Calling him the undisputed king of the meme world, the Association of Social Media Users of India today honored the actor for his contribution to memes.
While bestowing the honor, the association mentioned how 90% of the viral memes on social media have some Nawaz connection.
According to a Social Media Research firm the actors GoW meme ‘Sabka Badla Lega Tera Ye Faisal’ has seen the maximum shares. Closely following Nawaz were Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and ex-Congress Party Chief Rahul Gandhi.
The actor spoke to Faking News and said that he was honored to receive the recognition, even if was late.
“I think I was born to provide content for memes. Started out as a sidey in low budget movies and now I am the undisputed king of the meme game, he said while reflecting on his movie career.
Nawaz also acknowledged that the current season of sacred games did not as much meme making material as the earlier season.
“Mai woh writer ko bola ki mereko acha dialogue maangta hai. jika public meme bana sake. Aaj kal web-series se jyada viral meme-series chalta hai,” he said.
Following his success on social media, there were also rumors that Nawaz was in talks with Netflix for a meme-only project .
The actor however refused to divulge any details, but said, “Jab tak social media pe meme chalu rahega, apun idharich hai.”