On Monday, there was a shock in the house of Bollywood actor Pankaj Tripathi, who played the most important character of the film Oh My God 2, which is making a splash on the cinema screen. Pankaj Tripathi's father Banarasi Tiwari passed away. Pankaj is from Gopalganj in Bihar. His father Banarasi Tiwari breathed his last at Belsand in Gopalganj. Pankaj replaces his father's title Tiwari with his name as Tripathi.
Pankaj reached the village at 10 pm
Pankaj Tripathi's father Banarasi Tiwari was 98 years old. He was a government teacher and retired as principal. He was living with his wife in Gopalganj. Pankaj Tripathi will reach his village in Gopalganj by 10 pm and the last rites will start from the village itself on Tuesday.
Pankaj Tripathi left for Gopalganj
Pankaj's father Banaras Tripathi passed away in his native village Balsand. Villagers say that Pankaj Tripathi's father Banaras Tripathi was suffering from age-related ailments. Pankaj Tripathi and his family members issued an official statement regarding Banaras Tripathi's death, saying that "with a heavy heart, we have to confirm that Pankaj Tripathi's father Pandit Banaras Tiwari is no more". Banaras Tripathi's last rites will be performed on Monday amidst his close family. Pankaj Tripathi has left for his village in Gopalganj.
Father wanted Pankaj to become a doctor
Pankaj Tripathi was very close to his father. That's why Pandit Banaras Tiwari did not like the fast-paced life of Mumbai. 'OMG 2' actor Pankaj Tripathi told in an interview that his father did not want him to pursue acting as his career. His father wanted to make him a doctor.