Nawazuddin Siddiqui is an Indian on-screen character, known for his works in Hindi film. A graduate of the National School of Drama, Siddiqui’s leap forward job was with Anurag Kashyap’s Black Friday (2007), which won the Grand Jury Prize at the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles and was a chosen one for the Best Film (Golden Leopard) grant at the Locarno Film Festival. He is a three-time candidate for Best Supporting Actor at the Filmfare Awards, winning for The Lunchbox.
Real Name: Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Date of Birth: 19 May 1974
Age (as in 2018): 44 Years
Birth Place: Budhana, Muzaffarnagar district, Uttar Pradesh, India
Hometown: Budhana, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India
School: B S S Inter College Budhana, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh
College: Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar, Uttarakand
The National School of Drama (NSD), New Delhi
Educational Qualifications Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
Film Debut: Sarfarosh (1999)
Famous Role: Faizal Khan- Gangs of Wasseypur (part 1 & 2)
Nawazuddin Siddiqui as Faizal Khan in Gangs of Wasseypur
Father- Late Nawabuddin Siddiqui (farmer)
Brothers- Shamaz Nawab Siddiqui, Ayazuddin Siddiqui and 5 others
Address- Yari Road, Andheri West, Mumbai
Hobbies- Flying Kites, Watching Films, Farming
Famous Controversies of nawazuddin siddiqui:
In October 2017, his former girlfriends Sunita Rajwar and actress Niharika Singh (who co-starred with him in Miss Lovely) accused him of misrepresenting facts in his biography- An Ordinary Life: A Memoir.
Following the heavy criticism, Nawaz announced he’s withdrawing his biography, few days after its release.
Nawazuddin Twitter Apology
A complaint against Nawazuddin was made with the National Commission for Women (NCW).
Niharika Singh’s advocate Gautam Gulati, on behalf of Niharika, lodged a complaint against Nawazuddin for “outraging the modesty of the actress.
Sunita Rajwar also sued him for defaming her in his memoir.
Favourite Things of nawazuddin siddiqui
Favourite Actor : Ashish Vidyarthi
Favourite Actress : Sridevi
Favourite Destination : Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital Status : Married
Affairs/Girlfriends : Niharika Singh (Actress)
Wife : Anjali Siddiqui
Car/Bike Collection: Ford Endeavor (SUV)
Salary (approx.) 4-5 Crores (INR)/Film
Net Worth Not Known
Some lesser known facts about Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Does Nawazuddin Siddiqui smoke?: Yes
Does Nawazuddin Siddiqui drink alcohol?: Yes
He was born to a Zamindari Muslim family known as Numberdars in a small town- Budhana in the Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh.
His father was a farmer and also has an Aara Machine.
He is eldest of his 9 siblings.
He has a degree in Chemistry, and during his days of struggle, he worked at a Chemist shop in Vadodara.
He moved to Delhi to pursue his acting aspirations and joined a theater group. Since there was not enough money in theaters, he worked as a watchman to make his subsistence.
He was enrolled in the National School of Drama (NSD), and after passing out of the NSD, he moved to Mumbai in 2004 to pursue his acting career further.
While in Mumbai, Nawaz had to face one of the worst years of his struggle. He had to stay in the apartment of one of his seniors at the NSD on the condition to cook the meal for him.
He made his Bollywood debut in 1999 with a very small role in the Aamir Khan starrer film- Sarfarosh.