There’s no denying that Nawazuddin Siddiqui is a powerhouse talent par excellence. At a point where roles are written keeping him in mind, the versatile star has come a long way. A celebrated alumnus of the National School of Drama, the successful actor has showcased staggering variety in his line of work so far.
2017 in its first month witnessed the versatile actor’s humorous portrayal of IPS Majmudar in Raaes ,the actor walked away with rave reviews and his performance was considered one of the biggest highlights of the film. He then followed it up with a memorable performance as detective DK in MOM. Serving as a perfect example of a ‘chameleon of an actor’, Nawazuddin made his mark with remarkable dialogue delivery and an unforgettable nuanced performance. That the two characters seemed tailor-made for him is no coincidence. Both the roles were written keeping Nawazuddin’s acting prowess in mind.
In the last week of August, the versatile actor essayed the title role in the action crime drama, Babumoshai Bandookbaaz. Oozing desi swagger while playing a sharp shooter in the film, Nawazuddin garnered accolades from critics for his ability to keep viewers riveted to the big screen. The movie went on to be his first solo hit, solidifying his reputation as a bankable actor.
The actor also showed his versatile range as an actor with films like Haramkhor and Munna Michael .
Says an industry source, “Presently, Nawazuddin continues to be one of the most sought after actors , given his incredible range , versatility and ability to effortlessly morph into characters.He came in as the underdog and today rules a space that is completely unique to him. Everyone today acknowledges the fact that he is a mainstream commercial star, including the leading superstars of the industry, who have worked with him in their recent mega blockbusters.”