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Personal Agenda with Siddhant Chaturvedi: “I would swipe right for Deepika Padukone!”

The Gully Boy actor also talks about that one thing he hates about Bollywood parties

Updated: Jan 13, 2020 16:41 IST

By Veenu Singh, Hindustan Times

If not an actor, Siddhant would have been a chartered accountant

All About Siddhant

Date of birth: April 29, 1993
Sunsign :Taurus
Place of birth: Baliya, Uttar Pradesh
Hometown: Mumbai
School/college:Gokuldham High School/Mithibai College, Mumbai
First break: Luv Ranjan’s mini web series Life Sahi Hai
High point of your life: Appearing in Inside Edge that got me noticed as an actor
Low point of your life: Getting rejected in auditions and not getting work initially

If not an actor, what would you have been?

A very bad chartered accountant.

A lie you tell often?

That I would be a very bad CA!

What is your pet peeve?

At Bollywood parties, no one dances, while I really like to dance.

What brings a smile on your face?



Whenever my parents wake up and see my name or picture in the papers and feel happy that I’ve made it.



What is your biggest takeaway from working with Ranveer Singh in Gully Boy?

Being absolutely passionate and true to your art.

What would your detox menu be?

Food made by my mom.

And your feel-good binge...?

Aloo, puri and kheer, all made by Mom.

A show that you binge-watched?

The Patriot.

What’s your favourite social media app?

I’m quite fond of Instagram.

Are you a romantic or a realist?

I’m a complete romantic.

On My Phone

The first app I check in the morning: Inshorts
Most re-watched on YouTube: Dance tutorials by Ian Eastwood
Last Insta post: About the new HP Spectre 360, it’s quite swanky with great specs!
On speed dial: My younger brother
Favourite filter: I don’t use filters on Insta. I use Snapseed. Most of it would be grainy or cinematic.
The last person you call at night: My manager (Radhika)

Who would you swipe right for on Tinder?

I’m not sure if Deepika Padukone is on Tinder, but it would be her.

A piece of advice you wish someone gave you 10 years ago?

That it’s better to sign up with a manager rather than thinking of walking randomly into auditions on your own.

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From HT Brunch, January 12, 2020

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