Manoj Bajpai life and biography

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Manoj Bajpai biography

Date of birth : 1969-04-29
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Bettiah, Bihar, India
Nationality : Indian
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-08-12
Credited as : Bollywood actor, Satya,

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Manoj Bajpayee, also credited as Manoj Bajpai, is a Hindi film actor, known for playing offbeat and unconventional roles. He first shot into fame with his breakthrough role on Ram Gopal Varma's 1997 film Satya.

Manoj Bajpayee was born in Belwa a small village Narkatiaganj in West Champaran, Bihar. He completed his basic education from K R High school, Bettiah. He went to Ramjas College, University of Delhi for pursuing Graduation, and did theatre with Barry John.

Bajpayee started his career with a television serial aired on Doordarshan, Swaabhimaan. The same serial also brought Tyagi-Ashutosh Rana and Rishab-Rohit Roy into limelight. Bajpayee also appeared in small role as a cop in Dastak movie. He shared the screen space with Mukul Dev and Sushmita Sen. He appeared in several small roles in films like Droh Kaal (1994), and Bandit Queen (1994), before getting a big break in 1998 film Satya directed by Ram Gopal Varma. His performance as Bhiku Mhatre won him several awards, as he portrayed the hotheaded and compassionate sides of this small-time gangster, with equal panache. Another important film where he played a dark character was Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's film Aks in 2001, for which again he won many awards.
His work was also appreciated in films like Daud,Dil Par Mat le Yaar,Road,Sool, Zubeidaa (2001), Pinjar (2003) which earned him the National Film Award, Veer Zaara in 2004 and Rajneeti in 2010.

Veerendra Pratap the role of his character in the movie Raajneeti explains his magic and aura. Katrina Kaif touched the feet of actor Manoj Bajpayee as a sign of respect following the premiere of Rajneeti.When Satya released some 12 years ago, Tabu had done the same thing, touching the thespian's feet
Manoj Bajpayee was married to a girl from Bihar whom he left after two months and came to Mumbai. in 2005, he married Neha (real name Shabana Raza), a Bollywood actress who worked in movies namely Kareeb, Fiza. They have a daughter together.

1999 won: Filmfare Award Best Actor - Critics Choice, Satya
1999 won: Star Screen Award Best Supporting Actor: Satya
1999 won: BFJA Best Actor: Shool
2000 won: National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor: Satya
2000 won: Filmfare Award Best Actor - Critics Choice: Shool
2000 won: Zee Cine Award Best Actor in a Supporting Role- Male: Shool
2002 won: Star Screen Award Best Villain: Aks
2002 Nominated: Filmfare Best Villain Award forAks
2003 won: Zee Cine Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role: Road
2003 Nominated: Filmfare Best Villain Award for Road
2004 won: National Film Award - Special Jury Award: Pinjar
2004:Nominated: Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award-LOC Kargil
2011:Nominated: Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award-Raajneeti


Tamanna (1997)
Daud: Fun on the Run (1997)
Satya (1998) ... Bhiku Mahatre
Prema Kadha (1999)(Telugu)
Kaun (1999)
Shool (1999) ... Inspector Samar Pratap Singh
Fiza (2000)
Dil Pe Mat Le Yaar (2000)
Ghaath (2000)
Zubeidaa (2001)
Aks (2001)
Road (2002)
Pinjar (2003)
LOC: Kargil (2003)
Hanan (2004)
Jaago (2004)
Veer-Zaara (2004)
Inteqam: The Perfect Game (2004)
Return to Rajapur (2005)
Bewafaa (2005)
Fareb (2005)
Happy (2006) Telugu film
1971 (2007)
Swami (2007)
Dus Kahaniyan (2007)
Money Hai Toh Honey Hai (2008)
Acid Factory (2008)
Jugaad (2009)
Jail (2009)
Komaram Puli (2010) Telugu film
Vedam (2010) Telugu film
Raajneeti (2010)
Dus Tola (2010)
Ramayana : The Epic (2010) .... Ram (voice-over)
Chittagong (2011)
Aarakshan (2011)
Gangs of Wasseypur (2011)
The Whisperers (2011)

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