Amazon Prime Video and Excel Media and Entertainment confirm release for the second season of Amazon Original Mirzapur
News Desk, News Nation 360: Amazon Prime Video announced that the second season of its much anticipated Amazon Original Series Mirzapur will launch on 23rd October 2020. Set in Mirzapur, the hinterland of North India, season 1 of the crime drama had taken the audiences into a dark, complex world of guns, drugs and lawlessness. It’s relentless pace, well etched-out characters and nuanced narrative had left the fans wanting more. With Season 2, the canvas of Mirzapur gets bigger but the rules remain the same. With a stellar ensemble cast featuring Pankaj Tripathi , Ali Fazal , Divyenndu, Shweta Tripathi Sharma , Rasika Dugal , Harshita Shekhar Gaur , Amit Sial , Anjum Sharma , Sheeba Chaddha , Manu Rishi Chadha and Rajesh Tailang returning to the action- packed series, get ready for a journey into the stylish yet rustic world, where crime, drugs and violence rule and one needs
to fight to survive. The sequel of the show will also feature Vijay Varma , Priyanshu Painyuli , and Isha Talwar . The much-awaited Amazon Original Series is created and produced by Excel Media and Entertainment and will launch exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in over 200 countries and territories worldwide. Aparna Purohit, Head of India Originals, Amazon Prime Video told Mirzapur has truly been a game-changer title for them. The show heralded a new idiom of storytelling for Indian audiences - its characters have become a part of the popular culture. They are certain that the riveting narrative of season 2 will leave their audiences mesmerized once again. Ritesh Sidhwani, Producer, Excel Entertainment, told Mirzapur was a step in that endeavour. It was not just about breaking boundaries for the audiences, but also for themselves as content creators. Bringing thrilling and untold stories from India’s hinterland without losing authenticity has been their biggest win. The series is produced by Excel Media and Entertainment, created by Puneet Krishna and directed by Gurmeet Singh and Mihir Desai. Creator Puneet Krishna told the love and appreciation that the show has garnered since its launch has been simply overwhelming. Taking it a notch higher, they are certain that the audiences are in for a visual treat in the sequel.
Report : Anustup Kundu