Manoj Bajpayee is an excellent actor and we all know his amazing contribution to the film industry. He has worked in various Telugu, Hindi, and Tamil movies throughout the years.
Manoj has done many memorable performances, such as Bhiku Mhatre in the “Satya” movie.
Moreover, his dialogue in this Hindi film, “Mumbai ka king kaun,” was also famous for his character. Also, he has been rewarded with a Padmashree.
1. An Interview with Brut India
On May 24, 2023, in an interview with Brut India, Manoj Bajpayee said that he liked being called underrated rather than overrated.
He also mentioned how he endeavored and bloomed in Mumbai.
“I like being called underrated.” Manoj Bajpayee tells Brut how he made it big. The actor’s new film Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai released yesterday. pic.twitter.com/5JE0j2lW7g
— Brut India (@BrutIndia) May 24, 2023
The interview starts with a question about his versatility in films. In answer, he said doing a variety of roles doesn’t bore him; instead, doing similar roles does.
1.1. How did He Make his Place in Industry?
Manoj Bajpayee said there is no one from his family in the film industry and it took years and years to make it and a was lot of conviction from his side to do so.
He added that when he decided that he would be in Delhi to do theatre, stubbornness was the only thing that helped him a lot to experience the theatre very well.
Additionally, he also said that if someone has enough experience, he will be able to justify any role.
1.2. He Didn’t Give Up on His Dreams
However, he also said that many people kept compelling him to leave Mumbai and pushed him to stop chasing his dreams, but today he is glad that he did not listen to them.
Also, he added that audiences made him a star, and if someone is a good actor before that, then the stardom life increases in most cases.
1.3. “Rajneeti” Film Gave Him Power
He mentioned how the “Rajneeti” movie helped him restart his career. He also said the film gave him power, and he was able to make his place in the film industry once again.
Additionally, if the movie “Rajneeti” wasn’t made, he wouldn’t have appeared in most of the films.
1.4. He Rated Himself Only Four
Moreover, when asked to rate himself according to his journey in the interview, he rated himself less than half, which is 4/10.
He said it is a challenging task to satisfy oneself although he talked about his amazing performance in his recently released film Banda,
Also, he added that besides the audience, he also liked his performance. But if he sees the film after two years, he may find it completely redundant.
2. Manoj Bajpayee’s Recently Released Film “Banda”
Manoj has undoubtedly played an extraordinary role in his film “Sirf ek Banda Kaafi Hai” or “Banda”.
The film trailer was released on YouTube two weeks ago, and it surpassed 26 million views. The film was unveiled on May 23, 2023, on Zee5.
He played the character of an honest lawyer, a good son, a single father to his son, and a fabulous friend. He has received much praise from audiences for his outstanding performance.
In just two days after its release, this film already has created a buzz all over social media where Manoj Bajpayee gave a national award-winning performance.
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