Manoj Bajpayee is an Indian film actor born on April 23, 1969. He mainly works in Hindi cinema and in Telegu and Tamil language films. He received four Filmfare Awards from 10 nominations. Manoj Bajpayee received the National Film Award for the best-supporting actor and Filmfare critic awards for best actor.

In 2003 he won the Special Jury National Award for “Pinjar”. He then prepared a film with the role of a greedy politician in the political thriller called Rajneeti.  Manoj did act on TV show named “Swaabhimaan” along with Rohit Roy and Ashutosh Rana.

 Manoj Bajpayee : Early Life and Personal Details

One of the famous producers of Indian television series Manoj Bajpayee was born in Belwa a small village in Bihar and always dreamt of being an actor from his childhood days. Bajpayee is the second child among his five siblings and was named after Manoj Kumar, one of the famous actor. His father was a farmer and mother a housewife.

As a son of farmer Bajpayee used to work in the field during his vacations. Due to a low economic condition of his family, Bajpayee’s father got difficulty in collecting money for their education. Bajpayee studied at ‘hut school’ till his fourth standard. Then he joined a college at Bettiah where he completed his education level till 12th standard. At the age of seventeen, Bajpayee moved to Delhi.

Bajpayee weighs 150 lbs and is 5 feet 9 inch in height. He is Indian nationality and was married to a girl from Delhi however they divorced later on. Then he met actress Neha widely recognized as Shabana Raza, right after her debut film Kareeb. The couple married in 2006 and have a daughter together.

 Manoj Bajpayee : Career

Manoj Bajpayee was interested in acting from his early age. When Manoj went to Delhi at the age of seventeen he heard about the National School Of Drama where the famous actors like Om Puri, Naseeruddin Shah studied. He applied at the National school Of Drama but was rejected for three times. Afterward, he wanted to commit suicide. Then he worked as a director in Barry John’s workshop. John was inspired by Bajpayee’s acting so John hired him to teach acting.

Then for the fourth time again Manoj applied at the Drama School where he was offered a teaching profession instead. He started his first career with a serial “Swavimaan” aired on Doordarshan. Then Manoj appeared in a small role as Cop in Dastak movie.  He played a dark character in a film titled Aks in 2001 for which he won many awards. Bajpayee was appreciated in films like Pinjar and Zubeidaa, which earned him the National award.

Manoj Bajpayee : Net Worth & Life Style

Manoj Bajpayee is living a luxurious life as he is one of the famous faces in Bollywood.  He is a good actor and apart from acting he is interested in traveling. Bajpayee’s  salary per every movie is estimated as 4 crore which adds up his net worth to $ 20 million.

Manoj loves spending his free time with his wife and a daughter. His favorite food is Biryani and Penna Pasta. He is also interested in photography and posts several pictures on different social medias.