Gopalganj, Bihar, India
Pankaj Tripathi made his debut as an actor in the film Run (2004). It was in 2012 he gained recognition as an actor with the film Gangs of Wasseypur. He has had a good career studded with a lot of awards to his credit. His maiden award was the Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival Awards for Best Supporting Actor for Mango Dreams. The iconic films in Tripathis career so far are Gangs of Wasseypur film series, Fukrey (2013), Masaan (2015), Nil Battey Sannata (2016), Bareilly Ki Barfi (2017), Newton (2017), Fukrey Returns (2017) and Stree (2018) to name a few.
Tripathi son of Pandit Banaras Tripathi and Hemwanti Devi was born on 5 September 1976, in Belsand, Bihar, He attended the Institute of Hotel Management, Hajipur and then enrolled himself in the National School of Drama, from where he graduated in 2004.