I am an admirer of Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s work: Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan found himself honoured when he collaborated with Nawazuddin Siddiqui for TE3N.

Written by Sonup Sahadevan | Mumbai | Updated: January 3, 2016 11:42 am
Amitabh Bachchan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Te3n, Amitabh Bachchan Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Big B Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Amitabh Bachchan Te3n, Amitabh Bachchan in Te3n, Big Te3n, Amitabh Nawazuddin, Entertainment news When asked about his experience of working with Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Amitabh Bachchan told IndianExpress.com,”It’s the other way round. I am an admirer of his work.”

While all actors of the current generation consider it an honour to share screen space with Amitabh Bachchan, the legend found himself honoured when he collaborated with Nawazuddin Siddiqui for TE3N.

When asked about his experience of working with Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who had once openly confessed his admiration for Amitabh Bachchan, the superstar actor told IndianExpress.com,”It’s the other way round. I am an admirer of his work.”

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Elaborating on the joyous experience of working with Nawaz, Amitabh Bachchan said, “He had a small passing shot in Shoojit Sircar’s Shoebite which is ready but not yet released. I was so astonished at his talent that I asked Shoojit, ‘Where did you get him from? Give him something bigger to do. Why is he in just a passing shot?’ And look how wonderful he is today. Now I am working with him in TE3N which is a great honour for me.”

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Amitabh Bachchan also went on to explain how working with someone who also happens to be his admirer has never come in his way of being professional while acting. “We are professionals and we go about doing our job professionally. If I have to slap somebody of whom I am a great admirer, I will do it if that has to be done in the scene. That’s the story and we as actors have to do it. I am happy that I got to work with an exceptional talent like him. It’s a great joy because with every new talent you get to learn something new,” averred Amitabh Bachchan.

Amitabh Bachchan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui shot for the movie in Kolkata recently.

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  1. मनीष
    Jan 3, 2016 at 5:31 am
    Every time when India is terrorized by stanis, Indian Muslims have provided support to those stani terrorists. Enough is enough. Excluding the SICKulars, any Indian who wants to contribute to the war against terrorism in India, should stop buying things made in an Islamic country and stop doing business with a Muzzie owned store/business. You have to act!
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      rajan luthra
      Jan 4, 2016 at 2:21 pm
      Why these comments under this news item relating to N. Siddiqui? Why so much of Islamophobia? Good and bad characters are not exclusively in one community. You will find them everywhere. You will find 'saint' and 'satan' within yourself just as I would find them in me. It depends upon you and me to let satan not dominate the saint within us
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        S.Kiyanoosh, USA
        Jan 3, 2016 at 4:11 pm
        Barappan of A.Bachchan. Truly Nawazuddin Siddiqui's rise a an actor is meteoric. He is one of the finest.
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          S.Kiyanoosh, USA
          Jan 3, 2016 at 4:13 pm
          Your comments are sadly unfortunately irrelevant and incoherent. Moderator should have stopped it. You are also similarly fanatic.
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