A young man from small-town Budhana in Muzzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, moved to Delhi to try his luck at theatre. Today, he is one of Bollywood s most soughtafter actors. A versatile performer with a strong grounding in theatre, he surprises audiences with every role he plays from Officer Khan in Kahaani, Faizal Khan in Gangs of Wasseypur and Shaikh in The Lunchbox to Liak in Badlapur, Chand Nawab in Bajrangi Bhaijan and Dasrath Manjhi in Manjhi. However, the journey to fame and fortune was far from easy over the years, Nawazuddin Siddiqui went from being a manager at a petrochemical factory in Haridwar to a watchman in Delhi. This memoir is a celebration of his life.