India, Dec. 8 -- For the last few weeks, Nawazuddin Siddiqui has been in the US shooting for his next international project, No Man's Land. He had attended the International Emmy Awards (IEmmys) in New York, where his British crime drama TV series, McMafia, won the Best Drama series. Riding high on global acclaim for his work, Nawazuddin feels the recognition abroad and in India has been fulfilling.

"International actors and filmmakers are watching good Indian content. We, too, are aware of the good films from Korea or Europe or US, and similarly, they know of the good films we make, irrespective of their box office fate. Moreover, I don't care about box office and if I did, I would have to do films that make crores and need songs and cert...