Nawazuddin Siddiqui was born on 19 may 1974 in a village Budhana in Mujaffarnagar district, Uttar Pradesh, India. He is an actor known for his extra ordinary performances in several movies like Gangs of Wasseypur, Talaash, Manjhi – the mountain man and many more.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui Biography
Nawazuddin had done his graduation in Chemistry (Bachelor of Science) from Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar.
He left his village and started work in chemist shop in Vadodara. After one year, he moved to Delhi looking for another job. In Delhi, he watched some plays with his friends and decided to become an actor. He joined a theater group to pursue his acting dream. He started to prepare himself for admission in NSD (National school of Drama). Unfortunately, due to not getting the money in the theater, he got a job as a janitor. He used to work as a gatekeeper in a toys factory in Noida.
After passing of NSD, he headed to Mumbai and started looking for acting roles. He tried in TV but got rejections.
He got few very short roles in movie like Sarfarosh, Jungle and Munna bhai. He didn’t have food to eat and home to stay the he asked one of his senior in NSD if he could stay in his house and then senior said that you can stay but you will have to cook food.
He got noticed for his short roles but his appearance led to rejections. After a long struggle by 2012 he achieved major stardom. Films Gangs of Wasseypur and Kahani got released simultaneously and he never looked back after these movies. After that he did major roles with other super stars like Kick with Salman Khan, Raees with Shahrukh Khan and Talaash with Aamir khan.
Budhana, Muzaffarnagar district
Late Nawabuddin Siddiqui (farmer)
Shamaz Nawab Siddiqui and 6 others
46 years old (2020)
First Movie Appearance
5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m)
|Movie Name||Release year||Co-Star|
|Shool||1999||Manoj bajpai, Sayali shinde, raveena tandon|
|Munna Bhai MBBS||2003||Sanjay Dutt|
|The ByePass||2003||Irrfan khan|
|Black Friday||2004||Anurag kashyap, Aditya Shrivastava, Kay Kay Menon, Pawan malhotra,|
|Ek Chalis ki last local||2007||Abhay Deol, Neha Dhupia|
|Manorama Six feet under||2007||Abhay Deol, Gul Panag, Raima Sen, Sarika, Vinay Pathak,|
|Firaaq||2008||Naseeruddin shah, Paresh rawal, Deepti naval, tisca chopra, Sanjay suri,|
|Dev. D||2009||Abhay Deol, Mahie Gill|
|New York||2009||Irrfan khan, Neil Nitin Mukesh, John Abraham, Katrina Kaif|
|Paan Singh Tomar||2010||Irrfan khan, Mahie Gill|
|Peepli Live||2010||Omkar Das Manikpuri, Raghubir Yadav, Farukh Jaffer, Naseeruddin shah|
|Gangs of wasseypur||2012||Monoj Bajpai, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Richa Chaddha, pankaj Tripathi, rajkumar rao, Huma Qureshi, Reema sen,|
|Talaash||2012||Aamir khan, kareena kapoor, rani mukerji, rajkumar rao|
|Miss Lovely||2012||Niharika Singh|
|Chittagong||2012||Manoj Bajpai, Rajkumar rao|
|The lunchbox||2013||Irrfan khan, Nimrat Kaur|
|Monsoon Shootout||2013||Tannishtha Chatterjee,|
|Sniffer||2013||Niharika singh, Pankaj Tripathi|
|Liar`s Dice||2013||Geetanjali thapa|
|Bombay Talkies||2013||Rani mukerji, anurag kashyap, Saqib Saleem, Randeep Hudda, Amithan Bachchan,|
|Kick||2014||Salman khan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Randeep Hooda, Mithun Chakraborty, Archana Puran Singh, Saurabh shukla, Sanjay mishra|
|Bajrangi bhaijaan||2015||Salman khan, Harshaali malhotra, Kareena kapoor, Meher Vij, om puri, Sharat Saxena, Rajesh Sharma|
|Badlapur||2015||Varun dhawan, Huma Qureshi, Yami Gautam, radhika apte, divya dutta, Vinay pathak,|
|Manjhi – the mountain man||2015||Radhika apte, Tigmanshu dhulia, Pankaj tripathi|
|Lateef||2015||Kader khan, Mukesh Tiwari|
|Raman Raghav||2016||Vicky Kaushal, Sobhita Dhulipala|
|Freaky Ali||2016||Amy Jackson, Arbaaz khan, Jas arora, Jacki shroff, Salman khan,|
|Te3n||2016||Amithabh bachchan, Vidya balan,|
|Lion||2016||Dev Patel, Saroo Brierley, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara, David Wenham, Priyanka Bose|
|Babumoshai Bandookbaaz||2017||Bidita Bag, Divya Dutta, Shraddha Das|
|Raees||2017||Shahrukh khan, Mahira khan, Mohammad Zeeshan Ayyub,|
|MOM||2017||Sridevi, Sajal Aly,|
|Munna Michael||2017||Nidhi Agerwal, Tiger shroff, Ronit Roy, Pankaj Tripathi,|
|Jagga Jasoos||2017||Ranbir kapoor, Katrina kaif|
|Mukkabaaz||2017||Vineet Kumar, Zoya Hussain, Anurag kashyap, Ravi kishan, Jimmy Shergill|
|Manto||2018||Tahir bhasin, rishi kapoor, Paresh Rawal, Divya dutta|
|Genius||2018||Utkarsh sharma, Ishitha Chauhan, Mithun Chakraborthy, Ayesha Jhulka,|
|Motichoor Chaknachoor||2019||Athiya shetty, Sunny Leone|
|Petta||2019||Rajinikanth, Malvika mohann, Trisha Krishnan|
|Photograph||2019||Sanya Malhotra, Jim Sarbh, Vijay raaz,|
|Housefull 4||2019||Akshay kumar, kriti senon, kriti kharbanda, pooja hedge, riteish deshmukh, Bobby Deol, Chunky Pandey, Johny lever|
|Roam Rome Mein||2019||Tannishtha Chatterjee,|
|Ghoomketu||2020||Ragini khanna, Anurag Kashyap, Amitabh bachchan, Sonakshi sinha|
- Nawazuddin is a chain smoker
- He is non-vegetarian.
- He drinks alcohol occasionally.
- His father died in 2015 due to brain hemorrhage.
- He is very simple and shy person.
- He worked with all three khans in Bollywood. Salman khan, Aamir khan & Shahrukh khan.
- Won several National , International awards & special Jury awards
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