S Siddalingaiah was a prominent Indian Film Director, Producer, and scriptwriter associated with the Kannada Film Industry. He was born in Bangaluru, India at the time of British Raj. Bangaluru is the capital city of the Indian state of Karnataka. It is a megacity now and preferred as the electronic city and the third populous city in the Karnataka. It is the most populous agglomeration in India at the fifth position. In addition, it is in Southern India on the Deccan Plateau. He made his debut with the movie Mayor Muthanna in 1969. in the movie Bhoothayiya he work as a director Makkalu. He was active in the year of 1969 to 1999. He married with the Dhanalakshmi. He has two children one is S.D. Murali (elder son) and S.D.Suresh (Younger Son).

His grandchildren name is Atharvaa, Kavyaa, and Akash. In the late 1960s, he starts his career with the film of Bangaarada Manushya in 1972 and Bhootayyana Maga Ayyu in 1974. He joined the film industry as floor and spot boys in the Navajyothi studios. He worked as an assistant for the director Shanker Singer. After some time, he also worked as Junior Actor and assistant as the Protégé of B. Vittalacharya. He worked very affectionately with the directors and did the justice with every role he offered. The son of Siddalingaiah, Murali was a famous actor in the Tamil film. He continuously and frequently made the cast as the actor to Rajkumar. He was known for the giving break of many artists and keen to make the introduction part of the industry at least one artist in the film that released by him. With the veteran actor Rajkumar, he made various and maximum films.

His son Murali introduced in the family in 1983 in Kannada film-Prema Parva. Murali also directed the one Tamil film, Puthir in 1986. In this film, Murali act as a lead actor. He appeared in the leading and supported roles of Tamil and Kannada Film Industry. Siddalingaiah lost his son Murali in the year of 2010 in Chennai. S Siddalingaiah received various award including the prestigious Puttanna Kanagal Award in 1993-1994 as a director. He also worked as an actor in the film Kanyaa Rathna in 1963. He also received the Saroja Devi Award in the year of 2010. In his last time, he affected by the H1N1 lately. He died as a multiple organ failure in a private hospital.