Actors like Pankaj Tripathi are an exceptional breed. He has been quite eventful after Stree entered the 100 crore club. With roles like Sultan Qureshi in Gangs of Wassepur to Aatma Singh in Newton, Tripathi has come a long way since his debut film Run.
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In his interview with Anupama Chopra on Film Companion, Pankaj Tripathi impressed us with his ease. He started the interview, with the words, ‘Main Hindi-medium ka hun toh kuch bhaari Hindi ke shabdon ka prayog karunga’ (I’ll use a lot of Hindi words as I’m from a Hindi-medium school)
And that is how you know that this more of a chat and less of an interview, between Anupama Chopra and him is going to be as appealing.
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Here are 6 times Pankaj Tripathi showed us why we don’t have to be pompous to be amusing:
1) On being asked how he prepared for his short and crisp role as Sandhya in Masaan
The Stree actor revealed, ‘I like people who live without any intricacy. When I read it, I liked it. This is me in fact. It is less about acting and more about being me.’
‘Because it talks about kheer?
Yes, because it talks about kheer.’
He went on saying about the shooting location, ‘We were shooting at Kashi railway station. My uncle’s name is Kashi and my father’s name is Banaras. For me, Banaras-Kashi is like home. Even the drivers know me.’
2) On being asked if he has arrived in Bollywood?
This one answer was so apt, Pankaj said, ‘Fruits and vegetables arrive when it is time. How can an artist arrive? But currently, I am in a coma-like state. There are so many offers, have to meet so many people. Maybe it means that I have arrived.’
3) When he gets besieged by giving too many interviews.
The Gangs of Wasseypur actor said, ‘While answering a question, I usually forget what the question was, and begin to deviate often.’
4) When Anupama asked him why doesn’t he have a backup?
The most honest confession by the talented actor, ‘I am aware of the fact that we have come alone and we would go alone. I’m self-sufficient. Today I came here after preparing a meal for my wife and daughter.’ Like whoa!
5) His interesting correlation between acting and cooking
The NSD alumnus believes in, ‘I find cooking and acting very similar. Why? Because it’s all about the right amount one put. You add a little more than required and it becomes overacting.
6) When Anupama asked him if his fellow actors ever felt that he is a ‘scene-stealer’?
The Newton actor gave the most delightful answer to this question, ‘The day I would realize that people (fellow actor) have started avoiding me, I would switch to average acting. I have to run my dukaan(shop) as well.’
The actor, who is an NSD alumna, has given us many unforgettable performances over the years. It’s great to see that he is slowly but surely getting an appreciation for his strong performances and believable depiction of intricate characters.
We hope to see more of him on the screen.
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