Manoj Bajpayee

  • Criminals enter crime world by chance, get addicted: Manoj Bajpayee 10-04-2014 10:33 AM

    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...
  • Manoj Bajpayee returns to TV with a crime-based show 22-03-2014 05:49 PM

    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...
  • Spending time with family is the best stress buster: Manoj Bajpayee 09-03-2014 04:45 PM

    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...
  • 10 Janpath: Amit Sadh's biopic on Kargil war hero shelved? 15-02-2014 07:55 AM

    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 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...
  • Manoj Bajpayee to act in the remake of Malayalam film 'Traffic' 06-02-2014 04:35 PM

    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 44-year-old took to Twitter to announce that he was dubbing for his upcoming film which is a remake of Malayalam film 'Traffic'....
  • Intimate scenes? Have always been the toughest to do: Manoj Bajpayee 03-02-2014 08:02 AM

    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...
  • Intimate scenes are always tough to do: Manoj Bajpayee 02-02-2014 05:08 PM

    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...
  • IBNLive poll: Majority of people think Manoj Bajpayee should play Arvind Kejriwal in his biopic 23-01-2014 12:48 PM

    New Delhi: Enacting a real-life 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'? 21-01-2014 01:24 PM

    Mumbai: Veteran actors and brothers-in-law Naseeruddin Shah and Pankaj Kapur have been approached by young director Nitin Chandra to work together for his upcoming film 'Company Ustad'. Actresses-sisters Ratna and Supriya Pathak are married to Naseer and Pankaj respectively, but neither the sisters nor the brothers-in-law have ever been seen...
  • UTV to co-produce Suriya's Tamil film 'Anjaan' 15-01-2014 02:00 PM

    Chennai: On the occasion of Pongal, UTV Motion Pictures Tuesday announced it will co-produce actor Suriya Sivakumar's upcoming Tamil action-thriller '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....
  • Sonakshi Sinha approached for a special song in Suriya's next 09-01-2014 03:55 PM

    Chennai: Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha, who was recently approached with an offer to shake a leg with Suriya Sivakumar in his upcoming yet-untitled 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....
  • Anurag Kashyap to make a Bhojpuri film with Manoj Bajpayee? 09-01-2014 03:35 PM

    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...
  • Tough to stay away from food, says Manoj Bajpayee 16-12-2013 05:46 PM

    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...
  • RGV: Comparisons between 'Satya', 'Satya 2' are inevitable 06-11-2013 09:11 AM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma's 'Satya 2', touted to be his last underworld-based 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...
  • Manna Dey's death: India's reaction on Twitter 25-10-2013 12:02 AM

    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...
  • The villain is the new 'Boss' in Bollywood 18-10-2013 04:11 PM

    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' 30-09-2013 05:11 PM

    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 to the...
  • Playing Asaram Bapu means a lot of work: Arjun Rampal 25-09-2013 03:04 PM

    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...
  • 'Traffic' actress Richa Panai heads to Bollywood 19-09-2013 04:25 PM

    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...
  • 'Satyagraha' team to engage youngsters in a discussion 03-09-2013 12:10 AM

    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...
  • 'Satyagraha' collects Rs 39.12 crore in the opening weekend 02-09-2013 02:21 PM

    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...
  • 25 celebrity vacations you wouldn't want to miss 02-09-2013 12:13 AM

    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...
  • Manoj Bajpayee: Money is the most important factor for me 01-09-2013 04:20 PM

    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...
  • Satyagraha: 10 well timed dialogues in Prakash Jha's film 31-08-2013 02:15 PM

    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,...
  • 'Satyagraha' Tweet Review: First day, first show 30-08-2013 11:10 AM

    New Delhi: Prakash Jha is known to dwelve in topical issues in each of his films. From 'Gangaajal' to 'Chakravyuh'- Jha has talked about very serious issues in his films. His latest offering 'Satyagraha' promises to be a gritty political drama where five individuals come together to protest against a...
  • No changes were made in 'Satyagraha': Prakash Jha 29-08-2013 10:48 AM

    New Delhi: Director Prakash Jha Wednesday said his 'Satyagraha' will hit the screens without any cuts as the censor board did not cut or ban any scene from the political thriller. "They (censor board) said that you have made the film in a very sensitive way and there are parts...
  • I am the comic-relief of 'Satyagraha', says Manoj Bajpayee 29-08-2013 10:39 AM

    New Delhi: While the promos of Prakash Jha's 'Satyagraha' hint at its striking similarity with the Anna Hazare movement, its actors insist that the film is not based on the popular movement that took place in the 2011. "It is not based on Anna Hazare's movement at all. It is...
  • Road to Satyagraha: Watch the star cast share their experiences 28-08-2013 11:39 PM

    Directed by Prakash Jha, 'Satyagraha' has an multi faceted star cast including Ajay Devgn, Amitabh Bachchan, Manoj Bajpayee, Arjun Rampal, Kareena Kapoor, Amrita Rao. The movie will release on August 30. ...
  • Manoj Bajpayee: I'm comfortable doing the kind of films which I do 27-08-2013 03:56 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpayee, who has been appreciated for his roles in films like 'Pinjar', 'Raajneeti' and 'Gangs of Wasseypur', enjoys essaying characters who are closer real characters. Glamour is not his priority, he says. "I love doing those roles. I enjoy doing real roles as I relate to...