As we all know, today is 70th republic day of India. On this day, the honourable President of India hosts the flag and there is a grand ceremony with the parade and many achievers get honoured with awards which are divided into three categories: Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan and Padma Shri.
Manoj Bajpayee along with Rajkumari Devi, Bhagirathi Devi, Godawari Dutta, Hukumdev Narayan Yadav and Jyoti Kumari Sinha are honoured with Padma Shri in their respected fields.
Manoj Bajpai, the talented Indian Bollywood actor was born on 3rd of April in a small village Belwa of Narkatiaganj, Bihar. He had a strong liking for theater from childhood and he achieved to be a professional actor by his active involvement and participation.
Coming from a small village of Bihar, he had to face many difficulties in order to pursue a career in the acting profession. He was rejected by National School of Drama for atleast four times but he never thought of giving up, instead he tried until he succeed and now has bece a very famous actor of Bollywood. He has become a man with no introduction with his versatile roles in different movies like Sardar Khan of Gangs of Wasseypur, his role in movie Satya and many others.
He had done many small roles beforehand. He came in limelight by his role in movie Satya in 1997. After that, he never had to look back. He is known as the versatile actor for his difficult roles in movies that too all different from each other.