NAWAZUDDIN SIDDIQUI

  • Doing commercial cinema to help small budget films: Nawazuddin Siddiqui November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Nawazuddin Siddiqui proved his mantle with critically acclaimed movies like "Miss Lovely" and "The Lunchbox" but the actor seems to have made a transition to commercial cinema with movies like "Kick". However, he says the transition is a conscious decision to support his small films. "The decision to do...
  • Watch: In his last film 'Bombay Talkies', Sadashiv Amrapurkar gives acting lessons to his onscreen son Nawazuddin Siddiqui November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Late actor Sadashiv Amrapurkar's last outing on the big screen was in a cameo role in 'Bombay Talkies'. The short film was directed by Dibakar Banerjee and it has Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the lead role. The scene had Nawazuddin, a man who gets a two minute role in...
  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui to team up with Salman Khan again for 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan'; says it will be great working with the superstar October 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Award winning actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui is upbeat about once again sharing screen space with Salman Khan after 'Kick'. "It will be great to work with Salman Khan in Kabir Khan's 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan'...releasing on Eid 2015," Nawazuddin posted on his Facebook page Tuesday. Nawazuddin and Salman belong to different genres of...
  • My acting instinct has got me this far; won't focus on image building or starry tantrums: Nawazuddin Siddiqui September 25, 2014

    Chicago: For an actor who has made his mark playing an arrogant Intelligence Bureau officer in "Kahani" and the villain with the heinous laugh in the recent blockbuster "Kick", one would expect Nawazuddin Siddiqui to project a larger than life image, or at least an air of entitlement that stars...
  • India's Oscar entry 'Liar's Dice': 10 things you wanted to know about the film September 24, 2014

    It's official! Geethu Mohandas' Hindi film 'Liar's Dice', has been selected as India's entry in the Best Foreign Language Film category for the 2015 Oscars. 'Liar's Dice', which features Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Geetanjali Thapa in lead roles, was selected by a 12-member jury appointed headed by director T Hariharan. Here...
  • Geethu Mohandas' 'Liar's Dice' is India's official entry to the Oscars September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: National Award winning Hindi film "Liar's Dice", starring acclaimed actors Geetanjali Thapa and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, has been zeroed in on as India's entry for the best foreign film category at the 87th Academy Awards. The film has been chosen by a 12-member jury appointed by the Film Federation of...
  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui to be honoured at the Chicago South Asian Film Festival for 'outstanding achievement' in cinema September 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui says he is being honoured for "outstanding achievement" at the Chicago South Asian Film Festival Sep 16. He says awards and recognition mean a lot to him. Speaking shyly of the honour, Nawazuddin said: "It's something I am quite kicked about." The "Kick" actor would then proceed to...
  • Confirmed! Varun DhawanHuma Qureshi's 'Badlapur' to be released in February 2015 August 28, 2014

    New Delhi: "Badlapur", a 'twisted entertainer' starring Varun Dhawan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Huma Qureshi, is slated to hit the screens Feb 22, 2015. Eros International is coproducing the movie with Dinesh Vijan's Maddock Films after associating with the banner on films like "Love Aaj Kal", "Agent Vinod", "Cocktail" and "Go Goa...
  • Will Box Office hit 'Kick' prove lucky for Nawazuddin Siddiqui? Hoping that its success will benefit my upcoming smaller films, says the actor August 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui is happy that he worked in a fullfledged commercial entertainer like "Kick" and hopes that the film's success will benefit his upcoming smaller films. "For an actor, the biggest challenge and the biggest benefit is when he works in different films, different genre like I did in...
  • 'Kick' BO report: With over USD 10 million, it's the highest overseas grosser of 2014 August 7, 2014

    Salman Khan's Kick continues to crush it at the Box Office. The film, which has already entered Rs 200 crore club and surpassed friend Aamir Khan's '3 Idiots' BO collection, has pulled off another feat by turning the highest overseas grosser of this year. According to trade analyst Taran Adarsh's...
  • Will mainstream Bollywood films like 'Kick' change Nawazuddin Siddiqui? August 2, 2014

    "Paida toh main bhi shareef hua tha, par sharaafat se kabhi apni bani nahi," says noted actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui in a particularly dramatic scene from the recentlyreleased film 'Kick'. The film, which has earned over Rs 173 crores since its release last week, is a typical Salman Khan flick. Replete with...
  • Idol Chat: Nawazuddin Siddiqui on his role in the movie 'Kick' August 2, 2014

    CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand speaks to actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui as his movie 'Kick' hits theatres. With his new film he has touched new heights of commercial success. "Playing a bad guy is more fun," said Siddiqui. ...
  • Salman Khanstarrer 'Kick' enters the Rs 100 croreclub on Eid July 29, 2014

    This might not come as a surprise to Salman Khan fans. After doing smashing business over weekend, 'Kick' has now hit the muchcoveted Rs 100 crore mark on the auspicious occasion of Eid. Movie critic and analyst Taran Aadash tweeted on Tuesday, "As you read this, Kick enters the Rs...
  • Why Nawazuddin Siddiqui is the perfect nemesis for Salman Khan in 'Kick' July 26, 2014

    New Delhi: What are the trademarks of a successful villain? The overthetop outfit? The catchphrase? The evil laugh? Loud, booming, threatening personality? While there may by many theories for and against each answer, we were pleasantly surprised to see Nawazuddin Siddiqui in a very atypical role both for him, as...
  • Salman Khan's transparency connects him with audience: Nawazuddin Siddiqui July 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor par excellence Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who admits he got a kick out of working with Salman Khan in Sajid Nadiadwala's 'Kick', says the superstar's honesty is his biggest virtue. "We may come from different schools of acting. And I like to prepare for my scenes. But once on the sets,...
  • 'Kick' is completely different from what I have done before: Nawazuddin Siddiqui July 23, 2014

    Mumbai: 'Gangs of Wasseypur' star Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who has teamed up with Salman Khan in the upcoming 'Kick', says he plays a very thrilling role in the masala entertainer. Nawaz says film's directorproducer Sajid Nadiadwala wrote the part keeping him in mind. "Sajid told me that when the character was being written...
  • Anurag Kashyap: I'd like to tell longer stories on the small screen June 29, 2014

    Leh: Innumerable melodramatic family dramas and romantic sagas are currently dominating the small screen and filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is hoping to break the clutter with his finite series "Yudh". He says if the medium allows "good" tales, he's ready to make more for it. "Yudh", due to go on air in...
  • Amitabh Bachchan to play a cameo in Nawazuddin Siddiqui starrer 'Ghoomketu' June 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will be seen in a special appearance in Nawazuddin Siddiquistarrer 'Ghoomketu'. Amitabh posted a few photographs from the shoot on his official blog http://srbachchan.tumblr.com Sunday and shared the news about his presence in the comedy directed by Pushpendra Mishra. "Those images from the Blog are an entire day's...
  • Now a Youtube channel for short film lovers May 8, 2014

    New Delhi: A dedicated channel for short stories that are made in India has already garnered much curiosity. The channel, known as Pocket Films, is one stop channel on Youtube that caters to all kinds of short films that are made in India. The channel has around 75, 000 subscribers...
  • Looking forward to work with Salman Khan in 'Kick': Nawazuddin Siddiqui April 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Acclaimed actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who is making significant inroads into commercial Hindi cinema, has been signed on to play a major role in the next Salman Khan blockbuster 'Kick'. He is excited about sharing the frame with the superstar. "I've been told not to say anything about my role. But...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nawazuddin ahead of others in the Best Supporting Actor category February 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The pace at which your participation in the first IBNLive Movie Awards is growing is really heartwarming. We are grateful for your cooperation, but the purpose is still not served. You need to shower your blessings for some more time as the voting is open for some more...
  • Confirmed: Nawazuddin Siddiqui to feature in Salman Khan's 'Kick' January 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Denying recent reports that actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui will not be a part of Salman Khan's 'Kick', producer Sajid Nadiadwala has confirmed that the actor will start shooting for the film soon. "We were all celebrating Nawaz's (Nawazuddin) big win at Filmfare when we heard this news. We are starting the...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nominees for Best Actor in a Comic Role January 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The awards season is upon us and this is the time when the best of Indian cinema is judged, reviewed rewarded for entertaining us in the past year. 2013 has seen a mixed bag of films comprising both popular and art house cinema. In our maiden initiative, we...