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In that blog post, we’ll share some famous Nawazuddin Siddiqui Quotes as well as a short biography and his journey in the Indian Cinema Industry with his skill and acting talent.

Nawaz or popularly known as Nawazuddin Siddiqui is one of the brightest stars of the Indian film industry. His movies and mind-blowing acting give a new meaning to every character portrayed by him. He is one of the successful alumni of the National School of Drama.

He was born on 19, May 1974 in Budhana, Uttar Pradesh in a Zamindari Muslim family. He is the eldest of all his eight siblings. He graduated in chemistry honors from Haridwar, Uttrakhand, and worked as a chemist for a year in Vadodara. In search of a new job he went to Delhi. There he saw a drama play and was greatly attracted to dramatics.

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To follow his passion he took admission to the National School of Drama Institute(NSDI). While his learning period in NSID he acted in fifteen plays with his friends. It was later counted as one of the finest cinema and became a common name in Delhi plays and operas. People started recognizing his face and he finally rose to stardom.

After graduating from NSID he shifted to Mumbai in search of work in 1999. He made his Bollywood debut from a small role in Sarfarosh(1999) opposite Aamir Khan. He then appeared in many short roles in movies like Junglee, Munna Bhai MBBS, and many more.

He used to share a flat in Mumbai with 4 roommates and was struggling to get work in Mumbai. In 2004, he was completely out of work and was even not able to pay his rent.

He used to stay with NSID senior flat in Gurugram and cook meals for him. He also worked as a night watchman to survive in Mumbai.

His breakthrough came from the 2007 movie Black Friday which was a nominee for Best movie in Golden Leopard. He then acted in movies like New York, Peepli Live, etc.

His role as a druggist gangster in Anurag Kashyap’s critically acclaimed Gangs of Wasseypur was highly appreciated. He then started getting noticed with movies like Kahaani, Miss Lovely, horror movie Aatma.

He even performed a negative role in Salman Khan’s Kick in which he was highly applauded by the audience. His latest venture Sacred Games on Netflix in a negative role with Saif Ali Khan has been highly lauded by both national and international audiences.

Shamas Nawab Siddiqui, his director brother lives with him in Mumbai. He married actress and friend Aaliyah and the couple was blessed with a girl Shora and a boy Yaani.

He is quite attached to his roots and still visits his hometown were he does farming. He has even introduced and implemented the latest irrigation farming technique in his hometown and is trying to bring advanced farming techniques there.

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34 Nawazuddin Siddiqui Quotes are below

“Sometimes I think if I had got all these films 5 years back, probably I wouldn’t be as grounded as I am now.”
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“For me, as an actor, there is no commercial or independent or art cinema. For me, it’s a character that is given by the director. And it is a task for me that I have to fulfill it to the best of my ability regardless of the kind of film that it is.”
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“My job is to work hard and be honest with my character, and that’s in my control. I can only try to give my best performance.”
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“I used to be the best comic actor in my batch. Everyone knew that my comic timing was impeccable.”
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“Behind every easy role, there is a lot of hard work that goes in.”
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“I don’t understand what A-grade commercial cinema is. If you are talking about box office success, mine are A+ then!”
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“Kabir Khan is a director who goes out of his way to make his actors comfortable. He’s very chilled out. He makes the environment on set very casual and friendly.”
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“In Mumbai, you have to act in real life, too.”
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“I feel satisfied after achieving something difficult.”
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“The film industry is mostly about unidimensional characters.”
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“As far as Raman Raghav is concerned, he is ruthless.”
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“I am doing characters that have so many layers. And I am very lucky that I show a lot of variety.”
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“Looks is a matter of perception. At Cannes, Europeans think I am good looking, while in India, I am not.”
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“There were times when I was locked for a role but was then called and told it was not happening.”
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“Kabir Khan is that rare director who manages to merge the Bollywood formula with a good story.”
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“I love observing people. Each face tells so many stories. It lets me understand emotions, and that, in turn, helps me apply my skills as an actor.”
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“The difference between an actor and a star is the budget and the overall presentation of a film.”
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“Being a recognized face has its problems. I miss the freedom to go anywhere I want to.”
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“How long will we keep making films where hero-heroine is dancing around trees?”
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“It’s very difficult switching over from one character to another.”
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“I feel happy that I am being honoured for doing films of my own liking.”
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“I won’t give the credit to ‘good fortune.’ Whatever I have achieved is because of my hard work and passion.”
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“Muzaffarnagar is 40 kilometers from my village. So I used to see films if I was able to save money and on special occasions like Eid, Diwali.”
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“There is nothing called negative character. The negativity and positivity exist in all of us.”
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“I am trying every genre.”
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“I am a five-foot six-inch, dark, ordinary-looking man. People didn’t imagine that I would make it.”
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“I am quite looking forward to working with Shah Rukh Khan.”
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“There are thousands of ways to make people laugh – satire, black comedy, slapstick.”
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5 Nawazuddin Siddiqui Comments about Films

“I was fortunate enough to get an author-backed role in Aamir Khan’s starrer ‘Talash.’”
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“My character in the first installment of ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ was very shy and reserved. It was completely different from ‘Kahaani,’ where I played a no-nonsense cop. And in the second installment of ‘Gangs of Wasseypur,’ it is again very different.”
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“The success of ‘Kick’ will help in the marketing of other small budget independent films I have acted in.”
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“I was introduced to cinema by C-grade films that played in my village, Budhana, in UP. Only films by Dada Kondke, Mahendra Sandhu, and Kanti Shah were available.”
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“I was shooting for ‘Kahaani’ and ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ back to back. I was in a village on work, where a man extended a paper to me. For a minute I thought he wanted another actor’s autograph. I looked back and forth, but there was no one. That was quite an experience.”
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“’Kahaani’ gave me popularity and ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ stardom.”
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Few Last Words about Nawazuddin Siddiqui

In,2012 he received Special Jury Award by National Film Awards. In,2013 he won the  Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for Gangs of Wasseypur. His unique dialogue delivery and critically acclaimed acting style are highly appreciated by the public.

He is one of the few actors who can perform any kind of role and surprise the audience with their natural performance. Share his quotes with your friends and family to brighten yourself with innovative ideas.

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