Manoj Bajpayee to receive Dadasaheb Phalke award for ‘Aligarh’

Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Actor Manoj Bajpayee will be honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in the Best Actor category (Critics’ Choice) for his performance in Hansal Mehta’s biographical drama, “Aligarh”.

Mehta took to Twitter to mention about the award.

“Dadasaheb Phalke Award in the Best Actor (Critics’ Choice) to Manoj Bajpayee for his portrayal of Professor Ramchandra Siras in ‘Aligarh’,” Mehta tweeted on Friday night.

The “Shool” star mentioned that he feels extremely honoured and also thanked everyone for their love and appreciation.

“Thank you for your tremendous appreciation and love. Feeling extremely honoured,” Manoj tweeted.

The award ceremony will take place here on Sunday.

On the work front, the actor will next be seen as a traffic constable in the upcoming film “Traffic”.

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