Indian actor Anupam Tripathi plays Ali in the Netflix series Squid Game. Ali is a migrant factory worker from Pakistan. Frantic to bring in cash for his family, he partakes in the deadly survival game. Despite the fact that Ali confronted a remorseless destiny in the show, the person immediately turned into a fan top pick.
Anupam Tripathi studied at the Korea National University of Arts
Anupam Tripathi was born in New Delhi, India. The actor moved to South Korea in 2010. He decided to apply to the Korea National University of Arts after a friend told him about a scholarship. The institution is also one of the top universities for the arts in the country.
Anupam Tripathi studied migrant workers in Korea
After landing the role in Squid Game, Tripathi went above and beyond to prepare for the part. To portray the emotions of Ali on-screen, the actor also made it his mission to understand the character on a deeper level. He talked to migrant workers in Korea and listened to their stories.
He starred in popular K-Dramas
Tripathi made his acting debut in the 2014 feature film Ode to My Father. He went on to play minor roles in popular K-Dramas like Descendants of the Sun (2016) and, most recently, Hospital Playlist (2020). He also made appearances in Korean blockbuster films like Space Sweepers, The 8th Night, and Miss & Mrs. Cops.
Aside from acting on-screen, Tripathi has a theater background as well. The Squid Game star was a theater actor during his university years.