New Delhi, Feb 15: After doing serious and intense roles in "Rang De Basanti" and "Midnight's Children", southern actor Siddharth is set to take the audience on a laughter ride in "Chashme Buddoor".
"Chashme Buddoor" is remake of the 1981 film of same name. Siddharth, 31, will step into actor Ravi Baswani's shoes in the new movie, which also features Ali Zafar, Divyendu Sharma and Taapsee Pannu.
Directed by David Dhawan and produced by Viacom 18 Motion Pictures, "Chashme Baddoor" releases April 5.
The remake also stars Rishi Kapoor, Juhi Chawla and Anupam Kher.