Nawab Shah, who acted in the films Jaaneman, Lakeer and Lakshya, is emerging as the new villain in Bollywood. He is playing the chief antagonist in Shah Rukh Khan‘s Don 2 directed by Farah Khan and also in Salman Khan‘s Bodyguard.
Nawab Shah is being hailed as the new Amrish Puri. In Don 2 he has been given a very powerful bad man role. According the director Farah Khan, the natural Pathan looks of Nawab Shah gives him an aura of an international crook who is pitted against the Don who himself is an underworld chieftan.
Impressed by Nawab Shah’s performance in Don 2 which is nearing completion, he has been signed up to play the main villain in Salman Khan’s Bodyguard which is a remake if Malayalam hit of the same name.
Nawab Shah also has acted in Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam films.