Twenty years back, a encampment child dreamt of removing an endowment for acting: Pankaj Tripathi on his National Award win


Pankaj Tripathi in Newton photosPankaj Tripathi in Newton photos Pankaj Tripathi played Atma Singh, a CRPF officer in Amit V Masurkar directorial Newton.

When Pankaj Tripathi found out that he won a Special Mention for Newton during a 65th National Film Awards, he was totally surprised. Stating that he was positively not wakeful that he was even in a using for a biggest film awards in India, a actor exclusively common his feelings with indianexpress.com.

Tripathi, who was partial of films like Newton, Bairelly Ki Barfi, Anaarkali of Aarah, Kaalakaandi, Fukrey Returns, Munna Michael, Coffee with D and Gurgaon in 2017, says he has finally perceived his large award. Sharing how it was actor Saurabh Shukla who pennyless a news to him, Tripathi said, “It was a large warn for me too. we got to know about it after half an hour. we had left my phone in a room and was carrying breakfast in my hotel. Then, Saurabh Shukla came and told me that we got a National Award. we asked him ‘how do we know?’ He said, news has come and he came looking for me. By that time my phone had 100 missed calls.”

Pankaj Tripathi played a paramilitary officer in Newton, that also starred Rajkummar Rao. The movie, formed on a electoral complement of India, has also won a National Award for Best Hindi Film.

Speaking about how a large win is indeed his childhood dream come true, Tripathi common his feelings. “Twenty years back, a child from a encampment had dreamt about winning an endowment for acting, and that dream has come loyal today. It is dedicated to a kids who come from villages and farming areas who brave to dream even though carrying a compulsory infrastructure and luxuries,” he said.

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When we asked him either 2017 can be called his year, he sealed off saying, “It was not my year though a year of my tough work, that has paid.”

Pankaj Tripathi, who is now sharpened in Lucknow, will be seen in Kaala and Drive this year. He is also a partial of Abhi Toh Party Shuru Hui Hai.

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