'Mountain Man' one my toughest roles so far: Nawazuddin

Versatile actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui may have done challenging roles, but says his most difficult role has been in "Mountain Man", a biopic on the life of Dashrath Manjhi from Bihar.

Thursday, November 15, 2012 | 3:34:04 PM IST (+05:30 GMT)
 1 Comments | By

nawazuddin siddiqui

Versatile actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui may have done challenging roles, but says his most difficult role has been in "Mountain Man", a biopic on the life of Dashrath Manjhi from Bihar.

If he won international acclaim for his work in "Gangs of Wasseypur" and "Miss Lovely", Nawazuddin was equally appreciated back home for his work in thriller "Kahaani".

"Mountain Man" is being directed by Ketan Mehta and Nawazuddin told IANS: "My role in 'Mountain Man' is one of my toughest roles that I have played so far. It's not easy at all. It's a journey of a man Dashrath Manjhi. It's a very interesting film, which also has a wonderful love story."

Dashrath Manjhi from Nagar village, in Gaya district, made impossible possible with his sheer determination and perseverance. He cut a 300-metre-long and 25-ft-wide road through a mountain to link Ghivra Mauja of Dashrath Nagar, in Gehlaur Ghati to Atara Prakhand, Wajirganj, reducing the distance from 75 km to just one km. It took him 22 years to do it.

Manjhi, fondly called Mountain Man, died in 2007. He was 70.

The actor says he recently finished the shooting of the film in Bihar.

"I have just finished the shooting of Ketan Mehta's 'Mountain Man'. It was completely shot in Bihar in a 40-day schedule. I consider myself fortunate enough to be part of the film," said Nawazuddin.

The film also stars Radhika Apte as Manjhi's wife, Falguni Devi.

User Rating Rating(2 Votes)
nikki.171, .Jane..

Share On :

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on WhatsApp

To stay updated with similiar articles follow

Related News

User Comments & Ratings

Join India Forums for free to comment on this story. Have an account already? Use Quick Login to comment.
Dear Readers,
  • Please do not use derogatory comments in reply to the stories published on Bollywood, India-Forums.
  • The credibility of the site matter to us, and the comments in bad taste tend to invariably hurt the actors/production house/channel etc.
  • So kindly, refrain from creating an unhealthy atmosphere for all, and keep your comments constructive.
  • Also, please use the Rate It button if you want to just thank the author for posting the story.



  • Page 1 of 1

Posted on: 29 November 2012 at 10:20am
I believe you are the one im searching for,
I am Alima from Iran, your profile caught my attraction, please reply to my email address (alima_hadiyarashid @ ho tmail.c o m) so we can communicate easily to know each other the more, i promise to also send you my photo for you to know me. Remember that distance, religion or tribe does not matter in life but true affection is everything we need to live our life and be happy.
Yours new found friend,
Miss Alima.

Report Abuse

  • Page 1 of 1

Bollywood Hot N' Happening Articles Index

Disclaimer: All Logos and Pictures of various Channels, Shows, Artistes, Media Houses, Companies, Brands etc. belong to their respective owners, and are used to merely visually identify the Channels, Shows, Companies, Brands, etc. to the viewer. Incase of any issue please contact the webmaster.

Popular Channels :
Star Plus | Zee TV | Sony TV | Colors TV | SAB TV | Life OK

Quick Links :
Top 100 TV Celebrities | Top 100 Bollywood Celebs | About Us | Contact Us | Advertise | Forum Index