Netflix’s highly anticipated show ‘Sacred Games’ is already the talk of the town and audiences have been raving about Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s nuanced portrayal of a gangster, Ganesh Gaitonde, ever since. The Mumbai-set drama on India’s dark underworld based on Vikram Chandra’s 2006 novel, has taken the digital space by storm with Nawaz’s character being hailed as one of the best TV villains of all time.

Sacred Games- Nawazuddin Siddiqui as gangster Ganesh Gaitonde
Sacred Games- Nawazuddin Siddiqui as gangster Ganesh Gaitonde

While the National award winner has never failed to deliver one fine performance after another, the trade and industry believe that he will outdo himself with his upcoming film Manto.

Nandita Das with Nawazuddin Siddiqui on sets of Manto
Nandita Das with Nawazuddin Siddiqui on sets of Manto

Nawazuddin’s shocking transformation as writer Saadat Hasan Manto is already a subject of heated discussion, not surprising since the actor has always enjoyed getting under the skin of his characters.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Vajir Singh says “Nawazuddin Siddiqui is one of the finest actors of his generation and seamlessly transforms into the characters he plays on screen. Not only does he live the life of his characters, but also shockingly looks like them.”

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