The Indian thriller series, Mirzapur, is back with season 2. The news about the next season was out soon after the release of the first season. Fans expected the release of Mirzapur Season 2 sometime around 2019. Due to delays in production, the release was pushed back to 2020.
Mirzapur is an Indian web-television series, which first premiered on November 16, 2018. It is a crime thriller revolving around the mafia, guns, and drugs. The first season consisted of 9 episodes, and the expectation is that the second season would have the same.
The crime series is produced by Excel Entertainment and is an amazon original. It is the third Indian fictional show to be an amazon original, after Breathe and Inside edge.
Soon after the release of its first season Mirzapur became an audience favorite. It has become the most-watched web-series in India. Along with it, the series has also become one of the most popular web-series.
Mirzapur season 1 was shot in Mirzapur mostly, but some scenes were also shot in Jaunpur, Azamgarh, Ghazipur, Lucknow, Gorakhpur, and Varanasi.
As the first season of the series came out two years ago, in 2018, fans expected the release of the next season in 2019. But the good news for the fans, season two is coming back to screens this year itself.
The executive producer, Farhan Akhtar of the Mirzapur Season 2, had stated that the shooting was wrapped up in early 2019. A teaser released by amazon confirmed that the series would release in 2020.
Some reports confirm that the Mirzapur, Season 2, would premiere on November 25, 2020.
The premise of the series involves gangsters and dons of the mafia who rule the Purvanchal region of Uttar Pradesh. Crime and violence is an everyday occurrence.
The story revolves around the inter-mingling of the Tripathi and the pundits, and their fight for power. Both families want to rule over the region. The current de-facto rulers are the Tripathi, who is considered as the Bahubalis of Mirzapur. The entire Tripathi clan is power-hungry, and their empire is built on illegal drug smuggling and gun trading.
Not much has been revealed regarding the plot of season two. We can expect that in season two, the background of the mafia will be dealt with deeply.
The previous season left us aghast with the deaths of Bablu and Sweety. Possibilities are that in the next season, Guddu may take revenge from the Tripathi family after Munna killed Sweety and Bablu. But Guddu can also be threatened by Sharad because Guddu had killed his father.
An official cast list has yet not been released by amazon prime video. Most of the cast from season 1, is set to return for season 2, except for those who have killed in the season 1, finale. Sweety and Bablu were killed in season 1, played by Shriya Pilgaonkar, and Vikrant Massey shall not be returning. The other cast includes Shweta Tripathi as Golu Gupta, Rasika Dugal as Beena Tripathi, Harshita Gaur as Dimpi Pandit, Kulbhushan Kharbanda as Bauji, Rajesh Tailing as Rampant Pandit and Divyendu Sharma as the evil Munna.