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Who is Pankaj Tripathi? about Actor
Pankaj Tripathi is an Indian film actor who mostly works in Bollywood Industry. He has acted on Telugu and Tamil language films too. He was born on September 5, 1976, in Belsand a small village in Gopalganj District, Bihar. His parents have five children. Among them, he is the youngest one. He is married to Mridula Tripathi. She is a teacher by the profession.
His father was a farmer and his mother was a housewife. As a son of a farmer, Pankaj helped his father a lot in agriculture. He used to do agriculture with his father till the 11th standard. He was not that much connected to the Acting area because he did not have a tv in his home till his 10th.
But he used to play drama in his village at almost every festival. Since his childhood, he wanted to become an actor. He studied under the roof of a tree till the 5th standard because there wasn’t any school in his village.
Later On, he completed his school life in D.P.H School, Gopalganj. And then joined the National School of Drama to pursue acting as his full-time career.
He got the inspiration to become an actor when he’s one of the friends of a neighboring village became famous in Bollywood. And that friend was none other than Manoj Bajpayee. When Manoj’s Satya released it was a great moment for every villager.
Then Pankaj realized “if a person from my neighboring village can be an actor then why I can’t?” This moment was a big topic that helped to increase his confidence.
Life History/Career Path of Manoj Bajpayee
Pankaj Tripathi was born on 5 September 1976, in a small village called Belsand that lies in Gopalganj District, Bihar. He is the fifth child among his four other siblings. His wife is Mridula Tripathi who is a teacher by profession.
Pankaj was a struggling actor as he was from a small village with no Bollywood background. He was inspired by his friend Manoj Bajpayee as they both were from Bihar. The first time he acted in front of the mass was at his village in a Drama. He played the character of a girl. The Drama was performed on the occasion of Chhath. It developed his love for acting. To continue his acting, he came to Mumbai with his wife in 2004. His wife was a qualified teacher. Though, she got a job in Mumbai. Pankaj and his wife survived on her income in Mumbai.
In 2004, he got the chance for a movie. He debuted in the romantic thriller movie Run along with Abhisekh Bachchan, Mahesh Manjrekar. But he was not credited for this movie. After 3 years of his debut, he got his first major role in the movie ‘Dharma’ where he got to work with his namesake the great Pankaj Kapoor. His hard work paid. To date, he has given big hit movies and web series such as Gangs Of Wasseypur, Mirzapur, Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl, Kaagaz, Stree, Masaan, and many others.
Pankaj said, “Time is the thing that checks your potential”. As the dark days came in his life but he fought against them like a warrior. His mentality was clear to become an actor. After a lot of struggles, Pankaj Tripathi has been a household name in India and the whole world.
|Age (as in 2021):||44 Years|
|Date of Birth:||5 September 1976|
|Birth Place:||Gopalganj, Bihar|
|Hometown:||Gopalganj, Bihar, India|
|School:||D.P.H School, Gopalganj, Bihar|
A College in Patna
National School of Drama, Delhi
|Educational Qualification:||Graduation in Drama from National School of Drama (NSD) in 2004|
|Hobbies:||Theatre Plays, Cooking, Listening to music|
|Languages Known||Bihari, Hindi, English|
|Tattoos||Not revealed yet|
|Height (approx.):||in feet inches, 5 ft 10 in|
in meters 1.78 m
|Weight(approx.):||70kg (in kilograms)|
154 lbs (in pounds)
|Body Measurements (approx.):||-Chest: 38 Inches|
-Waist: 32 Inches
-Biceps: 13 Inches
|Eye Colour :||Dark Brown|
|Blood Group:||Not Known Yet|
Relationship, Girlfriend, Wife:
|Divorce Date||Not Yet|
|Marriage Date||January 15, 2004|
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Pankaj Tripathi's Family:
Daughter: Aashi Tripathi
Pandit Banaras Tiwari
|Cousin||Not known yet|
|Sibling in Law||Not Known Yet|
Favourite Things of Pankaj Tripathi:
All the things given below are Pankaj Tripathi’s very favorite things that we have collected by looking at online and news magazines and wiki.
|Favourite Entrepreneurs:||Not revealed yet|
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|Favourite Cricketer:||Not revealed yet|
|Favourite Foods:||Not revealed yet|
|Favourite Actors:||Amitabh Bachchan|
|Favourite Actoress:||Not revealed yet|
|Favourite Film/Movie:||Not revealed yet|
|Favourite Singer:||Not revealed yet|
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|Favourite Perfume:||Not revealed yet|
|Favourite Song:||Not revealed yet|
|Favourite Brands:||Not revealed yet|
|Favourite Cars:||Toyota Fortuner|
|Books||Not revealed yet|
|Dress||Not revealed yet|
|Favourite Device Games||None|
|Fruits||Not revealed yet|
|Destinations||Kutch, Kerala, Odisha, Goa|
Pankaj Tripathi's Movies:
Pankaj Tripathi Web Series:
Pankaj Tripathi Talks:
1. Pankaj Tripathi Interview With Anupama Chopra | Stree | FC Unfiltered
2. ScoopWhoop Townhall ft. Pankaj Tripathi | Ep. 6
3. Sunday Brunch With Pankaj Tripathi X Kamiya Jani | Curly Tales
Pankaj Tri[athi Cars Collection:
Mercedes ML 500
BMW 5 Series - Rs. 60 Lakhs (approx)
Mercedes GLS 350D - Rs. 87 Lakhs (approx)
Pankaj Tripathi's Awards:
|2018||Filmfare Awards||Newton||Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award||Nominated|
|2019||Filmfare Awards||Stree||Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award||Nominated|
|2021||Filmfare Awards||Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Wae||Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award||Nominated|
|2021||Filmfare Awards||Ludo||Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award||Nominated|
Assets/Properties of Pankaj Tripathi:
|House||INR 16 Crore|
|Land or assets with the approximate value||Not revealed yet|
Pankaj Tripathi's Net Worth / Salary:
|Net Worth||$ 5.5 Million(2021)|
|Indian Rupees||40 Crore|
|Monthly Income||30 Lakh+|
Best Photos of Pankaj Tripathi
Top 5 Manoj Bajpayee Quotes
Did you know about Pankaj Tripathi's Facts?
1. He studied under a tree.
During his childhood, there were no infrastructures to raise a school in his village. Despite there was no proper facility for Electricity. Then he realized that he should do self-study and till his 5th standard he studied under the roof of a tree.
2.He played the role of a girl several times.
He is a versatile actor who has acting in his blood. Before he officially entered Theatres, Pankaj Tripathi used to play small roles in Village’s Natak. Pankaj used to played the role of a girl several times in his village. This would be one of the reasons for his perfection in the shy scenes that he had performed.
3. He gave a long audition of 8 hours.
While shooting for the TV Drama series ‘Gulal’, he received a call from a casting director Mukesh Chabra for an audition for Anurag Kashyap’s movie Gangs of Wasseypur. He gave a long audition of 8 hours. also after 8 hours, Anurag was not going to select him but after being convinced by Mukesh Chabra, Anurag selected him for the role of ‘Sultan’. Later On, Pankaj’s acting impressed Anurag Kashyap.
4. Manoj Bajpayee was his inspiration.
Manoj Bajpayee and Pankaj both belong to Bihar. Manoj’s village is across a river from Pankaj’s Village. When Manoj Bajpayee played Satya, he became famous in the whole of India. Everyone was talking about Manoj in Pankaj’s village and when Pankaj knew about Manoj’s success then Pankaj thought ” If a man from my neighboring village can act in the Bollywood industry then why I can’t”. This incident inspired Pankaj to make acting his full-time profession.
5. Gangs of Wasseypur was a big stage for him.
He struggled a lot to get a role in Anurag Kashyap’s Gangs of Wasseypur. Pankaj auditioned for 8 hours for the roles. Later On, the casting director Mukesh Chabra convinced Anurag, and Pankaj was selected for the role of Sultan. After his amazing performance of Sultan, Pankaj was offered for Dabanng 2 (2012), ABCD: Any Body Can Dance (2013), Rangrezz (2013), Fukrey (2013), Anwar Ka Ajab Kissa (2013), and a lot more. Gangs of Wasseypur was a turning point in his life.
FAQs About versatile actor Pankaj Tripathi?
Gangs of Wasseypur became the turning point in his life where he played the role of an Antagonist. After this, he got several movies such as Dabbang 2, Any Body Can Dance, Fukrey, Stree, etc.
He has a net worth of $ 5.5 Million which is approximately INR 40 Crores.
He is coming up with Laal Singh Chaddha(2021) Bacchan Pandey(2022).
He married Mridula Tripathi on January 15, 2004. She is a teacher.
Pankaj lives in a lavish luxurious house in Belsand. The estimated value of this real estate property is 16 Crore INR.
The salary of Pankaj in Mirzapur is INR 1 crore which means Pankaj Tripathi charges 10 lakh rupees per episode.
Aashi Tripathi is the only daughter of Pankaj and Mridula Tripathi.
Pankaj entered in Bollywood Industry with a romantic thriller movie Run which was released in 2004.
Mirzapur is all set to come up with its season 3. Confirming the same, Shweta Tripathi took to Instagram to share a poster of Mirzapur. … It features Rasika Dugal, Shweta Tripathi, and Harshita Gaur. The last poster features Ali Fazal and Shweta Tripathi all armed.
Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1 has earned ₹27.52 crore in India, as of 27 July 2012 and the film was finally declared as a hit.