Amazon Prime Video today announced that the second season of its much awaiting 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 viewers into a dark, complex world of guns, drugs, and lawlessness. It’s relentless pace, well etched-out characters, and shaded narrative had left the fans in wanting even more! With Season 2, the canvas of Mirzapur gets bigger but the rules remain the same!
Speaking on this great announcement, Aparna Purohit, Head of India Originals, Amazon Prime Video, commented, “Mirzapur has truly been a game-changer title for us. The show indicated a new idiom of storytelling for Indian audiences – its characters have become a part of the popular culture. We are certain that the riveting narrative of season 2 will leave our audiences mesmerized once again. ”
“Excel Entertainment has received immense love for constantly pushing the envelope when it comes to creating impactful and robust content,” said Ritesh Sidhwani, Producer, Excel Entertainment. “Mirzapur was a step in that venture. It was not just about breaking boundaries for the audiences, but also for ourselves as content creators. Bringing thrilling and untold stories from India’s hinterland without losing authenticity has been our biggest win. All the praise that season one of Mirzapur has received, not just in India, but across the globe, is heartening. It pushes Excel Entertainment and Amazon Prime Video to continue the momentum with the second season of the show.”