Nomination Details

Ceremony Year 2012
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Nomination Detail

Manoj Bajpayee is an Indian film actor, known for playing offbeat and unconventional roles in films like Aks (2002), Shool (2002) and Road (2003), winning several ‘Best Villain’ awards. He appeared in several small roles before getting his big break in Ram Gopal Varma’s Satya (1998). His performance as Bhiku Mhatre in the film won him instant recognition and several awards, including the 1999 Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor.


The Asia Pacific Screen Academy expresses its respect for and acknowledgement of the South East Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We pay our respects to the Traditional Owners of country, including the custodial communities on whose land works are created and celebrated by the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. We acknowledge the continuing connection to land, waters and communities. We also pay our respects to Elders, past and emerging. We recognise the integral role Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and First Nations peoples continue to play in storytelling and celebration spaces.

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