Manoj Bajpayee has delivered many groundbreaking performances in his nearly 28-year film career. The actor has now shared a glimpse of his character from his film, Gali Guleiyan. He has a scruffy look in the photos from the sets and seems almost lost in the crowd. It is a psychological drama film that will be released on Amazon Prime Video. Read also: Manoj Bajpayee Says No One Talks About Content, Performances In Films: “Sab ₹1000 cr, ₹300 cr Mein Phase Hai’
Sharing the photos on Instagram, Manoj wrote, “On-set photos taken by the team during the shooting of Gali Guleiyan! Looking back at these photos sends chills down my spine. This role was my Everest as an actor. I’ll be sharing more about what happened on the sets soon, I might have a surprise for you tomorrow. #GaliGuleiyan #GaliGuleiyanOnPrime.”
Actor Danish Husain commented on the post, “And what a performance it was! Jaw Dropping!” One fan wrote: “It means a masterpiece is coming soon.” Another wrote, “You are a brilliant actor… many gems have been hidden… for too long… I wish you the best of luck waiting for #galiguleiyan.” A fan also called him the ‘Baap of all actors’. A fan also said, “Manoj sir khus jate ho kirdar mein (you sink into the character).
Manoj had made the announcement about the film’s release on Monday. He tweeted: “Couldn’t think of a better day than today to share that our film Gali Gulieyan is coming OTT, coming soon to Amazon Prime. One of the most challenging roles I’ve ever played.”
Directed and produced by Dipesh Jain, the film is about a man (Manoj Bajpayee) trapped in the walls and alleys of Old Delhi and his own mind, trying to break free to find a human connection. Titled In The Shadows in English, Gali Guleiyan premiered at the 22nd Busan International Film Festival in 2017 and was also screened at MAMI Film Festival, Los Angeles Indian Film Festival, Atlanta Film Festival, Cleveland International Film Festival , at the Chicago International Film Festival.
The film went largely unnoticed upon its theatrical release on 7 September 2018. It also stars Ranvir Shorey, Neeraj Kabi and Shahana Goswami in pivotal roles.
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