Manoj is gearing up for the release of Hansal Mehta’s film ‘Aligarh’, which is based on the real life incident of Dr. Srinivas Ramchandra Siras, who was suspended from his job because of his sexual orientation. ‘Aligarh’ will release on Friday.
Manoj Bajpai, who is busy with his upcoming movie ‘Aligarh’, said I proudly demand my script in Hindi at a Lit-O-Fest (a literature festival).
Giving an example of Amitabh Bachchan, he said Amit ji always support his father Harivanshji’s work, He always attempts to bring his father’s work in public in different ways. So it is our responsibility to inspire Hindi writers and poets because they have hugely contributed to make our Hindi culture rich.’
National Award-winning actor Manoj Bajpai also added, Hindi language is my ‘strength’, he doesn’t read a script if it is not written in Hindi.
‘People are often sluggish to find a Hindi typist. Although I stick to point that if they want me to read the script, it must be in Hindi. Once a producer or director gave the excuse of other actors, I told him that it is not my lookout if they do not know Hindi well. Hindi language is my strength. I want my script in Hindi only,’ he added.
Gangs Of Wasseypur actor said I believes in encouraging literary work in Hindi and feels literary festivals should be organised frequently.
‘I am very passionate about Hindi language. ‘Satya’ made me a commercial successful actor. After that, I slowly started getting work in this industry. The day I realized I am in a position to make demands, I decided not to read any director’s script if it is not typed in Hindi. I am stubborn on this issue, he said.