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Silence 2 actor Manoj Bajpayee addresses debate around star culture on OTT - 'Nobody is a superstar there'

Manoj Bajpayee was last seen in ZEE5's Silence 2: The Night Owl Bar Shootout, also starring Prachi Desai. 

Silence 2 actor Manoj Bajpayee addresses debate around star culture on OTT - 'Nobody is a superstar there'
Manoj Bajpayee

Last Updated: 08.21 PM, Apr 26, 2024


Manoj Bajpayee is one of those actors who has made his name in mainstream cinema as well as is shining bright on OTT platforms as well. The actor, who is known for his exceptional performances has been a part of a lot of OTT shows and films including, The Family Man, Gulmohar, Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai, Killer Soup, and many more. Recently, the actor was seen in yet another intriguing film, Silence... Can You Hear It? 

The actor, who is enjoying the success of his films and shows on digital platforms recently spoke about how OTT platforms give space for experimentation as well as nobody is a superstar here. Read on for more details! 

Speaking about how digital platforms now have given actors to pick from a variety of projects, Manoj was quoted as saying by Hindustan Times, "This is the USP of OTT platforms where you can experiment a lot with so many genres. And then you can include so many details to make each of them much more authentic and credible. That’s the freedom this medium gives you."

Manoj Bajpayee on debate around star culture on OTT

Manoj Bajpayee also shared his thoughts about the well-known debate that's currently trending on the internet that the star culture, which is followed in movies has been followed here as well. The Gangs Of Wasseypur actor said, “Nobody is a superstar on OTT. Each and every person who knows his job is a superstar for a particular point of time when the audience is watching their content."

Further sharing his thoughts about how it is a great time to be working for the streaming services, the actor said, "So for me, it’s a great time to be working on OTT. I am still working and I am still relevant, and I thank God for that."

More about Silence 2

Meanwhile, on the work front, the versatile actor was recently seen in Silence 2, alongside Prachi Desai. The film is a sequel to the 2021 film Silence. Manoj Bajpayee plays the role of ACP Avinash Verma. Apart from them, the film also stars Sahil Satish Vaid and Vaquar Shaikh and is directed by Aban Bharucha Deohans. The film was released on ZEE5 on April 16, 2024. 

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