Pankaj Tripathi Sacrificed His Beard For "Sacred Games 2"

Imran Asif Fazal |Aug 02, 2019

In a unique style of his role as Guruji in "Sacred Games 2", Pankaj Tripathi addressed media persons in Mumbai.

In a first of its kind event, Netflix hosted its press meet in an ashram set-up, introducing Teesra Baap of Gaitonde - Guruji a.k.a Pankaj Tripathi.

Dressed in like a cult sadhu, Pankaj Tripathi revealed that he sacrificed his beard for the first time to suit the character of Guruji.

Sacred Games 2 will be released on August 15. The hype of the web series is such that the filmmakers and actors are tight-lipped to build the mystery surrounding the climax.


Talking about his character in the web series, Pankaj Tripathi said, "Guruji is a well-read man with his own thinking style. The mystery man comes packed with a bunch of secrets, which will be unveiled through the course of the second season! 14 din mein aapke saare sawaalon ke jawab bhi aapko jald hi milenge. Aham Brahmasmi"

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He also spoke about his 11 minutes monologue in one take, "While filming a particular scene in Sacred Games 2, I was required to deliver a monologue in one go, which, to me, was one of the most challenging sequences I have shot for so far."

Pankaj adding, "It was a magical experience and I had a great time shooting for that particular shot. I remember Anurag Kashyap asking me to deliver it once again since nobody knew it would take as long as it did. So, for technical purposes, we did it all over again."

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Pankaj Tripathi remains tight-lipped about the story in which the threat that the world will end in 14 days. The scene which has still kept the fans of Sacred Games 2 in the loop. The actor plays a pivotal role in the web series and rumors are that Guruji dies at the end of the web series episode.

It stars Saif Ali Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, with Pankaj Tripathi, Kalki Koechlin, Luke Kenny, Ranvir Shorey, and Shobita Dhulipala among others. Well, let's wait and watch until the mystery unfolds on August 15.


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