Nawazuddin Siddiqui: I struggled for so many years that it was difficult to even survive

Nawazuddin Siddiqui: I struggled for so many years that it was difficult to even survive news
Pankaj Sabnani By Pankaj Sabnani | 10 Sep 2015 17:06:44.4570000 IST
It won’t be wrong to say that Nawazuddin Siddiqui ki ab toh nikal padi hai. He’s acting in ‘mainstream commercial films’ like KICK, BAJRANGI BHAIJAAN and also ‘content-driven films’ like THE LUNCHBOX. He’ll also be seen in RAEES with Shah Rukh Khan.

NAWAZUDDIN SIDDIQUI
NAWAZUDDIN SIDDIQUI

Ask him if he’s finally getting his due after so many years and he says, “I’ve got more credit than I deserve. Honestly, I wasn’t expecting this much.”

Talking to us about his struggling days, the actor says, “I never had negative feelings but since I was a trained actor I wanted to work. I didn’t want to feel rusted. I didn’t mind doing acting in plays, serials, films or workshops. I liked being in that world. When I was not in that zone, I used to feel bad.”

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He further adds, “Since I struggled for so many years, it was difficult to even survive. It’s very important to be alive in your struggle phase.”

Well now that he’s at it, we’re sure that there’s no looking back.