Siddharth Randeria: Gujarat’s King of Comedy

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Siddharth Randeria – the well-known and famous theatre artist of Gujarati theatre. We all remember him as Gujjubhai, don’t we? He was born to the writer and actor Madhukar Randeria on 17th December, 1955. Born in Mumbai, this versatile actor is popularly known as Gujjubhai but his talents are not limited to acting. He is also a writer and a director. He has the record of over 10,000 live performances. He is associated with cinema and stage. He has won multiple awards as a director, actor and writer.

Since 1970, he is involved in theatre. In many plays, he performed as a lead actor. Three years across Lage Raho Gujjubhai completed 750 shows. His latest show Gujjubhai Banya Dabangg has completed four hundred shows in fifteen months. He performs Laugh-a-Minute in his newest comedy-drama named Gujjubhai Banya Dabangg. This drama had a successful run in India.

This series started in 2012. Siddharth Randeria’s fans waited for more sequels in the Gujjubhai series. With the film “Gujjubhai The Great” he made his debut in Gujarati film industry. Gujjubhai The Great released in September 2015. The film Gujjubhai The Great is directed by his son, Ishaan Randeria. Siddharth Randeria had written the story and dialogues of this film.

He also appeared in some Bollywood films including khalnayak and Shortkut. As well as, he also appeared in some TV serials as Kudkudiya House No. 43. He played a role as Sanjay Dutt’s father in Khalnayak movie. In Gujarati natak named Vaat Bahar Jay Nahi, in front of his wife, he acknowledges adultery on their Golden Jubilee of an anniversary. This play is also directed by Siddharth Randeria. He played the lead role in this Natak.

He is the writer of Gujjubhai The Great. He performed in many plays such as Bas Kar Bakula, Carry On Lalu, Khandan, Ek Soneri Sawar, Vaat Bahaar Jay Nahi, Gujjubhai In Golmaal, Lo Gujjubhai Ghode, Gujjubhai Banya Dabangg, etc. On Gujjubhai series, Siddharth Randeria planned a movie. He is famous in Gujarati comedy drama.

Latest movies:

  • Chaal Jeevi Laiye! (2019)
  • Natsamrat ( 2018)
  • GujjuBhai – Most Wanted (2018)
  • Wrong Side Raju (2016, cameo)
  • Gujjubhai The Great (2015)

Latest Gujjubhai series:

  • Gujjubhai E Gaam Gajavyu (2003)
  • Lage Raho Gujjubhai (2007)[2]
  • Lo Gujjubhai Ghode Chadya (2010)
  • Gujjubhai ni Golmaal (2012)
  • Gujjubhai Banya Dabangg (2015)
  • Rang Rangila Gujjubhai (2017)

Latest Plays:

  • Aa Sansar Che Rang Rangilo
  • Ajab Karamat
  • Amari Duniya Tamari Duniya,
  • Amme Lai Gaya Tamme Rahi Gaya
  • Bas Kar Bakula[1]
  • Best of Luck
  • Carry On Lalu

Siddharth randeria has also won Dada Saheb Phalke Award and his film chaal jeevi laiye has become the highest grossing films of all time breaking all the records and also running in theatre for over a year. We surely have more to see of this evergreen talented persona.

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