Khalid Siddiqui

Khalid Siddiqui (Urdu: خالد صدیقی) (born 1 February 1971) is an Indian film and television actor & model...[4]

Khalid Siddiqui
A man in white blazers at a film premiere
Siddiqui at premiere of Riwayat
Born (1971-02-01) 1 February 1971 (age 51)
NationalityIndian
OccupationModel/Actor
Years active2003[a] — present
Notable work
Ghajini
Spouse(s)Raahat Siddiqui (div. 2013)[3]

Siddiqui has worked in a number of television shows and Bollywood films. He had a supporting role in Ghajini.[5] recently he worked in Shaurya aur Anokhi ki kahani on star plus..

CareerEdit

Before entering in the industry, Siddiqui had worked in a number of television commercials for brands including ICICI Bank, Bombay Dyeing, Cadbury Perk, Suzuki Alto and Gillette.[6] Siddiqui made his debut in a music video which was directed by Subhash Ghai. His screen appearance in the video gained him a parallel lead role in the film Joggers' Park (2003).[2] Actor Victor Banerjee was impressed by his acting skills and offered him to play lead role in the film Ho Sakta Hai (2006), directed by Wilson Louis.[b] Critic Taran Adarsh praised Siddiqui's performance in the film.[8] Siddiqui played other roles in films such as Apaharan (2005), The Film (2005), Ghajini (2008) and Riwayat (2012) being his last film appearance.

Siddiqui moved from films to television with the show Zindagi Badal Sakta Hai Hadsaa (2008).[9] Further, he played Manav in the soap opera Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha (2012), where his character had a commercial angle between Megha (Aakanksha Singh) and Mohan (Kunal Karan Kapoor).[10] In the same year, he played the roles of Tauseef Baig in the drama Tum Saath Ho Jab Apne (2014) where his character, being dead is seen in flashbacks,[6] a superhero and his alter-ego journalist in Maharakshak: Aryan (2014)[6] and as a mythological king in The Adventures of Hatim (2013).[11][12] he has also played a role of Chief Minister in Ek Shringaar-Swabhiman. Khalid has also appeared in Star Plus's most popular drama series Saath Nibhaana Saathiya[13] as a protagonist, opposite Devoleena Bhattacharjee after the walk-out of the lead actor Mohammad Nazim, who was playing Ahem. Recently he gained a lot more popularity while playing a pivotal role in the show Shaurya aur anokhi ki kahani as Shaan Saberawal, father of hero Shaurya Saberwal, his performance was praised worldwide.

Personal lifeEdit

Siddiqui was married to Raahat and the couple had a daughter Ariana born on 19 November 2003 and a son Illhaan born on 1 September 2010.In 2013 the couple got divorced. [14]

FilmographyEdit

FilmsEdit

Year Title Role Note(s) / Ref(s)
2003 Joggers' Park Ranjit Singh [2]
2005 The Film Vijay [15]
2005 Apaharan Kamal Kishore [16]
2006 Ho Sakta Hai Mohan [2][7]
2007 Dhol Gopi - Pankaj's friend [17]
2008 Ghajini Manager - Air Voice [5][18]
2012 Riwayat Raja Desai Credited as "Khalid Siddique".[19][20]
2016 One Night Stand Adhiraj Kapoor
2017 Sargoshiyan Bank Manager [21]
2021 Lahore Confidential RD ZEE5

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Channel Notes & References
2007-2008 Main Aisi Kyunn Hoon Siddharth Sahara One Lead Role
2008 Zindagi Badal Sakta Hai Hadsaa Inspector Ekaansh Thakur Zee TV Lead Role[9]
2011 Dhoondh Legi Manzil Humein Jayvardhan STAR One Supporting Role
2012 Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha Manav Chaturvedi Colors TV Negative Role[22]
2013 ; 2014 The Adventures of Hatim King Naushwerwaan of Ashkaar Star Plus Cameo Role[11]
2014 Maharakshak: Aryan Arjun Sharma Zee TV Cameo Role[6][23][24]
2014 Tum Saath Ho Jab Apne Tauseef Baig Sony Pal Cameo Role[6]
2015-2016 Dream Girl Manav Sareen Life OK Supporting Role[25][26]
2016 Saath Nibhana Saathiya Dr. Krishna Raheja Star Plus Negative Role
2017 Ek Shringaar-Swabhiman Chief Minister Colors TV Supporting Role
2017 Love Ka Hai Intezaar Suyyash Thakur Star Plus Negative Role
2017-2018 Piyaa Albela Ashish Kapoor Zee TV Negative Role
2017-2018 Rishta Likhenge Hum Naya Maan Singh Sony TV Cameo Role
2018–2019 Mariam Khan - Reporting Live Majaaz Khan Star Plus, Hotstar Supporting Role
2020 Dadi Amma... Dadi Amma Maan Jaao! Sundarlal Jhavar Star Plus Supporting Role
2020-2021 Shaurya Aur Anokhi Ki Kahani Shaan Sabherwal Star Plus Supporting role

Web seriesEdit

Year Title Role Platform Notes
2021 The Empire Umar Shaikh hotstar
2019 REJCTX Prithviraj Sharma ZEE5 [27]

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ Most of his filmography lists have films which have wrong data about his works. Joggers' Park is an actual debut by Siddiqui as per sources.[1][2]
  2. ^ The film "Ho Sakta Hai" was originally released in 2006,[7] whereas "The Film" which was released in 2005 became his first film as a lead character.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Onkar Kulkarni (20 September 2013). "Nishant Malkhani has no plans to return to TV". The Indian Express. Retrieved 4 February 2016.
  2. ^ a b c d e Rana Siddiqui (6 December 2004). "Jogging new tracks". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 4 February 2016. Retrieved 4 February 2016.
  3. ^ "Khalid Siddiqui: Second marriage is not an option; don't want a fourth person to upset a happy life with my children - Times of India". The Times of India.
  4. ^ "TV audiences dictate tracks: Khalid Siddiqui". Times of India. 27 June 2012. Retrieved 17 October 2014.
  5. ^ a b Deepali Dhingra (3 January 2009). "Khalid: Not insecure at all!". The Times of India. Retrieved 4 February 2016.
  6. ^ a b c d e Somya Abrol (25 September 2014). "Take it easy". The Tribune (Chandigarh). Retrieved 4 February 2016.
  7. ^ a b "Ho Sakta Hai (2006)". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 4 February 2016.
  8. ^ Taran Adarsh (31 March 2006). "Ho Sakta Hai review". BH News Network. Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 4 February 2016.
  9. ^ a b Ranjib Mazumdar. "I AM A LITTLE LAIDBACK". Daily News and Analysis. Archived from the original on 4 February 2016. Retrieved 21 November 2016.
  10. ^ TNN (4 July 2012). "New twist in love story on Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha". The Times of India. Retrieved 4 February 2016.
  11. ^ a b TNN (3 December 2013). "Hatim to take viewers into surreal world of fantasies". The Times Group. The Times of India. Retrieved 4 February 2016.
  12. ^ Agrawal, Stuti (21 October 2013). "Nausheen Ali Sardar to make a comeback with Hatim". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 19 December 2013. Retrieved 13 December 2013.
  13. ^ "Khalid Siddiqui happy to join cast of 'Saath Nibhaana Saathiya' - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 5 May 2017.
  14. ^ "Khalid Siddiqui: Second marriage is not an option; don't want a fourth person to upset a happy life with my children - Times of India". The Times of India.
  15. ^ "The Film (2005)". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 4 February 2016.
  16. ^ "Apaharan (2005)". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 4 February 2016.
  17. ^ "Dhol (2007)". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 4 February 2016.
  18. ^ "Ghajini (2008)". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 4 February 2016.
  19. ^ Srijana Das Mitra (7 September 2012). "Riwayat Movie Review". The Times Group. Times of India. Retrieved 4 February 2016.
  20. ^ "Riwayat (2012)". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 4 February 2016.
  21. ^ "Sargoshiyan Movie Review {2.5/5}: The saving grace in Sargoshiyan is its intent to explain Kashmiriyat; a term most people are unfamiliar with, given the cacophony around the region". The Times of India. Retrieved 12 June 2017.
  22. ^ Tiwari, Vijaya (14 June 2012). "Khalid Siddiqui in Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha?". Times of India. Retrieved 17 October 2014.
  23. ^ "Maharakshak Aryan : Casts". Retrieved 17 October 2014.
  24. ^ "Actor Khalid arrived in Chandigarh to promote the show Zee TV". Dainik Bhaskar. 25 September 2015. Retrieved 4 February 2016.
  25. ^ "'Dream Girl' highlights small-towner's starry dreams". ABP Group. KRK News. 3 March 2015. Retrieved 4 February 2016.
  26. ^ "Khalid 'Manav' Siddiqui returns to Life OK's Dream Girl". Indo American News Service. 8 December 2015. Retrieved 4 February 2016.
  27. ^ "Khalid Siddiqui joins the cast of ZEE5's REJCTX". IWM Buzz. 3 July 2019. Retrieved 5 October 2019.

External linksEdit

Khalid Siddiqui at IMDb