Pankaj Tripathi's Purvanchal connect for Mirzapur
Thursday, November 15, 2018 14:18 IST
By Santa Banta News Network
Actor Pankaj Tripathi who hails from Uttar Pradesh found it easy to get into his character Kaleen Bhaiyya in Amazon Prime Video Original and Excel Media and Entertainment's Mirzapur.

Pankaj Tripathi who has entertained the audience with his slice of life and comic films in the past is slipping into the darkest character of his life in Mirzapur.

The actor had spent his childhood and teenage in Purvanchal and playing a character which is rooted in Uttar Pradesh made it easy for him to get itno the skin of character.

The makers revealed the trailer introducing the powerful Kaleen Bhaiyya played by Pankaj Tripath who plays a drug lord who runs the land of Mirzapur.

The powerful gangster is a very rooted personality and is a complete family man, while he might be evil to the world his family is of utmost importance to him.

The actor reveals that the only difficulty he faced during playing this character was to maintain the seriousness while shooting.

When asked the actor about him he said,"Since I am from Purvanchal it was easy for me to get into the skin of this character. The only difficulty i faced was to maintain the seriousness of the character. It were the directors who helped me maintain my character throughtout."

Mirzapur is a lawless land filled with moments of heart-pounding action where the only rules are laid by none other than Kaleen Bhaiya aka Pankaj Tripathi. The recently released trailer showcases the journey of two brothers lured by the idea of power only to get consumed by it. With heart-pounding action, violence at an operatic scale, gangsters with sharp minds and dry humor, Mirzapur is a hinterland story that is as raw as it gets, the makers say.

The thrilling and gripping crime drama stars an ensemble cast of Pankaj Tripathi, Ali Fazal, Vikrant Massey, Divyendu Sharma, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Shweta Tripathi, Shriya Pilgaonkar, Rasika Dugal, Harshita Gaur, and Amit Sial promising a powerhouse of talent in the same frame.

Created by Karan Anshuman and Puneet Krishna, produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar's Excel Entertainment, Amazon Prime Video's Mirzapur is directed by Gurmeet Singh and will start streaming from November 16th.
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