MANOJ BAJPAYEE

  • IFFI 2014: Yes, I worked as an usher at IFFI to watch great films, wasn't interested in money, says Manoj Bajpayee Yesterday

    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 2 days ago

    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...
  • UTV to coproduce Suriya's Tamil film 'Anjaan' January 15, 2014

    Chennai: On the occasion of Pongal, UTV Motion Pictures Tuesday announced it will coproduce actor Suriya Sivakumar's upcoming Tamil actionthriller 'Anjaan', which is also being produced by Thirrupathi Brothers. 'Anjaan', which means stranger, is being directed by N. Lingusamy. "We are extremely delighted to continue our strong relationship with N. Lingusamy's Thirrupathi...
  • Sonakshi Sinha approached for a special song in Suriya's next January 9, 2014

    Chennai: Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha, who was recently approached with an offer to shake a leg with Suriya Sivakumar in his upcoming yetuntitled Tamil thriller, has expressed interest in it, says director N.Lingusamy. "We did approach Sonakshi for a special song, which is not an item number in the film. She...
  • Anurag Kashyap to make a Bhojpuri film with Manoj Bajpayee? January 9, 2014

    New Delhi: After making critically acclaimed films like 'Gulaal' and 'Gangs of Wasseypur', filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is now planning to venture into Bhojpuri industry. Buzz is that Kashyap is making a Bhojpuri film with Manoj Bajpayee in the lead. If this happens then it will be a huge boost for the...
  • Tough to stay away from food, says Manoj Bajpayee December 16, 2013

    New Delhi: For actor Manoj Bajpayee, food seems to be a huge weakness. The actor says he satiates most of his cravings by watching food channels. "So difficult for a foodie like me to stay away from yummy looking and yummy tasting food. watching food channel to compensate does a lot...
  • RGV: Comparisons between 'Satya', 'Satya 2' are inevitable November 6, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma's 'Satya 2', touted to be his last underworldbased movie, is set for Friday release and he confesses that he can't escape the film's comparison with 'Satya', one of his best works. "Comparisons are inevitable, you can't escape comparisons. But once the audience enters the theatre and...
  • Manna Dey's death: India's reaction on Twitter October 25, 2013

    Singer Manna Dey, whose versatile voice charmed fans of Bollywood cinema for more than 60 years, died in Bangalore on Thursday, a hospital spokesman said. He was 94. Here are some reactions on Twitter: Amithab Bachchan, Actor Manna Dey, stalwart of the music world, passes away. Flooded with memories and his songs....
  • The villain is the new 'Boss' in Bollywood October 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Ronit Roy has portrayed the character of a cynical police officer in Anthony D'Souza's 'Boss', and he has left a mark in the role. The bad guy stole the limelight with his subtle performance in the film. Lately, the Hindi film industry has started giving a lot of...
  • Anil Kapoor as Karna, Vidya Balan as Draupadi in 'Mahabharat' September 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Actors Anil Kapoor and Manoj Bajpayee have lent their voice for animation film 'Mahabharat'. Anil has done a voice over for the character of Karna while Manoj has dubbed for Yudhishtir's character in the animated retelling of the Indian epic. Film's producer Jayantilal Gada confirmed their addition...
  • Playing Asaram Bapu means a lot of work: Arjun Rampal September 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Prakash Jha has reportedly decided to make a film called 'Satsang', which is said to be inspired by spiritual guru Asaram Bapu. It is being speculated that either Ajay Devgn, Arjun Rampal or Manoj Bajpayee will play the lead role. When asked at an event here about the movie, Arjun...
  • 'Traffic' actress Richa Panai heads to Bollywood September 19, 2013

    Chennai: Southern actress Richa Panai, known for films such as 'Yamudiki Mogudu' and 'MMS', will make her Bollywood debut in the upcoming yet untitled Hindi remake of Malayalam blockbuster 'Traffic'. "Since it's my Bollywood debut, I'm extremely happy that I'm part of this remake. It's a big team and I have...
  • 'Satyagraha' team to engage youngsters in a discussion September 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Prakash Jha and the cast of his latest release 'Satyagraha' have been invited to take part in a discussion with college students in Pune. The filmmaker hopes to get the pulse of the youth on the country's current state. Jha, along with Arjun Rampal and Ajay Devgn, will visit Symbiosis...
  • 'Satyagraha' collects Rs 39.12 crore in the opening weekend September 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Prakash Jha's 'Satyagraha' has collected Rs. 39.12 crore within three days of its release on Aug 30. The socio-political thriller is likely to retain its presence on the screens despite two biggies - 'Zanjeer' and 'Shuddh Desi Romance', releasing Friday. Made at a reported budget of Rs. 50 crore,...
  • 25 celebrity vacations you wouldn't want to miss September 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Even though your favorite stars are busy jetting across the country, hopping from one city to another to promote their films and adhering to painstaking touring, they do manage to take time out from their hectic lives for a well-planned vacation. Still unconvinced? Take a look at the holiday...
  • Manoj Bajpayee: Money is the most important factor for me September 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Manoj Bajpayee, who has been acting for almost two decades, says that filmmakers should stop tempting him with good roles as now it's money that matters to him the most. "At this point of time, money is the most important factor for me. I am at a stage today where...
  • Satyagraha: 10 well timed dialogues in Prakash Jha's film August 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Prakash Jha is known as a filmmaker who gives too much emphasise on the rightful use of the language. Though standard Hindi has already been replaced by its popular form in Bollywood but there are veterans who still mouth heavily loaded dialogues with ease and confidence. Amitabh Bachchan,...