BOLLYWOOD: Manoj Bajpayee. faced a lot of rejections while walking on the path of his dreams and he was about to commit suicide when all of a sudden came an opportunity that saved his life. Manoj who harbored a wish to make a profession out of acting when he was just nine, faced numerous rejections taking him to his breaking point. The actor was talking about how an ‘outsider’ was spotted and brought to Mumbai, landing a film like ‘Satya’ and never looking back from thereon.
Talking about his struggle days, Manoj Bajpayee revealed that he, an Amitabh Bachchan fan, dreamt of becoming an actor at the age of nine.
Manoj, who spoke fluent Bhojpuri, had to work hard, learning both English and Hindi despite the constant struggle to finance daily needs. Revealing that he was on the verge of taking his life, Manoj said,
“I then applied to NSD, but was rejected thrice. I was close to committing suicide, so my friends would sleep next to me & not leave me alone. They kept me going until I was accepted.”