MANOJ BAJPAYEE

  • After wrapping up Aishwarya Rai's 'Jazbaa' Sanjay Gupta to start filming 'Mumbai Saga' 3 days ago

    Mumbai: The shooting of the upcoming multi-starrer 'Mumbai Saga' will start immediately after director Sanjay Gupta wraps up the filming of Aishwarya Rai-Irrfan Khan starrer action film 'Jazbaa'. "Immediately after we wrap 'Jazbaa' we will start 'Mumbai Saga'," Gupta posted on Twitter Friday. 'Mumbai Saga' stars actors Vivek Oberoi, Anil Kapoor,...
  • Thrilled to work with Manoj Bajpayee in my next; will be a learning experience for me: Sharib Hashmi February 11, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Sharib Hashmi, who will share screen space with critically acclaimed actor Manoj Bajpayee in his next film 'Adaab Dawood Ibrahim Bol Raha Hoon', says he is thrilled to be working with him. "My next film is with Manoj Bajpayee which is titled 'Adaab Dawood Ibrahim Bol Raha Hoon'. It's...
  • Irrfan, Arshad, Manoj are better actors than me, says Naseeruddin Shah January 22, 2015

    Jaipur: The front lawn of the historic Diggi Palace was absolutely packed as stalwarts Girish Karnad and Naseeruddin Shah took center stage on the first day of the Jaipur Literature Festival. The two actors discussed cinema and Shah's recently released autobiography 'And Then One Day' in front of a packed,...
  • 'Tevar' music review : Calling this album Sajid-Wajid's best would be an exaggeration January 9, 2015

    Mumbai: Music scores of the composing duo Sajid Wajid has been part of many films that belong to the 100-crore club. Sajid-Wajid have been a permanent fixture in Salman films like 'Dabangg', 'Dabangg 2', 'Ek Tha Tiger' and then some more. Boney Kapoor's 'Tevar' also has the (for the...
  • 'Tevar' tweet review: The movie is great fun, full-to filmy and 100% desi January 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Boy meets girl. Boy saves girl. But then the boy and the girl are plunged into a thrilling chase around the Indian heartland, being chased by goons of all shapes and sizes. Amit Ravindernath Sharma's film 'Tevar' has already been generating a lot of buzz. A remake of the...
  • Manoj Bajpayee says the film industry has only used 25 percent of his talent till now January 3, 2015

    Two times National Award winning actor Manoj Bajpayee, who will soon be seen as the love struck antagonist in upcoming film 'Tevar', had a candid chat with IBNlive on Twitter recently. We asked him about his choice of films and his way of work. He talked about his 'bad boy'...
  • Arjun Kapoor: My father didn't allow me to joke with Sonakshi Sinha on the sets of 'Tevar' December 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Arjun Kapoor, who is working with Sonakshi Sinha in 'Tevar', says that his father, producer Boney Kapoor is very protective about the actress and treats her like his own daughter. "My father loves somebody else more than me. I always knew that somewhere because of the kind of person...
  • Biggest challenge for me was to cast Manoj Bajpayee, says 'Tevar' director Amit Sharma December 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Amit Sharma doesn't like to call his directorial debut 'Tevar' a remake. He says that it should be seen as an adaptation of the original film 'Okaddu' because it took him months to complete the script. "For me, the biggest challenge was to cast Manoj Bajpayee, I wanted only him...
  • Yes, the character is gay: Manoj Bajpayee on his new role in Hansal Mehta's next December 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Manoj Bajpayee has confirmed that he will be seen playing a gay professor in Hansal Mehta's next, putting to rest all speculations. "Yes, the character is that of a 60-year-old professor who is gay. We are going to start shooting in January and the preparations have already started," said...
  • Manoj Bajpayee: I will work only when I'd get the money I demand December 2, 2014

    Mumbai: National Award winning actor Manoj Bajpayee compromised on remuneration for good roles, but says he will not do it any more. The actor, who rose to fame with his performance in 'Satya', a role that fetched him the National Award, later proved his mettle in films like 'Shool', 'Pinjar' and...
  • IFFI 2014: Shekhar Kapur discusses the relationship between chaos and creativity with Manoj Bajpayee, Sudhir Mishra November 30, 2014

    "How many of you are creative? How many of you have thought of being creative?" These were a few questions with which noted filmmaker Shekhar Kapur started his masterclass on 'What is creativity? How do you describe the act of creation?' at IFFI 2014. "I'm asking you these questions because...
  • Tabu is a wonderful actress, I'm excited to work with her: Manoj Bajpayee November 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Manoj Bajpayee says he is looking forward to working with Tabu in his upcoming film and calls her a "wonderful actress". "I am excited to work with Tabu. she is a wonderful actress," the actor told IANS. "I will start shooting with her in my next which will be co-produced...
  • Arjun Kapoor motivated me to make 'Tevar': Boney Kapoor November 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood producer Boney Kapoor says his son Arjun's evolution over the last few years has motivated him to make his upcoming film 'Tevar', starring the actor. Boney, 59, has produced the action comedy, which also stars Sonakshi Sinha. He was all praise for Arjun and feels that his hard work is...
  • Hansal Mehta: I can't work without Rajkummar Rao; I see him in every film of mine, I'll always find a character for him November 26, 2014

    New Delhi: After 'Shahid' and 'CityLights', Hansal Mehta is producing and directing a movie inspired by the true story of a gay professor as he feels the debate on sexual orientation should be a part of mainstream. The film is based on an Aligarh Muslim University professor, who was suspended for...
  • Snapshot: Manoj Bajpayee takes on daddy duties at IFFI 2014 November 23, 2014

    Manoj Bajpayee may have been in Goa to attend IFFI, but that doesn't mean he wouldn't pay attention to his duties as a father. The actor, who had inaugurated the Panorama Section of the ongoing festival, was spotted with his daughter Ava Nayla. ...
  • IFFI 2014: Yes, I worked as an usher at IFFI to watch great films, wasn't interested in money, says Manoj Bajpayee November 21, 2014

    Panaji: Actor Manoj Bajpayee may have been invited as the chief guest to open Indian Panorama at IFFI this year, but he just can't forget the time when he worked as an usher for the prestigious film festival in Delhi. While addressing the gathering at Kala Academy, one of the...
  • IFFI 2014: Centenary Award for Rajinikanth came late, says Manoj Bajpayee November 21, 2014

    Panaji: Actor Manoj Bajpayee feels that the Centenary Award for Indian film personality of the year has come 'really late' to superstar Rajinikanth. "Rajinikanth is such a big star, and the contribution that he has made to Indian cinema is also huge. I think the award has come really...
  • Not without Manoj Bajpayee: E Niwas on 'Shool' sequel September 14, 2014

    Mumbai: E. Niwas, who made his Bollywood debut as a director with "Shool", now plans to make a sequel to the National Award winning movie. He says he won't make it without Manoj Bajpayee. Set in a smalltown in Bihar, the original, which was released in 1999, focused on criminalisation of...
  • Manoj Bajpayee 'proud' to be part of 'Saat Uchakkey' June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Acclaimed actor Manoj Bajpayee, who recently saw bits of "Saat Uchakkey", says he is proud of being part of such a movie. "Just saw few scenes of #saatuchakkey!so proud to be part of it," Manoj posted on Twitter. The actor had shot for the movie in the capital with talented...
  • Criminals enter crime world by chance, get addicted: Manoj Bajpayee April 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Manoj Bajpayee, who is returning to television with crime-based show 'Encounter', says criminals enter the world of crime by chance and later get addicted to it. Bajpayee will be seen playing the host of the show, narrating each story from a neutral viewpoint and also leaving the audience with...
  • Manoj Bajpayee returns to TV with a crime-based show March 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Manoj Bajpayee, who was an active small screen and theatre artist before making it big in films, will be seen in a new TV show 'Encounter', a crime-based entertainer. During his early years in showbiz, the rustic and versatile actor was seen in TV shows like 'Kurukshetra', 'Swabhimaan' and 'Badalte...
  • Spending time with family is the best stress buster: Manoj Bajpayee March 9, 2014

    Mumbai: What is the best way to reduce tension? Spending time with the family, says acclaimed actor Manoj Bajpayee. "Getting candid with my family the best stress-buster. One look at them and I feel every trouble is worth it. Do you think so too?" -- tweeted Manoj who is married to...
  • 10 Janpath: Amit Sadh's biopic on Kargil war hero shelved? February 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Amit Sadh's two most talked about projects '10 Janpath' and a biopic on a Kargil war hero seem to have landed in cold storage. The TV actor, who shot to fame with 'Kai Po Che' had bagged the political thriller '10 Janpath' soon after the success of...
  • 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...
  • Manoj Bajpayee to act in the remake of Malayalam film 'Traffic' February 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Manoj Bajpayee has proved his acting mettle in movies like 'Pinjar' and 'Gangs of Wasseypur', but dubbing is something which is still 'tedious' for the actor. The 44yearold took to Twitter to announce that he was dubbing for his upcoming film which is a remake of Malayalam film 'Traffic'. "At the...
  • Intimate scenes? Have always been the toughest to do: Manoj Bajpayee February 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Manoj Bajpayee has proved to be one of the finest actors with his performances in movies like 'Raajneeti' and 'Gangs of Wasseypur', but he says it's still difficult for him to do intimate scenes. "Even though my movies require me to shoot a lot of intimate scenes, they've always been...
  • Intimate scenes are always tough to do: Manoj Bajpayee February 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Manoj Bajpayee has proved to be one of the finest actors with his performances in movies like 'Raajneeti' and 'Gangs of Wasseypur', but he says it's still difficult for him to do intimate scenes. "Even though my movies require me to shoot a lot of intimate scenes, they've always been...
  • IBNLive poll: Majority of people think Manoj Bajpayee should play Arvind Kejriwal in his biopic January 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Enacting a reallife person is easier said than done. And when the celebrity an actor is expected to embody is as popular as Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, the task does get complex, right? But when we have Manoj Bajpayee as an option, we know he can rise...
  • Naseeruddin Shah, Pankaj Kapur to work together in 'Company Ustad'? January 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran actors and brothersinlaw Naseeruddin Shah and Pankaj Kapur have been approached by young director Nitin Chandra to work together for his upcoming film 'Company Ustad'. Actressessisters Ratna and Supriya Pathak are married to Naseer and Pankaj respectively, but neither the sisters nor the brothersinlaw have ever been seen together...