Siddharth (2013 film)

Siddharth is a 2013 Indian-Canadian drama film directed by Richie Mehta. It was screened in the Contemporary World Cinema section at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. It depicts story of a person who sends his son to work to a distant place for money who later gets lost.[1][2]

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Film poster
Directed byRichie Mehta
Written byMaureen Dorey
Rajesh Tailang
Richie Mehta
StarringRajesh Tailang
Tannishtha Chatterjee
CinematographyBob Gundu
Release date
  • 10 September 2013 (2013-09-10) (TIFF)
Running time
96 minutes


A man from Delhi goes out to find his missing son and expects that whoever took him returns him unharmed.[3]


  • Rajesh Tailang as Mahendra Saini
  • Tannishtha Chatterjee as Suman Saini
  • Anurag Arora as Ranjit Gahlot
  • Shobha Sharma Jassi as Meena Gahlot
  • Geeta Agrawal Sharma as Roshni
  • Amitabh Srivasta as Om Prakash
  • Mukesh Chhabra as Mukesh-Bhai
  • Khushi Mathur as Pinky Saini
  • Irfan Khan as Siddharth / Chai Kid / Kamathipura Child
  • Salony Luthra as a train passenger


  1. ^ "Siddharth". TIFF. Retrieved 26 August 2013.
  2. ^ "Toronto Adds 75+ Titles To 2013 Edition". Indiewire. Retrieved 26 August 2013.
  3. ^ Holden, Stephen (26 June 2014). "'Siddharth' Follows a Father's Search for His Son". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 9 February 2018.

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