Siddharth Kak

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Siddharth Kak
Siddharth Kak.jpg
Years active1972-present
Spouse(s)Gita Siddharth
ChildrenAntara Kak

Siddharth Kak is an Indian documentary maker, television producer, and presenter, best known as the producer and presenter of Surabhi (1993–2001).[1] Subsequently, Kak established the 'Surabhi Foundation' with the assistance of Ford Foundation and started a project on preserving cultural artefacts.[2]

Early life[edit]

He was educated at Lawrence School, Sanawar[3] and subsequently graduated from St. Stephen's College, Delhi.[2]


Siddharth Kak currently hosts the Travel Show "Indiadhanush" on NDTV Imagine with Ami Trivedi, a popular Gujarati drama artist.

Personal life[edit]

He is married to a Maharashtrian actress Geeta Siddharth. They have a daughter, Antara Kak.[4]


Year Film Director Producer Writer Notes
1987 Raj Kapoor Yes Yes
1993 Surabhi Yes
2006 Mano Ya Na Mano Yes

As an actor[edit]

Year Films Roles Notes
1979 The Great Monkey Rip-Off Superintendent
1981 Bulundi CBI Inspector Salim Shirazi
1981 Daasi Eye Specialist
1982 Arth Anil
1982 Suraag Paul Khanna
1987 Mr India Chief officer CBI (uncredited)

As an actor on TV[edit]

Year Title Roles Notes
1984 The Jewel in the Crown (TV Mini-Series) - Crossing the River Rajendra Singh


  • Looking in, looking out. Writers Workshop, 1975. ISBN 0892531169.
  • Surabhi Ke Sau Sawaal. Rupa & Co. 2005. ISBN 81-291-0544-6.


  1. ^ Kavita Awaasthi (14 July 2016). "Surabhi showcased India's diversity: Siddharth Kak, Renuka Shahane". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 6 January 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Glorifying India's diverse culture on the celluloid screen". Indian Express. 18 May 2002.
  3. ^ Hemal Ashar (9 May 2009). "'Ragging a reflection of our brutal world'". Mid Day. Retrieved 6 January 2019.
  4. ^ Juwale, Vrunda (16 June 2002). "Creative daughters of celebrity parents". The Tribune. Chandigarh. Retrieved 6 June 2018.

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