Nawazuddin Siddiqui was in high spirits after he won the ‘Best Actor in a Web Original Film (Male)’ accolade at the first ever Flyx Filmfare OTT Awards. He was awarded for his portrayal of Inspector Jatil Yadav in Netflix’s thrilling whodunnit, ‘Raat Akeli Hai’.
The film revolves around the murder of a wealthy lord on the night of his wedding. Everyone in the family is a suspect and it is up to Jatil Yadav to figure out who. It also stars Radhika Apte alongside Siddiqui.
Post his win, the actor released a statement saying:
“It’s an honour for me to have received the prestigious Black Lady for Raat Akeli Hai. 2020 was a challenging year for most of us but I’m glad that this year with Raat Akeli Hai and Serious Men I could connect with my audiences. Good content indeed has been a support system for everyone during this pandemic.
“I’m grateful that all the hard work is being acknowledged and it is a huge recognition for the actors, creators, writers and everyone else who are involved. It’s a motivation to do better and achieve the other goals that I have for next year.”
Known for his stellar roles, Siddiqui has cemented his name in the OTT industry with his performances in successful shows and films like ‘Sacred Games’ and ‘Serious Men’.