Manoj Bajpayee- New Delhi [India], October 3 : Actor Manoj Bajpayee’s father R K Bajpayee is no more.According to a source, the actor’s Manoj’s father breathed his last on Sunday morning. He was 83.Last month, Manoj had travelled to Delhi from Kerala after hearing about the critical condition of his father, who was admitted to a hospital in Delhi.
Tributes to his father
Director Avinash Das took to Twitter to pay his last respects.”Manoj Bhaiya’s father is no more. Missing the moments spent with him. I took this picture in Bhitiharwa Ashram. He was a man of great endurance. Always kept himself away from his son’s success. He was a great man,” he tweeted.The funeral of Manoj’s father is scheduled to be held at Nigambodh Ghat in the national capital.
About Manoj Bajpayee
Manoj Bajpayee (born 23 April 1969), also credited as Manoj Bajpai, is an Indian actor who predominantly works in Hindi cinema and has also done Telugu and Tamil language films. He is the recipient of three National Film Awards, four Filmfare Awards, and two Asia Pacific Screen Awards. In 2019, he won India’s fourth-highest civilian honour, the Padma Shri, for his contributions to art.
Manoj Bajpayee was born in Belwa, a small village near the city Bettiah in West Champaran district Bihar. Bajpayee aspired to become an actor since childhood. He continued to do theatre while studying in college. Bajpayee made his feature film debut with a one-minute role in Drohkaal (1994). He had a minor role of a dacoit in Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen (1994). After a few unnoticed roles, he played the gangster Bhiku Mhatre in Satya, which proved to be a breakthrough. Bajpayee received the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor and Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor for the film. He then acted in films such as Kaun (1999) and Shool (1999). For the latter, he won his second Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor.
Bajpayee won the Special Jury National Award for Pinjar (2003). In 2012, Bajpayee played Sardar Khan in Gangs of Wasseypur.
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