Nawazuddin Siddiqui Wiki/Biography
Nawazuddin was born on 19 May 1974 (age 46; as in 2020) in Budhana, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India. He studied at B. S. S. Inter College Budhana, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh. While he was growing up, there was hardly any provision of electricity, and that’s why he studied under the lamp throughout his schooling. Later, he moved to Haridwar and enrolled in Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar, Uttarakhand for pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. In his college days, he used to be an active participant in declamations, painting, and drama competitions. In his days of struggle, he used to work at a chemist shop in Vadodara. He relocated to Delhi and joined a theatre group to pursue his acting goals. Because of insufficient money in theatres, he had to work as a watchman for around 5 years. He went to the National School of Drama (NSD). After learning acting, he migrated to Mumbai in 2004 to pursue his acting career. During his stay in Mumbai, Nawaz had to face the worst time; as he was staying in the flat of his former NSD senior for whom he had to cook meals.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui Career
Nawazuddin received his first break in Aamir Khan starrer Bollywood film “Sarfarosh” (1999). He had a very small role in it. He played the role of a thief in the 2003 comedy-drama “Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.” The main cast of this movie was Sunil Dutt and Sanjay Dutt. He did not get any work from 2002 to 2005 and had to share a flat with 4 other people in Mumbai. In 2007, he featured in Anurag Kashyap’s “Black Friday,” and important roles started pouring in. He played his first leading role in Prashant Bhargava’s “Patang” (2007-08). He portrayed the role of a wedding singer – Chakku. According to him, his role in the film was the turning point of his acting career. He made a cameo role in the song called Emotional Atyachar. It is from the 2009 movie – “Dev D.” He fetched recognition as an actor after working in “Peepli Live,” produced by Aamir Khan in 2010. He was very well known among people after playing the role of an Intelligence Officer in the film – “Kahaani” in 2012. Nawazuddin did a tremendous job in the movie “Miss Lovely,” directed by Ashim Ahluwalia, in which he played the role of Sonu Duggal. This movie was premiered at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. He played the role of Faizal Khan in Anurag Kashyap’s – “Gangs of Wasseypur” which verified that he is one of the most promising actors in the Indian Film Industry. He next appeared in the movie “Haraamkhor.”
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Nawazuddin Siddiqui Physical Stats & More
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters– 168 cm
in meters– 1.68 m
in feet inches– 5’ 6”
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
Nawazuddin Siddiqui Personal Life
|Date of Birth||19 May 1974|
|Age (as in 2020)||46 Years|
|Birthplace||Budhana, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Hometown||Budhana, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|School||B. S. S. Inter College Budhana, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh|
|College/University||• Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar, Uttarakand
• The National School of Drama (NSD), New Delhi
|Educational Qualification||Bachelor of Science in Chemistry|
Note: He considers himself not just a Muslim, but a bit of all religions.
|Address||A 3-bedroom sea-facing apartment in Versova, Mumbai|
|Hobbies||Flying Kites, Watching Films, Farming|
Nawazuddin Siddiqui Family
|Wife/Spouse||Anjali Kishor Pandey (aka Aaliya)|
|Parents||Father– Late Nawabuddin Siddiqui (a farmer)
|Siblings||Brother(s)– Shamas Nawab Siddiqui (filmmaker), Ayazuddin Siddiqui and 5 more
Sister(s)– Syama Tamshi Siddiqui (died in December 2019 at 26 after battling breast cancer) & 1 more
Nawazuddin Siddiqui Favourite Things
|Actor(s)||Amitabh Bachchan, Ashish Vidyarthi|
|Film||Vittorio De Sica’s The Bicycle Thief (1948)|
Facts About Nawazuddin Siddiqui
- He was born into a Zamindar Muslim Family called Numberdars.
- His father was a farmer and also used to run an Aara Machine (a wood cutting machine).
- He is the eldest among his nine siblings.
- Throughout his childhood, he studied under the lamp; as electricity was a rarity in his village.
After his schooling, he moved to Haridwar to pursue his graduation in Chemistry at the Gurukul Kangri University. During his graduation, he used to participate in various extra-curricular activities such as declamation, painting, and drama.
- 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 theatre group. Since there was not enough money in theatres, he worked as a watchman for the subsistence for around 5 years.