For an actor to truly succeed, versatility is a key quality. Manoj Bajpayee is a name that is always brought up while discussing versatile and talented Indian actors. We could never grow bored of watching him on our TV screens. He is one of the most talented performers in Bollywood, with performances that display his utmost competence. Manoj Bajpayee joined our Editor-in-Chief, Kamiya Jani and Mashable India’s Siddhaarth Aalambayan for this Sunday Brunch X The Bombay Journey edition. To know all about the amazing details of his life, stream the full video!
Manoj Bajpayee Believes Mumbai Will Be A Lot Different In 5 Years
Manoj Bajpayee moved to Mumbai decades ago with a dream of making it as an actor. As they drove around Juhu, he pointed out the fact that Mumbai is progressing at a great speed and will completely shape-shift in merely 5 years. With development happening in terms of metro trains, it will change a lot about the city, fixing a lot of connectivity issues.
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He Shared His Experience With Working For OTT
Driving around Juhu with the most amazing Manoj Bajpayee was an absolute treat. We got to ask him so much. Talking about his experience working on web series for OTT platforms, he revealed that he genuinely wanted to be a part of one. His Bollywood career was going great, but he still wanted to explore the other side of the world.
Even though The Family Man was one of the first Hindi web series, there was a template set for them. Most of them revolved around similar themes of thrillers or murder mysteries. He, on the other hand, wished to do something different. When he was offered The Family Man, he agreed to do it after listening to a 20-minute reading.
He also pointed out that his wife was a little apprehensive about his decision to work for OTT platforms. He obviously went ahead with it and treated us to a great show. Further in the episode, he shared an anecdote about him travelling on the local train, and you must catch it on the full video.
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