Talented actor Nawazuddin Siddique, confirming his next project with megastar Amitabh Bachchan but not disclosing any further details, said he had never ever dreamed he would get this chance. “I am very much fortunate to work with Mr. Bachchan. I have never even thought in my dream that he would wish to work with me. It’s a good luck that I am getting to work with such a big actor in my next film,” he said at an event where he was announced as a brand ambassador of a premium suiting brand Mayur Suiting. Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui at the press conference announcing him as the new brand ambassador of Mayur Suitings in Mumbai on Oct. 6, 2015.
As per the reports it was a request from Big B himself to director Sujoy Ghosh asking the filmmaker to cast him with Nawazuddin. Ghosh has finally scripted a tale that has both Amitabh and Nawazuddin in interesting roles. If reports are to be believed the film is titled “Kerala” and is a thriller set in the south Indian state.
This year, Nawazuddin was seen in “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” and “Manjhi – The Mountain Man” and garnered praise for both. Currently he is shooting for “Raees” with Shahrukh Khan where he is playing a cop. Directed by Rahul Dholakia and produced by Farhan Akhtar, Ritesh Sidhwani and Gauri Khan, this film is scheduled to be released on July 8, 2016.