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Pankaj Tripathi Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : September 5, 2020

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Short Biography

Pankaj Tripathi was born on 05-09-1976 in Belsand, Gopalganj in the state of Bihar, India. He is an Indian Film Actor, Television Actor & Theatre Actor. He is well-known for his natural acting in Bollywood as well as Telugu, Tamil & Punjabi movies. He has also acted in Hindi television/web series.

Other Name: Pankaj Kumar Tripathi
Other Professions: Television Actor Theatre Actor
Appearance: Bollywood Tamil Telugu Punjabi Hindi

Pankaj Tripathi Complete Bio & Career

Pankaj Tripathi was born in a farmer's family and rose through the ranks to become one of the finest actors that Bollywood has ever produced. He was interested in acting from a very early age and used to enact a girl in his village natak's during festive seasons. His performance was hailed by the audienes and that prompted him to try his luck in films. After completion of his high school, he relocated to Patna and enrolled at the Institute of Hotel Management, Hajipur, During his college days, he was involved with theatre and also associated with college politics. After completion of his education, he worked at a 5 star hotel in Patna. After working there for few years, he relocated to Delhi and enrolled at the National School of Drama. He finally graduated from there in 2004.
After his sting with National School of Drama, he relocated to Mumbai to try his luck in films. He started off his acting career with an uncredited role in the Bollywood film Run in the year 2004. He worked in a dozed of films over next 7-8 years but hardly got noticed. He first came into limelight after he portrayed the role of Sultan Qureshi in much acclaimed Bollywood films Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1, and Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2. His career revived after that and he did some of biggest blockbuster films of Bollywood such as Dabangg 2, Fukrey, Singham Returns, and Stree among others. He started off playing the role of lead villain ut over the years have become one of the most sought after comedians in Bollywood films. His comic performances in the films such as Bareilly Ki Barfi, Fukrey, Stree, and Luka Chuppi earned him a lot of recognition. He was recently seen in films such as Super 30, Arjun Patiala, and Drive. He will be next seen in Dabangg 3, 83, Kargil Girl, and Angrezi Medium among others.
In addition to Bollywood, he has also worked in English, Punjabi, Tamil and Telugu language films as well. He has also tried his hands at small screen as well. He made his small screen debut through television series Zindagi Ka Har Rang...Gulaal in the eyar 2010. Post that, he was seen in series like Powder, and Sarojini - Ek Nayi Pehal. He has also worked in some of the most acclaimed web series such as Sacred Games, Mirzapur, and Criminal Justice.

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Pankaj Tripathi Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Pandit Benaras Tiwari and Hemwanti Devi. He has 3 elder brothers and 2 elder sisters. He is married to Mridula Tripathi since 2004 and together the couple has a daughter.

Life's Important Dates Of Pankaj Tripathi

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Belsand,, Gopalganj, Bihar
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School N/A
College Institute of Hotel Management, Hajipur
Qualification Graduate Degree in Hotel Management
Hobbies Cooking and Reading
Marital Status Married
Debut Bollywood Film - Run (2004)
Telugu Film - Doosukeltha (2013)
English Film - Mango Dreams (2016)
Tamil FIlm - Kaala (2018)
Punjabi Film - Harjeeta (2018)
Best Movies Gangs of Wasseypur (2012), Dabangg 2, (2012), Fukrey (2013), Newton (2017), and Stree (2018) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Blue
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Politician Narendra Modi
Favorite Actor Manoj Bajpayee , Amitabh Bachchan
Favorite Film Director Anurag Kashyap
Favorite Singer Udit Narayan Jha
Favorite Food Litti

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Pankaj Tripathi

  • He is the youngest of 6 siblings.
  • He earned a Special Mention at the National Film Awards for his work in the film Newton.
  • He also joined RSS at a very young age and also used to go to Shakas.
  • He was also good in sports and represented his college in 100 meter sprint and High Jump.
  • During his struggling days his wife took care of the family by doing teaching job.
  • It was casting director Mukesh Chhabra who convinced Anurag Kashyap to cast him for the role of Sultan Qureshi.

Pankaj Tripathi Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

45 years, 9months, 28 days old age Pankaj Tripathi will turn 46 on 05 September, 2022. Only 2 months, 1 days, 20 hours,48 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Pankaj Tripathi has celebrated the total number of 46 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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