Nawazuddin Siddiqui To Make A Collaboration With Netflix Again On "Serious Men"

Vaishnavi Gavankar |Jun 04, 2019

"I hope that people give Ayyan Mani from the "Serious Men" the same love that they extended to Ganesh Gaitonde from the "Sacred Games", said the phenomenal actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui.

The most audience loved villain of Bollywood, Nawazuddin Siddiqui is all set to collaborate with Netflix again. The actor will be playing the lead role in the streaming giant’s upcoming film Serious Men, which is an adaptation of Manu Joseph’s book Serious Men. The movie will be directed by Sudhir Mishra and produced by Bombay Fables and Cinerama Entertainment on Netflix.

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Actor Nawazuddin Siddhique

In a statement with the entertainment portal, Nawazuddin shared his excitement on reuniting with Netflix. He said, “I am very excited to be a part of Netflix’s Serious Men and work with a creative mind like Sudhir Mishra. This is my second stint with Netflix after Sacred Games and I hope that people give Ayyan Mani (from Serious Men) the same love that they extended to Ganesh Gaitonde (from Sacred Games). For now, I am eagerly awaiting the release of Sacred Games 2 and can’t wait to see the audience’s reaction.”

Manu Joseph's book "Serious Men".

Manu Joseph is the editor of the Indian news magazine Open and a columnist with the International Herald Tribune. His first novel Serious Men won the PEN Open Book Award and The Hindu Best Fiction Award 2010. It was shortlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize and the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction and was picked by The Independent, The Huffington Post, and California.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui in a still from the "Sacred Games".

Actor Nawazuddin has last seen the web series Sacred Games where he was playing the character of Ganesh Gaitonde. Along with the co-actors, members include Radhika Apte, Girish Kulkarni, Neeraj Kabi, Jeetendra Joshi, Rajshri Deshpande, Karan Wahi, Amir Bashir, Jatin Sarna, and Kubra Sait. Sacred Games received positive and critically acclaimed reviews with particular praise for the performances and writing.

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Nawazuddin Siddiqui in a still from the movie "Bole Chudiyan".

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui will be seen as a passionate lover in director Shamas Nawab Siddiqui’s feature debut film Bole Chudiyan. Recently the film came into controversy for the sudden exit of the leading actress Mouni Roy. Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who is often seen portraying some intense roles, has been prepping up for Bole Chudiyan for quite some time now.

The actor has always surprised his fans by portraying varied distinct characters and yet again it'll be interesting to see him in a completely different avatar. The most awaited film Bole Chudiyan is Directed by Shamas Nawab Siddiqui, the film is produced by Rajesh Bhatia and Kiran Bhatia under the banner of Woodpecker Movies. The film is going on floors in June.


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