It was during the year 2004 that well-known actor Pankaj Tripathi made entry to the Hindi film industry with a small character in the movie Run. But, it was his character in the flick Gangs of Wasseypur that lastly got the viewers to stand up and notice his ability. Since then, the actor has carried on giving one brilliant performance one after the other and in actual fact, he even bagged the National Film Honor.
In addition to these prominent performances, however, Pankaj has left his mark in movies as well as shows you may have missed, but should know about.
The front-runner of 2007 National Film Honor for the best film on national integration, Dharm had Supriya Pathak and Pankaj Tripathi donning the character of supporting actor as Suryaprakash.
In the year 2008, the flick was considered to be the movie that assisted parallel cinema making a comeback in Bollywood. Featuring Big B, Ranvir Shorey, and Naseeruddin Shah, the movie was an exclusive take on the renowned Don story. Pankaj Tripathi also donned a small role and remained successful in showcasing his talent.
Before Gangs of Wasseypur introduced Pankaj Tripathi as a Bollywood crimelord, the show named Powder proved Pankaj Tripathi’s acting ability.
Another flick, which was an ideal ode to Pankaj Tripathi’s inborn ability, was Gurgaon. It is truly evidence of his ability as an actor.
This film was a thriller drama. It featured Sumeet Nijhawan and Mona Wasu in main characters, and Pankaj Tripathi, Zakir Hussain, and Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub in supporting characters. But the film was not a big commercial success.
The movie also featured Pankaj Tripathi and Ananya Chatterjee in main roles and marked the return of ace director Buddhadeb Dasgupta to the world of Hindi movies.
Based on the spiritual babas that are so unique to Indian culture, Global Baba stars Abhimanyu Singh, Pankaj Tripathi, Sanjay Mishra, and Ravi Kishan.
Although this mocking drama failed to become a big hit, it featured dazzling performances by well-known stars Sunil Grover, Zakir Hussain, and Pankaj Tripathi.