I was so poor, I tried to sell coriander to make money: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

The actor shares an anecdote from his struggling days

author_img Ayesha T Published :  19th January 2019 11:56 PM   |   Published :   |  19th January 2019 11:56 PM

Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Nawazuddin Siddiqui who will next be seen in the biopic Thackeray is known to share some unforgettable anecdotes from his struggling days. The actor, who appeared on The Kapil Sharma Show, revealed how he once bought coriander worth Rs 200 to sell and make money. But the leaves started to turn brown and the actor was quite taken aback. When he confronted the vendor, the latter told him that he should have sprinkled water to keep the leaves fresh.

The vendor didn’t help and Nawazudding lost his Rs 200, he had to travel without a ticket back to Mira Road, a suburb in Mumbai, with no money in his pocket. Sharing another incident he revealed how he received Rs 4,000 as salary for being a junior artiste. He had to give half the amount to his coordinators and he spent the rest of the money at a hotel and on rickshaw, and he was penniless again. Whatever the reason, Nawazuddin’s stories from his struggling days are quite insightful while being entertaining.