Manoj Bajpayee Biography, Age, Net Worth, Wife, Daughter

Manoj Bajpayee Biography, Age, Net Worth, Wife, Daughter

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NameManoj Bajpayee
Other NameManoj Bajpai
ProfessionActor, Producer
DebutTV (Hindi): Shikast (1993)
Film(Hindi): Bandit Queen (1994)
Film (Telugu): Prema Katha (1999)
Film (Tamil): Samar (2013)
Web Series (Hindi): The Family Man (2019)
Awards, Achievements, HonoursNational Film Awards
• 1999⁣: Best Supporting Actor for the Hindi film Satya
• 2004:⁣ Special Jury Award for the Hindi film Pinjar
• 2021:⁣ Best Actor for the Hindi film Bhonsle⁣

Filmfare Awards ⁣
• 1999⁣: Best Actor (Critics) for the Hindi film Satya
• 2000:⁣ Best Actor (Critics) for the Hindi film Shool
• 2017:⁣ Best Actor (Critics) for the Hindi film Aligarh
• 2021: Best Actor in A Short Film⁣⁣ for Taandav

Asia Pacific Screen Awards⁣
• 2016: Best Performance By An Actor for the Hindi film Aligarh
• 2019: Best Performance By An Actor for the Hindi film Bhonsle

Filmfare OTT Awards
• 2020: Best Actor In A Drama Series (Critics)⁣ for the web series The Family Man 1
Manoj Bajpayee holding his Filmfare OTT Award
• 2021: Best Actor In A Drama Series (Critics)⁣⁣ for the web series The Family Man 2
• 2023: Best Actor (Male) in Web Originals for the film ‘Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai’ (26 November 2023)

Screen Awards⁣
• 1999: Best Supporting Actor for the Hindi film Satya
• 2002:⁣ Best Actor in a Negative Role for the Hindi film Aks

Zee Cine Awards⁣
• 1999: Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Male⁣ for the Hindi film Satya
• 2002⁣: Best Performance in a Negative Role for the Hindi film Aks

Festival Awards
• 2016: Best Actor Award by Jagran Film Festival Aligarh
• 2018: Best Actor Award by New York Indo-American Arts Council Film Festival for Gali Guleiyan
• 2021⁣: Best Actor in a Web Series⁣ by the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne⁣ for the web series The Family Man⁣

Other Awards
• 2013: Best Actor Award by Stardust Awards fro the Hindi film Gangs of Wasseypur
• 2016: Bihar Film Ratna Award
• 2019: Padma Shri for his contribution to the arts
• 2021: FOI Online Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role in the Hindi film Bhonsle
Personal Life
Date of Birth23 April 1969
Age54 Years Old
Birth PlaceBelwa Village in Narkatiaganj, West Champaran, Bihar
Zodiac SignTaurus
Home TownChamparan, Bihar
Food HabitNon-vegetarian
Net Worth
Net worth (Approx) as of 2023Rs 118 crore (as of 2022)
Salary Per Episode/MovieRs 5-6 crore per film (as of 2022)
Educational Qualification
School/High School• A hut school in his village (not named at that time)
• St. Stanislaus Mission Middle School, Bettiah, Bihar
• Khrist Raja High School, Bettiah, Bihar
• Maharani Janaki Kunwar College, Bettiah, Bihar (class 11 and 12)
College / Institute / UniversityRamjas College, Delhi
Educational Qualification• BA in History Hons at Ramjas College, Delhi
• MA in the Pali language at Ramjas College, Delhi (dropped out)
Favourite Things
FoodBiryani, Penne Pasta
ActorAmitabh Bachchan, Naseeruddin Shah
ActressesSmita Patil, Tabu
Film DirectorShekhar Kapur, Ram Gopal Varma
Car Collection• BMW 5-Series (Rs 55 lakh)
• Mercedes GLE Coupe (Rs 1.27 crore)
• Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza (Rs 12 lakh)
• Toyota Land Cruiser Prado (Rs 1 crore)
• Mercedes-Benz GLS 400d 4MATIC (Rs 1.27 crore)
• Toyota Fortuner (Rs 35 lakh)
• Mahindra Scorpio (Rs 15 lakh)
Physical status
Height• in centimeters- 175 cm
• in meters- 1.75 m
• in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Family and Parent’s Details
FatherRadhakant Bajpai (farmer)
MotherGeeta Bajpayee
Sister• Kamini Shukla
• Poonam Dubey (fashion designer)
• Garima Bajpayee
BrotherSujit Kumar Bajpayee Vinay
DaughterAva Rayla Bajpayee (born in 2011)
WifeFirst Wife- Name Not Known (div. 1995)
Second Wife- Neha aka Shabana Raza
Partner, Girlfriend, and Affairs
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage DateFirst Marriage- Early 1990s
Second Marriage- April, 2006
Social Media Account and Contact Details
Office Address902 B Wing, Oberoi Sky Heights Co-Op Hsg Socy Ltd. Lokhandwala Complex, Nr Joggers Park, Andheri (W) Mumbai
Facebook Manoj Bajpayee
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Twitter Manoj Bajpayee

Who is Manoj Bajpayee?

Manoj Bajpayee is an Indian Actor and producer born in Apr-1969 in Belwa Village in Narkatiaganj, West Champaran, Bihar

What is the age of Manoj Bajpayee?

Manoj Bajpayee is 54 Years Old as of Dec-2023.

What is the height of Manoj Bajpayee?

Manoj Bajpayee’s height is in centimeters- 175 cm, in meters- 1.75 m, in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”.

Some exciting and lesser-known facts about Manoj Bajpayee

  • Manoj Bajpayee’s father, despite facing financial constraints, aspired for him to become a doctor, a dream he couldn’t pursue due to circumstances.
  • In his teens, Manoj contemplated changing his name to Samar, but financial constraints prevented him from following through. He later used “Samar” as his character’s name in the film ‘Shool.’
  • Despite facing rejection from the National School of Drama (NSD) initially, Manoj persevered and eventually secured a job as an acting teacher at NSD after multiple attempts.
  • Barry John, a renowned theatre artist, played a pivotal role in Manoj’s career, guiding him, helping with English language skills, and even hiring him for his theatre action group.
  • Manoj faced financial challenges early in his career, with friends helping him buy a plane ticket for a theatre play performance in France.
  • The 1973 Bollywood film ‘Zanjeer’ inspired Manoj to pursue a career in Bollywood.
  • Manoj Bajpayee’s breakthrough role was as Bhiku Mhatre in the film ‘Satya,’ earning him his first National Award.
  • He married actress Neha (Shabana Raza) in April 2006 after dating for almost eight years.
  • Despite facing a career downturn in the mid-2000s, Manoj bounced back with critically acclaimed performances in films like ‘Special 26’ and ‘Sonchiriya’.
  • Manoj is known for delivering memorable dialogues, including those from ‘Satya,’ ‘Aarakshan,’ ‘Gangs of Wasseypur,’ and ‘Shootout At Wadala.’
  • He hosted the Zee TV quiz show ‘Kam Ya Zyaada’ in 2005.
  • Manoj ventured into film production with his company, Manoj Bajpayee Productions, and produced films like ‘Missing’ and ‘Bhonsle.’
  • In 2021, he appeared in the web series ‘Ray’ and worked as a narrator in the Discovery Plus show ‘Secrets of Sinauli.’
  • Manoj has also showcased his musical talent, featuring as a singer in the 2022 Hindi song ‘Kudi Meri.’
  • Trained in Chhau, a semi-classical dance form, Manoj has a diverse skill set beyond acting.
  • Pankaj Tripathi considers Manoj his idol and was inspired by him during his early days working at a hotel.
  • In 2022, there were hints of Manoj Bajpayee joining politics after meeting Indian politician Lalu Prasad Yadav.
  • A book titled ‘Manoj Bajpayee: Kuch Pane Ki Zid’ was published in 2022, sharing insights into his life, including a school incident.
  • Manoj practices Yoga and meditation daily, accompanied by listening to Sufi music, bhajans, and Buddhist chants.
  • Despite his on-screen persona, Manoj Bajpayee has a fear of dogs and has quit smoking and alcohol consumption.
  • He is a spiritual person and a devotee of Lord Shiva.
  • Manoj has been featured on the covers of various magazines, including Forbes, Man’s World, and Outlook.
  • He has appeared in TV commercials for brands like Pan Vilas Pan Masala, Bail Kolhu Mustard Oil, and Mahindra Maha Bolero Pik Up.
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