‘I am very excited about The Family Man'
GLOBAL MOVIE MAGAZINE|December 2020
‘All the characters have moved on from part one.’ ‘My character Srikant Tiwari is in a different zone.’ ‘Srikant is like R K Laxman’s Common Man striving to keep a balance between his work and family.’

It has been a good year for Manoj Bajpayee as he explores all sorts of roles.

From his latest release Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari to the forthcoming season two of The Family Man, the actor has a lot of entertainment in store for his viewers.

“Coincidentally, all my OTT projects came out during the pandemic, be it Bhonsle, The Family Man or Mrs Serial Killer, Manoj tells Subhash K Jha.

Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari sees you donning several disguises. Was that a challenge?

It was a challenge getting into all those disguises.

You have four-five people working on your looks and prosthetic every morning for hours for a disguise that comes on screen for just a few minutes.

It was quite a task. I also had to work on the characters for each disguise, give it a backstory, even if it was on screen briefly.

It had to look convincing.

So yes, it was a challenge, but worth it.

After doing so many heavy roles, was it fun doing comedy?

If you mean only comedy is fun, then I disagree with you.

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