Manoj Bajpayee Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography, Family & More

Manoj Bajpai

Real NameManoj Bajpayee
NicknameNot Known
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
Weightin Kilograms- 68 kg
in Pounds- 150 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 39 Inches
- Waist: 33 Inches
- Biceps: 12 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth23 April 1969
Age (as in 2016)47 Years
Birth PlaceBelwa, West Champaran district, Bihar, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signTaurus
HometownHis ancestry belonging is a small village called Belwa on the border of Nepal near the town Narkatiaganj in West Champaran, Bihar.
SchoolKhrist Raja High School, Bettiah
CollegeSatyawati College, Delhi
Ramjas College, Delhi
Educational QualificationsGraduate in History
DebutFilm: Bandit Queen (1994)
TV: Swabhimaan (1995)
FamilyFather- Radhakant Bajpai (Farmer)
Mother- Not Known
Brothers- 2
Sisters- 3
Manoj Bajpai with his father
Manoj Bajpai with his Mother
HobbiesTheatre plays
Controversies• He refused the offer to work in Aamir Khan's film Dangal, as he was not happy with his role.
• Juhi Chawla, the producer of the film Chalk N Duster sacked him from her film and replaced him with Rishi Kapoor to play the role of a quizmaster, as she thought that Manoj's looks are not good enough to carry out this role.
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodBiryani, Penne pasta
Favourite ActorAmitabh Bachchan, Naseeruddin Shah
Favourite ActressSmita Patil, Tabu
Favourite DirectorShekhar Kapur, Ram Gopal Varma
Favourite FilmGangs of Wasseypur
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
WifeShabana Raza a.k.a Neha (Actress)
Manoj Bajpai with his wife and daughter
ChildrenDaughter- Ava Nayla
Son- N/A
Money Factor
Salary4 Crore (INR)
Net WorthNot Known

Manoj Bajpai

Some Lesser Known Facts About Manoj Bajpai

  • Does Manoj Bajpai smoke?: No
  • Does Manoj Bajpai drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Manoj got famous with his role of Bhiku Mahatre in Ram Gopal Varma’s film Satya, and won many awards for his role of a gangster.

  • After getting rejected thrice from the National School of Drama, Delhi, he tried to commit suicide.
  • He learned acting skills from Barry John’s workshop on advice of actor Raghubir Yadav. At that time Shah Rukh Khan was his batch-mate in those acting classes.
  • He was earlier married to a Delhi girl but got divorced later, and then he married actress Shabana Khan, popularly known as Neha, who did films like Kareeb, Fiza, etc.
  • In 1995, he did his first TV serial called Swaabhimaan, which also had actors like Ashutosh Rana and Rohit Roy.
  • His parents liked veteran actor Manoj Kumar, so they choose his name as Manoj, tough he wanted to have the name Samar Bajpai.
  • He along with Amitabh Bachchan jumped from a big height of 30 feet for a waterfall scene in the film Aks.
  • He won National Film Award for films like Pinjar and Satya.