New Delhi, April 16 -- This year saw actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui in intense but critically acclaimed films such as Thackeray and Photograph, so far. The actor will be next seen in a light-hearted film. Even though he has done a variety of films, from offbeat to commercial entertainers, the actor believes irrespective of the space, "the story should have some substance given any genre or milieu".

"Any film you do, it should be engaging. In our cinema, entertainment has mainly meant songs, dance and fight sequences. It is so much more. Having said that, things are changing. Personally, I have always wanted to steer clear of typical and cliched Bollywood roles. I like realistic performances, which are closer to real life. Such characters have a...