8 movies that made Siddharth great

Akhila Menon


Siddarth won millions of hearts with his heartbreaking performance Eeswaran, who is a doting Chithha (uncle) to his niece, in AU Arun Kumar's highly acclaimed film. 


This romantic comedy-drama directed by Bhaskar featured Siddharth in the role of Siddhu, a young man who struggles with the controlling ways of his overbearing father.  

Aayitha Ezhuthu

Siddharth teamed up with his mentor Mani Ratnam for the action drama Aayitha Ezhuthu, which also featured Suriya and Madhavan in the lead roles. He played the role of Arjun Balakrishnan, a wealthy youngster in the film. 


Siddharth teamed up with celebrated filmmaker Karthik Subbaraj for Jigarthanda, the acclaimed crime-comedy film. The actor played Karthik Subramani, a short film maker, in the movie. 

Kaaviya Thalaivan

Siddharth played the role of Thalaivankottai Kaliyappa Bhagavathar aka Kali, a drama artist in this acclaimed historical drama directed by Vasantha Balan.

Rang De Basanthi

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and Aamir Khan's acclaimed film marked the Bollywood debut of Siddharth. The actor played Karan, a sensitive, rebel youngster in the film. 

Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana

The romantic drama, which marked the directorial debut of Prabhu Deva f,eatured Siddharth in the role of Santosh, an NRI boy who falls in love with a smalltown girl. 


Siddharth made his acting debut with Boys, the coming-of-age musical drama film directed by veteran filmmaker Shankar. The actor played Munna, who go against his parents for his lady love Harini, in the film.