Born in 1956 in Raikot, Punjab, India, Sidharth's mother
inculcated in him a spirit of connection with nature and
the divine. He started painting signboards while still
at school. He learned the skilled art of creating murals
and friezes from Tara Mason, skilled master craftsmen
of the area in Punjab.He not only meditated on the tenets
of Buddhism but also learnt the highly esoteric and formal
religio-magical art of the Thangka painting technique
from the Tibetan monks.
His artistic journey continued and he went to Sweden where
he observed and practiced western artistic traditions
seen in the canvases, frescoes and windows of churches
Five-year diploma in painting from college of art Chandigarh
He has held twenty two solo shows and has participated
in a hundred eighteen group shows in India, UK, Sweden
and USA since 1976. He is also a recipient of various
awards for his works. His works have been acquired by
the Indian Government Museum, the British Council in Delhi,
the Punjab Lalit Kala Akademi; the British, Mexican and
Swedish Ambassadors; the Düsseldorf Museum; Heda,
Sweden and several industrial groups in India and abroad.
He is the author of a book Neti Neti and has made fifteen
documentaries on Indian Temples, Art and Architecture.
made a short film entitled 'The decorated cow'.