Born on June 15, 1990, in India, Prashant Siddhi is a popular actor in India. He has worked in Kannada film Industry predominantly. He belongs to the community of the Siddis who were earlier the member of the Bantu tribe residing in the Southeast of Africa. Siddis came to India in 628 AD as traders, missionaries and slaves.
They settled down in parts of Gujarat as well as Karnataka. Being an economically backward tribe and community, they emerged as farmers as well as undertook animal husbandry. TO Prashanth, Bangalore was a land of opportunities and he wanted to make the most of it. In an interview with the Economic Times, he revealed that he always felt like an outsider in Bangalore.
People in the television Industry did not even look at his pictures. The shopkeepers overcharged him thinking that he was an African. People laughed at his ambitions. But when he spoke Kannada they warmed u and became affectionate. Language helped him bond with the people of Bangalore.
He landed in his first movie that is ‘Paramathma’. After that he has worked in films like Bullet Basya (2015), Kendasampige (2015), Happy Birthday (2016), Prema Geema Jane Do (2016), Jaquar (2016), Beautiful Manasugalu (2017), First Love(2017), College Kumar (2017), Bhootayyana Mommaga Ayyu (2018) and O Premave (2018). One of his celebrated performance is ‘Happy Birthday’ which was released in the year 2016. It revolves around the life of Sachin who is a happy go lucky boy residing in Mandya.
He falls deeply in love with a girl named Anjali. Anjali’s father is an alcoholic and the plot revolves around the question of whether Sachin will be able to get back her father his long lost pride. The film was Directed by K. Mahesh Sukhadhare. Another acclaimed performance of his was the film ‘Kendasampige’. The story is about the two lovers who are forced circumstantially to take a path they did not wish to but do so as police are chasing them.
The movie was directed by Soori a.k.a. Duniya Soori. ‘Prema Geema Jane Do’ is also a celebrated work of his which hit the cinemas in the year 2016. The film revolves around the hero starting a journey to discover a new place and meets new people in the process. It is a soft romantic comedy. The story reveals the reason why he hates the idea of love and what has been his past. The Director of the movie was Kwnja Chethan Kumar.