Siddharth Nigam is an Indian artist popular on television. He was born and brought up in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. He has completed his tenth class studies at boarding school, where he practiced for g...
Siddharth Nigam is an Indian artist popular on television. He was born and brought up in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. He has completed his tenth class studies at boarding school, where he practiced for gymnastics.
He has won a gold medal in national-level gymnastics. He has an elder brother named Abhishek Nigam and his mother runs an NGO and a beauty parlour. He has played the role of Samrat Ashoka in the historic series Chakravartin Samrat Ashoka.
Name : Siddharth Nigam
Date of Birth : 13 September, 2000
Age : 15 years
Height : 5'
School : Khelgaon Public School
Debut Movie : Dhoom 3
Current Serial : Chakravartin Samrat Ashoka
Siddharth Nigam aka Ashoka will soon be seen as a wild card entry in 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa' season 9 airs on Colors. The show is judged by Jacqueline Fernandez, Karan Johar and Ganesh Hegde.
Siddharth began his career as a gymnast and then started acting career in 2011 by appearing in Bournvita advertisement. After watching him in advertisement, the makers of film Dhoom 3 called him for an audition to play the younger version of Aamir Khan's character.
After his successful debut in film, he entered on a small screen with the pivotal role of young Rudra in Maha Kumbh: Ek Rahasaya, Ek Kahani followed by the lead role of Samrat Ashoka in the series Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat. He has also appeared as a guest dance performer in the Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa season 8, where he performed with contestant Faisal Khan and Vaishnavi Patil in special "Teen Ka Tadka" episode.
In Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat
Siddharth Nigam has played the role of Samrat Ashoka in the series Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat. For his performance in the series, he won Zee Gold Award for Best Actor Debut - Male and Indian Television Academy Award for Desh Ka Ladla. The show took leap of 10 years and he has been replaced by Mohit Raina.
In Dhoom 3
Siddharth Nigam played the role of young Aamir Khan in Dhoom: 3. He showcased his excellent performance and charming presence in the film.
What is your plan ahead - more movies or you intend to stick to television?
I am still a kid, so there's a long time to decide that. Its not a big thing to jump from movies to television. I enjoy doing both and will continue so. I believe you should experience everything in life.
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Dhoom 3, Mahakumbh, Ashoka have made you a star. Has your life changed drastically?
When I didn't have any of these roles, I lived in a hostel, woke up early for gymnastic practices, ate, studied and slept. Now that I am in the field I've made a lot of changes in my life.