Nawazuddin Siddiqui was born in Budhana, a small village located in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh on 19 of May 1974. He belongs to a very poor Muslim family of agriculturalists. He has 2 sisters and 7 brothers.
Shamaas Nawab Siddiqui was his younger brother. He worked as a film director in Bollywood film industry. Nawazuddin Siddiqui got married to Anjali Siddiqui and they were was blessed with two kids Yaani and Shora.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui completed his early education from his hometown. Then he completed his Bachelor degree in Chemistry in Haridwar from Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya. He made a base of his career in 1996 from a very prestigious institute of theatres studies in New Delhi, National School of Drama (NSD).
Prior to his entry into the film industry, he has worked as a chemist in one of a petrochemical company in Vadodara. In 1999, he played his first role in Sarfarosh with Aamir Khan. For a long time period, he remained idol because of bad working conditions.
He faced a financial storm due to which he remained hand to mouth for many years. Gradually, his work begins in 2003 when he performed as a supporting character in Bypass along with Irfan Khan.
Later in year 2004, his outstanding performance in Black Friday directed by Anurag Kashyap made a turning point in his career. He plays a cameo role back in 2009 in a song of famous movie Dev D.
He played some major roles in various movies which include, Paan Singh Tomar, Black Friday, Gangs of Wasseypur 2, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Kahani, Aatma, New York, Manjhi, Peepli Live.
Awards and achievements:
In 2017, Nawazuddin Siddiqui has won Best Actor award at New York Indian Film Festival for his exceptional performance in Haramkhor. One of his blockbuster movies was PATANG directed by Prashant Bhargava.
Even it was highly appreciated by a famous film criticizer, Roger Ebert, who gave 4 stars to this movie. Siddiqui played a leading role in this movie which was premiered at Berlin Film Festival.
He received the fruit of his word hard in 2012 when he got Special Jury Award during National Film Awards. Most viral movies which helped him earn handsome amount are Bombay Talkies, The Lunchbox, Kick, and Badlapur.
For Lunchbox, he won Best Actor award two times in Filmfare Awards in which he performed a Supporting Role. Some his other victories include his incomparable performances as ACP Ghulam Patel in Raees. Nowadays he is working for another film in ‘Ali’ in Pune directed by Sohail Khan’s with Amy Jackson as a coworker.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui Net Worth
The total net worth of Nawazuddin Siddiqui is estimated at $20 million (140 Crore INR). He owns a Ford Endeavour which has worth of 23.78 Lakh. He was also the brand ambassador of a suiting brand named as Mayur Suiting.
Recently he has done work as a brand ambassador for Web-work.in and Addsbook.com. Not only this but he also worked for a gadget brand names as Spice Stellar. His assets include 3 bedrooms in the locality of Versova with sea view.