Manoj Bajpayee is a stunning Indian film Actor, who has worked in Hindi cinema as well as in Telugu and Tamil films. He has so far won two National Film Awards and four Filmfare Awards in his acting career. He has been honored with the 67th National Film Award for Best Actor for the film Bhonsle.
Manoj Bajpayee was born on 23 April 1969 in Narkatiaganj, Bihar. Bajpayee has wanted to become an actor since childhood. His parents loved the famous actor Manoj Kumar, so they named their son Manoj Bajpayee. He did his high school education in K.K. R High School of Bettiah district of Bihar. At the age of 17, Bajpayee shifted from his village Narkatiya to Delhi. He started doing theater during his college days. He started learning acting skills from Barry John’s workshop on the advice of actor Raghubir Yadav. At that time, Shahrukh Khan was a classmate in his acting class.
Manoj Bajpayee made his debut in the film world with Govind Nilhani’s film Drokhal in the year 1994. After this, Vajpayee appeared in the biographical drama film Bandit Queen. But Manoj got recognition in Hindi cinema from the film Shool. Manoj had to struggle a lot to make his mark in Hindi cinema, but today he comes in the category of best actors in Hindi cinema. Till now Manoj Bajpayee has worked in many films, which include, Artist, Dawood, Tammana, Satya, Prem Katha, Kaun, Shool, Fiza, Dil Pe Mat Le Yaar, Pinjar, LOC Kargil, Veer-Zaara, Jail, etc. In 1995, he debuted with his first TV show Swabhimaan, in which actors like Ashutosh Rana and Rohit Roy made significant contributions.
Earlier he was married to a Delhi girl. But later, he divorced her and married actress Shabana Khan aka Neha (actress of Qarib, Fiza, etc.). He has been awarded the National Film Award for films Pinjar and Satya.
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