Khalid Siddiqui is an Indian model turned actor. He was born on February 1 and resides in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He started as a model when he was 24 years old. He studied at R.N. Gandhi High School and graduated Commerce in Bombay University.
He appeared in number of ads including Vaseline Lip Guard, Ariel, Red Label Tea, Bharti Telecom, Nature Fresh Oil, Uncle Chips, Bakeman Cookies, ICICI, Maruti Alto, Gillette, Ponds and a lot more. He also did the ad for Cadbury Perk which became his favorite among all. He was with one of the top Bollywood actress, Priety Zinta. Basically, he focused on doing commercial ads and appeared on some ramp modeling events along with Lubna Adams. Khalid is not really good in promoting himself, but being in the ramp modeling industry means, he needs to be more sociable and working on the ad films needs talent and looks, so Khalid is more comfortable on doing ad films since he got the preferences needed. He also appeared in some music videos like the Rhythm of the World's, Colonial Cousins and more. He also has plans on entering the theatre world and subsequently does films and television shows.
He initiated his career through the Bollywood film, Jogger’s Park when he was 28 years old. The film is under the direction of
and starred the Bengali actor,
in 2003. His character here is young doctor named, Rahul. He lives in U.S. but he is natively from India and in his heart, he is still an Indian. Rahul believes in the contemporary Sciences like the allopathy and his father who is a committed traditionalist believes in Ayurveda. Khalid decline 15 movie offers before doing this film.
Later, he acted on his next film entitled, The Film opposite with Mahima Chaudhary. The story is about the seven guys who aspire of making their own movie. The story deals with their dreams and the struggles they encountered as they tried to reach their dreams. Khalid’s character plays as the assistant director who comes from a small town and struggled in life so much.
Back in year 1988, Khalid works in the movie, Ram-Avtar. He was the screenplay and story writer under the production of Sunil Hingorani. Then in 1999, he appeared in the Hindi films, Yeh Hai Mumbai Meri Jaan and Vaastav: The Reality. In 2000, he was part of the Bollywood action film,
. Later in 2002, he acted on the critically acclaimed Hindi film, Agni Varsha. He also essayed the role of Kamal Kishore on the crime drama film, Apaharan in 2005. Then he did the film Ho Sakta Hai, Dhol and Ghajini.