Nawazuddin Siddiqui


Born: Budhana, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India


Nawazuddin Siddiqui fondly known as Nowaz made his Bollywood debut as an actor in the film Sarfarosh (1999). It was only in 2010 he got his first recognition as an actor for his role in Peepli Live. There was no turning back after that and Nawazuddin Siddiqui at present is considered a very bankable star. He has had a good career studded with a lot of awards to his credit. His maiden award was the Zee Cine Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Male for Talaash: The Answer Lies Within which has since been followed by many more. The iconic films in Nawazuddins career so far are Black Friday (2004), Patang (2012), Kahaani (2012), Talash (2012), The Lunchbox (2013), Kick (2014), Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015), Manjhi - The Mountain Man (2015) and Manto (2018) to name a few. Siddiqui son of Nawabuddin Siddiqui and Mehroonisa Siddiqui was born on 19 May 1974 in Budhana, Uttar Pradesh. He pursued his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar. He is the only Actor in the world to have 8 films officially selected and screened at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.

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