New Delhi: Not very long ago, little did we know about Nawazuddin Siddiqui. Let alone the fact that this genius of an actor had worked in as many as 26 movies prior to his recognition in 'Gangs of Wasseypur.' The actor celebrates his 42th birthday on May 19.
Siddiqui is undoubtedly a quintessential actor in Bollywood, thanks to his perseverance and hard work. He is blessed with the acumen needed to reach the spot where he is today.
The latest to join his league of brilliant performances is Anurag Kashyap's 'Raman Raghav 2.0'. Although, the movie is yet to release, one could say from its trailer that the movie will bring out the best in
Siddiqui one more time. The movie fetched a thundering applause at the 69th Cannes film festival recently.
On this special occasion of his birthday, we bring to you a list of his best performances so far. Read on to find out:
'Gangs of Wasseypur' series:
Siddiqui impressed the audiences with his amazing performance in this Anurag Kashyap directorial. In both the parts, Siddiqui showered us with immaculate performance and lived up to his character in the flick.
Yet again a milestone in Siddiqui's career, this movie fetched some more recognition to this actor. He essayed the character of short-tempered cop named Khan in this Sujoy Ghosh's thriller.
Working alongside another brilliant performer Irrfan Khan – Siddiqui outshined in this 2013 romantic drama. The movie gleaned many accolades for its lead performances.
This 2015 crime thriller showcased the best of Siddiqui. The movie depicts a revenge saga and stars Varun Dhawan in lead.
Manjhi: The Mountain Man
Hailed to be one of the most underrated performances of Nawazuddin, this real-life story of Dashrath Manjhi opened to a lot of critical acclaim in 2015.