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Marital Status: Divorced
Age: 44 Years
Hometown: Chennai

Siddharth

Bio/Wiki
Real nameSiddharth Suryanarayan [1]The Times of India
Other nameR. Siddharth Narayan
Nickname(s)• Sidy [2]Siddharth - Instagram
• Sidey
• Siddhu
• Siddh
Profession(s)• Actor
• Producer
• Playback Singer
• Screenwriter
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in feet & inches- 5’10”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 42 Inches
- Waist: 30 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutFilm
As an Actor

• Tamil: Boys (2003) as 'Munna'
Siddharth as 'Munna' in the film 'Boys' (2003)
• Telugu: Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana (2005) as 'Santosh'
Siddharth as 'Santosh' in the film 'Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana' (2005)
• Hindi: Rang De Basanti (2006) as 'Karan Singhania/Bhagat Singh' (dual role)
Siddharth as 'Karan Singhania' in the film 'Rang De Basanti' (2006)
• Malayalam: Kammara Sambhavam (2018) as 'Othenan Nambiar'
Siddharth as 'Othenan Nambiar' in the film 'Kammara Sambhavam' (2018)
As a Screenwriter
• Telugu: Chukkallo Chandrudu (2006)
A poster of the film 'Chukkallo Chandrudu' (2006)
As a Producer
• Tamil: Kadhalil Sodhappuvadhu Yeppadi (2012)
A poster of the film 'Kadhalil Sodhappuvadhu Yeppadi (2012)
Note: The film was released in Telugu with the title 'Love Failure' in the same year.

As a Playback Singer
• Telugu: 'Everybody’ and ‘Edhalo Epudo’ from the film Chukkallo Chandrudu (2006)

• Tamil: ‘Adada Adada’ from the film ‘Santosh Subramaniam’ (2008)
A poster of the film 'Santosh Subramaniam' (2008)
• Hindi: 'Haq Se' from the film Striker (2010)
A poster of the film 'Striker' (2010)
Awards• International Tamil Film Award for Best New Actor for the Tamil-language film ‘Boys’ (2004)

• Best Actor award for the Telugu film ‘Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana’ at Filmfare Awards South (2005)

• Tamil Nadu Government Film Award for Best Actor for the Tamil-language film ‘Kaaviya Thalaivan’ (2014)
Siddharth with the 2014 Tamil Nadu Government Film Award
• Best Actor award for the film ‘Kaaviya Thalaivan’ at the Norway Tamil Film Festival Awards (2015)
Personal Life
Date of Birth17 April 1979 (Tuesday)
Age (as of 2023) 44 Years
BirthplaceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac signAries
NationalityIndian
HometownChennai
School• DAV Boys Senior Secondary School, Chennai
• Sardar Patel Vidyalaya, New Delhi
College/University• Kirori Mal College, Delhi
• S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai (2001)
Educational Qualification(s)• Bachelor of Commerce (Hons.) from Kirori Mal College
• MBA from S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research
ReligionHinduism [3]Siddharth - Instagram
HobbiesReading, Travelling
ControversyA Tweet to Saina Nehwal: In January 2022, Siddharth attracted controversy due to a derogatory tweet he posted in response to the Indian badminton player Saina Nehwal's tweet about a security breach involving Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Punjab.
Siddharth's tweet to Saina Nehwal on PM Modi's security breach in Punjab
The chairperson of the National Commission for Women Rekha Sharma later took to social media to deamand action against Siddharth.
NCW Chairperson Rekha Sharma's tweet about actor Siddharth in which she demanded action agaisnt him over his controversial tweet to Saina Nehwal
On 11 January 2022, he took to Twitter to share a letter of apology to Saina Nehwal and said "You'll Always Be My Champion."
Siddharth's apology letter to Saina Nehwal
On 12 January 2022, the Cyber Crime Police of Hyderabad filed cases against the actor based on a complaint by Prerna Thiruvaipati. He was charged under Section 67 of The Information Technology Act for publishing obscene material and Section 509 of the IPC for words intended to insult a woman's modesty. [4]The Hindu
Relationships & More
Marital StatusDivorced
Affairs/Girlfriends• Meghna Narayan
Siddharth and Meghna Narayan
Soha Ali Khan (actor) (2007-2008)
Siddharth with Soha Ali Khan
Note: He reportedly started falling for Soha while working on the film 'Rang De Basanti' (2006) together.

Shruti Haasan (actor, singer) (2009-2011)
Siddharth with Shruti Haasan
Note: Siddharth started living with Shruti Haasan in May 2011. Their relationship, however, later impacted Shruti's focus on work, which made her move out in October 2011.

Samantha Akkineni (actor) (2012-2014)
Siddharth with Samantha
Note: Siddharth and Samantha, who started dating during the making of the film 'Jabardasth,' separated after Samantha's friends warned her about Siddharth's possible link with actor Deepa Sannidhi.

Aditi Rao Hydari (actor) (2021-Present)
Siddharth with Aditi Rao Hydari
Note: On 1 January 2024, Aditi posted a picture with Siddharth on social media, which sparked speculation of the official confirmation of their relationship.
Marriage DateNovember 2003
Family
Wife/SpouseMeghna Narayan (m. 2003; div. 2007)
Siddharth's ex-wife Meghna
Note: Siddharth and Meghna, who grew up as neighbors in New Delhi, got divorced in January 2007; they separated in 2006.
ParentsFather- Suryanarayan
Mother- Name Not Known
Siddharth with his family
SiblingsBrother- Jayendra
Sister- Sandhya

Note: Sister's image is in Parent's section.
Favourites
Actor(s)Bollywood: Kamal Haasan
Hollywood: Donald Glover
Comedian(s)Laurel and Hardy
DirectorMani Ratnam

Siddharth

Some Lesser Known Facts About Siddharth

  • Siddharth is an Indian actor, producer, screenwriter, and playback singer who is known for working in Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi films. He gained recognition through his performances in films like ‘Rang De Basanti’ (2006) (Hindi), ‘Bommarillu’ (2006) (Telugu), ‘Kaaviya Thalaivan’ (2014) (Tamil), and ‘Jabardasth’ (2013) (Telugu).
  • He was born into a Tamil-speaking family in Chennai.
  • He participated in several extra-curricular activities during his college days.

    Siddharth (right) with his college best friend Shubh in Delhi in 1996

    Siddharth (right) with his college best friend Shubh in Delhi in 1996

  • He was the president of his college’s debating team, and he competed in events like the World Debating Championship.
  • While studying at Kirori Mal College in New Delhi, Siddharth participated in some theatrical productions. He was a member of the college’s theatre group ‘Players.’ He performed in plays like Howard Brenton’s “Gum & Goo.”
  • Siddharth has learnt theatrical skills from Keval Arora, an English professor at Kirori Mal College.

    Siddharth with professor Keval Arora

    Siddharth with professor Keval Arora

  • In 1988, he dubbed the Banish Mosquito Repellent advertisement in 8 different languages; this was the first time he worked as a voice-over artist.
  • He won a speaking skill competition and earned the CNBC Manager of the Year award in 1999.
  • He joined Mani Ratnam‘s Tamil film ‘Kannathil Muthamittal’ as an assistant director in 2002. He also made his first on-screen appearance in the film; he played the role of a bus passenger, which was an uncredited role.
  • After debuting as an actor in 2003, he appeared in many Tamil films like ‘Kaaviya Thalaivan’ (2014), ‘Enakkul Oruvan’ (2015), ‘Aruvam’ (2019), and ‘Chithha’ (2023).

    Siddharth (as Thalaivankottai Kaliappa Bhagavathar), along with Anaika Soti (as Yuvarani Rangamma) in a still from the film 'Kaaviya Thalaivan' (2014)

    Siddharth (as Thalaivankottai Kaliappa Bhagavathar), along with Anaika Soti (as Yuvarani Rangamma) in a still from the film ‘Kaaviya Thalaivan’ (2014)

  • His performance in the 2006 Hindi film ‘Rang De Basanti’ along with Aamir Khan was highly appreciated by the audience and critics. Rang De Basanti
  • Siddharth’s work as a playback singer is also praised by many. He has lent his voice to several songs like ‘Appudo Ippudo’ from the film ‘Bommarillu’ (2006) (Telugu) and ‘Parvathi Parvathi’ from ‘Kadhilil Sodhappuvadhu Yeppadi’ (2012) (Tamil).

    A poster of the film 'Bommarillu' (2006)

    A poster of the film ‘Bommarillu’ (2006)

  • Siddharth has also appeared in several Telugu films such as Uday in the film ‘Oye!’ (also spelt as Oy!) (2009), Chandu in ‘Oh My Friend’ (2011), Bairraju in ‘Jabardasth’ (2013), and Vijay in ‘Maha Samudram’ (2021).

    Siddharth as Vijay in the film 'Maha Samudram' (2021)

    Siddharth as Vijay in the film ‘Maha Samudram’ (2021)

  • He appeared as ‘Suryakant Sarang’ in the 2010 Hindi-language film ‘Striker,’ which went on to become the first-ever Indian film to premiere on YouTube internationally on the same day as its domestic theatrical release.

    Siddharth as 'Suryakant Sarang' in the film 'Striker' (2010)

    Siddharth as ‘Suryakant Sarang’ in the film ‘Striker’ (2010)

  • Siddharth has also worked in some Hindi-language web series such as Netflix’s ‘Leila’ (2019) and Disney+ Hotstar’s ‘Escaype Live’ (2022) in which he appeared as Bhanu and Krishna Rangaswamy respectively.

    Siddharth as Krishna Rangaswamy in a still from the web series 'Escaype Live' (2022)

    Siddharth as Krishna Rangaswamy in a still from the web series ‘Escaype Live’ (2022)

  • He has worked as a voice-over artist in films like the Tamil version of “The Lion King” (2019), where he voiced the character ‘Simba,’ and “Ayalaan” (2024), where he lent his voice to the character ‘Tattoo.’
  • Siddharth and Samantha were once in a serious relationship, and Samantha considered getting married to him. They, however, split as her friends told her things about Siddharth, including rumours of him being a womanizer. Samantha was later linked up with actor Naga Chaitanya about which Siddharth once tweeted,

    Nagoor biriyani ulundur pettai la irukara naai ku dan kidaikumna adha yaarum matha mudiyadhu. (sic)(Rough translation: If a street dog in Ulundurpettai is destined to get Nagoor biryani, no one can stop it.)”

  • On 27 December 2022, Siddharth took to social media to claim that his parents were harassed at the Madurai Airport in Tamil Nadu. He mentioned how his parents were asked to remove coins from their bags, and the officials did not talk in English when requested. Although the security at Madurai Airport is handled by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Siddharth made allegations against the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).

    A snip of Siddharth's Instagram story about his experience at Madurai Airport

    A snip of Siddharth’s Instagram story about his experience at Madurai Airport

  • Siddharth is fluent in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam, and English, and can understand about 10 different languages.
  • He has a major fan following in Germany.
  • He consumes alcohol on various occasions.

    Siddharth, along with Soha Ali Khan, while consuming beer

    Siddharth, along with Soha Ali Khan, while consuming beer

  • He often smokes.

    Siddharth while smoking a cigarette

    Siddharth while smoking a cigarette

  • Siddharth loves animals. His first pet dog’s name was Mowgli. He had rescued him from the middle of the road in Chennai. He also has a pet cat, Tatcho, and a dog, Nori.
    Siddharth's first pet, Mowgli

    Siddharth’s first pet, Mowgli

    Siddharth with his pet, Nori

    Siddharth with his pet, Nori

    Siddharth with his cat, Tatcho

    Siddharth with his cat, Tatcho