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Pankaj Tripathi Bio, Age, Wife, Movies, Web Series, Net Worth & Wiki

Pankaj Tripathi is a well-known Indian actor and TV personality. He works predominantly in Bollywood. He is recognized for his natural acting skills and so far, has worked in more than 60 movies and 60 TV shows. The actor rose to fame with his supporting character in the film, Gangs of Wasseypur and popular web series Mirzapur.

Pankaj Tripathi was born in a Hindu family on 5 September 1976 in Belsand, a small town in Gopalganj, Bihar, India. His father’s name is Pandit Banaras Tiwari, a farmer, and a priest, and his mother, Hemwanti is a homemaker. He has 2 elder sisters and 3 elder brothers. Tripathi married Mridula on 15 January 2004 and they blessed with a daughter.

Pankaj Tripathi

Pankaj Tripathi

Pankaj Tripathi Wiki/Bio

Birth NamePankaj Tripathi
Nick NameNot Known
Age(as in 2020) 44 Years
Debut• Film:- Run (2004)
• TV:- Gulal (2010)
ReligionHinduism
Sun Sign/Zodiac SignVirgo
Birth PlaceBelsand, Gopalganj, Bihar
Date of Birth5 September 1976
NationalityIndian
ResidenceNot Known
Home TownGopalganj, Bihar
HobbiesCooking, Reading, Travelling, Listening to Music

Family

Mother's NameHemwanti
Father's NamePandit Banaras Tiwari (Farmer)
BrotherNot Known
SisterNot Known

Girlfriends/Affairs

Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known

Marital Status, Wife and Children

Wife/SpouseMridula
Pankaj Tripathi Wife

Pankaj Tripathi Wife

Marriage Date15 January 2004
ChildrenAashi Tripathi
Pankaj Tripathi Daughter

Pankaj Tripathi Daughter

Education

SchoolD. P. H School, Gopalganj, Bihar
College/University• A College in Patna
• National School of Drama (NSD), Delhi, India
Educational QualificationGraduation in Drama from National School of Drama (NSD)
ProfessionActor
Brands EndorsedNot Known
Career ManagerNot Known

Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements

Height (Approx.)in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in feet inches- 5’ 10”
Weight (Approx.)in Kilograms- 70 kg
in Pounds- 154 lbs

Figure Measurements

Chest Size40 inches
Biceps Size14 inches
Waist Size34 inches

Extra Ordinary Features

Race / EthnicityHindu
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorDark Brown
S*xual OrientationStraight
Dress SizeNot Known
Shoe Size9 US

Favourite Things

Favourite FoodNot Known
Favourite DirectorsRam Gopal Varma, Anurag Kashyap
Favourite ActorAmitabh Bachchan
Favourite SportNot Known
ControversiesNot Known

Life Journey

Pankaj Tripathi completed his schooling at D. P. H. School in Gopalganj. He was inclined towards acting right from his childhood, and merely at the age of 12, he began to perform as a girl artist at Chhath Festivals in his village. His father wanted him to be a doctor and sent him to Patna for higher studies. While studying there, he enrolled in ABVP and actively competed in college politics. Tripathi was an articulate speaker. He was also excellent at sports and imitated his college in High Jump and 100-meter-sprint. After finishing his college education, Tripathi joined a course in Hotel Management and served as a cook for 2 years at Hotel Maurya. Later, the actor worked in theatre for many years before starring in movies.

It was there in Patna that the actor got more attracted to art. Pankaj started visiting several drama shows, asking them if he can act as well. In the year 1995, Tripathi performed a small character of a local thief in the play based on Bhism Sahni’s story of Leela Nandlal, which was directed by Vijay Kumar. His execution was extremely appreciated by the fans and media alike. From thereon, he became a regular theatre artist and practiced it for around 4 years.

After spending 7 years in Patna, Pankaj relocated to Delhi. He enrolled himself in the National School of Drama, from where he graduated in 2004. Further, he returned to Patna and started theatre for four months.

Pankaj Tripathi Net Worth

According to Woodgram, Pankaj Tripathi’s estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & much more details have been updated below. Let’s check, How Rich is Pankaj Tripathi in 2020?

Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx)$5.5 Million
Estimated Net Worth in 2018(Approx)Under Review
Annual SalaryUnder Review
Income SourceActor

Noted, right now, We don’t have enough information about Cars, Monthly/Yearly Salary, etc. We will update soon.

Career

In 2004, Pankaj shifted to Mumbai and did an uncredited character in the movie Run, starring Abhishek Bachchan and Vijay Raaz. He did various small roles in movies and television before playing a prominent character in a TV drama named Gulal.

While shooting for Gulal, he got a call for an audition for Anurag Kashyap‘s Gangs of Wasseypur. The audition went on for about eight hours, and he was given the character of Sultan. In the year 2008, Tripathi performed in the Bahubali TV series, and later in Powder on Sony TV which is currently available on Netflix.

In his primary profession, he performed frequently negative roles and got synonymous with hoodlum roles. Later Tripathi played diverse roles and won a basic examination for the equivalent. His first movie as a lead actor was the 2017 film Gurgaon. His 2017 movie Newton was India’s legitimate passage for the Academy Award in best outside film classification. Tripathi made his debut in Tamil cinema with the movie Kaala, which was released on 7 June 2018.

Movies List

2003Chigurida Kanasu
2004Run
2005Apaharan
2006Omkara
2007Dharm
2008Mithya
Shaurya
2009Chintu Ji
Barah Aana
2010Valmiki Ki Bandook
Raavan
Aakrosh
2011Chillar Party
2012Agneepath
Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1
Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2
Dabangg 2
2013ABCD: Any Body Can Dance
Rangrezz
Fukrey
Anwar Ka Ajab Kissa
Maazii
Janta v/s Janardan – Bechara Aam Aadmi
Doosukeltha
2014Gunday
Singham Returns
2015Manjhi – The Mountain Man
Life Biryani
Masaan
Dilwale
2016Nil Battey Sannata
Global Baba
Mango Dreams
2017Coffee with D
Anaarkali of Aarah
Newton
Gurgaon
Bareilly Ki Barfi
Fukrey Returns
Munna Michael
2018Kaalakaandi
Kaala
Angrezi Mein Kehte Hain
Phamous
Stree
Harjeeta
Bhaiaji Superhit
Yours Truly
2019Luka Chuppi
The Tashkent Files
Super 30
Kissebaaz
Arjun Patiala
Drive
2020Angrezi Medium
Extraction
Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl
Ludo
Shakeela

TV Shows & Serials List

2005Time Bomb 9/11
2010–11Zindagi Ka Har Rang...Gulaal
2010Powder
2015–16Sarojini - Ek Nayi Pehal

Web Series

2018–2019Sacred Games
2018Mirzapur (Season 1)
2019Criminal Justice
2020Criminal Justice: Behind Closed Doors
Mirzapur (Season 2)

Facts About Pankaj Tripathi

  • Does Pankaj Tripathi drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Does Pankaj Tripathi smoke?: Not Known
  • In his childhood, Pankaj enrolled RSS and began visiting its Shakhas.
  • Tripathi was not aware of movies till 10th standard because of not owning a TV and the nearest theatre was about 20 km distant from his village.
  • From 2004 to 2010, Pankaj performed many small roles in movies and television including a commercial for Tata Tea.
  • His role of Sultan in Gangs of Wasseypur was well appreciated by the fans as well as the critics.
  • The success of Gangs of Wasseypur headed Pankaj to get more offers from numerous filmmakers.

FAQs

Who is a better actor between Pankaj Tripathi and Manoj Vajpayee, and why?

We are comparing legends here. So it is difficult to say one of them is better than the other. Both Pankaj Tripathi and Manoj Bajpayee mostly do character roles and have received critical acclaim for their performances. They have their individual styles but represent the art-house genre of Bollywood films. Unfortunately, both have been sidelined by more popular actors. So both are great in terms of their acting skills.

Will Pankaj Tripathi be a part of Bachchan Pandey?

Yes, According to the sources Actor Pankaj Tripathi has joined the cast of Akshay Kumar-Kriti Sanon starrer Bachchan Pandey, the makers announced. Backed by producer Sajid Nadiadwala, Bachchan Pandey will mark the first collaboration between Tripathi and Kumar.

Why did Pankaj Tripathi bloom so late in Bollywood?

You see, actors like him are always known in film circuits as they are really good actors but it doesn’t happen with the normal public. They need a character that is comic, quirky, tough, or at least relatable enough. At least such actors should be in a super hit film. This usually doesn’t happen and the normal public never get to see them because they never go to see content based films usually.

What makes Pankaj Tripathi a fabulous actor?

Struggle, perseverance, his success can be attributed to these two virtues, he is a damn good actor.

Who is Pankaj Tripathi’s wife?

Mridula Tripathi.

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