Nawazuddin Siddiqui's journey before he made his big appearance in Gangs of Wasseypur, is common knowledge. We're all aware of his story and how much he struggled to make it big. But what we don't know are the principles that Nawaz followed both as a person and as an actor that have helped him become the actor that he is today.

In a recent interview to Film Companion , Nawaz spoke in detail about his guiding principles that form a major part of his success. He also laid bare some interesting tidbits about his method as an actor and all that he's gone through.

Here are some excerpts:

Nawaz will be next seen in Freaky Ali, which releases this Friday.

You can watch the entire interview here: