Manoj Bajpayee also referred as Manoj Bajpai is an Indian film actor who currently works in Bollywood and he has also done Tamil and Telugu films. He has received two National film awards and four Filmfare awards. Bajpai is doing theatre since his college days and made his debut with a one-minute role in Drohkaal.
After playing multiple minor roles which went unnoticed, Manoj Bajpayee finally played a major role of a gangster in Ram Gopal Verma’s Satya. Soon after he did this film, his career took a turn and he received appreciation and awards. His career then again rose with Rajneeti and Gangs of Wasseypur. His acting style is loved a lot among people.
Manoj Bajpayee Awards and recognitions:
Manoj Bajpayee received a National Film Award for Best Supporting actor in Satya. He also got the Filmfare Critics award for best actor for the same film. He got a lot of appreciation for his movie Shool and he also bagged the Filmfare critics award for Best Actor for the same. Manoj Bajpayee was awarded the special Jury National award for Pinjar. He won his third Filmfare critic award for best actor for the movie Aligarh.
Manoj Bajpayee marriage:
Manoj was already married when he entered Bollywood which was
basically an arranged marriage. Unfortunately, the marriage didn’t work as it was a long distance relationship so due to some personal reasons, they had to part ways in 1995. In 1998, he met Shabana Raza at the premiere of Satya and got along so easily. Soon they became close friends and realised that it was much more than friendship. In 2006, they finally made it legal and since then they are having a flourishing relationship.
Manoj Bajpayee age: 48 years. Born on 23 April 1969
Manoj Bajpayee Education Qualifications:
School: Khrist Raja High School, Bettiah
College: Satyawati College, Delhi Ramjas College, Delhi
Manoj Bajpayee family:
Father: Radhakant Bajpai
Spouse: Shabana Raza
Daughter: Ava Nayla
Sister: Poonam Dubey
Manoj Bajpayee Controversies:
- He refused the offer to work in Aamir Khan’s Dangal as he was not satisfied with his role.
- Juhi Chawla replaced him from the film Chalk N Duster as she thought that his looks were not that good for the role.
- His film ‘Kriti’ had a lot of plagiarism issue and they were called the for stealing someone’s idea.
- He was again in the news when he was a strong contender for the National film award for the movie Aligarh but lost it to Akshay Kumar.
Manoj Bajpayee net worth: $ 20 million
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