Nawazuddin, who is basking in the glory of walking down the red carpet at this year’s Cannes film festival, will soon be seen in an international production.
Last Updated: 11.42 AM, May 18, 2022
Nawazuddin Siddiqui is a highly celebrated star in the country among cinephiles and is also a talented actor who has proven his mettle. The latest news is that the Gangs of Wasseypur actor has bagged another international production.
As reported by Indian Express, Nawazuddin will take the lead in a US indie film titled, Laxman Lopez. Touted to be a Christmas-themed film, the project will be directed by Roberto Girault. La Leyenda Del Diamante, Los Arboles Mueren de Pie and El Estudiante are some of the films that the filmmaker has previously helmed.
According to the report, the film’s production will begin later this year and will be filmed exclusively in the United States of America. While further details about the film’s casting have not been announced, the project will be backed by Lalit Bhatnagar.
“The narration had me excited for multiple reasons. For starters, the opportunity to work in a Christmas movie is something very different and immediately had my attention. The director, Roberto Girault, has shown his power and command over the camera,” he said in a statement as reported by the publication.
He added that the movie can unveil a new side to the actor and that it was a welcome challenge. He further added that the film’s title had him instantly curious.
Nawazzudin was earlier part of an international production of 2021, titled No Land’s Man. The American-Bangladeshi-Indian drama film was directed and written by Mostofa Sarwar Farooki and was recently selected for Sydney Film Festival.
Manto, Gangs Of Wasseypur, Raman Raghav, Sacred Games and The Lunchbox saw some of the actor’s most popular roles, all of which were celebrated by the Indian audience. Nawazuddin was one of the many Indian stars to walk down the red carpet at this year’s Cannes International Film Festival, as part of the Indian contingent.