Manoj Bajpai

Manoj Bajpai was a well known theatre actor in Delhi before he made his first screen appearance in a television serial, titled "Swaabhimaan".

The actor from Bihar made his big screen debut in 1994 with minor roles in "Droh Kaal" and "Bandit Queen". But his big break came in 1998 with "Satya", directed by Ram Gopal Varma, where his portrayal of the gangster Bhiku Mhatre won him several awards including the National Award.

Manoj followed this up with impressive performances in "Shool", "Road", "Aks", "Zubeidaa", "Pinjar", "Fiza", "LOC Kargil" and "Veer Zaara". He also won a National Award for "Pinjar".

His recent films include "Kareeb", "Dus Kahaniyaan", "Money Hai to Honey Hai" and English films "Return To Rajapur" and "Whisperer".

Bajpai has also hosted a reality show on television called "Kam Ya Zyaada".

He is married to Shabana (screen name Neha), a Bollywood actress who has appeared in films such as "Kareeb" and "Fiza".

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