Looking for Pankaj Tripathi facts or more about the actor and his growing career? Well, Pankaj Tripathi is an actor who primarily works in Hindi movies and series. Turning 44 this year, the actor made his debut in Bollywood with a minor role in ‘Run’ and ‘Omkara’ in 2004.
Since 2004, he has worked in over 40 movies and 60 TV shows & web series. Some of the famous pankaj tripathi movies include Gangs of Wasseypur, Fukrey, Masaan, Bareilly Ki Barfi, and Stree while some pankaj tripathi series include Sacred Games, Mirzapur, Criminal Justice, and more. His Mirzapur Season 2 is also making quite the noise these days. He has also been a part of many advertising campaigns.
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We all know that the entertainment industry is growing each day and it’s quite difficult to make an entry in Bollywood if you are not born in the family that belongs to the “industry”. Yet, talent never fails, and thus, there are actors in the industry who have completely made it to the platform, all on their own. Not only have they reached the right platforms but have also gained respect and stardom. One such actor is Pankaj Tripathi. He is known for his excellence in acting and portraying even the most difficult roles with absolute ease. But, his story is not exactly what we think it is.
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- Pankaj Tripathi was born on 5th September 1976 in the Gopalganj District of Bihar. He is the youngest of all four children of Pandit Banaras Tripathi and Hemwanti Devi.
- Till the time he was in the 11th standard in school, he worked as a farmer.
- He enjoyed playing the role of girls in his village’s natak during the festive seasons which is how he pursued acting as a career.
- After completing his high school, he moved to Patna and studied in the Institute of Hotel Management in Hajipur.
- During his time in college, he did a lot of theatre and also actively took part in college politics as a member of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad.
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- He was also jailed in 1993 once for 7 days while he participated in raising voice against the state government which was ruled by Lalu Prasad Yadav at the time.
- He enrolled himself in the National School of Drama in New Delhi thrice and graduated from there in 2004. After completing graduation from NSD, he moved to Mumbai in 2004 and made his debut in ‘Run’.
- His major breakthrough came with ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ in 2012 for which he auditioned for almost 8 hours.The first film in which he played the lead actor was ‘Gurgaon’ in 2017.
Personal facts about Pankaj Tripathi – pankaj tripathi facts
- Pankaj Tripathi married Mridula on 15 January 2004 and they now have a daughter together.
- His father wanted him to be a doctor.
Catch the list of pankaj tripathi movies/tv shows/web series below:
- Chigurida Kanasu
- Chintu Ji
- Barah Aana
- Valmiki ki Bandook
- Chillar Party
- Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1
- Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2
- Dabangg 2
- ABCD: Any Body Can Dance
- Anwar Ka Ajab Kissa
- Janta v/s Janardan – Bechara Aam Aadmi
- Singham Returns
- Manjhi – The Mountain Man
- Life Biryani
- Nil Battey Sannata
- Global Baba
- Mango Dreams
- Coffee with D
- Anaarkali of Aarah
- Bareilly Ki Barfi
- Fukrey Returns
- Munna Michael
- Angrezi Mein Kehte Hain
- Bhaiaji Superhit
- Yours Truly
- Luka Chuppi
- The Tashkent Files
- Super 30
- Arjun Patiala
- Angrezi Medium
- Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl
Upcoming Movies with Pankaj Tripathi
- Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar
- Mumbai Saga
Television Shows that featured Panjak Tripathi
- Zindagi Ka Har Rang… Gulaal
- Sarojini – Ek Nayi Pehal
Web Series featuring Pankaj Tripathi
- Sacred Games
- Criminal Justice
- Mirzapur Season 2 coming soon…
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