Actor Siddharth set to play a mathematical genius in James Bond director, Roger Spottiswoode’s next
Siddharth is on cloud nine as he has bagged the role of his lifetime. The young actor will be the protagonist in a film and playing the character of mathematical genius Srinivasa Ramanujan. Roger Spottiswoode, who directed the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies is directing the movie The First Class Man. The film will go on the floors soon. Although the film is not about the life of Srinivasa Ramanujan but would revolve around his friendship with English mathematician, GH Hardy. A close friend of director Roger recommended the Rang De Basanti actor. The director was so impressed by Siddharth’s performance in the Bollywood film that he sought the south actor’s dates. Siddharth was thrilled by the role offered to him and agreed almost immediately. The actor is currently working on Deepa Mehta’s film adaptation of Salman Rushdie’s Booker Prize winner Midnight’s Children. While in Kollywood, Siddharth is busy with debut director, Balaji’s Tamil movie Kadhalil Sodhappuvadhu Eppadi.