Bollywood Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui Biography, Movies, Wife, Children, Wiki
The industry of Bollywood has always been open to new talents and fresh faces. People, who are from non-filmy background and want to get into this industry sometimes faces many difficulties. They faced many ups and downs in this industry. There are hardly very few actors who don’t share any background in films and yet have made themselves successful in this industry and one such great actor is Nawazuddin Siddiqui. Nawazuddin Siddiqui is an Indian actor and has worked in many Bollywood films. Born in a small village of Uttar Pradesh, Nawazuddin faced many challenges throughout his journey. He did many odd jobs and also worked as a watchman before becoming an actor. He belongs to a family of farmers. He worked hard to achieve what he is today and has never looked back. Biography of Nawazuddin Siddiqui has many interesting aspects of his life and his story is inspiring for all of us. Nawazuddin Siddiqui wiki gives us a deep insight into his personal life, career and his love affairs.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui Date of Birth
Date of birth of Nawazuddin Siddiqui is 19th May and he was born in the year 1974. He was born in a small village of Budhana in Muzaffarnagar district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. Nawazuddin Siddiqui birthday is a close knit affair. He celebrates his birthday by spending time with his family and close ones. Nawazuddin Siddiqui biography reveals about his journey from a watchman to a shining star on the big screen.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui Family Background
Nawazuddin Siddiqui family hails from Uttar Pradesh. Nawazuddin Siddiqui father Late Nawabuddin Siddiqui worked as a farmer and he passed away on 20th July 2015. He is among nine siblings which includes six brothers and two sisters. He is the eldest among them. Nawazuddin Siddiqui full name is Numberdar Nawazuddin Siddiqui, but his loved ones call him Nawaz. Nawazuddin proved everyone wrong who thought he is good for nothing. With so much rejection and failure in life previously, today he is one the most established stars in Bollywood. Nawaz now resides in Mumbai with his younger brother Shamaas Nawab Siddiqui who is a director.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui Education
Nawazuddin Siddiqui education was done from Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar. He graduated with a Bachelor degree in Chemistry. After his graduation, he worked as a chemist before leaving to Delhi. He also worked as a watchman in Delhi as he had no money. He then joined National School of Drama in New Delhi. Before moving to the city of dreams Mumbai, he worked odd jobs in Delhi for a few years.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui Personal Life
Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s journey in life wasn’t smooth enough as he would have thought. He faced a lot of difficulties and struggle in his initial days in Mumbai. He didn’t have money to pay his rent while he stayed in Mumbai. He asked favor from his NSD senior and he agreed to share his apartment with him in Goregaon if Nawaz was willing to cook meal for him. There were many people who discouraged him for his looks and thought he would never establish himself as a hero, but he proved them wrong. Nawazuddin Siddiqui height is 5 feet and 5 inches, although he is not as tall as other actors but he is blessed with immense acting talent. Nawazuddin Siddiqui religion is Islam and he follows it with all his faith.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui Career
Nawazuddin Siddiqui made his Bollywood debut in 1999 from the movie ‘Sarfarosh’ starring along the perfectionist of Bollywood, Aamir Khan. It was a small role where he played the role of a criminal. Nawaz did many small roles in the subsequent movies. He also featured in ‘Munnabhai MBBS’ which was one the biggest hit of the year where he played the role of pickpocketer, he shared screen along with veteran actor Sunil Dutt and Sanjay Dutt. The path towards his aim was challenging and troublesome. In 2003, he featured in the short film ‘The Bypass’ along with another great actor Irrfan Khan. There were times when he got almost finalized for the role but then things didn’t turn out. Even after facing a lot of rejections, he didn’t lose hope. In 2007, he featured in the movie ‘Black Friday’ which was directed by Anurag Kashyap and from then he paved the way for other powerful roles. This was the turning point of his career and then he appeared in many films with impactful performances.
He got fame and received tremendous appreciation for movies like ‘Kahaani’ and ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’. His first lead role film ‘Patang’ was featured in ‘Berlin International Film Festival’ and ‘Tribeca Film Festival’ where Nawazuddin Siddiqui acting was highly appreciated by world renowned critics. From then onwards, he never looked back and worked in many big films like ‘Talaash’, ‘New York’, ‘Miss Lovely’ – which premiered in Cannes films festivals, the sequel of ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’, ‘Aatma’, ‘Peepli Live’, ‘Lunchbox’ and many more. Nawazuddin Siddiqui movies have always set a mark in the industry. In 2015, he came out with two of the biggest blockbuster movies ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ and ‘Manjhi-The Mountain Ma’n which received wide applauses throughout the world for his commendable performances. Fans are eagerly waiting for Nawazuddin Siddiqui upcoming movies.
In 2012, he won National award for ‘Talaash’, ‘Kahaani’, ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’, ‘Dekh Indian Circus’ under Special Jury Category. He also won Zee Cine Awards, Screen Awards, Stardust Awards, Asian Film Awards, Filmfare awards, Renault Star Guild Awards under Best Supporting Actor for the films like ‘Talaash’, ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ and ‘Lunchbox’. In New York Film Festival he was awarded the Best actor award for his role in ‘Dekh Indian Circus’ and Lions Gold Award 2012 as Lions Favorite Actor for ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’. He also won GQ Men of the Year Awards 2012 which is an honorable award to receive. Today he has reached a position where he once only dreamt about. He has not forgotten his struggle and roots from where he came from. His story is inspiring for all of us who lose hopes and think of giving up in life. He taught us despite of many failures, one shouldn’t lose hope. Looking at Nawazuddin Siddiqui age, he has a long journey ahead and many achievements stored in the box for him.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui Movie List
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Major Star Cast
|1999||Sarfarosh||Criminal 1||Aamir Khan|
|2000||Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar|
|2003||Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.||Pickpocketer||Sanjay Dutt|
|The Bypass’||First bandit|
|Ek Chalis Ki Last Local||Ponnappa’s brother|
|Manorama Six Feet Under||Local goon|
|Black Friday||Asgar Mukadam|
|2008||Black & White||Tahir Tayyabuddin|
|2010||Peepli Live||Rakesh Kapoor||Aamir Khan|
|2011||Dekh Indian Circus||Jethu|
|Kahaani||IB Officer A. Khan||Aamir Khan|
|Paan Singh Tomar||Gopi|
|Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1||Faizal Khan||Jimmy Shergill, Tabbu|
|Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2||Faizal Khan||Jimmy Shergill, Tabbu|
|Miss Lovely||Sonu Duggal|
|The Lunchbox||Shaikh||Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur|
|Anwar Ka Ajab Kissa||Anwar||Post-production|
|Kick||Shiv Gajra||Salman Khan, Jacqueline Fenandez|
|Miyan Kal Aana||Producer|
|2015||Badlapur||Liak||Varun Dhawan, Yami Gautam|
|Bajrangi Bhaijaan||Chand Nawab||Salman Khan|
|Manjhi – The Mountain Man||Dashrath Manjhi||Radhika Apte|
|2016||Raees||Shahrukh Khan, Mahira Khan|
|Raman Raghav 2.0|
Interesting Facts about Nawazuddin Siddiqui
- Nawaz holds a degree in Chemistry and he worked as a chemist before moving to Delhi.
- He joined National School of Drama in New Delhi.
- He worked as a watchman in Delhi because he did not have money.
- Made his debut in 1999 from the small role in the movie ‘Sarfarosh’ starring Aamir khan.
- He gained recognition after the movie ‘Black Friday’.
- Before gaining recognition he worked in small roles almost for a decade.
- His film Patang was premiered at Berlin Film Festival and Tribeca Film Festival.
- In 2015, his father passed away due to brain hemorrhage and he was paralyzed before passing away.
- His movies are highly appreciable by the critics as much as the audiences love it.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui Love Affairs
Nawazuddin is a happily married man. Nawazuddin Siddiqui wife name is Anjali. The couple lives in Yari Road at Andheri which is in Mumbai. Nawazuddin Siddiqui wife is hardly seen in any Bollywood functions. Nawaz was allegedly linked with his ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ co-star ‘Huma Qureshi’. They both have worked together in three films which only led to more rumors about both of them. As we all know, celebrity gossip is a common thingin this glamour world. The rumors didn’t affected his wife and the couple are blessed with two children. They have a two year old daughter named Shora and a son who was born on 19th May 2015. Nawazuddin Siddiqui children are kept away from the limelight of their superstar father.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui Controversy
The war of words took place between the yesteryear actor Rishi kapoor and Nawazuddin Siddiqui. Nawaz in an interview gave his opinion about the romantic scene that was done in old movies. However this didn’t go down well with the senior actor Rishi Kapoor and in return he gave a nasty comment to Nawaz and also called him an average actor. However, Nawaz slated that his comments were misunderstood and he wasn’t commenting anyone and also apologized to Rishi Kapoor. There was another controversy against Nawazuddin Siddiqui where a woman had registered FIR against him for allegedly assaulting her over a parking dispute. Nawaz however denies these allegations against him made by the woman.