Manoj Bajpai

  • 10 books actor Manoj Bajpayee loves and wants you to read 13-02-2014 10:16 AM

    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? 03-10-2013 06:28 PM

    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' 01-09-2013 02:04 PM

    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 30-08-2013 10:45 PM

    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...
  • 'Satyagraha' book launched, tells behind-the-scenes tales 28-08-2013 11:41 AM

    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 25-08-2013 02:55 PM

    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 21-08-2013 07:05 PM

    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 19-08-2013 02:45 PM

    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 32-year-old actress is happy about her previous roles, Amrita says she is particularly "proud" of her performance in the...
  • Watch: Making of 'Satyagraha: Democracy Under Fire' 04-07-2013 03:15 PM

    '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' 28-06-2013 11:04 PM

    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 06-05-2013 04:37 PM

    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 18-04-2013 11:38 AM

    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...
  • John Abraham wears Amitabh Bachchan's 'Jumma Chumma De De' outfit 16-04-2013 03:29 PM

    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,...
  • Watch: Music launch of 'Shootout at Wadala' in Mumbai 21-03-2013 03:15 PM

    'Shootout at Wadala' is the sizzling new prequel to the 2007 hit 'Shootout at Lokhandwala'. ...
  • Manoj Bajpayee to turn producer soon 20-01-2013 06:09 PM

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  • 'Lanka' to hit theaters on December 9 19-10-2011 11:51 AM

    New Delhi: Vikram Bhatt's action drama 'Lanka', which he terms 'modern day folklore', will release worldwide on December 9. "'Lanka' is an emotional journey of a man torn between the loyalty for his mentor and the empathy he feels for a girl; a journey of a modern-day 'Asur' (devil) who...
  • Manoj Bajpai's 'Vibhishan' renamed as 'Lanka' 07-10-2011 06:26 PM

    New Delhi: Manoj Bajpai and Vikram Bhatt, who were said to be in a tiff over their film's title, have finally zeroed down on a name. Bajpai confirmed the film will now be named 'Lanka'. Bhatt's production venture was first titled 'Vibhishan', then it was changed to 'Rab Jaisa Koi'...
  • Why India is not ready for 'Aarakshan' 12-08-2011 12:50 AM

    New Delhi: Let the 'Aarakshan' polemic, the subsequent protests across India and Prakash Jha's acquiescence to cut "objectionable" scenes be a warning to filmmakers keen on social commentary. Jha shares his plight with directors who have had a run-in with the authorities over creative licensing and freedom of expression in...
  • 'Aarakshan' to release on time 10-08-2011 12:08 AM

    Prakash Jha is a relieved man, after his film on reservations got the thumbs-up from the Bombay High Court. ...
  • 'Aarakshan' poll: What's your take on reservation? 27-07-2011 02:43 PM

    Prakash Jha's 'Aarakshan' is all set to hit theaters. 'Aarakshan' a high voltage socio-political drama based on controversial policies of caste based reservations in government jobs and education institutions. What's your take on the issue of reservation? Share your opinion with the stars of the film. "You can also participate...
  • Aarakshan my first issue based film: Amitabh 20-07-2011 08:08 PM

    Amitabh Bachchan, Manoj Bajpai and Prakash Jha talk about their upcoming film 'Aarakshan'. ...
  • Manoj Bajpai back with 'Chittagong Strike One' 08-07-2011 01:45 PM

    New Delhi: The trailer of 'Chittagong Strike One' is out and actor Manoj Bajpai is back as iconic freedom fighter Surya Sen aka 'Masterda' in director/producer Bedabrato Pain's period drama based on the Chittagong armoury raid of 1930. The film, co-directed and co-produced by US-based filmmaker Shonali Bose, stars Manoj...
  • Zindagi Live: Making it big in Mumbai 27-02-2011 06:07 PM

    Zindagi live features people from small towns who have made it big in Mumbai. ...