Nawazuddin Siddiqui, now known as one of the successful actors in Bollywood, has his own struggle stories. On the actor‘s 47th birthday today, we look at how he shattered the mainstream Bollywood stereotypes to carve a niche for himself in the industry.

Over the decades, the birthday boy has garnered a huge fan base. Being one of the most versatile actors of the Bollywood industry, he has never shied away from performing a certain character. Be it a cameo, a full-fledged villain, or a hero, he has impressed the audience with his versatility.

His character in ‘Peepli Live’ as a reporter has effectively portrayed the realistic scenes of real-life journalism while on the other hand, his role of a short-tempered officer from the intelligence wing in the movie ‘Kahaani’, brought his character into limelight.

In ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’, he acted as if the film was actually made for him as he just nailed it by his smooth and flawless acting. After this, he became one of the most efficient actors in Bollywood.

In the movie ‘Manjhi: The Mountain Man’, his acting and his unconditional love for his dead wife brought us to tears. It was only he who efficiently managed to hold the character of a poor raged farmer and made every scene look surreal.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui as Dayashankar Kapoor aka DK is a real charmer in ‘Mom’. He knows exactly when to switch gears and how to look timid despite being in the spotlight.

He was never behind the race when it comes to the OTT platform. He made his mark into it by acing his part as a police officer in Raat Akeli Hai. Nawazuddin ensured that viewers got to see a paradigm shift in his character personification which was again accentuated with his role of a doting father in ‘Serious Men’.

Nawaz as an artist has tried his hands at various forms – be it theatre, films, or web series. He has surely proved himself to be a gem with his performances and this achievement brings a sense of pride for his loving audience. We hope the versatile actor keeps on entertaining the audience for more decades to come.

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