Pankaj Tripathi Full Bio: Height, Age, Wife, Family, and More


Pankaj Tripathi is a promising Indian actor who started his career in minor roles in “Run” and “Omkara” in 2004. His latest major big hit was web series “Mirzapur” where he played the character of Kaleen Bhaiya. He has worked in more than 60 movies and 60 television shows till now.

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Recent News:

December 2020 – After the massive success of Mirzapur, Pankaj Tripathi is all set to hunt the big case in the new season of “Criminal Justice”. Hotstar took his Instagram handle to post a video of Pankaj Tripathi as “ Madhav Mishra”. As soon as the video was uploaded, the comment section erupted to see Kaleen Bhaiya as Madhav Mishra.

November 2020 – Pankaj played the role of Gangster in “Ludo” which has various shades and which connects with various segments. Talking about his role he said, “He is a big admirer of Anurag Basu and his world which he creates in his movies.” He played the role of Sattu, the don of Ranchi who is involved in murder and kidnapping.

August 2020 – The Actor played the role of progressive and supporting Father in Gunjan Saxena Kargil girl. The film is based on the real-life story of India’s first female Air Force officer to fly in a  combat zone during the 1999 Kargil war.


Number of movies till now: Pankaj Tripathi has been part of more than 60 movies and 60 television shows and many web series.

Debut movie: Run

Debut Year: 2004

List of Movies done so far: Run, Omkara, Gangs of Wasseypur series, Fukrey, Masaan, Nil Battey Sannata, Bareilly ki Barfi, Newton, Fukrey Returns, Stree and many more.

Controversies/Controversial statement:

Mirzapur became controversial for its filthy language And trigger- happy characters. Pankaj said, “Filthy language is not a way to get noticed. If you noticed in the entire characters of Mirzapur, my character Kaleen Bhaiya uttered the least number of gaalis”. Mirzapur received many criticisms from people for its bad language and showing major violence.


Marital status: Married to Mridula Tripathi

Past Relationships: N/A

Physical stats:

Weight: 70 kgs

Height: 5’ 10” (178 cm)

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Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Hair Colour: Black

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Personal life:

Date of birth: 5 September 1976

Age: 42

Zodiac: Virgo

Hometown:  Gopalganj, Bihar.

Nationality: Indian

Residential address: Mumbai

Birthplace: Bihar

School: D.P.H school, Bihar

Educational Qualification: Graduation in Drama from National School of Drama (NSD) 2004.

College/ University:  A College of Patna National School of Drama (NSD), Delhi.

Hobbies: Cooking, reading, travelling and listening to music.

Religion: Hinduism

Language known: Hindi and English



Wife: Mridula Tripathi

Profession: Teacher

Mother: Hemwati

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Father: Pandit Banaras Tiwari.

Profession: Farmer

Siblings: Three brothers and two sisters

Her/his inspiration:

Pankaj, in his interview, talked about his favourite actor “Irrfan Khan” and how he inspired him. He also emphasized that he saw all the films of late actors. He said, “ I really liked Irrfan khan and we are sad that he is no more. He is the only Indian actor whose every film I have watched. He does something different in every movie and that’s the standard films should have”. 

Awards and accreditation

Award Name: Screen award for best-supporting Actor for Stree, 2018.

Award Name: ITA Award for Best Actor in Supporting Role for Criminal justice, 20119

Award Name: Zee Cine Award for Best Dialogue in Stree, 2019

Fond of:

Favourite Hollywood actor (s): N/A

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Favourite Bollywood actor (s): Amitabh Bachchan

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Favourite Food (s): Biryani

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Favourite Sports: Cricket

Beauty secret:

Pankaj Tripathi maintains his health by eating healthy food and following a notably decent diet. He regularly does yoga and exercise to maintain his body.

Facts/interesting trivia about <actor/actress>:
  • Pankaj Tripathi helped his father in farming until he was in 11th standard.
  • He used to take part in the village’s natak and played the role of a girl.
  • During college days he was a part of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad and during 1993 he was jailed to raise voice against the state government.
  • During his struggling days in the film industry, he became synonymous with gangster characters as he played mostly negative characters.
Net worth:

The estimated net worth: 40 crores ( as of now 2020 ).

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