MR. MANOJ TIWARI: (Hon'ble Chairman, Tamo Martial Art Federation, India)


Singer: Known for his melodious voice, Tiwari has sung numerous songs in the Bhojpuri and Hindi languages, covering devotional, patriotic, social, and romantic genres.

Actor: Active in the Bhojpuri film industry, he has acted in over 75 Bhojpuri films, earning recognition as one of the leading male stars in the genre. Television Presenter: Tiwari has hosted and participated in various television shows, including "Bigg Boss 4," "Sur Sangram," "Chak De Bachche," and "Welcome - Baazi Mehmaan-Nawaazi ki." Music Director: With a multifaceted talent, he has also contributed as a music director for numerous releases.

Political Journey: 2009 National Elections: Manoj Tiwari entered politics by contesting the 2009 national elections for the Samajwadi Party. 2014 General Elections: He secured victory in the North East Delhi (Lok Sabha constituency) during the 2014 Indian general elections, representing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). BJP Delhi President: On November 30, 2016, Tiwari was appointed as the President of BJP Delhi Pradesh, a position that garnered a warm welcome from Delhi BJP leaders and workers. Bhojpuri Dabangs: Apart from his entertainment and political roles, Manoj Tiwari serves as the captain of the "Bhojpuri Dabangs" in the Celebrity Cricket League (CCL).

Family Background: He is one of the six children of Chandra Deo Tiwari and Lalita Devi.

Here are the highlights showcasing the remarkable journey of Manoj Tiwari:

Political Triumphs:

Secured victory in the North East Delhi (Lok Sabha constituency) during the 2014 Indian general elections as a representative of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Appointed as the President of BJP Delhi Pradesh on November 30, 2016, receiving a grand welcome from Delhi BJP leaders and workers.

Musical Marvel:

Sung over 4,000 songs in Bhojpuri and Hindi, spanning genres such as devotional, patriotic, social, and romantic. Contributed significantly to the music industry, earning recognition as a versatile singer.

Cinematic Excellence:

Acted in 75 Bhojpuri films as a lead actor and two Hindi films in the last decade, establishing himself as a prominent figure in the Indian film industry.

Notably sang "Jiya ho Bihar Ke Lala" in the Bollywood movie "Gangs of Wasseypur," directed by Anurag Kashyap.

Awards and Recognitions:

Received numerous awards, including the "Biggest Superstar of the Decade 2000-10" in the Bhojpuri world. Part of the 42-member delegation from the Indian Film Industry honored by the President of India on the occasion of 100 years of Indian Cinema.

Media Acknowledgment:

Featured in India Today Magazine's list of 100 Powerful and Influential Personalities, sharing the spotlight with industry legends like Amitabh Bachchan and A R Rahman.

Bollywood Collaborations:

Shared the screen with Bollywood superstars like Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, Ajay Devgan, Mithun Chakraborty, and Jackie Shroff.

Television Presence:

Participated in prominent TV shows such as BIG BOSS Season 4, Welcome - Baaji Mehman Nawazi ki, Savdhan India - UP Fights back, and hosted singing reality shows like Chak De Bachche, Bharat Ki Shaan Season 2 & 3, Sur Sangram Season 1 & 2, Suron Ka Maha Sangram, Nehle Pe Dehla, Folk Jalwa, among others.

Collaboration with Amitabh Bachchan:

Sang "SHRI HANUMAN CHALISA" with Amitabh Bachchan and other renowned playback singers and artists, a devotional piece composed by Aadesh Shrivastava.

Global Performances:

Conducted more than 1,500 stage shows in India and performed abroad in countries such as Suriname, Mauritius, Thailand, Oman, Netherlands, and Holland. Became the only Bhojpuri artist whose stamp ticket was published in the Netherlands as a mark of respect.

Cultural Advocacy and Political Engagement:

Early Career in Music and Cinema:

Singing Stint: Before venturing into cinema, Manoj Tiwari spent a decade honing his skills as a singer. Film Debut - "Sasura Bada Paise Wala" (2004): Tiwari's entry into the film industry was marked by this Bhojpuri film. It gained immense success, with reported production costs of US$ 65,000 turning into substantial earnings. Shift in Bhojpuri Cinema Dynamics: His subsequent films, "Daroga Babu I Love You" and "Bandhan Tute Na," contributed to transforming Bhojpuri cinema by moving away from traditional storylines and enhancing production quality.

Musical Journey and Global Recognition:

Continued Musical Pursuits: Tiwari continued his musical endeavors, recording music, and releasing new albums. Notably, he fused traditional and contemporary genres in his 2009 album "Hey Mahadev." Hit Song in Gangs of Wasseypur: He lent his voice to the popular song "Jiya Ho Bihar Ke Lala Jiya Tu Haazar Sala" in Anurag Kashyap's film "Gangs of Wasseypur," earning acclaim.

Global Recognition and Political Ascent:

Dutch Postal Stamp: In 2008, the Dutch government honored Tiwari with a 44 Euro-cent postal stamp, acknowledging his contributions as a singer-actor.

Political Involvement - Samajwadi Party: In 2009, Tiwari contested the 15th Lok Sabha elections for the Samajwadi Party in the Gorakhpur constituency. His focus was on the development of the Poorvanchal region.

Shift to BJP: Despite an initial association with the Samajwadi Party, Tiwari later aligned with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Political Activism: Tiwari actively participated in various political events, supporting causes such as Ramdev's hunger strike and Anna Hazare's anti-corruption movement.

Electoral Success - 2014 Indian General Elections: Victory in North East Delhi: Tiwari achieved success in the 2014 Indian general elections by winning the North East Delhi (Lok Sabha constituency) as a BJP candidate.

Manoj Tiwari's Filmography and Television Appearances:


  • Sasura Bada Paisawala (2004)
  • Bandan Tute na (2005)
  • Daroga Babu I love you (2005)
  • Damad ji (2005)
  • Hamka maphi deido (2006)
  • Dhartiputra (2006)
  • Dehatibabu (2006)
  • Naihar ke Maro piya ke chunari (2007)
  • Balma 420
  • Mard no.-1
  • Pyar ke bandhan
  • Kab Aiabu aganba hamar
  • Bhaiya Hamar
  • Ranbhumi
  • Bhojpuriya Don
  • International Daroga
  • Hum hai khalnayak
  • Tu Hamae Hau
  • Janam Janam ke Sath
  • Purab
  • Mangalsutra
  • Gobar Singh
  • Bhaiya Hamar Bara Dayaban
  • Insaaf
  • Ye Bhauji ke sister
  • Pappu ke pyar ho gail
  • Dharti Kahe Pukar Ke (2006)
  • Deshdrohi (Bollywood)
  • Chotka Bhaiya Jindabad
  • Munna Pandey Berojgar
  • Hanuman bhakt Hawaldar
  • Bhole Shankar
  • Ganga
  • Gangotri
  • Saugandh
  • Ganga Jamuna Sarswati
  • Devra Bhail Deewana
  • Aurat khilauna nahi
  • Daroga ji Chori Hogail
  • Ego chuma deda raja ji
  • Raja thakur
  • Chhotka Bhaiya Jindabad
  • Parmveer Parshuram
  • Andha Kanun (2015)
  • Yadav Ji Pan Wale (2015)


  • Chak De Bachche (2008): Host
  • Bigg Boss 4 (2010): Himself
  • Sur Sangram (Season 1 & 2): Host
  • Nehle Pe Dehla: Host
  • Bharat Ki Shaan: Singing Star (Season 2): Host
  • Welcome - Baazi Mehmaan-Nawaazi ki (2013): Himself