Shrikant Tiwari of ‘the family man’ inside Manoj Bajpayee

Shrikant Tiwari of ‘the family man’ inside Manoj Bajpayee

Describing the life of the middle class as a comedy, Manaj Bajpayee said that it is the inspiration and reference for all his characters. Manoj said that he never tried to make his characters bigger than life.

New Delhi: Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpayee has always won the hearts of the audience with his every character. However, the actor has now revealed where he gets inspiration from playing his characters.

Shrikant Tiwari of 'the family man' inside Manoj Bajpayee

Indeed, the actor described the life of the Indian middle class as a comedy, saying that it is the inspiration and reference for all his characters. Participating through virtual mode on ‘creating cult icon: India’s own James Bond with the family man’, recently held at India’s 52nd International Film Festival in Goa, Manoj said he never tried to make his characters bigger than life.

Manoj finds Srikant Tiwari within himself

The talented actor explained and said, ” I always try to live in reality and make the character representative of the public. I didn’t need to find my character Srikant Tiwari anywhere in the Family Man series. I’ve got to see it within me, in my family, around me and everywhere.”

Immediately filled Hanmi for the series

Explaining that ‘the family man’ was a story of a middle-class Indian man, the actor said, “when Raj and DK came to me with Synopsis (The Family Man 2), I immediately said yes.”The series is directed by Jodi Raj Nidimoru and Krishna D. D.While addressing the session, K said he wanted to do a pen India story.

Many experiences from ‘the family man’

“The greatest expression of freedom that we experienced when we started the series ‘the family man’, why should we limit ourselves? Both said that to break the barrier and make the story Pen India, we reached out to actors, crew and writers from various fields.”

Shahid in the ceremony

Others who attended the session included actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Aparna Purohit, head of Amazon Prime India original. The dialogue session was conducted by actor Ankur Pathak. The session started with the congratulation of the panel by Secretary, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Apoorva Chandra in the presence of festival director Chaitanya Prasad.

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