Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Nawazuddin Siddiqui


Life Story

Nawazuddin Siddiqui (born 1974) also known as Nowaz is an Indian film actor who has appeared in some of Bollywood's major films including, Black Friday (2004), New York (2009), Peepli Live (2010), Kahani (2012), Gangs of Wasseypur (2012) and Gangs of Wasseypur - Part 2 (2012).

Early life and education

Nawazuddin Siddiqui is from Budhana a small town of Muzaffarnagar district in Uttar Pradesh, where his father is a farmer. [2][3][4] Siddiqui grew up amongst nine siblings, seven brothers and two sisters. [5][2]

After graduating in science from a local college, he worked as a chemist in a petrochemical company for a short while. But boredom set in soon, and he moved to Delhi, here in the next one and a half year period, he started watching plays, while working a watchman at an office. He got associated with Sakshi Theatre Group and worked with actors like Manoj Bajpai and Saurabh Shukla.


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Younger brother, Shamaas Nawab Siddiqui, is a director.
Father of a daughter - Shora.
Wife's name is Aaliya Anjali Siddique.
His father Nawabuddin Siddiqui (76), who was paralyzed for a few years, passed away due to brain hemorrhage. [2015]
Is a rising star of the new wave of Bollywood cinema.
Starred in the shelved movie "Black Currency" (2013). Starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Minissha Lamba, Prashant Narayanan, Ravi Kissen, Hrishitaa Bhatt, Payal Rohatgi, Yuvraj Parashar, Kapil Sharma. Directed by Sanjay Sharma. Nawazuddin was to play a RAW agent in the film.

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