Siddharth Kher, who was born and brought up in Mumbai, is a model in Mumbai itself.
He did not actually dream to become an actor. However, luck could make one an actor if he or she is in the modeling field, the same thing happened with Siddharth Kher. And just imagine the good fortune, this youth got his break opposite legendary actors like
and in a movie called ‘
’ (2010). ‘Teen Patti’ was one of the Bollywood movie project produced by
and for the first time, a Hollywood actor Ben Kingsley and Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan shared screen presence. Even South Indian actor R Madhavan played a pivotal role in this movie. Along with
, even Siddharth Kher made his debut in 'Teen Patti'. A female director
directed this movie. Luckily, Siddharth Kher was introduced to producer Ambika Hinduja by one of his close friends, and he was cast in the role of Sid, which had equal weight with Shraddha Kapoor’s role. But, Shraddha made her way into Bollywood, and this actor kept struggling. However, getting a chance to share screen presence with Ben Kingsley and Amitabh Bachchan was not an easy task.
After watching his performance in ‘Teen Patti’, the actor was offered a role in an offbeat film ‘Stand By’, which was based on football sports. The film was different from another sports movie ‘
Chak De! India
’. ‘Stand By’ was directed by Marathi director
. The director had won three national awards in regional category and directed the movie which was released in 2011. In this movie, actor Siddharth Kher played the character of Shekhar Verma, who is a Maharashtrian football player.