Paulo Coelho praises Nawazuddin Siddiqui, actor feels honoured

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Nawazuddin Siddiqui (L) and Paulo Coelho
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Bestselling author Paulo Coelho has praised Nawazuddin Siddiqui's work in "Sacred Games".

In turn, the Bollywood actor says it's an honour for him to be noticed and mentioned by someone like the noted author.

Coelho had shared the link of Netflix's "Sacred Games" and wrote: "One of the best series on Netflix, with the great actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui."

To which, Nawazuddin replied: "Sir Paulo Coelho. I have read your books 'The Alchemist' and also watched the film 'Veronika decides to Die' based on your novel. I have always been an ardent fan of your writing and it's an honour to be noticed and mentioned by someone like you. I don't have words to describe the feeling."

Earlier, the writer had shared the first look poster of a Malayalam film Kochavva Paulo Ayyappa Coelho, which is believed to have been inspired by his novel The Alchemist. The movie had Kunchacko Boban in the lead.

Nawazuddin will next be seen in "Bole Chudiyan", which marks the directorial debut of his brother Shamas Nawab Siddiqui and is produced by Rajesh Bhatia and Kiran Bhatia under their banner Woodpecker Movies.

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