Pankaj Tripathi opens up on Mirzapur 3; Shares major update

Pankaj Tripathi, perhaps of the most talented actors in the Hindi cinema, is known for his splendid acting performances in films like 83, Stree, Masaan, Ludo, Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl, Mimi, and others. However, the actor accomplished true nationwide fame after he portrayed the leading role of gangster Kaleen Bhaiya in the web series Mirzapur.

Speaking with Bollywood Hungama, the actor, who won the Special Mention – National Film Award for his role as Aatma Singh in Newton, expressed that he will begin filming for Mirzapur 3 on June 25. He added that the 3rd season will be more interesting and he will begin reading the script.

“I know that the fan excitement for the series is humongous. I will do the costume trial tomorrow and within a week we will begin shooting. I will also hear the entire script now, I am truly excited to be Kaleen bhaiya again”, the actor had told PTI in a recent interview.

“This is a lot of fun to do, the show and the role of Kaleen bhaiya. I am actually a powerless man in real life, so I experience power only through Kaleen bhaiya. The hunger for power, which is there in everyone, gets satiated through ‘Mirzapur,'” Pankaj said to the agency.

In the mean time, the actor will be seen next in Sherdil: The Pilibhit Saga scheduled to release in cinemas this Friday on June 24. Helmed by Srijit Mukherji, the movie additionally features Sayani Gupta and Neeraj Kabi.