As everyone knows that Pankaj Tripathi is a renowned actor and has worked in a lot of movies, web series, and other projects. Sadly, he is grieving the death of his father named Pandit Benares Tiwari on 21 August 2023 (Monday). His age was 99 years old. Being a farmer and a priest, he used to live in a small village in Bihar with his family. Benares Tiwari was wedded to Hemanti Devi and they had four kids together. Additionally, he was also very close to his grandchildren.
The Life and Legacy of a Priest and a Farmer
As everyone knows that Pandit Benares Tiwari was a priest and used to perform rituals & ceremonies for the villagers. He always taught the value of hard work to his kids and motivated them to a better life. He also encouraged Pankaj Tripathi’s passion for theatre and acting a lot and helped him to pursue his dreams.
On the other hand, Pankaj Tripathi never left a chance to tell about his father’s value in the interviews. He always gave credit for his success in the film industry to his father who keeps on supporting and motivating him in his professional field. The interest in storytelling rose in Pankaj because his father used to dictate to him about Ramayana and Mahabharata.
The Loss and Grief of Pankaj Tripathi and His Family
Pankaj Tripathi’s movie OMG 2 has just been released and he was busy in the promotion of his film when he got the demise of his father. He left his work and went to Bihar for his dad’s final rites. Reportedly, the last rites were performed on the same day in the attendance of his family members and relatives. Pankaj has asked for privacy from his fans at this moment and wants to spend his time with his family only.
In addition to this, Pankaj Tripathi’s co-actors and other social media personalities have shown their heartfelt condolence through their social media handles. Also, his fans filled his social media handles with messages regarding his father’s death. They also wished Pankaj Tripathi strength and courage to cope with this irreparable loss.
The Legacy and Impact of Pankaj Tripathi on Indian Cinema
As everyone knows that Pankaj Tripathi is one of the most talented and versatile actors in Indian Cinema. Not only in Hindi, he has also worked in various languages such as Tamil, English, Punjabi, Telugu, and more. With his amazing hard work, he got blockbusters films and web series such as Apaharan (2005), Omkara (2006), Agneepath (2012), Extraction (2020), Ludo (2020), Kaagaz (2021), and much more. His work in the Mirzapur, Criminal Justice, Justice: Behind Closed Doors, and other web series have been very much loved by the people.
Because of his successful projects, he won a lot of awards and recognition. Some of them are Screen Award, Filmfare Award, National Film Award, IIFA Award, and much more. Pankaj Tripathi’s latest release OMG 2 is doing well at the box office. Let me inform you that OMG 2 is the sequel to the hit film OMG: Oh My God! (2012). Pankaj played the main role in the movie and grabbed the attention of the audience. Tripathi has a lot of other projects lined up and he will start filming for these projects as soon as possible.
Pankaj Tripathi is undoubtedly one of the finest actors of his generation. He has made a significant contribution to Indian cinema with his diverse and impressive body of work. He has also made his father and his village proud with his achievements and recognition. He is a true son of the soil and a shining star of the silver screen.