One of the finest actors in Bollywood, Pankaj Tripathi won a lot of appreciation and accolades for his onscreen characters that he portrays with utmost finesse. Pankaj was last seen in Janhvi Kapoor's Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl where he essayed the role of a father to a flight lieutenant. His role was very well received from the fans and people really adored Pankaj's character in the film. However, today, the world is celebrating International Day of the Girl Child and on this special day, Pankaj who has a teenage daughter spoke about daughters. While speaking to Hindustan Times, Pankaj said that even though the desire for a male child is a dark secret of our society, there's nothing a girl can't do in this world.
Tripathi was quoted saying to the portal, "Ladkiya kya nahi kar rahi hain aaj. Yeh soch bilkul uchit nahi hai. It is wrong to think like this. Women are far more evolved than men." He also believed that it is very important to have a democratic approach in raising kids as he said, “I always tell my daughter that we can only guide you from our experience. The day you become an adult, you will explore the world and live your life on your own terms. I can only give her guidance; it is upto her to accept it or reject it."
While talking about Gunjan Saxena's biopic, he said that while reading the script he resonated with the character’s thought process. “Script padhte hue mujhe lagaa tha ki main ladkiyo ke liye aisi hi duniya chahta hoon. I felt as if those thoughts which I was reading on paper were my own. Main chahta hoon ki har pita Gunjan Saxena ke pita jaisa ho,” he told the portal.
Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl is streaming on Netflix. He will be next seen in Amazon Prime's Mirzapur 2. ALSO READ: Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl Twitter Reaction: Janhvi Kapoor's Film Gets A Thumbs Up; Fans Sing Praises Of Pankaj Tripathi’s Performance
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