Pankaj Tripathi Reveals Why He Keeps Rejecting South Indian Movies, Catch Details

In Bollywood, where merit and hard work should triumph, many very talented actors miss out on possibilities simply because the parents of a famous child hog those opportunities for their children. It could be a matter of fate or poor luck for some other excellent actors.

They were able to make it famous in Bollywood, but today they reign OTT shows like rockstars because of their honesty and talent, which can’t be hidden for very long. These performers now have the opportunity to be a part of more significant and award-winning movies that not only display but also honour their skill.

Pankaj Tripathi Reveals Why He Keeps Rejecting South Indian Movies, Catch Details

Run, Pankaj’s first film as a Bollywood actor was released in 2004. That said, Mirzapur the OTT platform series that was shown flipped the tables for him in terms of his career, he admits. The actor Pankaj Tripathi revealed, in an interview,

“The contribution of OTT is huge for my career. In terms of reach, it’s huge. Even the people in my village watch my shows. The cinema hall is 26 kilometres away from my village and it was not possible for them to catch all my films. But thanks to OTT, people are watching in my village. OTT ka bahut yogdaan hai mere career mein,” Pankaj Tripathi said earlier.

Pankaj Tripathi Reveals Why He Keeps Rejecting South Indian Movies

Speaking at the International Film Festival of India in Goa, the actor had shared his views on working in other linguistic films. He added that while language is no barrier for him he is more comfortable in Hindi in the first place.

Moreover, he also explained his preference for Hindi by saying, “Main uss language ko samajhta hoon, uski bhavnaon ko, nuances ko behtar samajhta hoon (I understand the language better, I understand its emotions and nuances better).”

“Forget Hollywood, I get offers from Telugu and Malayalam filmmakers but I feel I won’t be able to do justice to those films because I won’t be able to speak the language.” “I won’t be able to bring out the feeling.”

“If someone can write a Hindi-speaking character for me, then I am open to working in any language film.”