Actor from 'OMG 2,' Pankaj Tripathi, has lost his father, Banaras Tripathi, who was 98 years old. The demise of his father has deeply saddened the actor, and mourning has engulfed the family.
Pankaj Tripathi's father, Banaras Tripathi, passed away in their ancestral village, Belsand, Bihar. Pankaj Tripathi's father had been struggling with age-related illnesses.
The exact cause of his father's death is currently unknown. As soon as he received the news of his father's demise, Pankaj Tripathi immediately left for Gopalganj.
Pankaj Tripathi and his family have officially issued a statement regarding his father's death. The statement reads, "It is with heavy hearts that we confirm the passing of Pankaj Tripathi's father, Pandit Banaras Tiwari."
He lived a healthy life for 99 years. His final rites will be conducted today among close family members. Pankaj Tripathi is currently en route to his village in Gopalganj.
It's worth mentioning that Pankaj's parents lived in Bihar, while he resides in Mumbai with his wife and daughter.
Pankaj Tripathi was deeply attached to his father. His father's untimely departure has left the actor in profound grief.
Pankaj Tripathi hails from Gopalganj, Bihar. Although he came to the dream city of Mumbai to pursue a career in acting, his parents continued to reside in the village.
Pankaj Tripathi often mentioned his father in interviews and shared beautiful moments spent with him. In one interview, the actor revealed that his father didn't know what kind of work he did in the film industry.
He also disclosed that his father visited Mumbai only once but didn't like the fast-paced life of the city, which is why he returned to the village.
Pankaj Tripathi's father had hoped that his son would become a doctor and serve people instead of pursuing a career in acting.