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Anand Gollahalli Shivaprasad
Born (1973-10-19) 19 October 1973 (age 50)
Other namesSiddhanth
Sounding Star
Alma materJJM Medical College (M.B.B.S.)
University of Leeds (M.H.A.)
OccupationActor & Producer
Years active2008–present
Parent(s)Dr G. Shivaprasad
Gangambika Mayanna
RelativesDr G. Parameshwara (Paternal Uncle)

Dr. Anand Gollahalli Shivaprasad, also known as Dr. G. S. Anand (born 19 October 1973), better known by stage name Siddhanth,[1] is an Indian actor appears in Kannada cinema. He is a medical doctor by profession.

Early life and education[edit]

Siddhanth[1] was born to Gangambika and Dr G. Shivaprasad as a second child, he was named Anand G. S., brought up in a village called Gollahalli (now renamed as Siddhartha Nagar) in Tumkur. His Primary & Secondary education, was at Sarvodaya School in Tumkur, followed by P. U. College from Sarvodaya P. U. College and then went on to study M.B.B.S. in JJM Medical College, Davangere, Later, he obtained an M.H.A. Degree from the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom.[2]


Administrative career[edit]

After his studies, he came back to India, to look after Sri Siddartha Dental College as Administrative Officer.[1] Later, he became a member to Sri Siddhartha Education Society, which was run by his family.[1]

Film career[edit]

He started acting from 2008 as the main lead in Minchu.[1]

Siddhanth’s Shankaracharya film with Duniya Vijay was stopped in the controversial started by Akhila Karnataka Brahmana Maha Sabha and Sringeri Mutt objections to the title by filing the complaint before Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Siddhanth married his childhood friend Malini and has a son named Rishon.[4] Siddhanth is the nephew to Dr G. Parameshwara.[5][6]


Year Film Role Ref.
2009 Minchu Ganesh [7]
2012 AK 56 Ajay [8]
2013 Chatrapathi Chatrapati Shivaji [9]
2017 Chakravarthy InterCop [10]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Siddanth Solid Start - Kannada Movie News -". Retrieved 12 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Kannada Movie/Cinema News - DOCTOR ACTOR SIDDANTH ARRIVES IN VENTURE ?AK 56? -". Retrieved 12 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Duniya Vijay's Shankaracharya in trouble". KANNADIGA WORLD. Retrieved 18 June 2018.
  4. ^ "In Sandalwood, even big stars have insecurities: Siddhanth - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 12 June 2018.
  5. ^ "Do not give up Koratagere seat, KPCC chief urged". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 12 June 2018.
  6. ^ "HDK's son to make debut in costliest Kannada film ever". Bangalore Mirror. Retrieved 12 June 2018.
  7. ^ Vijayasarathy, R. G. (1 May 2009). "Another Friday, another remake!".
  8. ^ S., Girish (25 September 2012). "Meet the Band of boys of Kannada films".
  9. ^ "CHATRAPATHI MOVIE REVIEW". The Times of India. 14 May 2016.
  10. ^ "Chakravarthy television premiere on Udaya tv - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 12 June 2018.