Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Actor Manoj Bajpayee, who is enjoying the success of his latest film “Naam Shabana” aspires to have a film institute in Patna and Bihar.
“I aspire to have a big film institute in Patna and Bihar. There are many kids who are not able to go out of the city as its not affordable for them. So if they get such an institute in the state, they won’t have do other courses and straggle their mind,” Manoj said on Thursday at Whistling Wood International.
“Being an actor is as difficult as being an engineer, a businessman or anything else in this world,” the two-time National Award winner said.
Manoj’s recent release “Naam Shabana”, which also stars Tapsee Pannu and Akshay Kumar, has opened to much critical acclaim. He praised Tapsee for her performance and is very happy with the success of the film.
The “Satya” actor added that because of such films producers won’t be afraid to do women centric films.
Asked about his upcoming projects, Manoj said that he is working on a film with Neeraj Pandey known as “Aiyaari” which also stars Siddharth Malhotra.
He said the Neeraj Pandey directorial will go on floors from next month.
This is published unedited from the IANS feed.