Raees movie cast and crew: Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui Biography
Nawazuddin Siddiqui, one of the versatile actors of the industry will be seen sharing screen with Shah Rukh Khan in his upcoming movie Raees. Raees is an upcoming Indian crime film that will see SRK playing the role of a villain. The movie is directed by Rahul Dholakia and produced jointly by Farhan Akhtar, Ritesh Sidhwani and Gauri Khan under the banners of Excel Entertainment and Red Chillies Entertainment. Apart from Shah Rukh Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, the movie stars Mahira Khan in the lead role who will be debuting with this movie.
The first look and teaser of Raees was released on July 16, 2015. The theatrical of the movie was released on the premiere of Bajrangi Bhaijaan that starred Salman Khan in the lead role. Nawazuddin Siddiqui was also a part of Bajrangi Bhaijaan and will also be palying a prominent role in Raees too. Raees is scheduled for release on Republic Day 2017 clashing with Hrithik Roshan’s Kaabil Film.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui is an Indian film actor, who is known for playing unconventional roles that always succeed in leaving a lasting imprint in the hearts of people. The actor has appeared in films like Kahani, Gangs of Wasseypur, Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2, Black Friday, New York, Peepli Live, and Talaash. He will be soon seen in his upcoming movie Manjhi that is based on a real life incident. ‘Gangs of Wasseypur 2’ was a turning point in the life of Nawazuddin that uplifted his career graph. The actor’s debutant film where he was featured in main lead was the film “Patang”. His role in the film has transformed his acting style. Siddiqui was awarded the Special Jury Award at the 60th National Film Awards 2012, for his work in films, Kahaani, Gangs of Wasseypur, Dekh Indian Circus and Talaash. The actor was last seen on the screen in the movie Bajrangi Bhaijaan where he played the role of Pakistani reporter Chand Nawab, and shared screen with Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor in the lead.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui was born on 19 May 1974, in Budhana, Uttar Pradesh. Before questing for his career in film industry, the actor worked as a chemist in a petrochemical company for a short while. The actor has many struggles by his name and has also worked as a watchman at an office. It was in 1996, that the actor completed his graduation from the The National School of Drama, New Delhi for his theater academics. He has worked with actors like Manoj Bajpai and Saurabh Shukla. Raees is set in 1980s Gujarat, and portrays the story of a cruel liquor seller whose business is challenged by a cop, who will be played by Nawazuddin Siddiqui.