Siddharth Nigam is an Indian actor, who works in Hindi films and TV serials. He gained immense popularity for playing the role of young Sahir and Samar in the 2013 Hindi film ‘Dhoom 3.’ He is also known for portraying Prince Ashoka in the Hindi TV serial ‘Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat’ (2015).
Siddharth Nigam was born on Wednesday, 13 September 2000 (age 22 years; as of 2022) in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. His zodiac sign is Virgo.
He did his schooling at Khelgaon Public School, Allahabad. In 2021, he pursued his graduation at Thakur College of Science and Commerce, Mumbai.
Height (approx.): 5′ 7″
Height (approx.): 60 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Hazel Brown
Body Measurements (approx.): Chest 38″, Waist 30″, Biceps 16″
Parents & Siblings
His father, Ramvir Tokas, passed away when Siddharth was a kid. Her mother, Vibha Nigam, runs a beauty parlour and an NGO. His elder brother, Abhishek Nigam, is a TV actor.
Siddharth’s name has been linked with the Indian actress Avneet Kaur for a very long time. Later, there were rumours that the couple has parted ways.
His name was then linked with another TV actress Ashi Singh. According to various sources, he was in a rumoured relationship with Ashi Singh.
In 2011, Nigam started his career as a child model with a TV advertisement for Bournvita.
After watching the ad, the makers of the Hindi film ‘Dhoom 3’ asked him to audition for the film. He has appeared in TV commercials for a few other brands like KitKat, and Realme Mobile.
In 2013, he made his Bollywood debut with the Hindi film ‘Dhoom 3’ in which he played the role of young Sahir/Samar played by Aamir Khan.
In 2017, he played young Manav ‘Munna’ Roy in the Hindi film ‘Munna Michael’ which was played by Tiger Shroff. He acted in the multi-starrer Hindi film ‘Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan’ in 2023.
Siddharth made his TV debut with the 2014 TV serial ‘Maha Kumbh: Ek Rahasaya, Ek Kahani’ in which he played the role of young Rudra. The serial was aired on Life OK.
He has appeared in a few other Hindi TV serials like ‘Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat’ (2015; Colors), ‘Peshwa Bajirao’ (2017; Sony), ‘Chandra Nandini’ (2017; Star Plus), ‘Aladdin – Naam Toh Suna Hoga’ (2018; SAB), and ‘Hero – Gayab Mode On’ (2021; SAB).
In 2016, Nigam participated in the reality TV dance show ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa season 9,’ which aired on Colors.
Nigam has made special appearances in various Colors TV shows like ‘Comedy Nights Bachao’ (2016), ‘Kitchen Champion’ (2019), ‘Bigg Boss 15’ (2021), and ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 10’ (2022).
In 2018, he appeared in his debut Hindi music video “Tu Naa Aaya” by Shyamoli Sanghi.
In 2011, he started his self-titled YouTube channel on which he uploads, challenge videos, music videos, and travel videos. He has around 2 million subscribers on his channel.
Nigam made his debut as a singer and lyricist in 2022 with the Hindi song “Tum Mili.”
He used to make lip-sync and dance videos on TikTok until it was banned in India in 2020. On 31 August 2022, he launched an activewear brand named Ulltor.
- 2015: Indian Television Academy Award (ITA) for Most Promising Child Star (Desh Ka Laadla) for Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat
- 2015: Zee Gold Award for Best Actor Debut (Male) for Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat
- 2015: Indian Telly Award for Best Child Artiste (Male) for Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat
- 2018: Top 20 Young Achievers in India by Sutra HR
- 2019: Zee Gold Award for People’s Favourite TV Actor
- 2021: DadaSaheb Phalke Award for Best Actor
- BMW 3 series
- Jaguar F-Pace
- While he was studying in school, he started practising gymnastics. In gymnastics, he won a gold medal in the parallel bar and a silver medal in the high bar at the 58th National School Games, Pune.
- In an interview, he shared that in gymnastics, he was inspired by Jackie Chan.
- Nigam owns two houses in Mumbai.
- In September 2021, Nigam along with his brother was featured on the cover of TMM (Think Mkt. Magazine).
- In August 2022, he was appointed as the “Cultural Ambassador of India” along with 74 others at the 75th Anniversary of Indian Independence.
- He is an avid animal lover and owns a pet dog named Wasooli Bhai.