Pankaj Tripathi recently opened up on his relationship with OMG 2 co-star Akshay Kumar, Tripathi revealed that it was Kumar who recommended Tripathi’s name for the role of Kanti Sharan Mudgal. Kumar and Tripathi have previously worked together in Bachchhan Pandey (2022) which also starred Arshad Warsi and Kriti Sanon.
In an interview with IANS, Tripathi said, “It was great working with him the second time. My name in the film was recommended by him only.”
“The relationship is strong with him and he is a very hard working actor. He has worked beautifully in the film. I have seen it, that's why I am saying it. I have a great relationship with him and I believe him and admire him,” he said.
Directed by Amit Rai, OMG 2 also stars Yami Gautam who plays a lawyer against Tripathi’s character in the film.