Nawazuddin Siddiqui Says His Daughter, Shora Wants To Pursue Acting, Adds, 'Want Her To Be Trained'

Nawazuddin Siddiqui reveals how his firstborn, Shora wishes to pursue acting and reveals she has been under training as well.


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Nawazuddin Siddiqui Says His Daughter, Shora Wants To Pursue Acting, Adds, 'Want Her To Be Trained'

Nawazuddin Siddiqui is one of the most versatile actors in Bollywood. Being a complete outsider to the working of the competitive film industry, he ventured forth bravely and created an enigmatic career path for himself. He started off his career by getting trained in the National School of Drama, and performing in various theatrical plays. It wasn’t until 2010 when Nawazuddin received widespread acclaim for his role in the film, Peepli Live. Ever since, he starred in a number of films, such as Kahaani, Gangs Of Wasseypur, The Lunchbox, Talaash and so many more. In his personal life, Nawaz is married to Aaliya Siddiqui and the couple is blessed with two kids, Shora and Yani.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui reveals his daughter, Shora wishes to enter into films

In a recent interaction with the TOI, Nawazuddin Siddiqui revealed that his elder daughter, Shora wants to follow his footsteps and enter into films. Talking more on it, the doting father revealed that he has enrolled her into an acting school as well. In his words:

“I want Shora to follow her dreams. She is 13 and is all set to pursue performing arts. I have enrolled her into an acting school.”

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Nawazuddin says he wants his daughter to be trained well in the craft

Moving forth in the interview, the actor revealed that at the end of the day, he wants Shora to train well, if she desires to be in the performing arts. He added that he wishes to take his daughter to the best of acting schools and workshops anywhere, and that she would always have his support. Wishing that her daughter puts her best foot forward in terms of efforts, Nawazuddin concluded:

“I want her to be a trained actor if she wishes to take up acting professionally. Acting is an art and it helps to be prepared. I am there for her and will always support her in every way possible, but just that isn't enough. I will even take her to the best acting schools and workshops. If you want something badly, you need to put your best foot forward and do it with all your heart.”


Nawazuddin revealed getting a shocker when Shora asked him to buy her a bag worth lakhs

Well, Nawazuddin Siddiqui is every doting father ever, and he never fails to fulfil the demands of his children. Earlier, while speaking on the YouTube channel, Unfiltered With Samdish, the actor narrated an anecdote, when he got a shocker upon learning the price of a bag his daughter, Shora ardently wished to purchase. He narrated:

“A few days back, she took me to a mall in Dubai, papa ek chota sa bag chahiye mujhe. I said, fine, buy it. I thought it must be some small bag. But, she pulled me to Louis Vuitton’s showroom and picked up a small bag. Par jab usne mujhe rate bataye toh mere hosh udd gaye. It was very expensive. It costed Rs 2 lakh. I thought it must be somewhere around Rs 20-25k, itna sa toh bag hai vo. But when I was told its price, I was like, ‘Hain?”

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When Nawazuddin’s wife, Aaliya revealed reconciling with the former

Almost a year back, Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s personal life became the forefront of headlines, when his wife, Aaliya Siddiqui claimed to be thrown out of his house in Dubai. A lot of arguments, claims and public revelations followed, and it became an ugly affair. However, it was in March 2024 when Aaliya dropped a picture with Nawaz, as they celebrated their wedding anniversary together. While this sparked reconciliation murmurs, it was later, in an interview with ETimes, that Aaliya confirmed the same. She revealed that the two of them sorted out their differences and surrendered to live peacefully again.


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