When Salman gave up his award for Manoj Bajpayee, the actor narrated a 26 year old story

Ronit Kawale
Ronit Kawale  - Senior Editor
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Manoj Bajpayee did more than 100 films in his career spanning four decades and worked with many stars. Manoj Bajpayee, who has won many honors including three National Awards, had to struggle a lot in the beginning, but today he is in great demand. Manoj Bajpayee is currently in the news for his film 'Bhaiya Ji', which will be released soon. In an interview during the promotion of the film, Manoj Bajpayee remembered the time 26 years ago when Salman had sacrificed his award for him. This is the year 1998. Then Salman Khan won the Best Supporting Actor award for the film 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai'. But when Salman went on the stage to receive the award, he said that Manoj Bajpayee deserves this award for the film 'Satya'. In an interview given to 'Pinkvilla', Manoj Bajpayee told the entire incident.

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Manoj Bajpayee narrated the story of Salman's award

Manoj Bajpayee said, 'There is a lot of truth in this because we were there. And when the name was announced, everyone present there got angry. People stood up and shouted 'Bhiku Mhatre'. It is known that in 1998, along with 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai', Manoj Bajpayee's 'Satya' was also released.

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Said for Salman- It is good that there are such people in the industry.

Manoj Bajpayee further praised Salman Khan's gracious behavior and said, 'It was the good-naturedness and kindness of Salman Khan that he went on the stage and said, 'I don't know why you gave me this, Manoj deserves it.' And one should have a big heart to say this and Salman did the same. I really love that there are some people like this in the industry.

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Manoj Bajpayee won this award in 1998

Manoj Bajpayee told that he had won the Critic Award for Best Actor in that award show. Talking about the film 'Bhaiya Ji', Manoj Bajpayee is in a completely different avatar. Directed by Apoorva Singh Karki, this film is releasing on May 24.


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