10 Roles of Nawazuddin Siddiqui That Went Unnoticed –


46YO star Nawazuddin Siddiqui is an alumnus of NSD. He started with small roles in Bollywood industry and audience was least bothered to watch Siddiqui at that time as the eyes were only on the leads. Gradually , this talented star proved his acting skills and rest is history…

Today let’s watch out some of the movies , Nawazuddin was a part of but didn’t get in notice.

1. Sarfarosh

Sarfarosh was the debut film of Nawaz and he did small role of a criminal in the film .People didn’t notice him when the film was out and still find it a little hard to believe that he was a part of the film. He did the scene , where Aamir Khan is interrogating a bunch of suspects in a police station.

2. Munna Bhai MBBS

movies in which nawazuddin siddiqui went unnoticed

Even as a junior artist, Nawazuddin had great comic timing. Just check the opening sequences in Munna Bhai MBBS when he gets thrashed by a couple of people at the railway station when he tries to pick Sunil Dutt’s pocket. The sequence where he was getting treated by Sanjay Dutt’s team of “doctors,” is also hilarious.

3. Dev D

movies in which nawazuddin siddiqui went unnoticed

Remember how the song Emotional Attyachar was picturised? Well, Anurag Kashyap sure knows his craft. Nawazuddin Siddiqui was actually one of the actors who sang the song during the wedding procession sequence.

4. Black Friday

movies in which nawazuddin siddiqui went unnoticed

Another one of Anurag Kashyap’s movies that makes its way to the list is Black Friday. Hands down, this is one of the best Hindi films ever made and will go down as a classic. Remember the sequence where Kay Kay Menon is interrogating a bunch of suspects in a red-lit room? Well, he was interrogating Nawaz in that sequence.

5. Aaja Nachle

movies in which nawazuddin siddiqui went unnoticed

Oh yes, Nawazuddin Siddiqui has shared screen space with Madhuri Dixit as well. In her comeback film, Nawazudding played the role of one of her servants. In the skit that they present in front of the townsmen, Nawazuddin plays the role of a teacher.

6. New York

movies in which nawazuddin siddiqui went unnoticed

Nawazuddin Siddiqui wasn’t just a junior artist in New York. He was actually a very important minor character that helped in furthering the story and driving the plot to its fruition. Nawazuddin Siddiqui plays the role of a character who, like John Abraham, was detained by the FBI after 9/11, on suspicion of being associated with a terrorist’s cell. 

7. Ek Chalis Ki Last Local

movies in which nawazuddin siddiqui went unnoticed

One of the finest comedy thrillers we have in Hindi, Ek Chalis Ki Last Local is a film that has really aged well and remains timeless. Nawazuddin plays a druggie in the film who harasses Abhay Deol and Neha Dhupia, first by the side of a road, then in a bar they visit, and then finally tries to molest Neha, and finally dies in a rather comical manner. Even though he had very little screen time, Nawazuddin did manage to impress some influential filmmakers, who noticed him.

8. Shool


Nawaz played a minor role of a waiter at a dhaba against the leading actor Manoj Vajpayee. The Movie earned a lot of appraisal and still the favorite of many.

9. Family

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This movie was directed by Rajkumar Santoshi, superstars Akshay Kumar & Amitabh Bachchan played the lead role and for Nawaz this movie was the debutant as an actor.

10. Manorama Six Feet Under (2007)


Nawaz played a role of local goon who threatens an amateur detective, played by Abhay Deol.



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