The National Award winning actor will next be seen as a traffic constable in the upcoming film “Traffic”.
#Manoj Bajpayi received Dadasaheb Phalke award
Congratulations Manoj Bajpayee. The actor Manoj Bajpayee, who turns 47 today, to receive Dadasaheb Phalke award for ‘Aligarh’ in the Best Actor category (Critics’ Choice) for his performance in Hansal Mehta’s biographical drama, “Aligarh” The film is based on the real life incident of Dr. Srinivas Ramchandra Siras, who was suspended from his job because of his sexual orientation.
Mehta took to Twitter to mention about the award.
“Dadasaheb Phalke Award in the Best Actor (Critics’ Choice) to Manoj Bajpayee for his portrayal of Professor Ramchandra Siras in ‘Aligarh’,” Mehta tweeted on Friday night.
On the occasion of his 47th birthday, the actor MANOJ BAJPAI thank his fans for their love and good wishes on twitter,“I am honoured to be the recipient of this award; it’s a wonderful feeling. I would like to dedicate it to Siras, for the struggle he faced in his journey to show to the world the true meaning of love. I want to thank our director, Hansal Mehta, for his courage to present this story. I also want to thank my co-star, Raj Kummar Rao, and the entire team of Aligarh. I Thank you for your tremendous appreciation and love. Feeling extremely honoured,” Manoj tweeted.
The award ceremony will take place on April 24 in New Delhi. Manoj Bajpayee has also earlier won won two National Awards for Satya (1998) and Pinjar (2003).
Our heartiest congratulations to the actor and wishing him many such honors.