Nawazuddin Siddiqui said, ‘My grandmother was of small caste, so even today we are not accepted in our village because of her grandmother.’
- Latest version:October 10, 2020, 7:08 am IST
He is a resident of a small village in Uttar Pradesh. Recently, Siddiqui has spoken openly about caste discrimination in his village. Nawazuddin Siddiqui said, “My grandmother was of small caste, so we are still not accepted in our village because of our grandmother.”
‘Racism is a matter of pride for the people of my village’
Siddiqui further said, ‘I am famous, nothing comes to him. Racism is deeply involved in the people of my village. Caste discrimination is in their veins. It is a matter of pride for the people of my village. Sheikh Siddiqui belongs to the upper castes and has nothing to do with those whom he considers inferior to himself. It still exists today. It is very difficult. The actress also termed the incident as “unfortunate incident”. He said it was important to speak out against the mistake and that the artist community was also speaking out against the incident.
Speaking of work front, Nawazuddin Siddiqui has recently been seen following the Netflix movie Sirius. The film, directed by Sudhir Mishra, is about a father from a low-income background trying to improve his financial situation with the help of his son, while his son is a small child. The film also stars Shweta Basu Prasad, Indira Tiwari, NASA and Akash Das.