Greatest Role Played By Nawazuddin Siddiqui


This gangster epic established Siddiqui as a major talent. He portrays a complex character, Faizal, who reluctantly takes over his family's criminal empire. His performance is raw, intense, and showcases his incredible range.

Faizal Khan in Gangs of Wasseypur

Siddiqui embodies the legendary Urdu writer Saadat Hasan Manto in this biographical drama. He captures Manto's brilliance, rebellious spirit, and struggles with remarkable authenticity.

Saifullah Khan in Manto

This biographical film tells the inspiring story of Dashrath Manjhi, who carved a path through a mountain after his wife's death. Siddiqui's portrayal of Manjhi's unwavering determination and resilience is deeply moving.

Dashrath Manjhi in Manjhi: The Mountain Man

This Netflix series features Siddiqui in a nuanced performance as Ganesh Gaitonde's right-hand man, Ila.  He brings depth and complexity to this character, showcasing Siddiqui's ability to excel beyond typical protagonist roles

Ila in Sacred Games

This psychological thriller sees Nawazuddin embody the chilling persona of a serial killer based on the real-life Raman Raghav. His portrayal is both terrifying and strangely captivating.

Raman Raghav in Raman Raghav 2.0