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Manoj Bajpayee takes a dig on 'big mainstream awards '

The Actor Twitted That He Is Used To The Fact That All His Films Never Get A Place In The Nomination List Of The Mainstream Awards

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Shriparna Saha | Updated on: 13 Mar 2019, 08:59:38 PM
Manoj Bajpayee takes a dig on big mainstream awards (Instagram)

New Delhi:

As the award season nears, national award-winning actor Manoj Bajpayee taking a dig on the popular award ceremony on Wednesday said he is used to the fact that all his films never get a place in the nomination list of the mainstream awards.

Manoj on Wednesday tweeted a poster of his 2018 movie "Gali Guleiyan" and wrote: "So used to the fact that all the films of mine which are highly acclaimed nationally and internationally don't even get a place in the nominations list of so-called big mainstream awards here, forget about winning. Creative pursuit and exploitation continue! Gali Guleiyan."


The movie has been nominated for 64th Vimal Filmfare Awards 2019.

Gali Guleiyan is a Hindi psychological drama film directed by Dipesh Jain. The film also stars Manoj Bajpayee, Ranvir Shorey, Neeraj Kabi, Shahana Goswami and debutant Om Singh. It's poster was released on 3 October, 2017.

The movie narrates the story of a man who is trapped in the city walls.

Gali Guleiyan premiered at the 22nd Busan International Film Festival and was also screened at the 2017 MAMI Film Festival, Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles, Atlanta Film Festival. 42nd Cleveland International Film Festival, Chicago International Film Festival and the 2018 Indian Film Festival of Melbourne. The film was released theatrically in Indian theatres on 7 September, 2018.

The 49-year-old actor received much appreciation for essaying the character of Man Sigh, a rebel in the jungles of Chambal in Sonchiriya. Unfortunately, the movie failed to make big at the box office in spite of receiving good reviews from film critics.

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First Published : 13 Mar 2019, 08:48:19 PM