Nawazuddin Siddiqui (Actor) Biography, Personal Life, Physical Statistics, Education, Luxuries, Income & More
Nawazuddin Siddiqui is an Indian film actor, known for his works in Hindi cinema. He is an alumnus of the National School of Drama. Siddiqui rose to prominence with Anurag Kashyap’s Black Friday (2007) and won the Grand Jury Prize at the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles. He was also nominated for the Best Film (Golden Leopard) award at the Locarno International Film Festival.
Name: Nawazuddin Siddiqui
DOB: May 19, 1974
Birth Place: Budhana, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India
Home Town: Budhana, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India
Home Address: Yari Road, Andheri West, Mumbai
Best Friends: Not Known
Hobbies: Flying Kites, Watching Films, Farming
Debut Work: Sarfarosh (1999)
Movies: Black Friday (2004), New York (2009), Peepli Live (2010), Kahani (2012), Gangs of Wasseypur (2012) and Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2 (2012)
TV Serials: Yudh (2014)
Height: 168 centimetres
Weight: 66 kilograms
Body: Chest Measurements: 38 Inches, WaistMeasurements: 30 inches, Bicep Measurements: 12 Inches
Hair Color: Black
Marital Status: Married
Wife: Anjali Siddiqui
GF: Niharika Singh (Actress)
Kids: Shora Siddiqui
Father: Late Nawabuddin Siddiqui (farmer)
Brothers/Sisters: Shamaz Nawab Siddiqui, 6 other brothers and 2 sisters
School: B S S Inter College Budhana, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh
College (Graduation): Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar, Uttarakand and The National School of Drama (NSD), New Delhi
College (Post-Graduation): Not Attended
Educational Qualification: Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
Cars: 6 cars including Mercedes Benz, BMW, Audi and Ford Endeavor (SUV)
Bikes: Not Known
House: House in Versova, Mumbai, Maharashtra worth around Rs.12.8 Crores
Movies: 1 Crore rupees/film (estimate)
TV Shows: Not Applicable
Net Income: $2 Million
Film: Not Known
Actor: Ashish Vidyarthi
Song: Not Known
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- Siddiqui debuted in 1999, with a small role in the Aamir Khan starrer Sarfarosh.
- He then appeared in Ram Gopal Varma’s Shool (1999), Jungle (2000) and Rajkumar Hirani’s Munnabhai MBBS (2003).
- After moving to Mumbai he did a short film, The Bypass in 2003, where he appeared with Irrfan Khan.
- From 2002 to 2005, he was out of work, and lived in a flat he shared with four other people, and survived by conducting occasional acting workshops. So much so that in 2004, he couldn’t pay any rent so he had to ask an NSD senior if he could stay with him. The senior allowed him to share his apartment in Goregaon if he was willing to cook meals for him.
- In 2012, he performed in Prashant Bhargava’s Patang: The Kite (2012) which premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival and the Tribeca Film Festival. The film was consequentlyreleased in the U.S. and Canada, and got much attention and great reviews from the New York Times.
- Nawazuddin Siddiqui is to play Balasaheb Thackeray in the biopic, Thackeray.
- Siddiqui’s memoir An Ordinary Life was published narrating, alongside his journey to stardom, the smallest details of his love affairs, including the one with his Miss Lovely co-star Niharika Singh, raising controversy. The book was withdrawn a couple of days later, due to a complaint filed with the National Commission for Women (NCW) by a Delhi lawyer on Niharika Singh’s behalf, and a subsequentrepercussion.
- He appeared in four major films of 2012 – Kahaani (2012), Gangs of Wasseypur (2012), Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2 (2012) and Talaash (2012) which earned him wide critical reception and awards including Screen Award for Best Supporting Actor, Zee Cine Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Male both for his role as Taimur in Talaash: The Answer Lies Within as well as Stardust Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Gangs of Wasseypur.
- Siddiqui was awarded the Special Jury Award at the 60th National Film Awards 2012, for his work in the films Kahaani, Gangs of Wasseypur, Dekh Indian Circus and Talaash.
- He married first wife Sheeba right before he went to shoot for the film Patang. They divorced shortly after.