Nawazuddin Siddiqui is someone who is off-the-grid to what contemporary actors are perceived as. Lined up as a method actor with agreat set of character skills, he has truly made the mark on the biggest stage of cinema.
Having made a rather subdue start with Sarfarosh, he notched up his acting caliber to the highest bar and has become one of the top-seeded actors of the movie fraternity.
Only a few in the industry can match up to what he can deliver through his performances. And to sum up in words, his skillset ranges from heart-provoking performances to spine-tingling ones.
We present you the top ten movies of Nawazuddin Siddiqui of all time in our list today. It’s time we start then.
10) Badlapur (2015)
- A movie that hit the screens last year, this one is a crime thriller movie.
- It has a cast of David Dhawan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Huma Qureshi, Yami Gautam and more.
- The movie became a top grosser in the box office circuit.
9) New York (2009)
- A movie that was based on the aftermath story of September 11 attack and itsconsequences.
- This movie had awide cast of John Abraham, Katrina Kaif, Niel Nitin Mukesh and Irrfan Khan in the leads.
- Nuwazuddin played a supporting role of a 9/11 detainee who underwent extreme torturous time in the cells.
8) Black Friday (2004)
- The movie was directed by Anurag Kashyap and had the storyline from the book Black Friday-The True Story of Bombay Blasts by Hussain Zaidi.
- The movie is a true account of the 1993 bombings in Mumbai (then Bombay).
7) Kick (2014)
- Kick is a movie featuring the star cast of Salman Khan in the pivotal role.
- The rest of the cast were Jacqueline Fernandez, Randeep Hooda and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the leads.
- The movie is an action film. The movie is officially a remake of Telugu movie Kick.
- Nawazuddin featured as the main antagonist of the movie.
6) Talaash (2012)
- This one is a neo-noir mystery film and features Aamir Khan as the lead while Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Kareena Kapoor, Rajkumar Rao make up the supporting cast.
- The movie received great applause from the viewers in India and abroad.
- Nawazuddin was lauded for his portrayal of his character.
5) The Lunchbox (2013)
- An Indian epistolary romantic film, this one was received immense acclaim all throughout the globe.
- The movie had a cast of Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the leads.
- The movie made its round in the Cannes Film Festival and won the Critics Week Viewer’s Choice Award.
- A movie that resonated multiple hearts in the nation, one must watch this one.
4) Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015)
- An Indian drama film by Kabir Khan, this one has a story synopsis of an ardent devotee of Hindu deity Hanuman embarking on a journey to accompany a lost child to her parents.
- The movie features a star cast of Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Nuwazuddin Siddiqui and more.
- The movie was a blockbuster at the box office charts and garnered multiple awards.
3) Kahaani (2012)
- A mystery thriller movie, Kahaani was directed by Sujoy Ghosh a had a cast of Vidya Balan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Parambrata Chatterjee and more.
- The movie revolved around the storyplot of a pregnant woman in search of her lost husband.
- The movie was an instant hit and garnered great reception from all around.
2) Gangs of Wasseypur-2 (2012)
- An Indian thriller film centered on the coal mafia of Dhanbad, Jharkhand, this movie has had a cult following.
- If the first part was all about Manoj Bajpayee making his mark, the second on is all about how Nawazuddin Siddiqui rises up to the occasion.
- The movie made Nawazuddin an instant star in the Bollywood and laid a platform for further success down the lane.
1) Manjhi-The Mountain Man (2015)
- An Indian biographical film, this one is made on the life of Dashrath Manjhi, the man who carved a path through the hill using only a hammer and a chisel.
- The movie was directed by Ketan Mehta and opened up to immense praise from all the viewers and alike.
- Nawazuddin Siddiqui enacted the role of Dashrath Manjhi while Radhika Apte played the role of his wife.
Predominately a method actor, he has been giving us great performances to indulge in for many years. We hope the saga long continues upon.
We shall be back with more in this series. Adios.