Happy Birthday Manoj Bajpayee: When Manoj Bajpayee wanted to leave Mumbai forever, his wife gave this advice at a bad time
Hindi cinema veteran Manoj Bajpayee was born on 23 April 1969 in Belwa, Bihar. Manoj Bajpayee is such a Bollywood actor who has left an indelible mark on the big screen with his acting. He is known for his distinct and special acting in films. On the occasion of your birthday, we introduce you to the special things related to Manoj Bajpayee.
Manoj Bajpayee was born into a peasant family, but he wanted to become an artist since childhood. He moved to Delhi at the age of 17. After this, Manoj Bajpayee did his studies in Delhi. He had studied acting at the National School of Drama. Manoj Bajpayee started his career in the year 1994 with the film Drop Kaal. In this film, he was seen for very small roles and a few moments.
After this Manoj Bajpayee was seen in films like Bandit Queen, Dastak, Revision, and Tapanna, but Manoj Bajpayee got real recognition in Bollywood from the film Satya in 1998. In this film, he played the character of Bhiku Mhatre, which was well-liked by the audience. Manoj Bajpayee of this film received the National Award. After the film Sathya, he has worked in many brilliant films including Shool, Pinjar, Veer-Zaara, 1971, Gangs of Wasseypur, Special 26, Aligarhru, and Bhosle.
Manoj was frustrated by the failure and had even made up his mind to leave Mumbai many times? Manoj Bajpayee has said that he had made up his mind to leave Mumbai many times, but his wife Shabana stopped him. There was a time when Manoj almost disappeared from films. Talking about this difficult period, Manoj says that he had made up his mind to leave Mumbai and shift to Delhi due to lack of good work, but his wife stopped.
While talking to Jagran.com, Manoj Bajpayee used to say ‘I had a film’ 1971 ‘which also received two National Awards. The film was not properly distributed and people could not watch the film. I still feel sad for not playing the film. Just after this film, the offers came to me less. Those who came were not of the mind.
Manoj Bajpayee further said, ‘At the same time, there was a problem in my shoulder and I was not able to do any work. I did films like ‘Swami’, ‘Das Tola’, ‘Money Hai to Honey Hai’ but, I was not having fun. I was thinking again and again that I should return to Delhi for theater.
But, my wife Shabana, who is from Delhi, being a woman, runs away from Delhi and she stopped me from repeatedly in Mumbai comforting me that don’t worry, there will also be offers of good films. ‘ Manoj says that as soon as he got Prakash Jha’s Ranbir and Katrina starrer film ‘Rajneeti’, his life came back on track and after that everything started recovering slowly.