Siddhant Chaturvedi is a newly famous Indian actor. He started his career with a web series on Amazon Prime TV named Inside Edge from 2017 to 2019. After that, he got the role of a street rapper in the movie Gully boy alongside Ranveer Singh. He won the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for that movie. After that, he also worked with Deepika Padukone in the film Gehriyan.
Who Is Siddhant Chaturvedi?
Siddhant Chaturvedi was born on April 29, 1993, in Ballia, Uttar Pradesh India. When he was five years old his family decided to move to Mumbai, Maharastra.
He started acting on stage as a hobby but later he decided to make acting a career, at that he was pursuing his CA but decided to take some time off, and participated in a contest organized by The Times Of India in 2013, and eventually he won that contest. He is also a trained martial artist and western-classical dancer.
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|Date of Birth||April 29, 1993|
|Father’s Name||Laxman Chaturvedi|
|Mother’s Name||Not known|
|Place of Birth||Ballia, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Height (approx)||6′ 1″|
|Weight (approx)||77 Kgs|
|School||Gokuldhan High School|
|College||Mithibai college in Mumbai|
|Siblings||One brother (name not known)|
|Hobbies||Bike riding, Travelling|
|Net Worth (approx)||$5 million|
About His Education And Family
He completed his schooling at Gokuldhan High School, Mumbai, Maharastra. Then, he attended Mithibai College in Mumbai to become a Charted Accountant like his father. He also cleared the exam but he decided to follow his passion for acting. To focus on his acting career he ended his 4-year relationship with his girlfriend.
Siddhant Chaturvedi starred in the web television show Life Sahi Hai in 2016. In the year, 2017 he acted as a teenage cricketer Prashant Kanaujia. The Amazon Prime Video web series Inside Edge, the series was inspired by the Indian Premier League. Siddhant and his co-star were considered the “two big acting discoveries” by Devarsi Ghosh. He was part of the second season of Inside edge as well.
Zoya Akhtar, the sister of Farhan Akhtar the producer of Inside Edge, spotted Siddhant at the success part of Inside Edge and asked him to audition for her next film Gully Boy. In the film starring Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh, Siddhant played the supporting role of street rapper MC Sher.
It turned out to be his breakout role. He received a lot of praise for his performance from people like Jay Weissberg and Rajeev Masand.
Siddhant Chaturvedi won the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor in addition to a nomination for Best Male Debut. Siddhant also starred in Bunty Aur Babli 2 a Yash Raj Film which is a sequel to the crime comedy Bunty Aur Babli. He got the lead role in the movie Gehraiyaan by Shakun Batra, co-starring Ananya Panday, and Deepika Padukone.
Some of his upcoming films are Phone Bhoot with Katrina Kaif and Ishaan Khatter, film Yudhra with Malvika Mohanan and with Adarsh Gourav, and Ananya Panday in the film Kho Gaye Hum Kahan.
Facts about Siddhant Chaturvedi
Read some of the well-known facts about him:
- During his college days, he won the award for clean and clear Bombay Times Fresh Face 2012.
- He is a trained Martial artist and western-classical dancer.
- Before starting his acting career he wanted to be a CA like his father.
- He joined the team of Gully Boy when only 22 days were left for the shooting to start.
- He said in an interview that his family members have seen Gully Boy more than 15 times.
- In 2019, he was dubbed for the Hindi version of In Black.