Siddhanth Kapoor is an Indian actor, assistant director, and VJ who primarily works in Bollywood films. He is known for being the son of Shakti Kapoor and the brother of actress Shraddha Kapoor.
Siddhanth Kapoor was born on Friday, 6 July 1984 (age 38 years; as of 2022) in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. His zodiac sign is Cancer. Siddhanth completed Film Making and Acting course at Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute in West Hollywood, California.
Height (approx.): 5′ 9″
Weight (approx.): 75 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Amber
Body Measurements (approx.): Chest 40″, Waist 30″, Biceps 14″
Parents & Siblings
Siddhanth’s father’s name is Shakti Kapoor, who is an actor and comedian.
His mother’s name is Shivangi Kolhapure, an actress and singer.
His younger sister, Shraddha Kapoor, is an actress, singer, and model.
Siddhanth’s grandfather’s name is Sikander Lal Kapoor.
His grandmother’s name is Susheela Kapoor. Siddhanth is the nephew of Padmini Kolhapure and Tejaswini Kolhapure.
His cousin’s name is Priyank Sharma.
Siddhanth Kapoor was in a relationship with Erica Packard, a model and actress.
Erica is the daughter of Gavin Packard, a well-known Bollywood actor, who passed away in 2012. In 2014, the couple exchanged promise rings in Thailand and moved together in a live-in relationship. However, the couple called off their relationship after dating for more than ten years.
Siddhanth started his career as a professional Disc Jockey. He is also known by the name DJ Bullzeye. Siddhanth has performed at various clubs and festivals across the country.
In 2006, Siddhanth assisted Priyadarshan, an Indian film director and producer, for a period of two years. He worked as an assistant director for various films like Bhagam Bhag (2006), Chup Chup Ke (2006), Bhool Bhulaiya (2007), and Dhol (2007).
In 1997, Siddharth made his debut as a child artist with the film Judwaa in which he played the role of Rangeela (young version).
In 2013, Siddhanth appeared in the film Shootout at Wadala alongside John Abraham, Anil Kapoor, and Kangana Ranaut in which he played the role of Gyancho.
He appeared in films like Ugly (2014) as Siddhanth and Jazbaa (2015) as Sam Maklai. In 2017, Siddhanth appeared in the film Haseena Parkar in which he played the role of Dawood Ibrahim alongside Shraddha Kapoor.
Later, he appeared in films like Yaaram as Sahil Qureshi (2019), Bhoot – Part One: The Haunted Ship as Captain Siddarth (2020), Hello Charlie (2021) as Inspector Jaidev Mathews, and Chehre as Joe (2021).
In 2020, Siddhanth Kapoor appeared in the web series ‘Bhaukaal’ in which he played the role of Chintu Dedha alongside Mohit Raina on MX Player.
In January 2022, he appeared in the second season of his debut web series Bhaukaal 2.
In 2019, Siddhanth Kapoor made his singing debut with the song ‘Kash Phir Se’ from his film Yaaram. In 2021, he lent his voice to a music video, Hum Hindustani, on YouTube.
Arrested for alleged consumption of drugs
Siddhanth Kapoor was arrested for alleged consumption of drugs at a rave party on the night of 12 June 2022 after the Bengaluru Police raided The Park hotel on MG Road.
The surprise raid was conducted by 25 police officers, who arrested six people including Siddhanth Kapoor. In an interview, Deputy Commissioner of Police Dr Bheemashankar S Guled confirmed the news and said,
It is confirmed that Bollywood actor Shakti Kapoor’s son Siddhant Kapoor took drugs. He tested positive for drugs in the blood test report. Hence, he has been brought to Ulsoor police station.”
Further, he said,
Siddhanth Kapoor claimed that drugs were mixed in his drinks and he didn’t know about it. He told the police that he had been in Bengaluru many times to attend parties as DJ. This was the fourth time that he went to the hotel from where he was arrested. We have got the guest list and suspicious persons will be called for questioning.”
Siddhanth has been charged under sections 20A, 22B, and 27B of the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act.
On 14 June 2022, he was released on station bail. In an interview, on being asked about his son’s arrest, Shakti Kapoor said,
I got to know about this news from India Today. I don’t have any idea. I don’t know anything about this. When I got up at 9 am, news was coming that he had been detained. I have no idea. The whole family is trying to get in touch. No one is picking up the call. I don’t know what is happening.”
- Food: Fried Idli with Butter and Burger
- Favourite DJ(s): Maceo Plex, Dixon, and Oliver Huntemann
- Siddhanth has two pet dogs, Bella and Shyloh.
- Siddhanth follows a Non-vegetarian diet.
- Initially, Siddhanth was supposed to make his debut in Soham Shah’s 2012 film Satte Pe Satta, which was the remake of the film ‘Satte Pe Satta’ (1982), but the film was dropped.
- In 2013, Siddhanth Kapoor made his debut at the Cannes Red Carpet along with his ex-girlfriend, Erica Packard.
- Siddhanth Kapoor has appeared on the cover page of the Ishq magazine.