Nawazuddin Siddiqui was born on 19th May 1974 (age 44years) in a small town Budhana, in Muzaffarnagar district, Uttar Pradesh, India.
He was born to (Late) Nawabuddin Siddiqui (farmer) and Mehroonisa (mother). He was brought up with nine siblings, seven brothers and two sisters.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui was married to Anjali Siddiqui and has a daughter named Shora.
Date of Birth: 19th May 1974
Age (2019): 44
Birth Place: Budhana, Muzaffarnagar, UP.
Wife: Anjali Siddiqui
Nawazuddin Siddiqui has a fit body and he is 5ft 6inches (168cm) tall and weighs around 65Kg (143lbs).
He has 38 inches chest, 30 inches waist and 12 inches biceps. He is belong to a Muslim family, zodiac sign Taurus.
Height: 5ft 6inches
Figure: 38-30-12 inches
School life & Career
Nawazuddin completed her early education from B S S Inter College Budhana, Muzaffarnagar, UP. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar.
Nawazuddin went to the National School of Drama, in New Delhi. After graduating from NSD in 1996, he moved to Mumbai.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui made his Bollywood debut 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).
He did a short film, The Bypass in 2003, where he appeared with Irrfan Khan. From 2002 to 2005, he was largely out of work, and lived in a flat he shared with four other people.
His other notable movies are Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1 and Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2. He then appeared in Kahaani (2012), where he played the role of Officer Khan.
He appeared in Aamir Khan’s 2012 release Talash. In 2014, he played lead antagonist Shiv Gajra, in the blockbuster movie Kick and earned huge fame.
In 2015, he appeared in Bajrangi Bhaijaan and Manjhi – The Mountain Man hindi movies, and he was praised for his roles.
For his performance in Haramkhor (Gujarati movie), he was awarded “Best Actor” at the New York Indian Film Festival.
Nawazuddin received the Special Jury Award at the 2012 National Film Awards. and the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2013.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui will be portraying Balasaheb Thackeray in the biopic Thackeray.
He also appeared on Netflix’s web series “Sacred Games” and praise for his acting skills.
- Favourite Actor: Ashish Vidyarthi.
- Favourite Actress: Sridevi.
- Favourite Destination: Jaisalmer, Rajasthan.
- In October 2017, his former girlfriends Sunita Rajwar and actress Niharika Singh (who co-starred with him in Miss Lovely) accused him of misrepresenting facts in his biography- An Ordinary Life: A Memoir.
- Following the heavy criticism, Nawaz announced he’s withdrawing his biography, few days after its release.
Nawazuddin Twitter apology
- He has a degree in Chemistry, worked at a Chemist shop in Vadodara.
- He made his Bollywood debut in 1999 with a very small role in the Aamir Khan starrer film– Sarfarosh.
- He appeared as a pickpocket in Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.- starring Sunil Dutt and Sanjay Dutt.
- He has worked with all the 3 Khans of Bollywood. (Salman- Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Aamir- Talaash & Shah Rukh- Raees).
- Here’s a glimpse of Nawazuddin’s life: