they would like to cast me for the role of Umesh Jagtap, a young dedicated political party worker from Mumbai. I agreed to play that role. Umesh Jagtap is one such character on whom there is a great impact of the changing political scenario in the state. I felt that there was big challenge to perform this character in this political thriller.
Q. Watching your serial ‘Agnihotra’ we always have that feeling of observing real life characters in natural costumes. Who takes the decision for costumes to be worn by each performer?
Q: So, can we expect Siddharth doing such challenging roles in Hindi or Marathi in near future ?
A: Yes, provided the role is good.As long as there is enough scope for my character to create that desired impact through the film’s script, I wouldn’t mind accepting such roles.
A: Ms. Geeta Godbole wife of Shrirang Godbole, the producer; takes the decision. And so far, her choice has worked very well.
Q: Tell us at least one memorable moment on the sets of ‘Agnihotra’ ?
A: This happened when we shot non stop for 40 hours at our historical Wada. No one thought that we were shooting. It was just like a real life family gathering, with almost all the artistes together. We all had a great time during that period.
Q: With the current happenings in ‘Agnihotra’ preventing the reunion of Neel and Saee, tell us when we will finally see them coming together?
A: Just keep watching the serial regularly and don’t miss a single episode.
Q: Do you feel that your education and knowledge of Marathi literature at the school level help young actors like you to perform your roles with authority, especially in marathi drama, serials and films ?
A: Yes, it does help a lot. Thanks to all those who helped me to groom in this wonderful world of Marathi literature.
Q: How are you progressing with your studies ?
A: I am doing my second year Arts from S.P. College Pune and eager to complete my graduation soon.