Pankaj Tripathi is an Indian actor. He mainly works in Hindi cinema. In 2003, he debuted as an extra in the Kannada film Chigurida Kanasu. He next appeared in several Hindi films, such as Omkara, Dharm, Mithya, Shaurya, and Chintu Ji. In 2010, he had his first television role in Zindagi Ka Har Rang…Gulaal. It was also during this period that the actor became further known for his many notable performances on the big screen. He had supporting/starring roles in the feature films Fukrey, Masaan, Nil Battey Sannata, Bareilly Ki Barfi, Newton, and Stree. He also reprised his role as Pandit in the sequel Fukrey Returns. In 2018, he appeared in the Tamil film Kaala, as well as in the Punjabi movie Stree. This year, he made his Hollywood debut in the movie Extraction. He currently stars as Akhandanand “Kaleen” Tripathi in the Prime Video series Mirzapur.