Siddhant Chaturvedi

Siddhant Chaturvedi

 

The Indian actor, model and writer Siddhant Chaturvedi was born on 29th April 1993. He got fame from Amazon Prime Video’s web series ‘Inside Edge’. He got a break in the Indian Hindi language music drama movie Gully Goy. He portrayed the role of MC Sher in the movie and was loved and appreciated for his performance.Siddhant Chaturvedi was born in Ballia, Uttar Pradesh and his family moved to Mumbai when he was 5 years old. His mother is a homemaker and his father is a chartered accountant. Siddhant since his childhood days was inclined towards acting and he started acting on stage was his hobby. He got his bachelor’s degree from Mithibai College and opted for being a chartered accountant. He started pursuing the chartered accountant articles. Meanwhile, he took part in The Times of India’s Fresh Face Contest in 2013 and won the title. And after winning the contest he decided to take modeling as his career and he got trained in martial arts and western classic dance.Siddhant starred in web television situational comedy show Life Sahi Hai in 2016. The show was about four male roommates, he played the role of Sahil Hooda. Next in 2017, he got his big break as Prashant Kanaujia in Inside Edge, the Amazon Prime web video series. This web series was inspired from the Indian Premier League. Devarsi Ghosh while reviewing the first season of the web series considered Tanuj Virwani and Siddhant Chaturvedi has the show’s “two big acting discoveries”. Siddhanth was casted for the second season of the web series as well.During the success party of the web series Inside Edge, he was spotted by Joya Akthar the director of Gully Boy. He was called by her for the audition of her upcoming movie Gully Boy, an Hindi musical drama. Gully Boy marked Siddhant’s debut in Bollywood. He was liked and appreciated for his role in the movie. Gully Boy starred Ranveer Kapoor and Alia Bhatt and he was casted for a supporting role of a street rapper MC Sher. Jay Weissberg of Variety said Siddhant is ‘impressive’ in his role, and Rajeev Masand, an Indian film critic admired his charming presence. He was nominated for the Best Male Debut in annual Filmfare Awards and was awarded as the best supporting actor for the movie Gully Boy.Siddhant says on his journey in the film industry “I struggled for six years and there were many rejections and low points along the way. I started from the bottom. But I always had this raging ambition to go out there and prove myself with that one perfect opportunity. I always used to think ‘ki apna time kab ayega’. And as luck would have it, Zoya had been looking for MC Sher for a year and I happened to be there at the right time.”

Few lesser known facts about Siddhant Chaturvedi-

  • He loves animals and his hobbies include poetry writing, singing and painting.
  • He even likes to play guitar.
  • His favorite actors in Bollywood are Amitabh Bachcha, Ranveer Singh, Govinda and Vick Kaushal.
  • He joined the team of Gully Boy just 22 days before the movie hit the floor.
  • He even wrote dialogues in the play he performed in.

 

 

 

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