Nawazuddin Siddiqui happens to be one of the finest actors in the industry. He started as the most underrated actor and made his way to becoming the best actor in Bollywood. Nawaz has always done roles that have been critically acclaimed. His work has been appreciated by all.
Today, the actor turns 43. On his birthday we name his best films and performances. He is best known for films such as:
Black Friday (2004)
Black Friday happens to be one of Nawazuddin’s best movies. Directed by Anurag Kashyap, the film was based on the 1993 Bombay attacks. The film received a lot of appreciation and won the Grand Jury Prize at the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles.
Gangs of Wasseypur Part 1 / Part 2 (2012)
Nawaz’s character in Anurag Kashyap’s Gangs of Wasseypur, Faizal Khan was liked and appreciated by all. He plays a Bollywood lover who gets caught buying guns, and his journey to becoming one of the most wanted people in Wasseypur.
This movie was specially known for Vidya Balan’s engaging performance but many loved Nawaz’s role as an uncanny police officer. His mysterious role was very interesting for all.
The Lunchbox (2013)
Even while playing a small character, Nawaz caught attention of all. His immense screen-presence left everyone in awe.
Nawaz overshadowed Varun Dhawan’s character who played the protagonist. His look was very simple which made everyone like this negative character a lot. We can also say that Nawaz’s performance was the only saving grace in the film.
Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015)
Kabir Khan’s film was highly appreciated due to 2 reasons – Harshali Malhotra aka Munni and Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s hilarious character. His dialogue received a good amount of laughter from the audience.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui: Par iske ammi abbu ko yaha dhoondoge kaise?
Salman Khan: Bajrang Bali madat karenge na.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui: Pakistan mein bhi?
Manjhi – The Mountain Man is the first biographical movie with Nawazuddin Siddiqui as a lead. It was an underrated film which didn’t do well at the box office but was critically acclaimed. The film also gained positive response from the audience.
Nawaz’s other films also include, Talaash (2012), Sarfarosh (1999), Te3n (2016), Freaky Ali (2016).