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More international appreciations for Manoj Bajpayee…


…while National appreciations are still coming in slow.

Manoj Bajpayee proves yet again that he is the one of the most talented actors in the Bollywood industry. The two time national award winner, who has been setting a record of giving phenomenal performances with every passing movie, recently bagged the ‘Best Actor’ award at South Asian Film Festival (MISAFF).

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The talented actor was awarded for his outstanding performance in Hansal Mehta’s Aligarh, which was also highly acclaimed at many international festivals too. The audiences, critics and fans had appreciated Manoj Bajpayee’s performance of a 64 yrs old gay professor Siras Shrinivas and had claimed that it to be by far his best performance ever. The prestigious award MISAFF is a landmark film festival in Canada and features ground-breaking and award-winning films, carefully curated for their cinematic excellence and social consciousness.

Talking about the fine actor Manoj Bajpayee says, “I feel gratitude with love and appreciation I have received for my performance in Aligarh. A special thanks to Hansal Mehta, Apurva Asrani, Mukesh Chabbra and the entire team of ‘Aligarh’. I hope Aligarh wins many more awards in the future. “

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While we wish the same, we are hoping that the Indian media and jury members also realize the gem we have amongst us, what say people? A few popular awards would be appreciated.