Nawazuddin Siddiqui is doing a film with Anurag Kashyap again, and no points for guessing his character — it’s serious. His real, raw roles in intelligent films are no more a surprise, and though he gunned it with Gangs of Wasseypur, we ask the 39-year-old if he’s lately limiting his options as a ‘hero’ with too few lead roles and too much intensity. It’s great that the Gangs team is back for your next film, Shorts, but don’t you feel like getting away from this seriousness for a bit to do the happier hero stuff?
Hero banna toh sabse easy hai! Dancing around trees, wearing red shirts, glamorous show-sha ... yeh toh koi bhi kar sakta hai. Har gali mein ek hero hai. There’s nothing challenging about a starry role ... they’re all the same, too clichéd. Why shou