Nawazuddin Siddiqui: I Work For Money Too, Don’t Make Me Your Idol; I Will Do Every Role
Nawazuddin Siddiqui replied to fans who were disappointed with roles he played, including Ganesh Gaitonde in Sacred Games, on Arbaaz Khan’s show Pinch
Nawazuddin Siddiqui has impressed the classes and the masses alike with his finest acting chops. Be it the baddie Ganesh Gaitonde in Sacred Games or detective Daya Shankar Kapoor in Mom, he has aced every role to T. However, a bunch of his fans expressed their resentment towards the roles he has played including that of Gaitonde. During his appearance on Arbaaz Khan’s chat show Pinch, Nawazuddin said that he doesn’t want people to idolise him. “I am an actor and I will do every role,” he asserted in a conversation with Arbaaz.
Responding to a tweet about his struggle and onscreen work, the Babumoshai Bandookbaaz star said, “Mera struggle alag cheej thi. Mera kaam alag cheej hai. Aap motivation le sakte hai mere struggle se, lekin idol mat banao. Kyunki, agar aapne idol bana liya, main actor hoon main saare role bhi karunga aur paise bhi kamana hai mujhe. Maine apni life dekhi hai jaha bahot struggle kiya hai aur paisa nahi dekha hai. Main paise ke liye bhi kaam karta hoon, mujhe idol mat banao. Aap mera kaam dekho, uske baare mein sahi lagta hai galat lagta hai ye discuss kar sakte hai hum logg. Idol banake ke liye society ke bahot saare logg hai activisits hai experts hain. Mujhe lagta hai actors ko entertain karna chahiye.”
There were a bunch of tweets that Arbaaz read that showcased the viewers’ displeasure in the choice of roles Nawazuddin has done. “Main ek actor hoon aur main harr role karunga. Bahot saare jo so called liberals hai unhone bhi mujhe pucha ki aapne ye role kyun kiya, main unko toh jawaab nahi de sakta kyunki wo already samajhdaar hai. Ek bewakoof ko shayad na samjha sakun, par jo samajhdaar hai wo samajh rahe hai. Main ek actor hoon. Maine apni life mein 30 saal se sirf acting acting acting he socha hain. Wahi padha maine, ussi ke baaremein baat karta hoon ussi ko practice kiya saari zindagi aur wahi kaam karta hoon uske always dusra kaam maine kiya nahi ” clarified the Raman Raghav 2.0 actor.
He further added, “Mera kaam hai duniya ka koi bhi character aaye, main usko karunga. Main toh Ganesh Gaitonde ka bhi role karta hoon aur aaj sufi sant ka role kar raha hu kal ko kisi badmaash ka karunga. Mauka hai toh kar raha hoon. Usko wahi tak lena chahiye, ye film hai, ye iss tarah ka role hai bas khatam baat.”
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