Nawazuddin Siddique blushes slightly when his ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ director suddenly pops in between the interview and instigates the journalist to ask Nawaz about his sex scenes in the film. It is not difficult to not notice this 5’6 actor as he quietly slips into the room and sits in a corner before the interview. For someone who has been used to not being noticed for long, this sudden attention from the media and audience is overwhelming.
Siddique is the new flavour of the season after the success of ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’. The recognition did not come overnight and took him 14 years of endless struggle to reach a space when directors are calling him with ‘different’ kind of films, the same people who had earlier wanted to cast him as a beggar or a petty thief. “Because of my short height, I was offered roles which corresponded with my structure- of a beggar or a Read More »from Rising above stereotypes