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Manoj Bajpayee to receive the Dadasaheb Phalke award for Aligarh

ANI
Published Apr 23, 2016, 6:55 pm IST
Updated Apr 23, 2016, 7:00 pm IST
The actor has earlier received two National Awards for 'Satya' in 1998 and 'Pinjar' in 2003.
'Aligarh' is based on the late 'homosexual' professor, Ramchandra Siras who was suspended from his University after his sexual orientation became public.
 'Aligarh' is based on the late 'homosexual' professor, Ramchandra Siras who was suspended from his University after his sexual orientation became public.

New Delhi: Another feather has been added the talented actor Manoj Bajpayee's hat of success with Dadasaheb Phalke Award.

After receiving two National Awards for 'Satya' in 1998 and 'Pinjar' in 2003, the 'Gangs of Wasseypur' actor will be awarded the Dadasaheb Phalke in the Best Actor (Critics' Choice) category for portraying Dr. Siras in the much appreciated movie ' Aligarh'.

 

The movie is based on the late 'homosexual' professor, Ramchandra Siras who was suspended from his University after his sexual orientation became public.

The award ceremony will take place on April 24 in a suburban hotel in Mumbai. The 46-year-old actor's friends from the industry took to their respective Twitter handles to wish him on his achievement.

"Dadasaheb Phalke Award in the Best Actor (Critics' Choice) to @BajpayeeManoj for his portrayal of Professor Ramchandra Siras in #Aligarh," wrote Hansal Mehta.

 

"Mubarak ho meri jaan @BajpayeeManoj ... You deserve this and much more..." he added.

"N to my good friend n neighbour @BajpayeeManoj for winning Dadasaheb Phalke award!! It's raining accolades.." tweeted Farah Khan.

"Congratulations on the Dadasaheb Phalke award, @BajpayeeManoj! I always knew our Short Film will be lucky for you," wrote Sirish Kunder.

"@BajpayeeManoj Congrats my bro...Bahut Gajab kar diyo Ho bhaiya!!" tweeted Sonu Sood.

"@BajpayeeManoj Congratulation on the #DadasahebPhalke award. Breaking Norms n leading..." wrote Neetu Chandra.

"Congratulations @BajpayeeManoj bhai...we should be attending more functions together...It brings good news right after!! Lol !" tweeted Arjan Bajwa.

'Masaan' famed director Neeraj Ghawyan too tweeted his words of appreciation for the actor.

 

 

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