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‘Gangs Of Wasseypur’ actor feels people like him now have a chance in the industry
Shaheen Parkar (MID-DAY; June 25, 2012)
It has taken him over 13 years to be finally recognised. From doing blink-and-miss roles to being the hero of the film has not only been a long, but a rather bumpy journey for Nawazuddin Siddiqui. He counts 2012 to be his year with a slew of projects lined up for release. His latest film, Anurag Kashyap’s ‘Gangs Of Wasseypur’, released over the weekend.
Currently, the actor is shooting in Ahmedabad, for Shlok Sharma’s film and is in a no-network zone. But networking is something he doesn’t need to exactly do now. With several more films in his kitty, his performances in his recent projects have done the talking, fetching him even more offers as we ask him…
How are you tackling the suddenness of being a known name? The other day I was at Ahmedabad airport and people kept looking at me. It takes a second look and then it strikes them. People tell me, “Weren’t you the CBI inspector Khan in Kahaani?” I can understand that they are initially puzzled. But yes, after Kahaani, I do get stared at and stopped. For me it has finally happened! I had a small role in the Aamir Khan- starrer Sarfarosh. That was back in 1999. After Kahaani, I can say that a new chapter in my life has begun, as an actor. Attending the Cannes Film Festival was another high.
You share a great rapport with Anurag Kashyap? Anurag has never auditioned me for any role. I was also part of More >