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Who is Manoj Bajpayee? about Actor
Manoj Bajpayee is an Indian film actor who predominantly works in Hindi cinema. He has acted on Telugu and Tamil language films too. He was born on 23 April 1969 in a small village called Belwa near the city Bettiah in West Champaran, Bihar. His parents have six children. Among them, he is the second child. One of his younger sisters Poonam Dubey is a fashion designer in the film industry.
His father was a farmer and his mother was a housewife. As a son of a farmer, Bajpayee would do farming during their vacation. He was keen on Acting. Since his childhood, he wanted to become an actor. . He studied in a “hut school” till the fourth standard, and later did his schooling at Khrist Raja High School, Bettiah. He completed his 12th class at Maharani Janaki College in Bettiah.
Bajpayee has also been vocal about the disparity in the pay he commands, in comparison to the top actors in the film industry. He has cited Amitabh Bachchan, Naseeruddin Shah, and Raghubir Yadav as his inspirations.
Life History/Career Path of Manoj Bajpayee
Manoj Bajpayee was born on 23 April 1969 in a small village called Belwa near the city Bettiah in West Champaran, Bihar. He is the second child among his five other siblings and was named after actor Manoj Kumar. His one sister is a fashion designer in the film industry.
Bajpayee was a struggling actor when Mahesh Bhatt offered him the soap opera Swabhimaan (1995), which aired on Doordarshan. He acted on the film at a low fee. Next, Bajpayee appeared in minor roles in films such as Dastak (1996) and Tamanna (1997). Following completion of the filming, Varma expressed his regret for offering Bajpayee a minor role. He then promised Bajpayee a prominent role in his next film. Satya (1998), a crime drama, was their next film together. In the film, Bajpayee played gangster Bhiku Mhatre, who accompanies the title character to form their nexus in the Mumbai underworld.
The year 2000 started for Bajpayee with the comedy Dil Pe Mat Le Yaar!! and the crime drama Ghaath, both alongside Tabu. A dialogue from the former sparked controversy in some political parties. In 2018, Bajpayee reunited with Neeraj Pandey with the crime thriller Aiyaary, where he played Colonel Abhay Singh who is in pursuit of his protege Major Jai Bakshi (Sidharth Malhotra). Film critic Namrata Joshi criticized the film’s plot and called Bajpayee and one song, the “film’s only saving graces“. He later appeared in Ahmed Khan’s Baaghi 2, alongside Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani.
His life is full of lots of ups and downs. But his hard work and determination towards acting impressed the audience. Now, he is in the heart of every Indian. He is one of the famous actors in Bollywood.
|Age (as in 2021):||52 Years|
|Date of Birth:||23 April 1969|
|Birth Place:||Belwa, West Champaran District, Bihar, India|
|School:||Khrist Raja High School, Bettiah|
Satyawati College, Delhi
Ramjas College, Delhi
|Educational Qualification:||Graduate in History Drama|
|Languages Known||Bihari, Hindi, English|
|Tattoos||Not revealed yet|
|Height (approx.):||in feet inches, 5 ft 9 in|
in meters 1.75 m
|Weight(approx.):||68kg (in kilograms)|
150 lbs (in pounds)
|Body Measurements (approx.):||-Chest: 39 Inches|
-Waist: 33 Inches
-Biceps: 12 Inches
|Eye Colour :||Black|
|Blood Group:||Not Known Yet|
Relationship, Girlfriend, Wife:
|Divorce Date||Not Yet|
|Marriage Date||April 2006|
Not revealed yet
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|Fiance||Shabana Raza(Neha) (Actress)|
Manoj Bajpayee's Family:
Daughter: Ava Nayla
|Cousin||Not known yet|
|Sibling in Law||Not Known Yet|
Favourite Things of Manoj Bajpayee:
All the things given below are Manoj Bajpayee’s very favorite things that we have collected by looking at online and news magazines and wiki.
|Favourite Entrepreneurs:||Not revealed yet|
|Favourite watch brand:|
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|Favourite Cricketer:||Rohit Sharma|
|Favourite Foods:||Biryani, Penne Pasta|
|Favourite Actors:||Amitabh Bachchan, Naseeruddin Shah|
|Favourite Actoress:||Smita Patil, Tabu|
|Favourite Film/Movie:||Special 26|
|Favourite Singer:||Not revealed yet|
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|Favourite Perfume:||Not revealed yet|
|Favourite Song:||Not revealed yet|
|Favourite Brands:||Not revealed yet|
|Favourite Cars:||BMW-5 series|
|Books||Not revealed yet|
|Dress||Not revealed yet|
|Favourite Device Games||None|
|Fruits||Not revealed yet|
|Destinations||Not revealed yet|
Manoj Bajpayee Movies:
Manoj Bajpayee Talks:
1. Manoj Bajpai, Vijay Raj & k k sir talking to each other with film promotion desi tadka gali galoch
2. EPIC RAPID FIRE: Sushant Singh Rajput & Manoj Bajpayee On Tinder, Mahatma Gandhi, Biopics etc
Manoj Bajpayee’s ENTERTAINING Rapid Fire On Baby | Akshay Kumar | Naseeruddin Shah
Manoj Bajpayee Cars Collection:
Land Cruiser Prado - Rs. 1 crore (approx)
Mercesdes GLE Coupe - Rs. 1 crore (approx)
BMW 5 Series - Rs. 60 Lakhs (approx)
Mercedes GLS 350D - Rs. 87 Lakhs (approx)
Manoj Bajpayee Awards:
|1998||National Film Awards||Satya||National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor||Won|
|2001||Filmfare Awards||Aks||Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Negative Role||Nominated|
|2012||Filmfare Awards||Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1||Filmfare Award for Best Actor||Nominated|
|2018||National Film Awards||Bhonsle||National Film Award for Best Actor||Won|
|2020||Filmfare OTT Awards||The Family Man||Filmfare OTT Award For Best Actor In A Drama Series (Critics)||Won|
|2021||IWMBuzz Digital Awards||The Family Man||Cinthol Most Popular Actor In A Web Series (Drama)||Won|
Assets/Properties of Manoj Bajpayee:
|Land or assets with the approximate value||Not revealed yet|
Manoj Bajpayees Net Worth / Salary:
|Net Worth||$ 15 Million(2021)|
|Monthly Income||1 Crore+|
Best Photos of Manoj Bajpayee
Top 5 Manoj Bajpayee Quotes
Did you know about Manoj Bajpayee's Facts?
1. He won awards in Antagonist role too.
Manoj Bajpayee is a very talented but underrated actor. His acting skills are of that level that he got several awards although playing a gangster’s role. Manoj got famous for his role Bhikku Mahatre in Ram Gopal Varma’s movie ‘Satya’ as a gangster. He won several awards for his iconic role of a gangster.
2. Manoj tried to commit sucide.
It’s very difficult for actors to stay in Bollywood industry as an outsider. The same was happening with Manoj Bapayee. Manoj got rejected by the National School of Drama, Delhi for consecutive 3 times. It was a very difficult situation for him to live because his family background was also not good. Manoj tried to commit suicide but his college friends let him do. His friends were scared and 5 of them used to sleep next to him. They didn’t left Manoj alone which added confidence and reason to work harder.
3. Shekhar Kapur changed his whole life.
When he was getting rejected in the National School of Drama consecutively, he later joined a theatre. When he was rehearsing and having tea at a shop, his friend came up in a scooter and said “i am the casting director of Bandit Queen and Shekhar called you”. Manoj thought he was lying but also he went up. Shekhar Kapur knew that Manoj do theatres and wanted to meet Manoj. After while Manoj got selected for Bandit Queen. After his brilliant performance in h is debut movie, he got many offers. Shekhar Kapur was a life-changing director for Manoj Bajpayee.
4. Manoj underwent financial problem since childhood.
Manoj Bajpayee’s father was a farmer. Their financial problem was attached to them for long years. But his father never let them feel the problem. His father let them educated. During College times, Manoj used to get INR 200 sent by his father and he used to spend it wisely for the whole month. He is an inspiration to every youth.
5. Story behind his name.
Manoj’s father Radhakant Bajpayee was a massive fan of legendary actor Manoj Kumar. Though, his father named his 2nd son Manoj.
FAQs About talented actor Manoj Bajpyee?
He debuted in movies from Bandit Queen which was released in 1994.
Indian actor He has a net worth of $15 Million.
He is ready to hit cinemas with Dial 100.
He married Shabana Bajpayee in April 2006. She was also an Indian actress but quit acting in 2009 after marrying Manoj.
He lives in Andheri, Mumbai which worths INR 4 Crores.
In 2019, He was honoured by Padma Shri for his contribution to Arts.
He says that he believes in god since he was born. He was born in a devout Brahmin family. So, religion has been away in his life.
Manoj Bajpayee underwent deadly Covid-19. But he recovered in few weeks.
He is 52 years old. He was born on 23 April 1969.
Sardan Khan is a name of a character of a netflix web series “Gangs of Wasseypur”. This character was played by versatlie actor Manoj Bajpayee.