From a small role in Sarfarosh to being one of the most sought after actors in Bollywood, Nawazuddin Siddiqui has worked hard and come a long way. He is known as a genuine actor and on his birthday we have 5 reasons why he deserves to be the next big thing out of India.
He is a risk taker
With films like Badlapur and the upcoming Raman Raghav 2.0, Nawaz has proven that he is completely at ease playing unlikeable and even psychotic characters and still capturing the audience’s attention. He is not afraid to indulge in truly bold and brave roles.
He steals the show from Bollywood’s biggest stars
He has done it in Badlapur with Varun Dhawan, he has done it with Irrfan in The Lunchbox, he has even done it Salman Khan in Kick and Bajrangi. Nawazuddin can stand toe-to-toe with the biggest superstars in Bollywood armed simply with his acting talent.
He doesn’t shy away from doing big or small films
Nawazuddin Siddiqui has appeared in everything from Anurag Kashyap films to Salman Khan blockbusters. In between achieving stardom with Gangs of Wasseypur and Bajrangi Bhaijaan he did a small film like Maanjhi. He gives his all regardless of the budget of the film.
He is a genuine crowd pleaser
From his antics in Wasseypur to his comedy in Bajrangi he has made an impact with the masses and became a household name. He simply knows how to grab the limelight no matter what kind of role or screen-time he is given. He is a real draw for every film he is a part of.
He can carry a movie on his shoulders
Bollywood may have rejected him for his unconventional looks but Nawaz grew as a character actor and steadily has progressed to leading films. In Gangs of Wasseypur II he romanced, he spouted one-liners and mowed down the villain. In short he was a full-fledged Bollywood Hero and he was completely convincing.
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