Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Entertainment  /  Published 23.11.20

A vulnerable, fallible detective with a conscience

Why have Diego Romero as DoP and what did he bring to the vision of the story? Diego and some of his friends met me in Madrid after watching a retrospective of my films at Madrid Intl Film Festival. ...
By Arindam Chatterjee in

Entertainment  /  Published 20.11.20

Amrita Chattopadhyay on her screen journey

Amrita Chattopadhyay shot for her first Hindi film Anwar Ka Ajab Kissa (directed by Buddhadeb Dasgupta) back in 2013, when she was still studying. In her own words, she was slightly “naive, clue...
By Arindam Chatterjee in Calcutta

Entertainment  /  Published 30.09.20

A chat with three Serious Men

Nawazuddin Siddiqui had always nurtured the dream of working with director Sudhir Mishra. That happened with Serious Men. Based on Manu Joseph’s novel of the same name, Serious Men focuses on Ay...
By Priyanka Roy  in

Entertainment  /  Published 03.08.20

A paradigmatic noir

The first shot of Raat Akeli Hai is a thing of beauty. The headlights of a car pierce through the blinding darkness of a highway, even as a pulsating background score hints that something is afoot. Th...
By Priyanka Roy  in

Entertainment  /  Published 21.09.18

Manto: Nawazuddin is the life of the film

I may be a writer of obscene stories, a clown, but I am also a husband and a father. — Saadat Hasan Manto Nandita Das’s biopic focuses on the two main aspects of Manto’s life — anti-establishm...
By Priyanka Roy in


Entertainment  /  Published 21.09.18

Netflix renews Sacred Games for Season 2

Netflix has officially green lit the hit series 'Sacred Games' for a second season. The thriller series, based on author Vikram Chandra's novel of the same name, features Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Saif ...
By PTI in

Entertainment  /  Published 09.07.19

Watch: Sacred Games Season 2 trailer

The wait is over, people. Netflix India has just dropped the trailer for Season 2 of Sacred Games. Based on a novel of the same name by Vikram Chandra, the first season saw Saif Ali Khan's Sartaj Sing...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

Entertainment  /  Published 28.01.19

Thackeray is more hagiography than biopic

The irony of it all. A few years ago, Nawazuddin Siddiqui was forced to step down from a Ramleela event after the Shiv Sena objected to a Muslim playing a Hindu character. In Thackeray, released last ...
By Priyanka Roy in

India  /  Published 26.12.18

Thackeray’s prescription for Thackeray, The Film

The Shiv Sena, known for throwing tantrums ahead of the release of movies it perceives as a threat to its vision of India, is getting a taste of its own bitter medicine and refusing to swallow the pot...
By Arnab Ganguly in Mumbai

Entertainment  /  Published 21.08.19

Sacred Games Season 2 suffers from weak writing

Kabhi kabhi lagta hai apun hi Aldous Huxley hai.As you watch Sacred Games 2, you wonder if the writers told themselves that. They even try to invent a new drug, which a cult leader hands about like Ca...
By Sumit Bhattacharya in


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