Nawazuddin Siddiqui is considered as one of the talented actors in the b-town. He has been successful to create his niche in the Hindi film industry. Born in the year 1974 in Budhana district of Uttar Pradesh,Nawazuddin was fast in grasping and mimicking any person he met in very short time in his childhood. He had a keen observation for people's reaction and the situations. He could tell people the reaction of anybody in a certain situation. The talented actor originates from a huge joint family, he has total 9 siblings whereas his family business was farming.
He did his graduation in science from Gurukul Kangri University in Haridwar and worked as a chemist in one petroleum company. But later he realized that this is not his cup of tea. He left the job and shifted to Delhi. There, he started taking interest in plays, he joined Sakshi Theatre group and worked with many talented actors, Later he did graduation from the National Drama School in New Delhi in the year 1996.
Later he moved to Mumbai to try his luck in the films. These days were his days of struggle. He made his debut in Hindi cinema through Aamir Khan's film 'Sarfarosh'.His role in that movie was a smaller one. Later he tried in Television too. But he did not get success. Again he shifted to television but this time he did not want to get typecasted. He wanted to do different roles. The talented actor was waiting for the right opportunity. He got a chance in Anurag Kashyap's 'Black Friday' and then many powerful roles in his next films , 'Firaaq',' Peepli Live', 'New York' and 'Kahaani'. He got a critical appreciation for these roles. This paved him getting different and strong roles in the films like, 'Talaash','Gangs of Wasseypur 2','Chittagong','Paan Singh Tomar' etc.
Nawazuddin is now choosy about his roles. He takes only those roles which are different and gives him the opportunity to show and polish his acting talent. Currently he is busy in many Indian and international projects. His next releases are 'Gangs of Wasseypur 2','Aatma','Dekh Indian Circus' and 'Mountain Man'.