February 05, 2023

Manoj Bajpayee Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : October 3, 2020

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Short Biography

Manoj Bajpayee was born on 23-04-1969 in Belwa, West Champaran in the state of Bihar, India. He is an Indian Film Actor, Television Actor, Voice Artist, Theatre Actor & Film Producer who is known for his work in Bollywood, Telugu and Tamil movies.

Manoj Bajpayee Complete Bio & Career

Manoj Bajpayee is arguably one of the most talented actors of Bollywood today.  He never typecasts his roles and always comes up something new. He always backs himself to take the challenges and has worked mostly in critically acclaimed films.
The movie lover’s people still remembers him the most for his performance in Ram Gopal Verma’s Satya in 1998.   Though he was in the film with a supporting role but his performance was lauded more than the lead actor J.D. Chakravarthy. Prior to that, he did some less insignificant roles in films like Bandit Queen, Dastak, and Daud among others. After Satya, he never looked back and was then looked upon as an actor to reckon with. For Satya, he also won the National Award for Best Supporting Actor.
After Satya, he played the lead role in the film called Shool where was cast opposite Raveena Tandon. The movie was well praised and also won him the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor. Though he is not as glamorous as other Bollywood actors but with his acting abilities, he has never been short of work and has worked with the best in Bollywood.
In addition to lead hero, he played lead villain role in films like Road and Aks and was equally successful in negative roles as well. Both the performances were heavily praised and since then he has been a sought after actor of bollywood. He won his second National Award for his performance in the film Pinjar in 2003.
For almost the second of 2000s, his films didn’t make much of an impact but in 2012, he came back with one of his best performance in Anurag Kashyap’s Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1. His performance in the film was arguably the best of his illustrious career so far. Two decades have passed by since he made his acting debut and he is still going strong. He was recently seen in films such as Love Sonia, Bhonsle, and Sonchiriya.
Besides Hindi, he has also worked in Tamil and Telugu language films. He has also lent his voice in the animated series of Ramayana: The Epic and Mahabharat. He will be next seen in Hollywood film Dhaka and recently made his debut in a web series called The Family Man.

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Honours & Awards

Padma Shri Civilian Award 2019 Arts

Manoj Bajpayee Family, Relatives and Other Relations

His father's name is Radhakant Bajpai. He is married to Bollywood actress Neha since 2005 and together the couple is blessed with a daughter named Ava Nayla.

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 39
Biceps Size 12
Waist Size 33
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Belwa, West Champaran district, Bihar, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Belwa, West Champaran district, Bihar
School Khrist Raja High School, Bettiah
College Ramjas College, Delhi
Satyawati College, Delhi
Qualification Graduate in History Drama
Hobbies Theatre plays, Travelling, Dancing
Marital Status Married
Debut Film: Bandit Queen (1994)
‘Drohkaal’ (1994)
TV: Swabhimaan (1995)
Salary 4 Crore (INR)
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black,Red
Favorite Actress Smita Patil , Tabu
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan , Naseeruddin Shah
Favorite Film Director Ram Gopal Varma , Shekhar Kapur
Favorite Movie Gangs of Wasseypur
Favorite Place Goa, Dubai
Favorite Food Biryani, Penne pasta

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Manoj Bajpayee

  • He tried to commit suicide after getting rejected from National School of Drama thrice.
  • He was batchmate of Shahrukh Khan at Barry John's acting workshop.
  • He was offered a role in Dangal but he denied saying that he didn't like that role.
  • He won National Award twice for his performance in films like Satya and Pinjar.

Manoj Bajpayee Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

53 years, 9months, 13 days old age Manoj Bajpayee will turn 54 on 23 April, 2023. Only 2 months, 17 days, 6 hours,55 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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