Talent is acclaimed and loved by people worldwide. That’s the reason we see Bollywood Actors playing intense roles in Hollywood movies. There have been many great actors who were appreciated for their performance in Hollywood. Joining the list this year will be the National Award actor for Newton Mr. Pankaj Tripathi. He is a person who believes in improvising till perfection as he self-improvises his dialogue, and which also became famous in the movie Stree where he makes fun of the Aadhar card database of our country. He is also known for his great acting skills in famous web series like Mirzapur and Sacred Games of Amazon Prime Special and Netflix respectively.
Pankaj Tripathi’s Life Journey
Pankaj Tripathi’s journey of becoming a Bollywood star is just like a typical Bollywood movie – there’s drama, inspiration, dreams, failure but still, the hero doesn’t quit and finally gets the success after lots of hard work. From a small village of Bihar, he started his acting career by playing a girl’s role in his village plays which also become his inspiration. When he wrote the entrance exam for National School of Drama he failed twice, and he cleared in the third attempt to graduate in 2004. He was jailed for a week for taking part in a student’s movement and this incident changed him a lot. He debuted in Bollywood in 2004 by the movie ‘RUN’ but made his breakthrough after 12 movies in eight years in the movie ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’. His audition for the film was for around for 8 hours. he plays mostly negative roles and becomes synonymous with gangster characters which were also in Mirzapur where he is denoted as Kaleen Bhaiya and which became a viral name. Later he played various roles and won critical appraisal for the same. His 2017 film Newton was India’s official entry for the Academy Award in the best foreign film category. He achieved a lot amount of success and has reached skies, but he still has his feet firmly holding the ground as he was earlier before the fame. He also has Worked in a hotel in Patna where Manoj Bajpai stayed during a shoot. He met him the next day and later realized has forgotten his slippers. Pankaj Tripathi kept the slippers for himself as a memory from his senior actor.
Pankaj Tripathi making debut in Hollywood
Actor Pankaj Tripathi has made a secure place for himself in Bollywood and is now venturing out to new pastures. The talented actor will soon be seen in his first Hollywood movie, Dhaka. He shot with the film’s lead and Avengers star Chris Hemsworth. They shot crucial portions of the film in Ahmedabad and Mumbai. He is expected to play a pivotal role in the film.
The film will release on Netflix. The shooting for the movie wrapped up on 4th February 2019. This movie also stars other actors like Randeep Hooda and Manoj Bajpayee.