Manoj Bajpayee is an Indian film actor who predominantly works in Hindi cinema and is often regarded as a method actor known for his unconventional, versatile roles. He has worked in more than 60 films, including Pinjar, 1971 Prisoners of War, Rajneeti and Gangs of Wasseypur, among many others, and his debut in the global phenomenon series 'The Family Man' won him critical acclaim. Bajpayee is the recipient of the Padma Shri Award, the National Film Awards in the Best Supporting Actor category & the Best Actor category for films Satya, Pinjar, and Bhonsle. He has also received three Filmfare Awards and two Best Actor Screen Awards for his performance in Satya and Aks. Bajpayee has bagged International awards in the Best Actor category at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards 2016 for the film Aligarh & the Best Actor award at the New York Indian Film Festival and Indian Film Festival of Melbourne for the film Gali Guleiya.