Manoj Bajpayee turned down role of Shahid Kapoor’s uncle in Haider


Ace Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpayee seems to be quite particular about the kinds of roles he wants to play, irrespective of the perks associated. This was proved true when Manoj apparently turned down a key role in Vishal Bharadwaj’s upcoming film Haider, which then went on to actor Kay Kay Menon.

According to reports from a leading tabloid, the only reason why Manoj decided to opt out of the film was because he did not want to play lead protagonist Shahid Kapoor’s uncle.

A source close to the tabloid added that since Manoj would be required to look much older as he would share considerable screen space with Shahid Kapoor, he felt discouraged for the role.

However, it is good to know that there is apparently no feeling of animosity among director Vishal Bharadwaj and Manoj after the latter’s decision….

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