Mumbai: Manoj Bajpayee, a powerhouse performer, is known for doing films like Satya, Shool, Kaun, Aligarh among others. The actor, who has proved himself time and again, was recently conferred with Padma Shri by the Government of India for his contribution in the field of Arts. After winning the fourth highest civilian award, the actor said that he would continue to be a responsible actor like he has been so far.
“I have always been a responsible actor. Padma Shri is an honour for the kind of work that I have done and if it is recognised then I should continue to do responsible films as I have been doing (so far),” says Manoj.
Looking back at his journey in the industry, the actor says, “It has been 25 years in the industry. It was a long journey and definitely a satisfying one. The belief and conviction about my work kept me going. Success never distracted me. I was focussed and that’s how I have learned from my journey.”