- “Every day there is a new meme, something new,” Divyendu Sharma said.
- “Every day they told us how much they loved the show,” he added.
- “I realized that we had put on a brilliant show,” said Pankaj Tripathi.
The main cast of Amazon Prime Video Mirzapur 2, including Pankaj Tripathi, Ali Fazal, and Shweta Tripathi Sharma, shared details on Tuesday about the long-awaited second season of the crime drama, which they believe has been made special thanks to the audience’s sustained love.
Set in Mirzapur, the show’s first season took audiences into the dark world of guns, drugs, and lawlessness.
During a virtual press conference, The team released the trailer for Mirzapur 2, which also features Divyenndu, Rasika Dugal, Harshita Shekhar Gaur, Amit Sial, Anjum Sharma, Sheeba Chaddha, Manu Rishi Chadha, and Rajesh Tailang reprising their roles.
Fazal, who plays Guddu with an easy trigger, credited the audience for keeping the show relevant since its launch in 2018.
“All the characters have been beautifully constructed while ensuring that the story progresses. In the second part it becomes difficult to overcome (what you have done). But the audience has kept us in the news for the last two years. That has been a pleasant surprise, “Fazal said.
Divyendu said fans of the show made sure the “hangover” from the first season continues.
His character, the emotionally volatile Munna bhaiya, has been an audience favorite and a constant presence in the world of social media memes.
“Every day there is a new meme, something new in the news. No matter how subtle we tried to interpret their success, our audience did not let us. They were telling us every day how much they loved the show, which meant a lot to us,” he said the actor.
While the show gained immense popularity for all of its main characters, Tripathi, whose character Kaleen Bhaiya runs an illegal arms empire in Mirzapur while using her carpet business as a front, was only able to watch the show during the lockdown.
“I’m usually critical of my work. Even though I saw some flaws of mine and I don’t like playing my own trumpet, I realized that we have indeed put on a brilliant show,” Tripathi said.
The “Stree” star said that her character became so popular that she often had to remind people that her real name was not Kaleen Bhaiya.
“The character has given me so much that I feel like even at the airport my boarding pass will be printed as Kaleen Bhaiya! People look at me and call me about the character and I have to explain that it is not my name,” said the actor. He said.
The series is produced by Excel Media and Entertainment, created by Puneet Krishna and directed by Gurmmeet Singh and Mihir Desai.
While the second season aims to unfold on a larger canvas, it also amplifies the crux of the show: violence and revenge.
Sharma said that his character Golu has undergone a transformation with the second season.
“Golu, from season one to season two, has been forced to challenge her own beliefs after people close to her were brutally taken away. She has so much anguish, revenge and fire inside her that she is no longer aware of what is right or wrong. incorrect.
She does what she feels like now, “said the actor.
Aparna Purohit, Director of India Originals, Amazon Prime Video, said with “Mirzapur the team was sure they were “into something very exciting.” “Every script we read, every edit we watched, we knew this show was going to connect, that we are building something that will span multiple seasons. And of course, when you have a crazy fan like this show, it just reaffirms that we had made the right decision. for our audience, “said Purohit.
Ritesh Sidhwani, a producer at Excel Entertainment, echoed Purohit’s sentiments, saying the show could have come earlier had it not been for the coronavirus pandemic delaying its launch.
The show’s sequel also features Vijay Varma, Priyanshu Painyuli, and Isha Talwar.
Mirzapur 2 is scheduled to premiere on October 23.
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