Manoj Bajpayee is one of the best actor in bollywood. He mostly works in hindi films and also did some telugu and tamil films. Here is some information about him.

Name : Manoj Radhakant Bajpai
Born : 23 April 1969
Age : 50 year
Occupation : Actor
Birthplace : Belwa, West Champaran, Bihar
Religion : Hinduism
College : Satyawati & Ramjas College, Delhi
Education : Graduate in Hindi, Drama
Spouse : Neha (Sabana Raza) (Married in 2006)
Children : One daughter
Manoj Bajpayee
Manoj Bajpayee

Manoj was born on 23 April 1969 in one small farmer family. Manoj’s father was a farmer and mother was a housewife. His family lived in small village name, Belwa in West Champaran, Bihar State. Manoj has five other siblings and one of his younger sister name Poonam Dubey is a fashion designer in bollywood industry. In childhood, he wanted to become an actor. But at that time his father was not capable to collecting money for his eduction. Manoj Bajpayee complete his 12th standard from Maharani Janki School in Bettiah. Manoj did farming in the school time. Then he completed the degree of gradute in Satyawati & Ramjas College in Delhi. When he lived in delhi, he heard about National School of Drama and because of his dream, he applied in that school and rejected three times and decided to commit suicide. But after suggetion of Raghubir Yadav (actor) his joined the Barry John’s workshop (director and acting coach). John showed Manoj acting skill and impress, so he decided to teach him. After learned acting skill from Barry John’s, Manoj reapplied in National School of Drama and selected.

Manoj started his carieer with Drohkaal (1994) movie. In this movie Manoj played only one minute role. After he worked in Bandit Queen (1994) movie. In 1995 he also did television serial name Kalakar, the serial was directed by Hansal Mehta and Imtihaan. By showing of Manoj’s acting skills, Mahesh Bhatt offered to him a second serial name Swabhimaan in same year. After he played small role in Dastak and Tamanna movie.

Manoj Bajpayee
Manoj Bajpayee

Finally in 1998 he played a role of Bhiku Mathre (Gangster in the Mumbai underworld-only for film) in Satya movie. The film was directed and produced by Ramgopal Varma. The film was success in box office and Manoj become famous in bollywood for his acting and he got many award for this movie.

In his career Manoj gives around 70 movies in bollywood. Many film goes success in box office like Veer Zaara, Sarkar series, Gangs of Wasseypur series, Speical 26, Shootout at Wadala etc. He also worked in web series name Mrs. Serial Killer. In Veer Zaara movie Shahrukh Khan and Preeti Zinta in lead role, Manoj worked with Shahrukh Khan. They both are classmate in Barry John’s workshop.

In personal life Manoj got married two times. First time he was married with Delhi’s girl but after sometime got divorced because of his struglig period. Then he was met to Sabana Raza also known as Neha, she is also bollywood actress. They were married in 2006 in blessed with one baby girl.


1999 Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Critics Satya
1999 Zee Cine Awards for Best Actor in a Supporting Role Satya
1999 Screen Awards, India for Best Actor in a Supporting Role Satya
2000 Filmfare Awards for Best Actor – Critics School
2002 Screen Awards, India for Best Villian Aks
2005 National Film Award-Special Jury Award Pinjar
2016 Asia Pacific Screen Awards for Best Performance by an Actor Aligarh
2016 Jagran Film Festival for Best Actor Aligarh
2017 Filmfare Awards for Best Actor Aligarh
2017 Filmfare Awards for Best Actor in a Short film Taandav
2018 New York Indo-American Arts Council Film Festival for Best Actor Gali Guleiyan
2019 Asia Pacific Screen Awards for Best Performance by an Actor Bhonsle
2019 Padma Shri