Manoj Bajpayee on Monday expressed happiness over his finest actor win on the 67th Nationwide Awards for his 2020 drama Bhonsle, saying, the movie accomplished its journey with the coveted honour. Bajpayee shared the honour with Dhanush, who received the award for Vetri Maaran’s hit period-action movie Asuran.
The win marked Manoj Bajpayee’s third Nationwide Award, after the most effective supporting actor win for Satya (2000) and a particular jury award for Pinjar in 2005.
Director Devashish Makhija’s Bhonsle noticed Manoj Bajpayee as a retired Mumbai police officer, who befriends a North Indian lady and her brother who’re focused amongst different migrants within the metropolis. The movie confronted many hurdles to achieve to screens, although, over the previous few years, it obtained accolades at varied worldwide festivals. Bhonsle lastly arrived house solely in 2020 on streamer SonyLIV.
Manoj Bajpayee acknowledged the struggles of the Bhonsle staff as he reacted to his Nationwide Award win. “I’m very pleased and grateful to every one who believed on this movie, who believed in me, and grateful to my director Devashish Makhija and my co-actors Santosh and Ipshita, my producers Sandeep, Saurabh, Abhayanand and Piiyush. From the deepest of my coronary heart, feeling grateful to every and everybody who has supported this movie and supported me,” the actor stated in an announcement.
“I actually assume, this isn’t an award for me however for all of these guys who backed the movie. Bhonsle accomplished its journey with this Nationwide Award, I’m solely feeling grateful and nothing else,” Bajpayee concluded.