- Hiriyaru worship
Social status and rehabilitation
- According to B. G. L. Swamy, a renowned Botanist, seeds of a huge tree, the Adansonia digitata Linn., which is a native of Africa, were probably brought by the Siddhis.
- A popular Kannada film of the 70s, Bhootayyana Maga Ayyu, has a Siddi playing the role of Siddi Byra in the movie.
- It has been reported that Siddis from Karnataka believe that Barack Obama shares their genepool and that they wanted to gift a bottle of honey to him on his visit to India in 2010