Many people thought I deserved to play the lead role in a film: Pankaj Tripathi


“Be it a small or a big role, there is always a responsibility towards doing your job with honesty and to the best of your caliber. Tripathi also shared reasons as to why he related with Lal Bihari’s struggle. “Many people thought I deserved to play the lead role in a film. So his and my fight for identity is similar.”https://images.indianexpress.com/2020/08/1×1.png

The actor said that having the same roots ensured he felt a connection with Lal Bihari. Actor-filmmaker Satish Kaushik also makes his directorial comeback with the ZEE5 film, which is backed by Salman Khan. For Tripathi, Kaagaz will fulfil one particular desire of his fans. So I had to work harder. ยฉ IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd

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Pankaj Tripathi So his world wasn’t new to me,” he said. An artiste does become more aware in such a scenario,” Tripathi concluded. That desire will get fulfilled with Kaagaz,” Tripathi said in an exclusive chat with indianexpress.com. Over here, the responsibility didn’t increase as such, but I did know that all eyes will be on my performance. Don't Miss These StoriesKaagaz review: Pankaj Tripathi shines in distressingly dated filmPetition filed to remove Amitabh Bachchan's voice from caller tune on COVID-19 awarenessHollywood celebs react to US Capitol violence: Hell hath no fury like a narcissist scorned, says Sean PennClick here for more

Did Pankaj Tripathi feel more responsibility as a protagonist? Written by Mimansa Shekhar
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Updated: January 7, 2021 9:35:55 am

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For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App. “I belong to the same region in terms of culture and language. In Kaagaz, Pankaj Tripathi plays Lal Bihari Mritak, who fought for his life for 19 years after being declared dead by interests keen to take over his assets. ๐Ÿ“ฃ The Indian Express is now on Telegram. “I too had a journey of 17-18 years in Mumbai before I could prove myself as an actor. I hail from a place that’s 100 kilometers away from Azamgarh (Lal Bihari’s place).