Indian Film Actor Manoj Bajpayee Biography, Movies, Songs, Marriage, Wife, Daughter
Manoj Bajpayee is a renowned Indian film actor who is familiar all around the country with his talented performance. He is well recognized for his efforts in specific roles in Indian Cinema in multiple languages including Hindi, Telugu, and Tamil. Indian film actor Manoj Bajpayee biography is amplified with his accolades belonging to two National Film Awards as well as two Filmfare Awards. He is listed as one of the most versatile actors in Bollywood with unique style of action that attracts the audience very much. Here is the life history of this exceptional artiste in the Indian film industry which is remarkable for his attainments. The latest achievement of Dadasaheb Phalke Award in the Best Actor category of Critics’ Choice is the identification for his dedication in career. He received it for his best performance in the movie ‘Aligarh’ which was produced by Hansal Mehta and got the award in April 2016. He well established his career with very few movies like the film actor Vivek Oberoi.
Manoj Bajpayee Family Background, Age, Education
Manoj Bajpayee date of birth is 23 April 1969 and his birthplace is a small village named ‘Belwa’ near Narkatiaganj, in Bihar state of India. Besides of his real name, He is nicknamed as Manoj Bajpai and his zodiac sign is Taurus. Manoj Bajpayee age is 47 years now. According to his family background, he has five siblings and he is the second child among them. His parents are familiar to the local culture and traditions and his father was a farmer.
The education for the children was difficult and he studied in a hut school until fourth standard. He later joined in a school for basic education in ‘Bettaiah’. His college studies were completed in Maharani Janaki College. At the age of seventeen he moved to Delhi for his studies and joined in Satyawati, and later Rajmas College. His height is 1.75m (5 feet 9 inches) and looks great with deeper attraction in his face. His weight is 74 kg.
Manoj Bajpayee Wiki
He was very much interested in acting since his childhood days. The biography of Manoj Bajpai had been changed when he wanted to join National School of Drama, but he got rejected. He worked in Barry John’s Workshop and brought a good impression over his talent. His actor profile was preceded with teaching profession in the famous National School of Drama instead of joining as a student.
He is not exception to say that, most underrated Bollywood actors had developed with utmost talent hidden in them which need a chance to explore them entirely. Manoj Bajpayee wiki resembles in his acting style with rural background as well as qualified with strong moral values.
Manoj Bajpayee Super-hit Films, Bollywood Career
Manoj Bajpayee entered in Bollywood films with keen understanding on genuine acting capacity. His first movie was Drohkaal, released in 1994, in which he had a role of a very short span. He also acted in the biographical movie ‘Bandit Queen’ in the role of dacoit Mann Singh which was released in the same year. Later he acted in small roles in ‘Dastak’ and ‘Tamanna’ films in 1996 and 1997.
He was caught in the eyes of the great director Ram Gopal Verma and got a chance to work in a supporting role for ‘Daud’ movie in 1997 which was one of his best movies. Manoj Bajpayee next film offer was given by Ram Gopal Verma which turned his life. It was ‘Satya’ movie where he appeared in the role of a gangster Bhiku Matre and proved his talent. His dance for the song ‘Sapne Mein Milti Hai’ was a super hit.
The movie was screened at International Film Festival of India in 1998. He won the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor and Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor. He was selected in ‘Top 80 Iconic Performances’ by Filmfare. He has drawn a special image towards the public similar to the film actor Irrfan Khan.
Again in 1999, he worked in Verma’s super-hit movies ‘Kaun’ and ‘Shool’ which were very popular and released in multiple languages. In Shool movie, he performed in the role of an honest police officer. He won the Filmfare Critics Award for his best performance. He acted in so many Telugu movies and the public admire and recognize effectual Manoj Bajpayee famous dialogues.
All his multi-lingual films are listed as the top 5 films in his career. He acted in ‘Prem Katha’, a Telugu movie in 1999. He acted in comic role in ‘Dil Pe Mat Le Yaar’ in 2000 and his next movie is Ghaat alongside the popular artiste Tabu. Some dialogues in this movie led to controversy initiated in political parties in India. Manoj Bajpayee and Tabu songs in this movie and later two movies have become popular for his fans.
In 2001, he worked in the supernatural thriller ‘Aks’ movie. He got a good image of working effectively in negative roles and explored the same in his career. He got the nomination for Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Negative role for this movie. Shayam Benegal movie Zubeidaa is a renowned one in his career in which he performed as Maharaja Vijayendra Singh of Fathepur. He was characterized for exhibiting innermost performance in epic scenes of this movie.
His better performance in a thriller movie ‘Road’ as an antagonist was well recognized well. In 2003, Pinjar movie base on the Punjabi novel was release in which he received the National Film Special Jury Award. Next movie LOC Kargil was release based on the Kargil war and he nominate for the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor.
His next films include Jaago in 2004 alongside Raveena Tandon as a police officer. Hanan, Inteqam, Veer Zaara films release in the same year. He performed in his next movies Bewafaa, Fareb, an Return to Rajapur in 2005. He acted in the Telugu movie Happy in 2006. He played very significant role in the film ‘1971’ as Major Suraj Singh that was released in 2007.
One of the Manoj Bajpayee and Juhi Chawala movies is Swami, produced by Ganesh Acharya. Next films in this year are Dus Kahaniyaan and Zahir. Money Hai Toh Honey Hai was release in 2008. He got a shoulder injury while acting in the Telugu film Vedam. Jugaad, Acid Factory, Unknown, and Jail were his next releases. His Bollywood songs were also got good popularity by Indian audience. Manoj Bajpayee and Karishma Kapoor movies Zubeidaa and Fiza are very popular.
The political thriller ‘Raajneeti’ was released in 2010 in the role Veerendra Pratap Singh and received Best Supporting Actor nomination in the Filmfare. Next film was ‘Puli’ in Telugu language, and comedy film Dus Tola in 2010. ‘Aarakshan’, ‘Lanka’ were released in 2011. His next release ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ dialogues caught the attention of audience, which was a crime film and premiered in 2012 Cannes Film Festival and 2013 Sundance Film Festival.
He acted as the Bengali independence fighter Surya Sen in Chittagong film in 2012. He played in a naxalite role in ‘Chakravyuh’. Neeraj Pandey film ‘Special 26’ and ‘Shootout at Wadala’ were his next Hindi movies. Prakash Jha’s film ‘Satyagraha’ was very popular for his role inspire by social activist Anna Hazare. He started Tamil films with his debut Samar in 2013 and later ‘Anjaan’ in 2014. His new movie Tevar was release in 2015 in a negative role and a short film with Raveena Tandon, ‘Jai Hind’. Another one of his short films, ‘Taandav’ was released in 2016.
Manoj Bajpayee Television Shows
Manoj Bajpayee started his TV shows with a small character in Kalakaar directed by Hansal Mehta. In the year 1995, she started working in the Doordarshan soap opera, Swabhiman serial produced by Mahesh Bhatt. He also acted in the television serial Kalakaar. He was the special guest in Anupam kher show which was aired recently and got a pleasant surprise with a handwritten note by Anupam Kher.
He got a chance to perform as the host in a special episode of the television show ‘Saavadhan India’. In Zindagi live program, he told about his journey to Bollywood and career. For the promotion of Tevar movie, Manoj Bajpayee, Arjun Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha, an Sanjay Kapoor appeared in the show Comedy nights with Kapil in January 2015.
Manoj Bajpayee Personal Life
In Manoj Bajpayee personal life, he is inspired by the actors Amitabh Bachchan, Naseeruddin Shah and Raghubir Yadav. Actors Manoj Bajpai and Shahrukh khan were childhood friends and both were students at Barry John’s theatre group in Delhi. They worked together in the movie Veer Zaara. He is active in his twitter account and presents his latest information of movies and short films.
He is followed in social networking sites by his fans. Manoj Bajpayee has given his voice for reciting poems for the album ‘Dus Kahaniyaan’, written by the lyricist Gulzar. He is well settled with the net worth around $20 million. He got his dream house in 2007 and moved with his wife. He thinks it is a good property where he lives happily with his family.
Manoj Bajpayee Marriage, Wife, Kids
Although Manoj Bajpayee did so many negative roles in Bollywood films yet he is a very romantic person too in his real life. Talking about Manoj Bajpayee love affairs, he got married to a Bihari girl, but later on his first marriage failed and he divorced her.
After getting a good recognition in the cinema, his love life and the news of dating Neha were explored. They both became the best pair of married Indian actors. Manoj Bajpayee wife name is Shabana Raza, who became familiar with the name Neha. She changed her name to Neha with her debut movie ‘Kareeb’ alongside Bobby Deol.
The actress Shabana Raza worked in a few films in which she got intense popularity including Hogi Pyaar Ki Jeet, Fiza, Ehsaas, Muskaan, Karam, and Aatma. She looked very pretty in her films as Yami Gautam, and good impression with very few films. Manoj Bajpayee Neha love story became fruitful and he married Shabana Raza. Their wedding date is April 2006 and his Relationship with Shabana Raza is good. She became pregnant and blessed with a gild child. Their daughter name is Ava Nayla and images of wife of Manoj Bajpayee and kids are published over the news portals.
Manoj Bajpayee Upcoming Movies, Latest Buzz
He is centered in latest news as he played as a homosexual professor in Hansal Mehta’s drama picture Aligarh. It was presented in 20th Busan International Film Festival and 2015 Mumbai Film Festival. With the role of traffic constable in Traffic movie was released in 2016. He started his own production company and the Indian Cinema has become significant with Manoj Bajpai as producer.
His upcoming movies are ‘Saat Uchakkey’, ‘Duronto’ and ‘Missing’ which is the start up of produced films by Manoj Bajpai. Even though he was most underrated actors in Bollywood, he has a good consideration as a method actor for doing unconventional roles in Indian cinema. Manoj Bajpai and Nawazuddin Siddiqui resembled the performance as antagonists in the films ‘Aks’ and ‘Kick’. He has given dubbing voice for two animation films for the mythological characters Rama and Yudhisthira.