When we see Pankaj Tripathi be among the inspirations in B Town for millions, he shows immense respect to his seniors like Irrfan Khan. He has always looked Irrfan as his inspiration. The two have worked in web series like Sacred Games and since then he has remained very much vocal about his admiration towards Irrfan Khan that gives yet another proof for the same. Pankaj was seen confessing about paying a tribute to Irrfan Khan with his cameo in the film.
While talking about his cameo, he said he was lucky enough to be the part of the film and that’s not all he said he has been inspired a lot by many of the performances of Irrfan Khan in B Town. He said Irrfan has a great impact on his life particularly the performances of the actor in films like Pan Singh Tomar, The Warrior, Maqbool, and Haasil. He called him his Guru and his senior at NSD. He applauded his contribution to the Indian Cinema.
He further said that his cameo role in the film is nothing but like a guru Dakshina to Irrfan. He was talking to a local tabloid about the film and his role. He said he always wanted to work with him in films for being an ardent fan of this actor. He said he has learned a lot by watching his performances in various films. While talking about the film Angrezi Medium, he said Irrfan’s comeback in his film has been exceptional. Besides this film, he will be seen in 83, Mirzapur 2, Mimi and Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl.