Nawazuddin Siddiqui is a powerhouse of talent. He has acted in several films including Manto, Te3n, and Bajrangi Bhaijaan. The actor has earned critical appreciations for his amazing performance in his film projects, and now, he has achieved another milestone.
He has been honoured with the prestigious Golden Dragon Award at the Cardiff International Film Festival for excellence in cinema in the global arena. The Gangs of Wasseypur actor was presented the award by counsel general of Wales, UK, Mick Antoniw, on Sunday at an event in Cardiff.
He shared the news with his fans via a tweet and even congratulated veteran actor Judi Dench who was honoured with a lifetime achievement award at the ceremony.
An elated Nawaz tweeted, “Congratulations #DameJudiDench on receiving the Lifetime Achievement award. Thank You Mr. @MickAntoniw1 the Counsel General of Wales, UK & Cardiff International Film Festival for bestowing me with the prestigious Golden Dragon Award.”
The actor has made a mark internationally with Netflix’s Sacred Games, Ritesh Batra’s Photograph and BBC UK’s McMafia(which marked his debut in foreign television).
In a period of five years, eight of the actor’s films have been selected for screening at the Cannes Film Festival. He will next be seen in the wedding comedy Motichoor Chaknachoor which is ready to hit the theatres on Nov 15.