New Delhi: Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpayee’s father, Radhakant Bajpayee- who was a Padmashree winner, died at the age of 83 this morning, October 3, in Delhi. RK Bajpayee had been unwell for the past few days and was admitted to a hospital in Delhi a few days ago in a critical condition.
After his health deteriorated, Manoj Bajpayee immediately left for Delhi from his shooting site in Kerala to be by his ailing father’s side. As per Manoj Bajpayee’s team, ‘The Family man’ actor is currently not in the state of mind to talk to the media.
The actor had a very close bond with his father. In an earlier interview, Manoj had shared, “I came from my village in Bihar to Delhi at the age of 18. I joined Delhi University, Finishing my graduation was my father’s dream. He did not want me to leave my studies. So I really wanted to fulfil his dreams and somehow managed to complete the course and get a degree.”
Meanwhile, Radhakant Bajpayee’s funeral will take place at Nigambodh Ghat cremation ground in Delhi at 1:30 pm.