Siddharth Nigam (born 13 September 2000) is an Indian actor who is best 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.
Early Life and Career
Nigam was brought up in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. He completed his tenth class studies at Khelgaon Public School, where he practiced for gymnastics. Later he moved to Mumbai from Allahabad. Nigam has won a gold medal in parallel bar and a silver medal in high bar at 58th National School Games, Pune. He has an elder brother (Abhishek Nigam) who is also an actor and his mother runs an NGO and a beauty parlour.
Nigam started off as a gymnast. He was selected on the national-level gymnastics, where he won a gold medal.
Nigam started his acting career in 2011 by appearing in a Bournvita advertisement. After watching him in advertisement, makers of the film Dhoom 3 called him for an audition to play the Young Sahir/Samar. The film was directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya, and it was released on 20 December 2013. Taran Adarsh of the entertainment portal Bollywood Hungama reviewed, “Siddharth Nigam is a talent to watch out for. He’s superb!” Writing for India Today Suhani Singh said, “He lights up the screen with his self-assured performance and charming presence.”
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. The show aired on 15 December 2014 on Life Ok television.
In February 2015, Nigam was seen in the historical drama series Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat where he played the lead role of Young Ashoka.
On 15 February 2015, Nigam appeared as a guest in a special Mahashivratri episode on Comedy Nights with Kapil. 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.
From 2018 to 2021, he played Aladdin in Sony SAB’s Aladdin—Naam Toh Suna Hoga.
He is currently seen as Shivaay in Sony SAB’s Hero – Gayab Mode On.
Siddharth Nigam as of 2021 is currently single and is focusing on his career more. Siddharth Nigam is not yet married.
Siddharth Nigam’s net worth as of 2021 is estimated at around $4 million (net worth estimated in 2021).
Siddharth Nigam’s monthly income is 5 Lakh rupees. The majority of his income depends on television serials and movies in Hindi cinema.
Siddharth Nigam Net Worth in Indian rupees is 29 Crore approximately $4 Million US in 2021. He is among one of the top teen actors in the Bollywood Industry.