Nawazuddin Siddiqui shone through much of 2018 with an interesting line-up of films. His work in Nandita Das’s Manto, Netflix original Sacred Games and more recently his performance in Thackeray was praised. The actor will next be seen in the second season of Sacred Games and in Ritesh Batra’s Photograph with Dangal actor Sanya Malhotra.
NAWAZUDDIN SIDDIQUI IS ONE OF OUR FINEST ACTORS: SHOOJIT SIRCARIn an Interview, Nawazuddin has spoken at length about his views of the kind of films being made in Bollywood today. On being asked if there was a shift in cinema what with films like Badhaai Ho, Andhadhun, Stree and Raazi making it big at the box office while old horses like the Khans — Shah Rukh, Salman and Aamir — failed to make a mark, Nawazuddin said he didn’t believe that change in cinema is a new thing.
He said that change in cinema has been happening for a while now and leading the way are filmmakers like Shekhar Kapur, Anurag Kashyap, and Ram Gopal Verma. They have been spearheading the content-driven cinema movement for a long time. However, he agreed that now big stars are opting for such films.
Even films based in small towns has happened in the past. What’s more that these films still have all the basic elements of a typical Bollywood masala film