Actor Pankaj Tripathi has amassed a fanbase together with his quite a few performances. Among his spotlight acts has been a couple of negative roles such because the dreaded gangster Kaleen Bhaiyya within the net collection, Mirzapur, the butcher-henchman Sultan in Gangs Of Wasseypur, and the power-hungry Guruji in Sacred Games. He says he chooses negative characters wisely.
“In our younger years, the idea of a villain was rather limited. It was obviously by virtue of how the stories played out, but villains were a little over the top in their tonality. With ‘Mirzapur’ and ‘Gurgaon’ earlier or even ‘Sacred Games’, I have been able to explore the dark side of the human psyche in greater depth,” Pankaj stated.
“I choose the negative characters wisely,” he added.
The acclaimed actor has tried to make sure none of his roles are comparable.
“Kaleen is intoxicated by the power he commands, so he operates out of protecting his self worth. I am glad that writers are writing unique negative characters who do more than just have an ominous laugh. There are strong back stories and a character graph that defines why the man is a certain way,” stated Pankaj, who’s all set to reprise the function of Kaleen bhaiya within the season two of “Mirzapur”.
He burdened that lengthy codecs corresponding to net collection additionally assist you to delve deeper into these facets.
“Kaleen doesn’t outrightly look villainous because you are familiarised with the many facets of the man. These are not traditional villain’s parts but I am glad that these parts are the 2.0 versions of the Mogambos, Shakaals and the Gabbars of yesteryear,” he stated.