Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui recalled a time in his life when, to cheer himself up, he texted himself on his voicemail pretending to be from director Subhash Ghai. In a new interview, he said that he did this and even showed it to others after he went to Mumbai to follow his dreams.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui made his Bollywood debut with Patang. He then starred in many films such as Peepli Live, Kahaani, Gangs of Wasseypur, The Lunchbox, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Manjhi – The Mountain Man, Raman Raghav 2.0, Manto among others. We also saw him on Netflix’s Sacred Games series.
In an interview in Bazaar India, Nawazuddin said: “I did not start wanting to be an actor. I wanted to go to the mountains after finishing my training and become a monk. I even visited Dharamshala for a few days … It was only after Someone took me to see a play during my graduation, I was fascinated by acting… »
He added, “I had worked as a security guard and as a chemist, but I realized that a 9-to-5 life was not for me. So I moved to Mumbai to pursue my dreams, but there was not much work to talk about. On days when I needed to get in the mood, I texted myself on my pager saying, “Call me, Subhas Guy.” I would even show it to others to entertain my heart! “
Nawazuddin was recently seen in the Netflix Serious Men movie. It was a satirical drama film based on the book of the same name by Manu Joseph. He has many works in the works, including Jogira Sara Ra Ra and Heropanti 2, Tiku Weds Sheru, Adbhut and Sangeen.
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Tiku marries Sheru, a comedy produced by actress Kangana Ranaut under her production house, Manikarnika Films. In the film, Nawazuddin will play Sheru and Avneet Kaur will play Tiku.
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