Nawazuddin Siddiqui spoke about the difficulties he had to face while playing the character of Bal Thackeray for the biopic ‘Thackeray’. During the film promotion he talked about the challenges he had to encounter while playing the role. He said, “It required a lot of hard work because it was a complex character. It was so difficult actually. Preparation is done according to the demands of the character.” Nawazuddin also said that it was a difficult task for him to bring ease to Bal Thackeray’s speeches.