Nawab Shah is an Indian actor who predominantly works in the Hindi film industry. He marked his debut in the year 2000 with director Rajeev Kumar`s Raja Ko Rani Se Pyar Ho Gaya. However, Shah`s performance went unnoticed. Shah`s performance was critically acclaimed in the 2004 romantic war-drama film Lakshya and Saurabh Shukla`s Chehraa (2005). In 2011, Nawab Shah was signed to play a villain in Shahrukh Khan starrer Don 2, which was commercially successful. Shah later appeared in Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013), Humshakals (2014), Dilwale (2015), and Tiger Zinda Hai (2017) in various roles. He was a part of the main cast of Panipat (2019), a historical period drama film with an ensemble cast of Arjun Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, Kriti Sanon, and Zeenat Aman. His 2020 releases include Darbar and Khuda Haafiz. In 2020, he appeared in the Tamil action-drama film Sulthan.