Nawaz has found a way to weigh in on the debate.(YouTube)
Nawaz made the video with Magic If Films (Shamas N Siddiqui who the business manager for the actor) and is titled Sixteen Point Six Six.
The video starts with him introducing himself in regular clothes, holding up a placard that reads “Hi, I am Nawazuddin Siddiqui.” The next one reads “I had got my DNA test done and when the report came in, I found that I am…”. He is then dressed in white kurta pyjama with a saffron cloth over his shoulder and a vermillion on his forehead. He now holds the placard that reads ‘16.66% Hindu’.
Then dressed in a black bandhgala with a white karakul, with a placard that says ‘16.66% Muslim’.
Then he wears a red turban with thick moustache and the placard reads ‘16.66% Sikh.’
Nawaz then wears the robes of member of the church with a cross around his neck and the placard reads ‘16.66% Christian.’
Finally, he says that when he ‘discovered his soul’, he found that he is ‘100% artist’.
The video seems to be Nawaz’s own way of weighing on the national debate raging on secularism in the country.
Nawaz is currently working on four projects. He will star in Munna Michael, Manto, Mom and Babumoshai Bandookbaaz.