Nawazuddin Siddiqui is a name that has become all too common for the Indian Cinema Lovers but once upon a time, his name was as good as a non-existent one's. His earlier days in Bollywood were flooded with struggles in which he did roles of as long as those of 40 seconds. Appearing in superhit movies like Sarfarosh, he went unnoticed. Yeah, you heard it right. The actor who is one of the most critically acclaimed talents in the industry has done some work in the past which you never knew about. Let me tell you about those projects.
Here you go!
Nawazuddin Siddiqui played the role of a criminal in the movie 'Sarfarosh' who got arrested through a raid in Victoria house raid.
In 1999, he appeared as a waiter in the movie 'Shool' and went completely unnoticed.
The pocket picker you see at the start of the movie Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. is indeed, Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
Nawazuddin played the character of one of Madhuri's servants in the movie Aaja Nachle.
He starred opposite Neha Dhupia and Abhay Deol in Ek Chalis Ki Last Local as Ponnappa's Brother.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui could be seen as a local, showing off his flashy shades in the movie Manorama Six Feet Under. He is more known for these kind of different roles.
He also appeared in the movie New York in which he was tortured by the FBI agents. His 2-minute role was enough to give you the chills and leave a mark in your mind.
In Anurag Kashyap's Black Friday, he appeared as Asgar Mukadam who was involved in the Bombay Bomb Blast. A very powerful character can be seen played by him.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui was seen in the song "Emotional Attyachar" of movie Dev.D that had Abhay Deol in lead.