Pankaj Tripathi Compares Modern-Day Comedies With Those In 90s & He Totally Makes Sense!
Pankaj Tripathi Compares Modern-Day Comedies With Those In 90s & He Totally Makes Sense!

Pankaj Tripathi has become a well-known face of Bollywood. With his presence in any film, it is easy to say that the movie is going to be a hit. But not all of us are aware of his struggle story. The actor, who is loved for his versatility on screen, says he is glad that he got a chance to essay several interesting comic roles in Bollywood. His recent portrayal of a loving and caring father in Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl was highly appreciated by everyone.

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Tripathi’s comic streak as an actor has been particularly popular in films such as “Stree“, the “Fukrey” franchise, “Bareilly Ki Barfi“, “Luka Chuppi” and “Angrezi Medium“.

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“Every piece of work has to make a point. That’s the whole point of art. Although the nineties had a certain brand of comedy, new-age films demand that we poke fun more responsibly and use comedy to say something effective. In such a scenario, comedy films have to offer more than just about laughs and fun. Similarly, actors are expected to bring more to the table,” Pankaj Tripathi said.

“I am glad I got the chance of doing some memorable comedies like ‘Stree‘, the ‘Fukrey‘ franchise among others,” he added.

“Now those were new-age fun films where the endeavour was to be more than simply funny. I hope to do more of such films that make one laugh but the jokes are not limited to hand gestures or funny faces. There should be a larger theme and point to be made,” Tripathi said.

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