Top 7 Manoj Bajpayee’s Iconic Dialogues

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Satya (1998)

Manoj Bajpayee plays a gang leader from Mumbai's underworld in this crime film directed by Ram Gopal Varma. His most iconic dialogue is when he is standing at the edge of a cliff and shouts "Mumbai ka king kaun? ... Bhiku Mhatre." (Who’s the king of Mumbai? ... Bhiku Mhatre)

Shootout at Wadala (2013)

In this Sanjay Gupta film, Manoj Bajpayee plays notorious criminal Zubair Imtiaz Haksar. His most iconic dialogue is: "Badshah ki gali mein aake uska pata nahi puchte … gulamo ke jhuke hue sar khud ba khud raasta bata dete hai." (When you arrive at the emperor’s street, you don’t ask for his address. The bowed heads of his subjects will automatically tell you the way.)

Raajneeti (2010)

Manoj Bajpayee's character in this political adaptation of the Mahabharat is based on Duryodhan. His most iconic dialogue is: "Aasmaan mein thookne wale ko shayad yeh pata nahin hai ... ki palat ke thook unhi ke chehre par giregi." (Those who spit at the sky probably do not realise that the spit will return to fall onto their own face.)

Aarakshan (2011)

Manoj Bajpayee is the main antagonist in this socio-political drama directed by Prakash Jha. His most iconic dialogue is: “Aap the zero, hai zero, aur aap hamesha rahenge zero.” (You were zero, you are zero, and you will always remain zero.)

Road (2022)

In this Ram Gopal Varma thriller, Manoj Bajpayee plays a hitchhiker who turns out to be a serial killer. His most iconic dialogue is: “Zindagi bhi ek ajeeb road ki tarah hai; pata nahi kab kisse takkar ho jaye." (Life is like a strange road; you never know who you’re going to run into.)

Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)

Manoj Bajpayee is part of an ensemble cast in this critically acclaimed gangster film by Anurag Kashyap. His most iconic dialogue is: "Itna goli maarte; ki aapka driver bhi khali khoka bech bechkar raeees ban jaata." (I'll shoot you so much that even your driver can sell the empty box and become rich.)

The Family Man (2019)

In this thriller series, Manoj Bajpayee plays a middle-class man who secretly works as an intelligence officer. His most iconic dialogue is: "Sab chahte hain ki sach unke saath rahen. Par sach ke sath koi nehi rehna chahta." (Everyone wants the truth to stay on their side. But no one wants to stay with the truth.)

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