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Pankaj Tripathi to be honored with the prestigious Diversity in Cinema Award at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne | Pankaj Tripathi to receive Diversity in Cinema Award at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne for his exceptional acting – Bollywood News in Hindi

By Bollywood Hungama News Network, Aug 19, 2021 – 10:22 hrs IS

The quintessential common man and the voice of the masses, Pankaj Tripathi has given a new dimension to iconic characters on screen who are etched in the mind of the audience forever. Known for his versatile and effortless performances across various platforms, he has carved a niche for himself in the entertainment industry. He is at the forefront of the new wave of content-driven cinema in India that is realistic, differentiated, compelling and powerful. The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne has always celebrated diversity through cinema, and it is no surprise that this year, they honored Pankaj Tripathi with the Diversity in Cinema Award.

Pankaj Tripathi got the honor

The award is for artists who have made a lasting impression in the industry through their varied roles, portraying incredible versatility with their diverse performances across all formats. Freida Pinto, Fawad Khan, Onir are among the past recipients of this award.

Pankaj is the king of keeping the characters and performances real and humble and it is this quality that makes him an exceptional artist. He has made his presence felt in films as well as web series. He has also been nominated for Best Performance (Male) in the Film category for Ludo and Best Performance (Male) in a Web Series for Mirzapur S2. His short film Laali has also made it to the festival this year.

Speaking about the award, Pankaj says, “I intend to perform to the best of my abilities, and I am very grateful that my performance was appreciated by the audience. I am truly honored and equally humbled to receive this award and it makes me very happy that such a prestigious film festival has recognized my work.”

Festival Director Mitu Bhowmik Lange says, “At IFFM we are excited to present one of our highest awards to the prolific actor Pankaj Tripathi. With his acting skills and unmatched brilliance, he makes every character charming. IFFM has always stood for diversity through cinema and Pankaj Tripathi is the embodiment of that. He plays diverse roles with such skill that makes him perfect for this award.”

The Diversity in Cinema award will be presented by the eminent Anurag Kashyap. He directed one of the most important films of Pankaj Tripathi’s career – Gangs of Wasseypur, which put him on the map and changed the course of his cinematic journey. Anurag will present the awards in the presence of the Victorian Governor who will host the evening.



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