NEW YORK: Actor Manoj Bajpayee has bagged the Best Actor Award at the New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) for his work in Gali Guleiyan (In the Shadows).
The six-day international festival was held from May 07 to May 12 in New York, by the Indo-American Arts Council.
Acknowledging the praise and good wishes coming to him, Manoj posted on Twitter: “‘Gali Guleiyan’ gets an honour at New York Indian Film Festival. Congratulations to the team of and the captain Dipesh Jain (director).”
Manoj Bajpayee, who has also worked in Telugu and Tamil movies, has earlier received two National Film Awards and three Filmfare Awards.
He played a gangster Bhiku Mhatre in Ram Gopal Varma’s 1998 Satya for which Bajpayee bagged the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor and Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor.