Nawazuddin Siddiqui is all set to star opposite Italian actor Valentina Corti in Tannishtha Chatterjee’s directorial debut. The actor was recently seen in India’s first Netflix original series Sacred Games.
In an exclusive chat with indianexpress.com, Nawazuddin Siddiqui took the question of getting stereotyped in gangster roles in his stride, and instead took a jibe at other heroes.
Sacred Games co-director Vikramaditya Motwane on Monday took to Twitter to thank everyone associated with the Netflix series. In a rather long thread, he thanked his team for putting together the series.
Adding to this, Rajiv Sinha also mentions that the serial has crossed all limits of decency and has taken Indian Film industry to a new low.
Sacred Games: In this saga of crime and politics, Anurag Kashyap directed the parts of the show which centred around Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who plays Ganesh Gaitonde, and Vikramaditya Motwane directed the ones with Saif Ali Khan, who portrays Sartaj Singh, a Sikh cop.
Sacred Games netflix review: Starring Saif Ali Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, this Indian original series is the kind that makes you want to watch one episode after another. Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane are in fine form here.
Sacred Games: Long-time collaborators Vikramaditya Motwane and Anurag Kashyap on co-directing the screen adaptation of Sacred Games, shooting in real locations and surviving each other
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Nawazuddin Siddiqui has played a gangster four times in his career including Munna Michael, Babumoshai Bandookbaaz, among others. The actor will next be seen in Sacred Games playing a powerful criminal overlord, Ganesh Gaitonde.
Tannishtha Chatterjee is to direct her first directional project starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui. The duo seems to have a creative understanding between them and their next project together is said to be based on an experience.
While Ayazuddin Siddiqui rejected all charges, the police has registered a case under section 153A of the IPC.
After having helmed Firaaq in 2008, Nandita went behind the camera to trace the life of writer Saadat Hasan Manto, to be portrayed by Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the film. Manto is expected to release in India this September.
Sacred Games is the first Indian Netflix original series. Based on Vikram Chandra’s novel, it stars Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Radhika Apte. The eight-episode web series will begin streaming from July 6.
One look at Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s decade-long career and you can comfortably claim that the actor has, if anything, been brave with his choice of films. Be it playing a notorious serial killer, an immoral goon or an opportunist police officer, Nawaz has proved that he brings to the screen something magical.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who will be next seen in Manto and Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray’s biopic, says that he is clear that there is no room for any more cameo appearances anymore.