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Best Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s movies for a streaming marathon

Nawazuddin Siddiqui is celebrating his 50th birthday today (on May 19). On this special occasion, opt for his movie marathon and stream his popular films available on OTT platforms.

Best Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s movies for a streaming marathon

Nawazuddin Siddiqui. (Courtesy: Instagram)

Last Updated: 07.35 PM, May 19, 2024


Nawazuddin Siddiqui is one of the most versatile actors in Indian cinema. He knows how to get into the skin of his characters and deliver a powerful performance on the screen. Although Siddiqui has seen his share of ups and downs, his talent remains unmatched. Nawazuddin has left a lasting impact with his on-screen performance in some of his hit movies already. On May 19, as the actor celebrates his 50th birthday, revisit some of his best films which are available to stream on various OTT platforms.

Best Nawazuddin Siddiqui films on OTT

Gangs of Wasseypur

Director: Anurag Kashyap

OTT platform: Amazon Prime Video

Star cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Manoj Bajpayee, Jaideep Ahlawat, Richa Chadha


Gangs of Wasseypur, directed by Anurag Kashyap, continues to be Nawazuddin Siddiqui's finest work to date. The actor played the role of Faizal Khan in the film, which was released theatrically in 2012. While the first installment hit the silver screen in June 2012, the second part was available to watch in cinemas in August. Needless to add, Siddiqui's dialogue, 'Baap ka, Dada ka, Bhai ka. Sabka badla lega re, tera Faizal', is still etched in everyone's mind. You can watch the movie on Amazon Prime Video.


Director: Akshat Ajay Sharma

OTT platform: ZEE5

Star cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Anurag Kashyap, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub

Director Akshat Ajay Sharma's film Haddi, featuring Nawazuddin in a dual role, had a digital release on ZEE5 and OTTplay Premium last year on September 7, 2023. The storyline of this film was about a 'transgender, who moves to Delhi and joins a gang of transgenders and cross-dressers headed by an influential man'. Siddiqui shared screen space with Anurag Kashyap and Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub in the film.


Director: Sriram Raghavan

OTT platform: JioCinema, ZEE5, Amazon Prime Video

Star cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Varun Dhawan

Sriram Raghavan's 2015 film Badlapur was based on the novel Death's Dark Abyss. The film, which earned critical acclaim and commercial success, featured Nawazuddin and Varun in the lead roles. The story of this crime thriller is about Raghu who sets out to take revenge on Liak and Harman, for killing his family members. If you missed watching Badlapur earlier, you can stream it now on ZEE5, OTTplay Premium, JioCinema and Amazon Prime Video.

Raman Raghav 2.0

Director: Anurag Kashyap

OTT platform: ZEE5

Star cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Sobhita Dhulipala, Vicky Kaushal

Anurag Kashyap's Raman Raghav 2.0 was theatrically released in 2016. The psychological thriller film was a story about a cat-and-mouse chase between serial killer Ramanna and police officer Raghav. While Nawazuddin was seen as the serial killer, Vicky Kaushal portrayed the character of ACP Raghavan Singh Umbi. The movie can be streamed on ZEE5 as well as on OTTplay Premium.

Raat Akeli Hai

Director: Honey Trehan

OTT platform: Netflix

Star cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Radhika Apte

Honey Trehan's film Raat Akeli Hai directly premiered on Netflix. Starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Radhika Apte, the crime thriller revolves around the story of a cop, who is summoned to investigate the death of a family member. Siddiqui was seen as Inspector Jatil Yadav in the movie while Apte portrayed the character of Radha. Shweta Tripathi Sharma and Tigmanshu Dhulia are also an integral part of Raat Akeli Hai.