Nawazuddin is all set to make his Telugu debut with "Saindhav". Directed by Ventakesh Daggubati, the film is slated for a January 13-release. Nawazuddin plays the role of an antagonist in this action-thriller.
Nawazuddin played the title character in the 2018 biographical drama film "Manto", where he's said to have given the performance of a lifetime, nailing every aspect of the role—from body language, tone to dialogue delivery.
Another dark character that defied expectations was Nawazuddin's portrayal of the real-life killer, "Raman Raghav", where he went above and beyond to bring the character to life on screen.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui played the role of Ganesh Gaitonde in the web series ''Sacred Games Seasons 1 and 2''. He was well praised for his powerful screen presence that revolutionized the Indian thriller genre.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui's transformation into Dashrath Manjhi in the 2015 biographical film astounded everyone. A particular group of audiences found popularity in the movie, and Nawazuddin's highly regarded performance lives on in memory.
In "Kahaani", the actor plays the role of the aggressive police officer named Khan. After cursing his team mercilessly, he believes he is better than the other carefree police officers and doesn't think twice to show them his badge.
Nawazuddin plays the role of a transgender in ''Haddi''. The transgender character in the revenge thriller film is shown as having extraordinary talent. He provided a standout performance that convinced us that the character actually exists.
With his outstanding performance, Nawazuddin Siddiqui turned the character of Faizal in "Gangs of Wasseypur 2" into a cult. Having watched a number of gangster characters in Indian cinema, Nawazuddin demonstrated his acting prowess and assumed the role of Faizal.
In Sriram Raghavan's psychological thriller "Badlapur", Nawazuddin played a robber named Liak, opposite Varun Dhawan's character Raghu.