a Bollywood movie very soon.