The versatile actor after winning accolades and awards for his performances in the year 2018, began the year 2019 with a bang. One of the most talked about the web shows Sacred Games on Netflix starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Saif Ali Khan, Radhika Apte and Pankaj Tripathi amongst many others ended the first season last year on with an open end. The makers of the show Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane geared up shooting the second season of ‘Sacred Games’ in Cape Town, South Africa with Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Saif Ali Khan. As per the sources actor, Pankaj Tripathi joined the team of ‘Sacred Games’ and commenced shooting of season two in South Africa.
In the previous instalment of ‘Sacred Games’, Tripathi was seen playing the role of one of the masters to Nawazuddin. In season two, it is expected Tripathi will have a meatier role and will be seen throughout the series-parallel to other lead casts of the show. In the book, ‘Sacred Games’ by Vikram Chandra Tripathi’s role is written as one of the powerful characters. It is also learnt the actor will finish his first international schedule in Cape Town and later will commence shooting remaining shooting in Mumbai. It would be a delight for his fans worldwide to see Tripathi in ‘Sacred Games’ season 2 throughout the series post the successful web show on ‘Mirzapur’ on Amazon Prime where he was seen as the dreaded gangster Kaleen Bhaiya.