Sidhaartha Maadhyamika, born on 16 February, 1985 in Kudithini, a village in Bellary district of Karnataka, is an actor of the Sandalwood industry. His birth name is Satheesh Hiremath. Sidhaartha belongs to a family of eminent troupers who owned several drama companies.
His passion for theatre naturally blossomed at a very young age. However, his parents downcast his interest in performance due to the decline of their own theatre company. He was expected to study well and find a job as he was the only child in the family of thespians. He pursued a diploma and worked as a Dental Technician. The lack of interest in the dental field and his love for acting made him quit the job.
He joined Janamanadaata and Kinnara Mela, a Heggodu based drama company in 2007, which marked the beginning of his journey as an actor. After this, he completed a Diploma in Theatre Arts in the year 2009 from NINASAM, Heggodu.
This multitalented actor also happens to be a voice-over artist, play writer, and theatre director who is working for the Kannada film industry since 2007. Namma Itihaasa and Ee Naavu are the two plays written and directed by him. He is well known by his Pseudonym Varaavara for translating English plays and dramas into Kannada. He was the Associate Director of the film Beti directed by P. Seshadri.
Sidhaartha has acted in more than 20 movies. Some of his prominent ones include
(2016), Shuddhi (2017), 96 (2018), Kavaludaari (2019), Bhinna (2019). He portrayed the role of Mr. Gurudas Naidu in Hemanth Rao’s Kavaludaari, a thriller movie based on a murder mystery which is being remade in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, and Malayalam.
He bagged a prominent role as a lawyer in Cudavalli Chandrashekhar’s Kempammana Court Case, a story that revolves around Delayed Justice. He was given a role named Sathish in the Kannada’s first original film on ZEE5’s Bhinna, a psychological and thriller award-winning film.
Sidhaartha owns a theatre company called Sapeksha along with his mother, Sharada G S and Lekha Naidu, where he creates content for the stage, manages, and trains people for theatre art. He is often unrecognizable in real life due to the vivid roles he has played to date. However, he considers this fact as a positive result for him and always wants himself to be recognized by the character, which he portrays rather than the real Sidhaartha.