Nawazuddin Siddiqui is an Indian Bollywood actor born in Budhana, India on May 19, 1974. He is best known for his roles in Kahaani, and Kashyap’s Black Friday. In 1999 he made his debut into Bollywood in the film Sarfarosh. He has gone on to be in numerous films, including The Bypass, Family, Black & White, New York Peepli Live, Aatma, Shorts, Liar’s Dice, The Lunchbox, and many others. He has also appeared in several television shows like Parsai Kehte Hain, Oudh, McMafia, and Sacred Games. Throughout his career he has won several awards for his roles including an Asian Film Award for Best Supporting Actor for Talaash, a Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for The Lunchbox, and a National Film Award for Dekh Indian Circus.