One of the most versatile actors of our time, Pankaj Tripathi needs no introduction at all. He is known for playing iconic and unconventional characters in his films. His very own personality and his on-screen presence grab the attention of the audience. Over the past few years, we’ve witnessed Pankaj portray some brilliant performances which have made a huge impact on the moviegoers.
Looking at the diversity in Indian cinema, especially how Pankaj has evolved as an actor, the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne has decided to honor him with the prestigious diversity in cinema award. Speaking about the award and its significance, the festival’s director Mitu Bhowmick Lange said, “We at IFFM are elated to present one of our highest awards to the prolific actor, Pankaj Tripathi. With his acting prowess and unsurpassed talent, he makes every character riveting. IFFM has always stood for diversity through cinema and Pankaj Tripathi is an embodiment of the same. He plays diverse roles with such finesse making him perfect for this award.”
While Pankaj is super excited about this prestigious award, he expressed his happiness by saying, “My intent is to perform to the best of my capabilities, and I am so grateful that my performances are appreciated by the audience. I am truly honored and equally humbled to receive this award and it makes me very happy that such a prestigious film festival has recognized my work.”
Pankaj has always been one of my favorite actors and it’s always a delight to watch him perform on the big screen. I am super happy as he is recognized globally for his excellent work in Indian cinema and I can’t wait to see more of him in his upcoming projects.