Manoj Pahwa

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Manoj Pahwa
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Manoj Pahwa at the promo launch of Chala Mussaddi... Office Office, 2011
Born (1963-09-01) 1 September 1963 (age 53)[1]
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actor
Spouse(s) Seema Bhargav

Manoj Pahwa (born 1 September 1963)[1] is an Indian film and television actor who is noted for his role as Bhatia in the comedy series Office Office (2001). He has acted in over 45 films as a character actor, including 7½ Phere (2005), Being Cyrus (2005), Singh Is Kinng (2008), Dabangg 2 (2012) and Jolly LLB (2013).

Early life and background[edit]

Manoj Pahwa was raised in a Punjabi family in Delhi. His father migrated to Punjab, India after Partition.[2] He did his schooling from National Public School, New Delhi.

He is married to actress Seema Bhargava, his co-actor in 'TV series, Hum Log, [3] and lives in Versova, Mumbai along with their daughter Manukriti and son Mayank. [4]


Pahwa started his career with television, acting in comedy series Just Mohabbat (1996-2000) and Office Office (2001). He debuted in the movie Tere Mere Sapne (1996) and has acted in 50+ films and TV series as a character actor.

He played the lead the opening segment of anthology horror film Darna Zaroori Hai (2006) directed by Sajid Khan.[5]

During the shoot for Mausam (2011) directed by Pankaj Kapoor, in Chandigarh, he met the local producers, which led to his Punjabi film debut, Heer & Hero, which is currently under production.[2][6]




  1. ^ a b "Profile and Details of Manoj Pahwa". Retrieved 25 June 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Manoj Pahwa is a contract killer now". The Times Of India. 14 May 2013. Retrieved 24 June 2013. 
  3. ^ Alaka Sahani (23 August 2009). "Sister Act". Indian Express. Retrieved 2016-01-26. 
  4. ^ Chandrima Pal (9 August 2015). "Manoj Pahwa and family on theatre, Bhisham Sahni and more". Mid Day. Retrieved 2016-01-27. 
  5. ^ "Sajid Khan says Darna Zaroori Hai". 11 August 2005. Retrieved 24 June 2013. 
  6. ^ "Soha's film gets no discount in Pataudi house". The Times Of India. 29 May 2013. Retrieved 24 June 2013. 
  7. ^ "Laughter on the cards!". The Tribune. 30 June 2002. Retrieved 24 June 2013. 

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