Nawazuddin Siddiqui is an Indian film actor who is the alumni of the National School of Drama. Siddiqui role with Anurag Kashyap won the grand Jury prize at the Indian Film festival which was held in Los Angeles on Black Friday 2007. This article is about Nawazuddin Siddiqui early life history, education, various awards he got during his acting career.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui Life History And Education
Starting with the early life history, Nawazuddin Siddiqui was born on 19 May, 1974 in Budhana. He is the eldest of his eight siblings. He did graduation in Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. He worked as a chemist in Vadodara for a year before leaving for Delhi for searching new job. He took admission in National School of Drama at Delhi & acted in ten different plays with friends in order to fulfill the criteria of admission. After graduating from National School of Drama, he moved to Mumbai. 2004 was the most difficult & hardship year for Nawazuddin as he could not bear to pay the rent. He asked one of senior of NSD to provide him some place to live in. He was provided some space in Goregaon by senior on the condition that he will cook meal for them.
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Siddiqui made his Bollywood debut by working in the film Sarfarosh as a small role co starring Aamir Khan. He then kept on working in different movies including Jungle, Family, Firaaq, Talaash, Kick, Lion, Raees, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, & many more. He has been awarded with different roles in different movies. He has been married to Anjali & they have a daughter Shora, & a son.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui Awards & Achievements
Nawazuddin Siddiqui has appeared in many movies & his role in different movies has been greatly admired by audience. Below are some of the awards & achievements he got during his tenure in Bollywood.
- In 2012, Nawazuddin got National Film award for his various films including Talaash, Gangs of Wasseypur.
- In 2012, he got Zee Cine Award for the best actor in the supporting role for the film Talaash: The Answer Lies Within.
- In 2012, he got Screen Award for best actor in supporting role in the same film Talaash.
- In 2013, Nawazuddin got Filmfare award for best supporting actor for the film The Lunchbox.
- In 2015, he got Zee Cine Award for Best actor in comic role for the film Bajrangi Bhaijaan.