Actor Pankaj Tripathi has cemented his place in the industry with his stellar performance. From 'Mirzapur' to 'OMG 2', the actor has wowed the audience with his terrific act in different genres from crime dramas to heartfelt stories. He is currently gearing up for the release of his upcoming film, 'Kadak Singh' which is all set to premiere on December 8 on Zee5. Ahead of its release, we have compiled some of his best works that are must-watch.
Here are five movies and series of Pankaj Tripathi including 'Kadak Singh'.
'Kadak Singh' (ZEE5)
'Kadak Singh' is a thriller that stars Pankaj Tripathi as Kadak Singh. It promises to be captivating and promising. He portrays the role of AK Shrivastav who is a Joint Director at the Department of Financial Crimes struggling with retrograde amnesia. He is admitted to the hospital, where he encounters four conflicting narratives about his past that force him to question reality. Directed by Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury, the film also stars Parvathy Thiruvothu, Sanjana Sanghi, Jaya Ahsan, Dilip Shankar, Paresh Pahuja, and Varun Buddhadev.
In 'Kaagaz', Pankaj Tripathi plays the character Lal Bihari whose official papers indicate he died because of a government blunder. The film is a blend of sadness and humour, and Tripathi very beautifully played his character who fought against a system that denied him his identity. This biographical drama is a story of resilience and Tripathi's outstanding performance was the icing on the cake.
Pankaj Tripathi played Bhanu in 'Mimi' who was a cab driver but accidentally got involved in an unusual surrogacy adventure with Kirti Sanon. He perfectly balanced the comic and emotional aspects. He was Kriti's character Mimi's main support system. Their relationship makes 'Mimi' a must-watch.
'Criminal Justice: Behind the doors' (Disney+Hotstar)
Pankaj Tripathi plays a lawyer in the courtroom drama and he steals the limelight as Madhav Mishra. His character is full of intelligence and humour and he pulls it off really well. This crime series is a gripping look at justice and its darker aspects.
'Mirzapur' (Amazon Prime Video)
His role as Kaleen Bhaiya became a cult. Pankaj's character as the crime lord in the lawless town of Mirzapur got him lots of love and appreciation. Tripathi delivered a compelling and memorable performance and he became a household name with it.