- Mirzapur’s second season released last month
- He saw a new set of actors such as Vijay Varma and Priyanshu Painyuli
- It became the most viewed show on Prime within 7 days of its release
Amazon Prime Video announced the renewal of the popular crime drama series on Thursday Mirzapur for a third season. Season two of the show, which became the streamer’s most-viewed show in India within seven days of its release, debuted last month. The second season of Mirzapur Not only did it have one of the highest completion rates, but remarkably close to half of viewers who completed the series, watched the second season in abundance just 48 hours after its launch, setting a new benchmark, the streamer said in a statement. Mirzapur features a stellar ensemble cast with Pankaj Tripathi, Ali Fazal, Divyenndu, Shweta Tripathi Sharma, Rasika Dugal, Harshita Shekhar Gaur, in the lead roles alongside Amit Sial, Anjum Sharma, Sheeba Chaddha, Manu Rishi Chadha and Rajesh Tailang.
The second season also saw the introduction of new actors such as Vijay Varma, Priyanshu Painyuli and Isha Talwar. The second season of the series, created and produced by Excel Media and Entertainment, was watched in more than 180 countries within seven days of its release on the service, according to the release.
The second season, originally slated for October 23, arrived a day earlier amid high fan expectations. Aparna Purohit, Head of India Originals, Amazon Prime Video India, said the overwhelming response to the new season of Mirzapur is a testament to the streamer’s commitment and effort. “Over the past two years, viewers have continued to interact with the immersive universe of Mirzapur and its characters. The love they have poured into the show for this season has been unprecedented, ”Aparna Purohit said in a statement.
Ritesh Sidhwani, Producer of Excel Entertainment, said: “In two exciting seasons, Mirzapur has become a global sensation and we couldn’t be happier to partner with Amazon Prime Video to make it happen! The show’s massive fandom and the extent of viewers’ love for the new season was seen through the reactions on social media days after its release, and we’re truly in awe of the response. “
The struggle of Munna (Divyenndu) and Guddu (Ali Fazal) to gain control of Mirzapur intensified in the second season, with power, politics and revenge reaching their peak even as the link between politics and criminals prevail.
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