Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who was mostly seen in minor roles in Bollywood films till he shot to fame with films like Kahaani and the Gangs Of Wasseypur series, will now have another feather to add to his cap, it seems.
Buzz has it that director Dibakar Banerjee, who had last made the political thriller Shanghai, is gearing up to make a film on the life of a struggling actor and plans to model the film on Nawazuddin’s life. What’s more, Nawazuddin himself will play the role of the struggling actor. Confirming the news, Nawazuddin added that Dibakar’s assistants also came to Nawaz’s hometown and visited his family house to research on how the actor led his life before becoming a known face. The film will have Nawaz playing a theatre actor, who takes up a clerical job in Mumbai but dreams of pursuing his passion for acting.
Nawazuddin will be next seen in Aatma opposite Bipasha Basu.