Siddharth Nigam

Siddharth Nigam is an Indian actor who works in Indian television and films. He is known for his role as young Sahir and Samar in Dhoom 3. He played young Mauryan prince Ashoka in Colors TV's Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat, Prince Bindusara in StarPlus's Chandra Nandini and Aladdin in Sony SAB's Aladdin – Naam Toh Suna Hoga.

Siddharth Nigam
Siddharth Nigam (Cropped) at 2019 Gold Awards.png
Nigam in 2019
Born
Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
OccupationActor
Years active2011 — present
Known forDhoom 3
Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (season 9)
Chandra Nandini

Aladdin – Naam Toh Suna Hoga

Early life

 
Siddharth Nigam with his family at special screening of Panipat

Nigam was brought up in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.[1][2] He completed his tenth class studies at Khelgaon Public School, where he practiced for gymnastics.[1] Later he moved to Mumbai from Allahabad.[2] Nigam has won a gold medal in parallel bar and a silver medal in high bar at 58th National School Games, Pune.[3] He has an elder brother, Abhishek Nigam, who is also an actor and their mother runs an NGO and a beauty parlour.[3][4]

Nigam started off as a gymnast. He was selected on the national-level gymnastics, where he won a gold medal.[5] He has also represented India internationally.[6]

Career

Nigam started his acting career in 2011 by appearing in a Bournvita advertisement.[5] After watching him in advertisement, makers of the film Dhoom 3 called him for an audition to play the Young Sahir/Samar.[7] The film was directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya, and it was released on 20 December 2013.[8] Taran Adarsh of the entertainment portal Bollywood Hungama reviewed, "Siddharth Nigam is a talent to watch out for. He's superb!"[9] Writing for India Today Suhani Singh said, "He lights up the screen with his self-assured performance and charming presence."[10]

After his successful debut in film, he debuted on television with the role of Young Rudra in the mythological drama series Maha Kumbh: Ek Rahasaya, Ek Kahani.[11] The show aired on 15 December 2014 on Life Ok television.[12][13]

In February 2015, Nigam was seen in the historical drama series Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat where he played the lead role of Young Ashoka.[14][15]

On 15 February 2015, Nigam appeared as a guest in a special Mahashivratri episode on Comedy Nights with Kapil.[16] In 2016, he was seen in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9 as a contestant and later as Young Shivaji in Peshwa Bajirao. In 2017, he portrayed the character of Bindusara, the son of Emperor Chandragupta Maurya in Chandra Nandini, along with his brother Abhishek, who played Bhadraketu.

 
Siddharth Nigam at a fashion event in Delhi, 2019

From 2018 to 2021, he played Aladdin in Sony SAB's Aladdin—Naam Toh Suna Hoga. He was last seen as Shivaay in Sony SAB's Hero – Gayab Mode On. Nigam will next star in a film named The Shoonyah: Chapter 1 - Blow of The War Horns.[17]

Filmography

Key 
Denotes Films/TV shows/Web series that have not yet been released

Films

Year Title Role Ref.
2013 Dhoom 3 Young Sahir/Samar

[18]

2017 Munna Michael Young Munna Michael [19]
TBA Tez Raftaaar   Shiva [20][21]

Television

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2014 Maha Kumbh: Ek Rahasaya, Ek Kahani Young Rudra [22]
2015-2016 Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat Prince Ashoka [23]
2016 Comedy Nights Bachao Himself Guest appearance
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9 Contestant 4th place [24]
2017 Peshwa Bajirao Young Shivaji [25]
Chandra Nandini Crown Prince Bindusara [26]
2018–2021 Aladdin - Naam Toh Suna Hoga Aladdin [27]
2019 Kitchen Champion Himself Guest appearance [28]
2020 Baalveer Returns Aladdin Special appearance [29]
Kuch Smiles Ho Jayein... with Alia Episode 1 [30]
2021 Hero – Gayab Mode On Shivaay [31]


Music videos

Year Title Singer(s) Label Notes Ref.
2018 Tu Naa Aaya Shyamoli Sanghi Zee Music Company Debut music video [32]
2019 Zaroori Hai Kya Ishq Mein Meet Bros, Papon MB Music [33]
Yaari Hai Tony Kakkar Desi Music Factory [34]
Gal Karke Asees Kaur [35]
Attachment Ravneet Singh Bon Bros Records Released by his own label Bon Bros Records [36]
2020 Luck Di Kasam Ramji Gulati, Mack T-Series [37]
Tu Mera Bhai Hai Ravish Khanna Bon Bros Records Special appearance [38]
Ringtone Preetinder, Vicky Sandhu Desi Music Factory Lockdown release [39]
Meri Hai Maa Tarsh Bon Bros Records Released by his own label Bon Bros Records [40]
2021 Chup Vikas BGBNG Music [41]
Teri Aadat Abhi Dutt BLive Music [42]
Kareeb Vishal Dadlani TM Music [43]
Hone Laga Tumse Pyaar Abhi Dutt BLive Music [44]
Dard Tere Ishaan Khan, Shambhavi Thakur [45]
Majnu Prakriti Kakar, Sukriti Kakar, Mellow D VYRL Originals [46]
 
Avneet Kaur and Siddharth Nigam at Gold Awards, 2019

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work Result Ref.
2014 Screen Awards Best Child Artist Dhoom 3 Nominated [47]
2015 Indian Television Academy Awards Most Promising Child Star (Desh Ka Laadla) Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat Won [48][49]
Gold Awards Best Actor Debut (Male) Won [50]
Indian Telly Awards Best Child Artiste (Male) Won [51]
Fresh New Face (Male) Maha Kumbh: Ek Rahasaya, Ek Kahani Nominated [52]
2019 Gold Awards People's Favorite TV Actor Aladdin - Naam Toh Suna Hoga Won [53]
Best Onscreen Jodi (With Avneet Kaur) Nominated

See also

References

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  38. ^ "Latest Hindi Song 'Tu Mera Bhai Hai' Sung By Ravish Khanna Starring Abhishek Nigam, Alam Khan, Ravish Khanna And Special Appearance Given By 'Siddharth Nigam' | Hindi Video Songs - Times of India". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 12 July 2021.
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