Nawazuddin Siddiqui to be honoured at Cardiff International Film Festival

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Updated: Oct 24, 2019, 02:15 PM(IST)

File photo of Nawazuddin Siddiqui Photograph:( Zee News Network )

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Nawazuddin will be felicitated with the Golden Dragon Award at the fest, which will be held from October 24 to 27 at Cardiff Bay, Wales.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui will be honoured at the upcoming Cardiff International Film Festival 2019 for his contribution to the world of cinema.

Nawazuddin will be feted with the Golden Dragon Award at the fest, which will be held from October 24 to 27 at Cardiff Bay, Wales. 

He will get the award on the final day of the fest.

On the same, the actor said, "I am very excited to be part of Cardiff International Film Festival and look forward to attending the festival, (sic).”

Nawazuddin started off in films with barely there roles in ‘Sarfarosh’ and ‘Shool’, to now playing lead actor in films like ‘Thackeray’, Anurag Kashyap's Gangs Of Wasseypur’ and many others. He was most recently seen in acclaimed web series, ‘Sacred Games’.

Meanwhile, Rahil Abbas, founder at the Cardiff International Film Festival (CIFF) said, "Nawaz is our special guest.”

The festival was created in 2016 by Abbas, along with Andrea Moignard and Cheryl Ingram. 

The festival jury and supporters include Anurag Kashyap, Florence Aiyisi, John Altman, Joe Ferrera, Keith Williams, Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya, Norman J Warren, Kimberley Nixon, Jonny Owen, Maria Pride, Kai Owen and Matthew Rhys.

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