Nawazuddin Siddiqui awarded Golden Dragon Award at Cardiff International Film Festival


The Gangs of Wasseypur actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui has been awarded the prestigious Golden Dragon Award at Cardiff International Film Festival in the UK. Nawazuddin was awarded for his excellence in cinema in the global arena. Nawazuddin has starred in movies like Gangs of Wasseypur, Raman Raghav 2.0, Kahani, Kick, Photograph, Thackery, etc. He also starred in Netflix’s original show Sacred Games along with Saif Ali Khan.

Cardiff International Film Festival was commenced in 1989 and was originally held in Aberystwyth as the National Film Festival for Wales, before being the movie to Cardiff for popularity.


On Monday, the actor took his Twitter account to share the news with the entire Bollywood fraternity. He thanked Mick Antoniw and the Cardiff International Film Festival for honoring him the Golden Dragon Award. The festival was held from October 24 to 27. Nawazuddin also served as an official jury member for the festival. The actor has recently made his debut on foreign television with the BBC series McMafia as one of the show’s main cast members.


Nawazuddin Siddiqui received a lot of love & wishes from his Bollywood friends on such a prestigious occasion of receiving the award.

The actors who wished Nawaz included Kubbra Sait, Ronit Roy, etc. along with his fans praising his acting skills. Nawazuddin Siddiqui is one of the finest actors Bollywood has had. From starring in a minor role as a pickpocket in Munna Bhai MBBS to starring into a full-fledged role as lead actor in Gangs of Wasseypur 2, Nawazuddiin has made his mark in the industry. He was last seen in Housefull 4 as an exorcist. He will be next seen in an upcoming comedy alongside Athiya Shetty in Motichoor Chakhnachoor. The wedding comedy is slated to hit the theatres on November 15.


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