If there is any Bollywood veteran whose dialogue delivery can give us the chills, it is Naseeruddin Shah, hands down. Apart from his brilliant acting, there is a reason why he’s loved and respected by everyone in the industry. The conviction with which he acts, and the character and poise that he brings out, the man has defined a class of his own.

Here are 30 dialogues from his films, which wilfully back the kind of actor Naseeruddin Shah is:

Timeless dialogues, effortless delivery; that’s Naseeruddin Shah for us.

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