Pankaj Tripathi in Mirzapur

Bollywood actor Pankaj Tripathi made his Instagram debut by posting a teaser from his upcoming series ‘’Mirzapur 2’. This is the sequel to his 2018 Amazon Prime Original series ‘’Mirzapur’’.

This also coincided with the first anniversary of the first season which aired on November 16, 2018.

Pankaj Tripathi posted a short video from the series and captioned it “हम बनाएँगे Instagram को मिर्ज़ापुर #HappyBirthdayMirzapur #MirzapurS2 @primevideoin @yehhaimirzapur @excelmovies”.

The teaser begins with a funeral scene accompanied by a voice-over. ‘’Jo Aya Hai, Woh Jayega Bhi. Bas Marzi Humari Hogi. Mirzapur Ke Chahane Waalon Salgirah Mubarak Ho.”

Mirzapur is a crime thriller series produced by Excel Entertainment. The series is based in Mirzapur, a small town in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The story reloves around Akhandanand Tripathy aka Kaleen Bhaiya (Pankaj Tripathy) who runs a million-dollar carpet exporting business and is also the Don of the city.

This is a tale of money, power, greed, loyalty, and bloodshed.

The first season had 8 episodes each around 1 hour long. The series had a strong usage of abusive words, violence, and bloodshed.

Both the audience and critics praised the acting skills of Pankaj Tripathi. His dialogue delivery, body language and a stronghold on his character left everyone impressed.

However, the series also received mixed reactions. Many people compared the series with Netflix India’s original series ‘’Sacred Games’’. The Netflix series too revolved around gangsters thriving to quench their thirst for power. Some even found it to be a half-hearted copy of the former.

Mirzapur is directed by Karan Anshuman and Gurmeet Singh.

Apart from Pankaj, the stellar cast includes actors like Ali Faisal, Vikrant Massey, Shweta Tripathi, Rasika Dugal, Khulbhushan Kharbanda in important roles.

Mirzapur 2 will air on Amazon Prime Video in 2020.

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