Manoj Bajpayee is a popular Indian actor, who is commonly known for playing the gangster “Bhiku Mhatre” in the movie Satya. His nickname is Manoj.
Manoj Bajpayee Biography
|Full name||Manoj Bajpayee|
|Got fame from||for playing the gangster “Bhiku Mhatre” in the movie Satya.|
Manoj Bajpayee was born on April 23, 1969, in Belwa, Bihar, India. Currently, he lives with his family in an Andheri, Mumbai-situated flat.
He went to Khrist Raja High School, Bettiah, Bihar where he completed his schooling. After that, he pursued BA from Stayawati College, Delhi. After that, he went to Ramjas College, Delhi University, Delhi t pursue an MA degree. Later, he joined the National School of Drama.
|Date of Birth||April 23, 1969|
|Age (As in 2021)||52 years old|
|Hometown||Belwa, Bihar, India|
|Currently living||Andheri, Mumbai, Maharashtra|
|School||Khrist Raja High School, Bettiah, Bihar|
|College||Stayawati College, Delhi|
Ramjas College, Delhi University, Delhi
National School of Drama
|Education Qualification||Post-graduation in MA.|
Family & Relationship
Manoj Bajpayee was born into a poor family. His father Radhakant Bajpayee is a farmer. His mother is a homemaker and had 4 siblings – 2 brothers and 2 sisters.
He dated actress Shabana Raza (Neha) for a very long time and got married to her. They had a daughter together named it Ava Nayla.
|Father||Radhakant Bajpayee, Farmer|
|Mother||Not publicly avail, Homemaker|
|Girlfriend||Shabana Raza (Neha), Actress|
|Wife||Shabana Raza (Neha)|
He maintains a lean body physique. His weight is 68 kg, height is 5 feet 8 inch and his hair color is originally black. His Eye color is black. He didn’t ink any tattoo on his body.
|Weight||In Kilogram – 68 kg|
In Pounds – 149 lbs
|Height||In Centimeter – 176 cm|
In Meter – 1.76 m
In feet Inches – 5’8′
He started his career by doing theatre shows for 2 years, later, he got a job at the National School of drama as a teacher.
He made his television debut with the Doordarshan serial Shikast (1993)
He made his Bollywood debut with the movie Bandit Queen (1994). In which he played a dacoit. later, he did several popular movies.
|Satya||An action crime thriller movie starring Manoj Bajpayee, Urmila Matondkar, Paresh Rawal|
|Gangs of Wasseypur||An action crime thriller movie starring Manoj Bajpayee, Richa Chadha, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Tigmanshu Dhulia|
|Special 26||A thriller movie starring Akshay Kumar, Anupam Kher, Manoj Bajpayee, Jimmy Sheirgill.|
|Rajneeti||A Political drama movie starring Ranbir Kapoor, Ajay Devgn, Nana Patekar, Katrina Kaif, Manoj Bajpayee.|
|Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari||A comedy-drama movie starring Diljit Dosanjh, Fatima Sheikh, Manoj Bajpayee.|
|Swami||A family drama movie starring Manoj Bajpayee, Juhi Chawla.|
|Aligarh||A Drama movie starring Manoj Bajpayee, Rajkummar Rao.|
|Shool||An action crime thriller movie starring Manoj Bajpayee, Raveena Tandon.|
|Special 26||A Suspense thriller movie starring Akshay Kumar, Manoj Bajpayee, Anupam Kher.|
- Earlier, during he started doing movie he was trolled for his look. later, he groomed himself and shut the trollers mouth.
- Kamal R. Khan who is known for creating controversy tweeted that he will make video on slamming Manoj Bajpayee for not supporting Sushant Singh Rajput. Later Manoj Bajpayee warned him and appeal people to unfollow him who creates havoc and disrespect people on a regular basis.
- A Nepali filmmaker Aneel Neupane filed a case against Manoj Bajpayee and Shirish Kunder for stealing his script and make a short movie named Kriti on it. Later, twitter user starts calling him Manoj and Shirish thief. But, the shirish denies all the allegations and tell him a fraud. The case is in the court.
- A user made Manoj Bajpayee fake twitter id and shared some unpleasant things with that account as many people thinks it’s real Manoj Bajpayee’s account. Later, he tweeted that it was a fake account just be aware of just fraudster.
|Favorite Actor||Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher.|
|Favorite Actress||Tabuu, Rekha|
|Favorite Cricketer||Sunil Gavaskar, Sachin tendulkar|
|Favorite Destination||Central London|
|Favorite Food||Butter Chicken, Kababs|
|Favorite Beverages||Red wine|
Manoj Bajpayee Net worth
His Net worth/income is 93 crore. He earns money from movies, tv shows, web series, & brand endorsements through which he made a good amount of income.
|Net worth||93 crore|
|Is he smoke?||Yes|
|Is he drink alcohol?||Yes|
Manoj Bajpayee Cars
Manoj Bajpayee owns BMW 3 series, Scorpio, and Fortuner car.
|Cars||BMW 3 series|
Manoj Bajpayee Interesting facts
- His father likes actor Manoj Kumar and therefore he named him Manoj.
- After his education he gave audition to National School of drama for admission. but, he failed thrice and then fourth time he got selected.
- During his college days, he start doing theatres.
- Shahrukh khan was his classmate during an acting workshop in Barry John’s acting institute.
- He fall in love with a girl during her struggling days, later she left him. after, that Manoj tried to do suicide but, then he thinks about his family stopped himself.
- He got breakthrough in Bollywood in the year 1994 with the movie Drohkaal in which he played the character of an undercover cop.
- His movie Satyagrah was inspired by social activist Anna Hazare’s fight against corruption in 2011.
- He gave his voice in Mahabharat animated movie for the character of Yudhishtira.
- His character in the movie Sarkar-3 is inspired from Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal.
- He turned to be producer with his movie Bhosle.
- He won 3 National awards till now for the spectular performances in the movies – Bhosle, Pinjar and Satya.
- He also did a music video named – “Bambai me ka ba” directed by his friend Anubhav Sinha, the song dedicated to all the migrant helpless workers who left Mumbai because of Covid situation as they didn’t have any earning source for living.
- His most popular dialogue praised by audience till now is – “Mumbai ka king kaun? Bhiku Mhatre”, from the movie Satya and “Saale ki keh ke lenge”, from the movie Gangs of Wasseypur.
- He is a big Narendra Modi fan.
- In the year 2019, he was honored by Padma Shree award by the President Ram nath Kovind for his amazing contribution in the field of arts.
- He also won Filmfare and Asia pacific awards for the movie Satya and Aligarh.
- Earlier, he was offered Dangal for playing Aamir khan’s brother character. but, he refused it by saying that it was a very short character and not go what roles he want to do.
- Recently, he bought a new house at Oberoi Spring for Rs 4 crore.
- Manoj Bajpayee also acted in a famous web series – The Family Man and it’s sequel The Family Man – 2.
- Manoj Bajpayee endorsed several brands like Piramal pharma, Pan Villas, Housing.com, MPL etc.