Abhishek Banerjee has gained immense popularity and accolades from the viewers after putting up a scary act as Vishal Tyagi aka Hathoda Tyagi in Anushka Sharma’s Amazon Prime web series Paatal Lok. His menacing role and extraordinary performance made him an instant hit with the audience. However, for the people who are unaware of it, Abhishek even did some fantastic roles in the past in films like Stree, Dream Girl, Bala and some dark roles in Mirzapur, Kaali 2 and now in Paatal Lok. But did you know that before making it big today in the showbiz world, he was seen in a blink-and-miss appearance in Aamir Khan’s blockbuster 2006 film, Rang De Basanti?
Just recently, filmmaker Anurag Kashyap quoted a fan’s tweet who spotted Abhishek Banerjee and shared the screenshot on his Twitter handle. To which Kashyap praised him and said that from 2006 to 2020, the actor grew so much. His tweet read, “2006 में यह था । 2020 में बड़ा होके हथोड़ा त्यागी बना । १५ साल की इस यात्रा में गाड़ी किस किस स्टेशन ओर रुकी , किसी को पता भी नहीं होगा । @nowitsabhi” In RDB, he was one of the students who auditioned for the role of Bhagat Singh in a scene from Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s 2006 hit film.
Upon seeing this tweet, Abhishek responded to him saying that the journey was quite amusing and enjoyed to the fullest in every role as he loved acting. His tweet read, “मस्ती हमेशा सफर में रही है सर। मैंने स्टेशनों पर चाय और पकोड़े का भी आनंद लिया .. क्योंकि मेरी दुल्हन वास्तव में एक्टिंग है @anuragkashyap72”
On the other hand, even though Paatal Lok has been a successful venture, there is a certain section of people who are not happy with the show as they have started trending #BanPaataalLok on Twitter for quite some time now. Moving on, we hope to see more Abhishek and get to witness his acting prowess in upcoming movies and shows.
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