In a poignant moment of sorrow, acclaimed actor Pankaj Tripathi has been faced with the loss of his father, Pandit Banaras Tiwari, who peacefully passed away at the remarkable age of 99. The actor is en route to his hometown to pay his final respects and perform the last rites for his beloved father.
Pandit Banaras Tiwari, renowned as both a farmer and a Hindu priest, leaves behind a legacy that extends beyond his years. Notably, Pankaj Tripathi shared a unique bond with his father, having worked alongside him as a farmer during his early years, up until the 11th standard of his schooling. This profound connection with his roots eventually led Pankaj to the bustling city of Mumbai, where he pursued his dream of becoming an accomplished actor.
As Pankaj Tripathi navigates this personal loss, the entire Bollywood community stands in solidarity, offering their condolences to the family and friends of Pandit Banaras Tiwari. Amidst this trying time, Pankaj’s latest cinematic venture, “OMG 2,” continues to grace theatres, showcasing his unwavering dedication to his craft even amidst life’s challenging moments.