After garnering a rave response for his role in his last web series 'Scared Games', Nawazuddin Siddiqui has another reason to rejoice. The 'Mom' star will now share screen space with superstar Rajinikanth in his upcoming movie 'Thalaivar 165'. This film will mark Nawazuddin Siddiqui's Tamil debut.
The 'Gangs of Wasseypur' star recently shared his excitement of working with the superstar on Social media. Nawaz shared a picture of him rehearsing lines from the sets of the movie and captioned the picture saying, "Rehearsing my lines for my first Tamil movie #Thalaivar165. Delighted to be working with the Superstar #Thalaivar".
The movie also features Vijay Sethupathi, Bobby Simha, Simran, Sanath Reddy, Munishkanth, Megha Akash, and Deepak Ramesh in pivotal roles. The movie is helmed by Karthik Subbaraj who took to Twitter to welcome Nawaz and expressed his excitement of working with the 'Sacred Games 'star. He wrote "Welcome to Tamil cinema, sir... We too are delighted to work with you.. #Thalaivar165".
According to media reports, the director is honoured to work with superstar Rajinikanth and directing Thalaivar is the best moment of his life. The director reportedly admitted that his fascination and passion towards cinema grew because of Rajinikanth and directing him in a film is like a dream come true. He further went on to add that he is really excited to work with the superstar.
Besides 'Thalaivar 165', Nawazuddin Siddiqui will also feature in Saadat Hasan Manto's biopic 'Manto'. This Nandita Das directorial will hit theatres on September 21. Nawazuddin will also be seen playing the titular role of Shri Balasaheb Thackeray in the biopic tilted 'Thackeray'. The film is directed by Abhijit Panse and features Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Abdul Quadir Amin, Laxman Singh Rajput in pivotal roles.
On the other hand, Rajinikanth, who broke box office records with his last released 'Kaala', will also be seen in the sequel of Robot titled '2.0'. The actor will reprise the role of Dr Vaseegaran in the film. Akshay Kumar is playing the antagonist in '2.0' and reports suggest that the actor will reportedly be seen in twelve different looks in the film. The Rajinikanth-Akshay Kumar starrer is set to hit theatres on November 29.
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