“You just can’t see the difference”, Pankaj Tripathi as Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Fans and followers of Pankaj Tripathi were left surprised to see the actor in a new avatar. The actor’s first look from ‘Main Atal Hoon’ was unveiled.

Pankaj Tripathi’s new avatar

Actor Pankaj Tripathi took to Social Media to share the first look at his upcoming film ‘Main Atal Hoon’, a biopic on India’s former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The pictures and videos portray the former Mr. Vajpayee as a Prime Minister, poet, statesman, and gentleman. The actor is dressed in a dhoti-kurta and a jacket with prosthetics used for makeup.


On his instagram post he captioned, “na main kahin dagmagaya, na main kahin sar jhukaya, main atal hoon.” The lines have been penned by Pandit Dhirendra Tripathi. “I know that it is necessary for me to work on my personality with restraint in order to make ‘Atal’ ji’s personality come true on screen. With enthusiasm and morale, I have firm faith that I will be able to do justice to my new role,” he wrote in another post.

Later, he also shared a heartfelt note on the same in Hindi. He wrote, “A little excitement, fear and with a lot of feelings of sincerity in my heart, I am devoted to playing the role of Atal – “I am Atal”. Portraying his role is no less than appearing for an examination. But I have his blessing with me and I have full faith. #MainAtalHoon”

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