Amazon Prime Video today unveiled the gripping trailer for the eagerly-awaited second season of Amazon Original Series Mirzapur, which will launch on 23rd October 2020. Produced and created by Excel Media and Entertainment, the 10-part new season of the hinterland crime drama where power and revenge provide a way to keep order, will reveal what happened to the infamous residents of Mirzapur, following the aftermath of a shocking season 1 finale. The new storyline dives deeper into the murky and rustic world of guns, drugs and lawlessness and traverses through myriad layers of vengeance, conspiracies, romance, drama and the formidable women power in the terrains of Mirzapur.
The narrative of Mirzapur S2 will unfold through the lens of popular characters from the first season played by 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. Fans can also look forward to some interesting twists in the plot essayed by the new talent Vijay Varma, priyanshu Painyuli and Isha Talwar among others. Prime members in India and in more than 200 countries and territories can finally know the answer to Kaun Lega Mirzapur?, meaning ‘who will take the reins of Mirzapur?’ on October 23, 2020.
“At Amazon, we do everything keeping our customers in mind. Their incessant demand for Season 2 of Mirzapur is a testament to the fact that we have spearheaded our efforts in the right direction”, Aparna Purohit, Head of India Originals, Amazon Prime Video said, “The fandom that has built for the world of Mirzapur over the last two years has been phenomenal; viewers have expressed their love and appreciation for the show and are highly engaged and immersed in the lives of the characters. Its characters have become a part of popular culture. We have had a wonderful collaboration with Excel Media and Entertainment over many years and we are thrilled to join forces again for yet another gripping season. We are delighted to bring the highly-anticipated new season of the captivating and gritty crime drama, Mirzapur.”
“For the last two years, our phones have been constantly ringing with fans waiting eagerly to watch Mirzapur Season 2. We are happy to put an end to the wait and present an all new season to them.” Ritesh Sadhwani, Producer, Excel Entertainment said, “We, at Excel Entertainment, always strive to deliver high-impact, high-quality content for our viewers and we believe Mirzapur has set a precedent for every crime drama series that followed. Our association with Amazon Prime Video spans over multiple years and many titles, and we are happy to cross yet another milestone with them through the new season.”
“We created the first season with the intent to ‘get our hands dirty’ with a pure hinterland drama; what really surprised us was the worldwide love that’s grown for our local show,” said Creator Puneet Krishna, “The success of the first season has set a benchmark and encouraged us to take the new season several notches higher. Viewers will be in for an immersive experience through the plot twists, character developments and captivating storyline in Season 2!”
The series is produced by Excel Media and Entertainment, created by Puneet Krishna and directed by Gurmmeet Singh and Mihir Desai.
Watch the trailer here:
Synopsis: The world of Mirzapur has become more about power, politics and revenge. It is about conspiracies and people double-crossing each other while carrying guns that they won’t hesitate to use. This season doesn’t stay confined to the violent world of Mirzapur – It takes us to the power corridors where a nexus between politics and criminals prevails. This season also takes us to a land beyond Mirzapur, a place which has its own set of violent and powerful families running various illegal businesses. The women of Mirzapur have become bolder and more complex. They will not hesitate in using any means to achieve their goals. Who will win in the end? Is there any one left to challenge the Tripathis? The canvas gets bigger this season, but the rules remain the same – without spilling blood you won’t survive here!
Show credits of Mirzapur 2:
Directed by – Gurmmeet Singh & Mihir Desai
Created by – Puneet Krishna
Executive Producers – Ritesh Sidhwani & Farhan Akhtar