nawazuddin siddiqui biography

Nawazuddin Siddiqui Biography, Age, Wife, Best Movies & More

Born on 19 May 1974, Nawazuddin Siddiqui needs no introduction today. His hard work, dedication, and his burning desire to become an actor established him as one of the finest actors in Bollywood. Nawaz is not only known in Bollywood but also a well-recognized actor globally. Anurag Kashyap said about him in an interview – Nawaz is a brilliant and natural actor. If you meet him, just like that he is almost invisible and once you start really looking at him he sucks you in.

Biography / Wiki

Real NameNambardar Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Date of Birth19 May 1974
Age46 Years
Height5 Feet 5 Inches (168 cm)
Birth PlaceBudhana, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh
SchoolB. S. S. Inter College Budhana
College/UniversityGurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar
National School of Drama
Educational QualificationsBachelor of Science (Chemistry)
HobbiesWatching Movies, Farming, Flying Kites


FatherNawabuddin Siddiqui
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MotherMahroonisha Siddiqui
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WifeAaliya Siddiqui
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Children2 (Son – Yaani Siddiqui, Daughter – Shora Siddiqui)
shora and yaani

Nawazuddin Siddiqui Life Story

Early Life

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Nawazuddin Siddiqui is the eldest among the nine siblings. He did his schooling from a government high school in his native place. After his schooling he went to Haridwar to pursue his graduation in chemistry. He worked as a chemist in Vadodara (Gujrat). After working about a year in Vadodara, he came to Delhi and accidentally stumbled upon a theatre. He was so attracted to the theatre that he made his mind to become an actor. To do that he took an exam in National School of Drama and get selected. In the year 1999, he completed his graduation in drama and moved to Mumbai to fulfill his dream. In his starting days in Mumbai, he struggled a lot due to his ordinary look. During these days he also did theatre and continuously tried for a role in cinema.

Success Story

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About a year of struggle, he made his film debut with a small role as a police informer in Aamir Khan’s starring “Sarfrosh“. He appeared in small roles in the movies like Shool (1999), Jungle (2000), Munna Bhai MBBS (2003), Family (2006), Black Friday (2007), Peepli Live (2010), etc. Nawazuddin Siddiqui started gaining some recognition from Kahaani (2012) in which he played the character of a short-tempered IB officer. His first breakthrough was Anurag Kashyap’s Gangs of Wasseypur in 2012. From this movie, he became very popular and climbed the ladder of success one by one.

Net worth, Salary, Cars

Net Worth95 crores
Salary6 crores per movie
Brand Endorsement1 crore
HouseVersova, Andheri (value – 12 crores)
CarsMercedes Benz GLS 350D (88 L)
Ford Endeavour (33 L)
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Unknown Facts

1. Nawazuddin Siddiqui belongs to a Zimidar family that mainly cultivates crops.

2. Just before coming to Mumbai, he changed his name from Nambardar Nawazuddin Siddiqui to Nawazuddin Siddiqui.

3. After completed graduation, he worked for a year in a pharmaceutical company in Vadodara as a chief chemist.

4. His first movie as a lead was Miss Lovely.

5. He is a die heart fan of Dilip Kumar.

6. Before going to Mumbai, he used to work as a security guard in a toy factory in Delhi to fulfill his basic needs.

7. During his struggling days in Mumbai, he used to cook food for his NSD seniors in returns of shelter.

8. He played the character of a waiter in the movie shool due to the lack of money.

8. Varun Dhawan is one of the biggest fan of Nawazuddin Siddiqui.

10. He was influenced the most by Manoj Bajpayee, Naseeruddin Shah, and Om Puri to become an actor.

11. After the success of Gangs of Wasseypur, he rejected more than 250 films.

Affairs / Girlfriends

Sunita Rajwar
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Niharika SinghNiharika Singh image


Nawazuddin siddiqui awards

The Answer Lies Within (2012)
Asian Film Award,
Screen Award,
Zee Cine Award
Best Supporting Actor
Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)National Film AwardSpecial Jury Award
The Lunchbox (2013)Filmfare Award,
Star Guild Award
Best Supporting Actor
Badlapur (2015)Zee Cine AwardBest Performance in a Negative Role
Mom (2018)IIFA AwardBest Supporting Actor
Sacred Games (2018)IReel AwardBest Actor

Best Movies List

The movie list is ranked in descending order.

MoviesIMDB RatingYear
1.Gangs of Wasseypur 28.2/102012
2. Manjhi – The Mountain Man8.0/102015
3 Raman Raghav 2.07.4/102016
4. Manto7.4/102018
5. Photograph6.8/102019
6. Bombay Talkies6.7/102013
7. Raat Akeli Hai7.3/102020
8. Liar’s Dice6.9/102013
9. Monsoon Shootout6.5/102013
10. Babumoshai Bandookbaaz6.9/102017
11. Ghoomketu5.8/102020

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