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Pankaj Tripathi to Star in First Hollywood film with Chris Hemsworth

Pankaj Tripathi is climbing the ladder of success quite swiftly.

After featuring in several successful movies and series, Tripathi is now all set to feature in a Hollywood movie.

Reportedly, he has bagged his first international project and he will be featuring alongside none other than Chris Hemsworth.

As per reports, Pankaj will soon start shooting for his first ever Hollywood film named Dhaka.

In the movie, he is playing a pivotal role and he will be joining the cast in Bangkok, Thailand to shoot the next leg of the film.

Chris was in India to shoot for the same movie.

Chris wrapped up the film’s shoot on Monday and shared pictures from the sets on Instagram:

“That’s a wrap for me!! Plenty of blood sweat and tears, couldn’t have done it without the dream team and all the incredible cast and crew.

This films going to be one hell of a ride, get ready,” he captioned the pictures.

He also shared pictures of himself, shaving Hargrave’s beard after the film finished shooting. “Here it is, as promised.

Wrapped our film and removed director @thesamhargrave’s lovely fury face mask!!

Not just to maintain the wildlife growing beneath his mane but to raise awareness around melanomas, one of the most serious types of skin cancers out there.

Please all get a #skincheck ASAP and protect yourself from the sun cheers to @jimmyniggles @beardseason for helping raise awareness. @jasinboland,” he captioned the picture.

The movie is being helmed by debutante director Sam Hargrave and the same is a thriller.

They shot principal portions of the film in Mumbai and Ahmedabad.

Sam has been the second unit director for Avengers Infinity War and Atomic Blonde

Apart from Pankaj and Chris, the movie also stars Golshifteh Farahani, David Harbour, Randeep Hooda and Manoj Bajpayee among others.

Dhaka will be released on Netflix.

Pankaj Tripathi, he made his acting debut in 2004 with a minor role in Run.

He subsequently featured in many Hindi movies such as Gangs of Wasseypur, Masaan, Nil Battey Sannata, Newton, Fukrey Returns and Newton among others.

He earned several awards including a National Film Award – Special Mention.

With regards to future projects, Pankaj has also the cast of Ranveer Singh-starrer 83.

The sports drama, to be directed by Kabir Khan, will chronicle India’s win under Kapil Dev’s captainship.

This is when the Men in Blue defeated West Indies in the final to clinch their first-ever World Cup trophy in 1983.

Ranveer is playing cricket legend Kapil Dev in the film. Pankaj will essay the role of former team India manager Man Singh.

Anuj Radia
Journalist and film enthusiast.

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