When we talk about Manoj Bajpai, only one thing come to our mind – The powerhouse of talent. Yes, the actor who has struggled for so many years and rejected so many times, Manoj did not lose hope and went on to do small roles with big stars ( he played a a dacoit in Shekhar Kapur’s acclaimed drama Bandit Queen). It was the year 1998 which changed the fortune of Manoj Bajpayee with enduring performances in Satya as Bhiku Matre and subsequently Samar Pratap singh in Shool in 1999 which got him recognized. Gangs Of Wasseypur as Sardar Khan will always remain a special film as Manoj Bajpayee deep-dived into the character as if it was tailor-made for him.
With recent commercial potboilers like Aligarh and Satyameva Jayate, Manoj has managed to steal the show while sharing the screen with superstars. Let us look at some of his performances which have been memorable and staggering:-