Pankaj Tripathi who usually gets praised for his amazing acting skills is all set to star in Irrfan Khan’s Angrezi Medium for a cameo. Well, the ace actor of the industry agreed to do a cameo only because of his sheer admiration for Irrfan.
In a statement Pankaj shares that he has been waiting for a very long time to share screen space with Irrfan. He also says he is a ‘hard-core follower’ of the actor.
“I’ve always been inspired by Irrfan’s performances as an actor. He has had a huge impact on my life, especially with his performances from Haasil, Maqbool, The Warrior, and Pan Singh Tomar. My guru and also my senior from the National School of Drama, I have always wanted to impact audiences the way he does. His contribution has been greatly acknowledged in the Indian Cinema and my role in this film is almost like my ‘guru dakshina’ to him,” Tripathi said.
According to the information Pankaj will be seen playing Tony’s character, who is a wheeler-dealer who runs a travel agency and helps Irrfan’s character and his daughter reach the United Kingdom.
Angrezi Medium is a story of a father-daughter relationship and shows a father’s struggle to fulfill his daughter Taru’s (Radhika Madan) wishes, who wants to pursue her higher studies in the UK.
The film also stars Kareena Kapoor Khan, Dimple Kapadia, Pankaj Tripathi, Deepak Dobriyal, Ranvir Shorey, and Kiku Sharda.
Directed by Homi Adajania, who has earlier praised for films like Being Cyrus, Cocktail, and Finding Fanny. Angrezi Medium is produced by Dinesh Vijan’s Maddock Films and Jyoti Deshpande. The film is slated to release on 20 March.