There was a time when actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui had two different views on acting Kahani (2012) He cheated his time between two films. A decade after the release of the film, he admitted that he was happy with the success.
Although Vidya Balan directs the story of a pregnant woman searching for her missing husband and eventually closes together with a twist, Siddiqui holds a unique place for herself as an investigating officer. Director Sujoy Ghosh changed his ‘no’ to ‘yes’.
I am proud to have directed this film today without looking back at myself after that. I’m so glad people loved my role and I continue to do it today, ”Siddique told us, recalling that he was on set. Gangs of Wassepur, Thalash: The answer is inside And Kahani At the same time.
The 47-year-old added, “They were all released together. Dino Philemon ne Carrier Badal Thea Mera. In fact, I do not want to (do) Kahani. Workshops at that time Gangs of Wasipur Sujoy called me and we arranged a meeting at a restaurant in Versova, where he showed me a documentary, which I was interested in following.
Ghosh’s realistic lens made Siddiqui accept, he says, “Then I went to Anurag Kashyap and asked for a few days off for the shooting of the film, which he gladly agreed to. That’s the best thing about Anurag. He is no more reluctant than an actor to shoot another film in the middle of his own project ”.
According to Siddiqui, the initial buzz of the film does not refer to the tradition it creates. “Shuru main koi itna kas idea nahi da ke film is tara hit hoki. In fact, Jab Film Release Hui, Teen Thin Tak Kuch Nahi Hua, Aur Na Bada Sala Ke Hit Hogi. After Sunday, I started getting calls from producers and gossip that the feedback was good and it was growing. Uske Baat Jaise movie Udi wo do Kamal hi Di, ”says the actor, who is currently busy shooting for his next film in Greater Noida.
A lot has changed since then, but his process of choosing challenges remains the same. “Even at that time, I was playing juggling between different characters at the same time. It remains the same to this day. Starting from zero and accepting the roles that bring me out of my comfort zone is the only challenge. Shuru se ussi line pe chal raha hun aur issi mein Maza aata hai, ”he says while wrapping.