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Pankaj Tripathi’s signature neck movement seems to have its own place even in the scripts

 The actor, who celebrates his birthday today, is quite popular with his roles in several movies, the latest being Mimi

Megha Mukundan
Sep 05, 2021
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Pankaj Tripathi

Pankaj Tripathi, who turns 45 today, says he got scripts mentioning ‘Tripathi’s signature nod here’, which made him relook into the spontaneous thing he brings out while acting. In an exclusive interview with indianexpress.com, the actor shared more experiences and interesting anecdotes from his professional and personal lives. 

Tripathi, who has appeared in vital roles in movies like Gunjan Saxena, Ludo, Mimi and the Mirzapur franchise, says that he doesn’t like to use the term fans for those who love him. He also believes that it is a wonderful thing to bring a smile on people’s face through his works.

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Pankaj Tripathi in Gunjan Saxena with Janhvi Kapoor

Sharing about his battle with the pandemic, he says that it made him attain an equilibrium, by balancing both his career and family. He, who has been running behind busy schedules before the pandemic, seems to have learnt to take things slowly by valuing precious things in life.

He further said to the publication about his upcoming projects and revealed that he has already five to six films and web series lined up in his row, which will keep him busy at least until mid 2022. He added that he will not be signing anything beyond, before completing the already signed ones. 

The actor is popular and much appreciated for his realistic performances which makes each of his characters special. He added that he tries to maintain the grace with the characters and ensures it suits the role. 

Talking about the most-discussed signature neck movement of his, the actor said that he noticed it while shooting for Mirzapur. He laughed off sharing the funny experience of receiving a script which had mentioned his neck movement. 

Towards the conclusion, the actor revealed that he is shy and embarrassed to celebrate birthdays, and that he is not used to it since childhood.  

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