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Actor Manoj Bajpayee, who was recently praised for his performance in The Family Man 2 recalled a time when a journalist ignored him at an event. The incident took place a few years ago when a was going through a rough patch in his professional life.
Manoj also expressed how he felt bad for a couple of seconds and then he quickly realized that he is just ‘not content’ for the journalist and moved on. He also said that everyone should embrace failure in the same way they embrace success.
Speaking to radio host Siddharth Kanna, Manoj said that he was attending an event and a journalist was present there, capturing guests on video and was also talking to them.
He said, “I was going through a very rough patch at that time. Saare journalists bhi gayab ho gaye the, offers toh gayab ho hi gaye the (Not only did the offers disappear but the journalists too).Aisa please mat karna kisi ke saath, bhaiya, bohot bura lagta hai (Don’t do this with anyone else, it feels really bad).”
He added, “Jab main apne aap ko taiyaar kar raha hoon ki bhai ab yeh mujhse baat karega (When I was getting myself ready to talk to him), he turned his back to me as if he didn’t see me and he told the cameraman, ‘Yeah, yeah, that’s alright. Just switch it off now’. It kind of bit me for five seconds. After that I realized, nahi hai, ab woh samay chala gaya tera (your time has gone), you are not content for him. And I moved on. But I always remember that, not for any other reason but that when failure or downfall comes, you should be ready to accept it, embrace it as you embrace and accept your success. You should have the ability to treat it in the same fashion, as a part of your life.”
Fans loved him in The Family Man 2. And now his humility has won us over too. What do you think? Let us know in the comments section below!