Manoj Bajpai

  • 10 books actor Manoj Bajpayee loves and wants you to read February 13, 2014

    Ever wondered what books movie stars read and who their favourite authors are? We asked actor Manoj Bajpaye, a veteran of critically acclaimed films such as 'Satya', 'Pinjar' and 'Gangs of Wasseypur', what his favourite books were. Among Manoj's list were 'Waiting for Godot' and 'Midnight's Children'. Let's share the...
  • Fourth Estate: The people's watchdog? October 3, 2013

    Debate over media and its role in society Is it a watchdog or a fight over TRPs. ...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Satyagraha' and 'We're The Millers' September 1, 2013

    This week CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviewed Amitabh Bachchan and Ajay Devgn starrer 'Satyagraha', and 'We're The Millers'. He also spoke to actress Parineeti Chopra. ...
  • 'Satyagraha' movie review: Well-intentioned drama turned into a plodding sermon September 12, 2013

    Director: Prakash Jha Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgn, Kareena Kapoor, Manoj Bajpai, Arjun Rampal With Satyagraha director Prakash Jha once again raids the headlines, this time turning his gaze on the growing public resentment towards the deep-rooted corruption in the system. Jha borrows liberally from real events and the lives of real...
  • 'Satyagraha' book launched, tells behind-the-scenes tales August 28, 2013

    New Delhi: 'Satyagraha: The Story Behind the Revolution', a book tracing the months of hard work, fun on the sets, costume crises, art direction accidents and how a team of people came together to tell a story of a revolution, was launched here Tuesday evening by the eclectic and talented...
  • Manoj Bajpayee prefers doing negative role opposite Big B August 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Manoj Bajpai, who will be seen alongside Amitabh Bachchan in 'Satyagraha', feels if one has to stand out opposite the megastar, it has to be in a negative role. It is for the third time that Manoj has been pitted opposite Amitabh Bachchan, this time as a wily...
  • Satyagraha: Big B talks about revolution August 21, 2013

    Directed by Prakash Jha , 'Satyagraha' stars Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgn, Kareena Kapoor, Arjun Rampal, Manoj Bajpai, Amrita Rao and Vipin Sharma in the lead roles. The film is set to be released on August 23. ...
  • 'Satyagraha' brought the actress out in me: Amrita Rao August 19, 2013

    New Delhi: After playing docile roles in 'Ishq Vishk', 'Vivah' and 'Welcome to Sajjanpur', actress Amrita Rao is gearing up to show her rebellious streak in Prakash Jha's 'Satyagraha'. Though, the 32yearold actress is happy about her previous roles, Amrita says she is particularly "proud" of her performance in the upcoming...
  • Watch: Making of 'Satyagraha: Democracy Under Fire' July 4, 2013

    'Satyagraha: Democracy Under Fire', is an upcoming political thriller directed by Prakash Jha. Starring Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgn, Kareena Kapoor, Arjun Rampal, Manoj Bajpai and Amrita Rao, the film's story revolves around the fight against deep rooted corruption plaguing the establishment. ...
  • Launch of first look of Prakash Jha's 'Satyagraha' June 28, 2013

    Prakash Jha's 'Satyagraha' revolves around the fight against deep rooted corruption plaguing the establishment and will hit the screens on 23rd August. ...
  • 'Shootout At Wadala' collects Rs 30.7 crore in opening weekend May 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Sanjay Gupta has struck gold with his latest film 'Shootout At Wadala'. Within three days of the release of the gangster film, 'Shootout At Wadala' has been able to collect Rs 30.7 crore at the ticket window. Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, "#ShootoutAtWadala collected approx. Rs 30.7 cr...
  • Manoj Bajpai to star in the remake of Malayalam film April 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Malayalam hit 'Traffic' is being remade in Hindi with actor Manoj Bajpai, Parambrata and Bengali Superstar Prosenjit in key roles. The newly launched Eyedentity Motion Pictures, which is part of TV production house Endemol India, today announced the remake. The film, slated go into production in July, is scheduled for...
  • John Abraham wears Amitabh Bachchan's 'Jumma Chumma De De' outfit April 16, 2013

    Priyanka Chopra's look in her special appearance song 'Shootout at Wadala''s 'Babli Badmaash' was inspired by the 1981 hit 'Yaarana'. In an ode of sorts, Amitabh Bachchan's trademark outfit from the chartbuster 'Jumma Chumma De De' song is sported by John Abraham in popular song 'Laila'. Wearing a white shirt, black...
  • Watch: Music launch of 'Shootout at Wadala' in Mumbai March 21, 2013

    'Shootout at Wadala' is the sizzling new prequel to the 2007 hit 'Shootout at Lokhandwala'. The film stars John Abraham, Anil Kapoor and Manoj Bajpai. At the glamorous music launch in Mumbai, Sunny Leone also gave a glimpse into her debut item number. ...
  • I have transformed myself into a 'begum': Kareena February 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor today said that postmarriage, she has transformed herself into a begum (princess). Kareena and Bollywood star Saif Ali Khan tied the knot in Mumbai in October last year after a fiveyear courtship. Saif, 42, son of late Nawab of Pataudi and former Indian cricket captain Mansoor...
  • 'Vetadu Ventadu' Review: The movie is a borrowed thriller January 25, 2013

    Director: Thiru Cast: Vishal Krishna, Trisha Krishnan, Sunaina, Manoj Bajpai, J.D Chekravarthy, Jayaprakash and Sampath Raj 'Vetadu Ventadu' is the Telugu dubbed version of Tamil action thriller 'Samar', which is heavily inspired by the Spanish thriller 'Dot The I'. Quite different from several run of the mill type films of the...
  • Manoj Bajpayee to turn producer soon January 20, 2013

    Mumbai: After wearing grease paint for almost two decades, National Award winning actor Manoj Bajpayee is keen to take a plunge into filmmaking business and turn producer. He feels producing movies "will give me a lot of power". His career took off in a big way post the success of 'Satya',...
  • 'Shootout At Wadala' trailer: John is back! January 18, 2013

    New Delhi: The trailer of Sanjay Gupta's 'Shootout At Wadala' is finally out. Starring John Abraham, Anil Kapoor, Sonu Sood, Manoj Bajpai, Tusshar Kapoor and Kangana Ranaut the film is based on the real life incident that took place in Mumbai in the 1980s. Produced by Ekta Kapoor, the film...
  • Prakash Jha recreates movie set to promote 'Chakravyuh' October 18, 2012

    Team 'Chakravyuh' turned up in character at a makeshift Naxal camp for a promotional activity with the winners of various 'Chakravyuh' contests in Film City, Mumbai. The winners got to interact with the stars and participate in activities with them at the Naxalite training camp. ...
  • Item song has a capacity to push a film: Sameera October 14, 2012

    Mumbai: Actress Sameera Reddy, who would be seen doing an item number in Prakash Jha's forthcoming film 'Chakravyuh', said the peppy numbers have got their due recognition now. "I believe in item songs. Today these numbers have a prestige in a way. People do ask or are curious to know if there...
  • Rajinikanth praises Manoj Bajpai for 'GOW' October 13, 2012

    Superstar Rajinikanth, who recently attended Amitabh Bachchan's 70th Birthday party AND has reportedly met Manoj Bajpai in his return flight home back to Chennai. The actors even had a conversation during the journey. The Superstar has apparently liked the character played by Manoj Bajpai in 'Gangs Of Wasseypur' and appreciated the...
  • 'Chittagong' will finally see the light of day September 28, 2012

    Mumbai: Directorproducer Anurag Kashyap, known for his cult films, is happy producing Manoj Bajpai's 'Chittagong' and said the film will finally come out towards the middle of the next month. "This film is finally coming out and will see the light of the day. I know how this film was made...
  • Prakash Jha held at gunpoint on set of Chakravyuh? September 5, 2012

    Mischievous Arjun Rampal plays a prank on Prakash Jha holding him at gun point on the sets of 'Chakravyuh'. The political thriller is produced and directed by Jha and stars Arjun Rampal, Abhay Deol, Esha Gupta, Manoj Bajpai, Kabir Bedi and Anjali Patil. ...
  • Manoj Bajpai admires Nawazuddin Siddiqui August 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Actor Manoj Bajpai, who played revenge hungry Sardar Khan in the first part of Gangs of Wasseypur, says he admires Nawazuddin Siddiqui, the main protagonist in the second part. Gangs of Wasseypur II, which released on August 8, is on its way to becoming director Anurag Kashyap's most successful...
  • Watch: Uncensored trailer of Gangs of Wasseypur II July 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The exclusive uncensored trailer of 'Gangs of Wasseypur part 2' was released on July 5. The crime film directed by Anurag Kashyap and produced by Viacom18 motion pictures along with AKFPL, stars Manoj Bajpai, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Huma Qureshi and Richa Chadda in the lead roles. After the...
  • Masand: 'Gangs of Wasseypur' is a gripping film June 23, 2012

    Cast: Jaideep Ahlawat, Manoj Bajpai, Richa Chadda Director: Anurag Kashyap On the surface, Gangs of Wasseypur is a revenge saga, a tableau of vengeance between generations of gangsters. Scratch that surface and youll discover more than just a grim portrait. Director Anurag Kashyap decides to tell this story his way, infusing it...
  • Friday releases: 'Teri Meri Kahaani', 'Gangs of Wasseypur', 'Brave' June 22, 2012

    Its Friday and for those of you looking to spend your weekend at the theatres, there's quite a line up including 'Teri Meri Kahaani', 'Gangs of Wasseypur' and 'Brave'. ...
  • 'Wasseypur' my most negative role: Manoj Bajpayee June 16, 2012

    Jaipur: Describing his role as the most negative character on screen so far, actor Manoj Bajpayee says his upcoming movie 'Gangas of Wasseypur' will be full of the 'masala' today's audience is open to. The 43yearold actor said he is happy that the film has got an 'A' certificate and...
  • 'Gangs of Wasseypur' is not for kids: Director June 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Bollywood director Anurag Kashyap is not worried about getting an 'A' (adult) certificate for his film 'Gangs of Wasseypur', and says the film is not at all for children. "The film has not gone to the censor board as yet. It is 'A' (adult) film and it will be...
  • Hindi 'Traffic' to feature Ajay Devgan June 5, 2012

    The Hindi remake of 'Traffic' is suddenly witnessing some big changes in its cast lines, with Ajay Devgan coming up in an important role. Yes, the national award winning actor will be featured in the role that of Assistant traffic commissioner that Anoop Menon has done in the original. Manoj...