“Siddharth,” a Film about a Father Searching for His Son in India

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Tannishtha Chatterjee as Suman Saini and Rajesh Tailang as Mahendra Saini in "Siddarth." A film by Richie Mehta. A Zeitgeist Films release.

Director Richie Mehta discusses his film “Siddharth,” along with Tannishtha Chatterjee, who stars in it. Inspired by a real life encounter the filmmaker had in 2010 with a man he met on the streets of India, this narrative film details an impoverished father's attempts to find his missing child, searching throughout the urban slums of India. “Siddharth” opens June 27 at Lincoln Plaza Cinemas.