Prakash Jha’s Chakravyuh
Plays Naxalite leader Rajan in a political thriller. “It’s a good but small role. Prakash Jha asked me to do it and I couldn’t refuse,” says Bajpayee.
Sanjay Gupta’s Shootout At Wadala
Plays Sabir Ibrahim, Dawood’s elder brother, who was shot dead by a rival gang in the 1980s. Again, not a central role.
Neeraj Pandey’s Special Chabbis
Plays a CBI officer alongside Akshay Kumar in this heist film based on real- life events.
Bedabrata Pain’s Chittagong
Plays Masterda Surya Sen in the film on the Chittagong uprising against the Raj in the 1930s.