10 interesting Manoj Bajpayee facts – Bhaiyya Ji actor.

Manoj Bajpayee facts you should know – One of the finest Indian actor known for Satya, Gangs of Wasseypur, The Family Man and Bhaiyya Ji.

Manoj Bajpayee is ranked some of the greatest actors of Indian cinema who has gained both commercial success and critical acclaim along with numerous awards and accolades. Hailing from Bihar, this 55-year-old has been an inspiration and idol of many actors like Pankaj Tripathi and Nawazuddin Siddiqui as well.

Here are 10 Manoj Bajpayee facts you must know as a fan.

Poor conditions of Manoj Bajpayee’s family had him study in a hut school until 4th standard and also helped his father in farming.

The actor is also trained in semi-classical dance Chau.

Bajpayee first gained popularity for his role as Bhiku Matre in Ram Gopal Verma’s cult film Satya.

As per reports, the actor hates to look in the mirror after make-up during shooting because of his complexes.

Manoj Bajpayee married twice. After his first marriage resulted in divorce during his struggling days, the actor married actress Neha aka Shabana Raza in 2006 – you probably remember her from Hrithik Roshan song ‘Aaja Mahiya’.

Manoj Bajpayee considers Naseeruddin Shah the biggest actor in the world because of Shah’s great work in early films with little to no budget.

Manoj Bajpayee and Vijay Raaz talking about abusive slangs in a video was a stunt for the promotion of their movie Saat Uchakkey. The duo were promised to take the video down after the film release, but it didn’t happen and the video went viral. Bajpayee feels embarass about agreeing to do such video for film promotion.

Manoj Bajpayee’s first film role was just for a minute in Drohkaal starring Naseeruddin Shah and Om Puri.

Manoj Bajpayee applied for National School Of Drama (NSD) and got rejected three times. After Panchayat web series actor – Raghubir Yadav‘s suggestion, Bajpayee attended Barry John’s workshop and had the director impress by his acting skills. Bajpayee applied for NSD the fourth time and instead of being a student in the prestigious institute, he was offered a teaching job.

The toughest role of Manoj Bajpayee’s career was for the movie Gali Guliyean released in 2017.

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