Manoj Bajpayee

Actor
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Basic Details

Personal Details
Profession : Actor
Gender : Male
Birthdate : 23th April, 1969
Birth Place : West Champaran, Bihar, India
Status : Married
Height : 5 feet 9 inch(es) - (1.75 meter)
Debut Year : 1994
Active Years : 1994 - till date
Family Details
Spouse Details : Neha (m. 0) - Married
Number of Children : 1
Children : Ava Nayla
Father : Radhakant Bajpayee

Biography

Early Life

Manoj Bajpayee was born in Belwa, a small village in Bihar as the second son with four siblings to a Farmer father in a poor financial background. After completing his schooling from Bettiah, he did his class 12th from Maharani Janaki College and graduating from Ramjas College –University of Delhi. Bajpayee from an early age itself aspired to be an actor and after his studies tried his hand in enrolling in National School of Drama but was rejected four times. Anyhow his constant attempts in theatre paved way for his entry into cinema in to cinema in the year 1994 in Drohkaal.

Personal Life

Manoj Bajpayee is considered to be one of the finest method actors our country has ever produced over the last few years. He has over a career spanning over almost two decades been a key figure in the parallel cinema movement in India and has also showed his prowess in the commercial mainstream cinema. Manoj Bajpayee is widely known for being extremely “director friendly” in his attitude and has combined with Stalwarts like Ram Gopal Varma, Anurag Kashyap, Prakash Jha and more which itself is a proof of the stunning versatility of the actor.

Career

<p><b>Entry into cinema ( 1994)</b></p><p>Manoj Bajpayee made his debut in Govind Nihalani’s cult crime drama Drohkaal; which starred Naseeruddin Shah and Om Puri in the lead roles where Bajapyee appeared in a one minute passing shot. After which later the same year he went on to play a decoit in the National Award winning classic Bandit Queen, which too only had him in a short role. In the meanwhile Manoj made his presence felt in the Television industry with serials like Kalakaar and Swabhimaan. After which he went on to be small part of movie’s like Dastak , Tamanna and Daud with only a lead role in Govind Nihalani’s Sansodhan in 1996 ; which was a women centric movie per se which could not prove vital for Bajpayee.<br></p><p><br></p><p><b>First major breakthrough ( 1998 )</b></p><p>Manoj Bajpayee finally received long overdue recognition in Ram Gopal Varma’s (RGV) crime thriller Sathya, which had him playing a crucial role for the first time where he was seen as a underworld don alongside J.D Chakrav

Filmography

Type of Filmography Movie Name Release Year Worked as Casted as Status
Movie Satyameva Jayate 2018 Lead Actor - Upcoming
Movie Missing 2018 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Baaghi 2 2018 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Love Sonia 2018 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Aiyaary 2018 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Rukh 2017 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Sarkar 3 2017 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Naam Shabana 2017 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Saat Uchakkey 2016 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Budhia Singh Born To Run 2016 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Traffic 2016 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Aligarh 2016 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Tevar 2015 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Shootout At Wadala 2013 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Special 26 2013 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Chakravyuh 2012 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Chittagong 2012 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Gangs of Wasseypur Part 1 2012 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Lanka 2011 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Aarakshan 2011 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Raajneeti 2010 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Dus Tola 2010 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Jail 2009 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Acid Factory 2009 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Jugaad 2009 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Money Hai Toh Honey Hai 2008 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Dus Kahaniyaan 2007 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Swami 2007 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie 1971 2007 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Return to Rajapur 2006 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Fareb 2005 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Bewafaa 2005 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Veer Zaara 2004 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Inteqam 2004 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Hanan 2004 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Jaago 2004 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie L O C Kargil 2003 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Pinjar 2003 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Road 2002 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Zubeidaa 2001 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Aks 2001 Supporting Actor - Upcoming
Movie Ghaath 2000 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Dil Pe Mat Le Yaar 2000 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Fiza 2000 Guest Appearance - Released
Movie Shool 1999 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Kaun 1999 Supporting Actor - Upcoming
Movie Satya 1998 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Satya 1998 Supporting Actor - Upcoming
Movie Daud 1997 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Tamanna 1997 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Dastak 1996 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Bandit Queen 1996 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Drohkaal 1995 Supporting Actor - Released

Awards

Award Year For Category Status
IIFA Awards 2011 Raajneeti Best Supporting Actor nominated
2013 Gangs of Wasseypur Part 1 Best Actor nominated
Filmfare Awards 2000 Shool Best Actor nominated
2004 L O C Kargil Best Supporting Actor nominated
2011 Raajneeti Best Supporting Actor nominated
2013 Gangs of Wasseypur Part 1 Best Actor nominated
Zee Cine Awards 2017 Aligarh Best Actor nominated

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