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'Industry has racism problem more than nepotism', states Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui has stated in one of his recent interviews that he has faced more obstacles due to racism rather than that of nepotism.

2021-10-12T08:07:00Z
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Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who recently scored an International EMMY nomination for his performance in Sudhir Mishra’s Serious Men, has said that more than nepotism, the film industry has a racism problem.

Nawaz was speaking about his co-star in the film, Indira Tiwari, whom he hopes will get another lead role after Serious Men. That, he said, will be the real victory.  

The 47-year-old shared that there is so much racism in the industry that the problem is even more bigger than nepotism. He opened up on how he fought against it for many years, and hopes that dark-skinned actresses are made heroines as it’s very important.

He told Bollywood Hungama in Hindi, “Sudhir saab has immense knowledge about cinema, and his thought process is very practical. He cast her as the heroine, and I can guarantee you that there is so much racism in our industry, I will be very happy if she is cast as the lead again. Sudhir Mishra did it, but what about the head honchos in charge? More than nepotism, we have a racism problem.”

He continued, “I fought against it for many years, and I hope that dark-skinned actresses are made heroines; it’s very important. I’m not even talking about skin colour; there is a bias that exists in the industry which needs to end for better films to be made… I was rejected for many years only because I’m short and I look a certain way, although I can’t complain now. But there are so many other great actors who fall prey to this kind of bias.”

Meanwhile on the work front, Nawazuddin has a number of movies in his kitty. He will next be seen in ‘Bole Chudiyan’, 'Jogira Sara Ra Ra', 'Heropanti 2' and more movies.


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detained0 1 months ago 'Industry has racism problem more than nepotism', states Nawazuddin Siddiqui
He can feel this statement because most of the star is fair in Colour but he is dusky in color due to that he feels racism. But for a true movie lover, this is not an issue for us. We Love U Nawazuddin Siddiqui. We know that how you became a superstar for those who are dusky, You are the inspiration for them.
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