Pankaj Tripathi gets teary-eyed as he shares an anecdote of stealing his ‘Guru’ Manoj Bajpayee’s slippers

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Pankaj Tripathi and Manoj Bajpayee are no doubt, terrific actors. Both worked in theatres and then in Bollywood. Pankaj considers Manoj as his idol. Recently both the talented actors appeared on ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ and on the show, the ‘Sacred Games’ actor shared an anecdote that made everyone give a standing ovation.

On the show, Manoj Bajpayee revealed that Pankaj confessed of taking his slippers. Pankaj Tripathi told Manoj about the incident when they were working together for ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’. Sharing more details about the incident, Mr. Tripathi said that he was working at Hotel Maurya (Patna) and Manoj was in the same hotel as a guest. He was working as a kitchen supervisor in the hotel. Next day Manoj left the hotel but he forgot his slippers. When Tripathi came to know about this, he asked the housekeeping staff to give it to him. Pankaj considers Manoj as his guru and he kept the slippers with him.

While talking about the incident, Pankaj Tripathi turned emotional and later both hugged each other. Pankaj took to his Twitter handle to share the promo of the show and wrote, “Zindagi bahut saare uphaar rakhti hai Manoj bhaiya @BajpayeeManoj. Eklavya ki tarah agar main khadau mein apna pair daal lunga.”

Check the promo here.

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