Mumbai. Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpayee is celebrating his 52nd birthday on 23 April. The actor was born on 23 April 1969 in Belwa, a small village in West Champaran district of Bihar. Manoj Bajpayee wanted to become an actor by watching Amitabh Bachchan’s films since childhood. At the same time, after entering the acting world, the actor has also thought of suicide once. So let us tell you on Manoj Bajpayee’s birthday, this important story related to his life-
Manoj’s home family
Manoj Bajpayee’s father used to do farming in the village and his mother was a housewife. The actor has five siblings. In which he comes second. Manoj did his early education in Bettiah, Bihar. After this, the actor reached Delhi at the age of 17 and took admission in Delhi University. Only after that Manoj committed his life to get admission in the National School of Drama. However, he had to face three rejections during this period. So that they are very broken.
Was determined to commit suicide
National Award winner Manoj Bajpayee surprised everyone by revealing the shocking recently. The actor had said that he was very broke during the days of Struggle and was about to end his life by suicide. During an interview, Manoj said, ‘I did theater, which my family had no idea about. Finally I wrote a letter to my father. He was very angry with this, he used to send 200 rupees, in anger he did not send them. The family used to think that I was of no use. I wanted to pursue a career in acting, but I was an outsider. I was trying to fit in between.
Manoj Bajpayee further told in the conversation that, ‘I learned to speak Hindi-English and Bhojpuri was my language, so I had a good grasp on it. After that I tried for NSD but was rejected three times. I was thinking of suicide, my friends supported me a lot. He started sleeping with me and would see that I was fine. Till I was adopted by this industry, everyone stayed with me.
Manoj shared this entire experience on his Instagram page named ‘Humans of Bombay’. In this post, he wrote, ‘I am the son of a farmer. Grew up in a village in Bihar. We are five siblings. We used to go to the hut school. Lived a very simple life, but whenever we went to the city, we used to go to the theater. I was a fan of Bachchan and wanted to be like him. ‘