We all know about one of the finest actors that our country has, he has played roles in so many movies and also has one movie with his biography. Nawazuddin Siddiqui and his outstanding performance has got the heart of so many people. He said that he loves observing people. He also said that each face tells so many stories and that It lets him understand emotions, and that in turn, helps him apply his skills as an actor.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui said that there has been a tradition in the Bollywood industry that an actor has to be fair, good looking and well built. I knew that I was here to defy all traditions”, says.
He further said that after graduating from a local college and coming to Delhi, Siddiqui worked as a watchman for a few years. He later became a part of the National School of Drama and showcased his art to become one of the most beloved and appreciated actors of Indian cinema.
Talking about his journey he said that he reached Mumbai in the year 2000 from a little village in Muzaffarnagar where there was no electricity. He was scared to step out of the house for the first 15 days when he came to Mumbai. But, he said that he knew that there was no returning from that point. He never set any target or date for his success.
He also said that we should be able to take the opportunity and beckon success whenever it approaches to us. He also said to continuously keep pushing ourselves in life.
He also shared how he was often mocked by his office staff whenever he went for his auditions. He said that this happened many times with me. He said that his height is 5’6” and nobody could believe that a man of my personality would make it big. However, he was confident in his skills and training. He knew that even if it takes 30 years, he will be successful some or the other day. He gave us a fantastic performance in the Sacred Games series.
He thought of leaving his passion and said that adopting any another passion never occurred to him. He strongly believe that if someone is confident of their art, skills and is stubborn enough to overcome all hurdles to follow your passion then world will bow before you.
Passion allows you to understand the intricacies of your craft he said by sharing his journey. Speaking and talking about failure, he said that always give yourself a big target and have the courage passion to turn the impossible into possible.
He also said that craziness is important for your passion to turn that passion into success. There will be failures for sure but when you experiment with your talents, but those failures will teach you which ways will not serve you to reach your success. None of the experiment goes in vain. He further quoted by saying that Thomas Addison did not fail 100 times but instead he learned which 100 ways do not work for him to make a light bulb.