Siddique, the versatile actor has always been vocal about his bonding with Mammootty and Mohanlal. In a recent interview, Siddique revealed how Mohanlal inspired him to make a comeback into films.
The actor was going through an extreme difficult phase, after
his first wife committed suicide. Both the film industry and media
blamed Siddique for his wife's drastic step, to the much pain of
He was unable to concentrate on anything and started rejecting
film offers. One day, late writer-director Lohithadas approached
him for a special cameo appearance in his Mohanlal starrer
Lohithadas convinced him to accept the offer after much
persuasion and revealed that Mohanlal suggested him for the role.
Siddique, who accepted the offer, reached the location in Mumbai
for the shoot.
He travelled with Mohanlal to the location and at that time, the
complete actor insisted him to concentrate on his career. Mohanlal
also suggested him to think about a second marriage and start a
family life all over again.
When Siddique told him that he can't bear a tragedy again,
Mohanlal made him realise that everyone is dealing with their own
issues. The actor stated that tragedies are not the end of
Mohanlal's words deeply influenced Siddique's mind and he decided to go for a fresh start in both his life and career. Now, he is both a successful actor and family man who leads a happy life with hiswife and three kids.