Siddharth first started acting with his college theatre group in Delhi. In 2002, he got a chance to assist director Mani Ratnam with his Tamil blockbuster, Kannathil Muthamittal.
He also acted and did playback singing for some Tamil and Telugu films, till he made his mark in Bollywood in the critically-acclaimed Rang De Basanti. Now, after his first solo lead in the just-released Hindi film, Striker, he is gearing up for two Telugu films, one a fantasy adventure and the other a comedy.
What would you do if Superman paid you a visit?
I would ask him who gave him my address.
Your best pick-up line for Angelina Jolie?
Brad is the pitts!
If you were stranded on a desert island and could keep five things with you, what would you choose?
Video games, iPod, microwave, a beautiful woman and a power source to charge them all!
If you could go back in time, which period of history would you go back to and why?
Two years ago, so I could have produced and released Striker on my own.
You’re sentimental about…
If you had to make a comedy, who would you cast?
Every so-called serious actor, including myself.
What drives you up the wall?
Untalented famous people.
Your idea of a really boring evening?
Being in an airport. I hate airports.
The turning point of your life?
Being born. It completely changed everything.
The craziest rumour you’ve heard about yourself?
That I am a very intelligent person.
Your exercise routine?
Eat and sleep... three reps, seven sets a week.
One thing you love about your partner?
Currently, my make-up artist is my only partner. He makes me look good. God bless him.
One household chore you would rather do yourself?
Bathe. It’s such a chore. But it’s best done alone!
The gadget you are lusting for?
New one every week. I love gadgets.
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If you could eat anything and never put on weight, what would you live on?
If you were an animal, which animal would you be and why?
Party animal. I have heard they never become endangered species.
You have faith in?