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Movies you didn’t realize Nawazuddin Siddiqui starred in!

MUMBAI: Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui has been an active actor in Bollywood for 15 years, but he had to wait till 2012 to become a big name.

The actor who has proved his talent in uncountable hit films says that he is done with appearing in cameos.

When asked about doing cameos during an interview, he said;

“No, I will not do it anymore (he said laughingly). It’s as simple as that, why will I do them? I am done with my quota of small roles,” he said.

We bet you surely have missed some of Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s cameos in your much loved Bollywood films.

The Bypass

The bypass was a short film which garnered a lot of appreciation.This movie gave Siddique the opportunity to work with Irrfan Khan.


The very famous ‘Emotional Atyachaar’ song that had everyone singing along actually featured Siddiqui as a part of the ‘Rangila-Rasila’ duo.


In this action drama, he features as a waiter who takes the food order from Manoj Bajpayee and Raveena Tandon. Nawazuddin gets a bit bewildered as Manoj Bajpayee orders a very unusual dish which the former has never heard of. The role is so minuscule that he doesn’t even get credited even in the detailed end credits list.


In Aamir Khan’s ‘Sarfarosh’, Nawaz portrayed the character of a criminal in the custody of the cops. Aamir’s character meets him in jail to gather some information regarding a raid he was involved in.

Munna Bhai MBBS

Nawazudding Siddiqui starred in a supporting role of a pickpocket in Rajkumar Hirani’s ‘Munnabhai MBBS’. He shows up on-screen in a scene where Munna (Sanjay Dutt) pretends to be a doctor in front of his parents but is called out by Nawaz’s character as being a goon and not a doctor. However, Nawaz’s character ends up getting thrashed by Munna’s gang in a comic scene that is a must watch!


Jungle was directed by Ram Gopal Varma and featured Fardeen Khan and Urmila Matondkar in lead roles. Nawazuddin Siddiqui gets few crucial scenes in this flick. He plays the informer to the jungle bandit Durga Narayan Choudhary, essayed by Sushant Singh.


Nawazuddin Siddiqui can proudly say that he has worked with Akshay Kumar. In this multi-starrer, featuring Amitabh Bachchan, Aryeman Ramsay, Akshay Kumar, Bhumika Chawla and Sushant Singh, Nawazuddin Siddiqui is credited simply as Novaz. He plays one of the friends of Aryeman and readily agrees to join him when he wants to eliminate Amitabh Bachchan. But after a point, he develops cold feet and makes an exit.



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