Nawazuddin Siddiqui has proved this fact that you don’t need a Godfather to make a special place in the Bollywood industry. He comes from a small village in Uttar Pradesh and lived a very simple life where his father worked as a Farmer. But from the childhood, he had a special interest in acting and now the whole world appreciates his art and respects him for his work. Here’s a list of 10 facts you didn’t know about Nawazuddin:
Small Town Guy
He was born in a small town of Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh in a Muslim family where his father was a Farmer.
No Movie Theatre
There was no Movie theatre in his village and he had to travel 45 km to watch a movie in the theatre.
Did Odd Jobs
He did his graduation in Science from Gurukul Kangri University, Uttarakhand and worked as a Chemist in a petrochemical industry.
Also worked as a watchman
When he shifted to Delhi to do his graduation from NSD, he even worked as a watchman.
Went through struggle and loneliness for a long time
He shifted to Mumbai in 2004 and went through a long phase of struggle and loneliness.
Started with a small role
He made his Debut in 1999 in the Aamir Khan starrer “Sarfarosh” in which he bagged a small role.
Bagged a small role in New York
He also got a small role in the movie “New York” where his acting was so real and one could imagine his struggle in his 5-minute role.
Love the suits
In Sujoy Ghosh’s “Kahani”, he wore suits for the first time. And in an interview, he said that his mother was happier when she saw him in Suits.
His role model is Ashish Vidyarthi
His favorite actor and role-model is “Ashish Vidyarthi” and not any famous and big personality.
Now a Huge Star
He has bagged various awards including Asian Film Award for Best Supporting Actor for Talaash, Screen Award for Best Supporting Actor for Talaash and Gangs of Wasseypur. He has also bagged the Best Actor Award for Dekh Indian Circus and Breakthrough Talent For work done in 2012.
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