Mumbai: Bollywood veteran actor Pankaj Tripathi is in grief as he lost his father Pandit Banaras Tiwari. The actor’s father died at the age of 99 in his native village Belsand. He was suffering from old age-related ailments.
Pankaj Tripathi has left for Gopalganj to perform the last rites of his father, which will take place today, on Monday. The actor shared a close bond with his father, who lived in the village with his mother. Pankaj Tripathi, who hails from Gopalganj, Bihar, is based in Mumbai for his film career. He lives with his wife and children in the city. He often visits his village and has a lot of attachment to his roots.
The news of Pankaj Tripathi’s father’s demise has saddened everyone from fans to celebs, who are expressing their condolences and paying tribute. Meanwhile, Pankaj Tripathi’s latest film OMG 2, which also stars Akshay Kumar and Yami Gautam, is running successfully in theaters. The film was released on August 11, 2023, and is doing well at the box office.