Amazon Prime Video dropped the first season of web series Mirzapur in 2018 and since then fans have been desperately waiting for its sequel. The streaming platform has renewed the series for the second season but has not dropped the exact release date of Mirzapur season 2 as of yet.
Amazon Prime had earlier confirmed to release Mirzapur 2 in 2020 but there are numerous reports of its release date are making rounds on social media. The first season of Mirzapur turned out to be a massive hit and left millions of people wanting for more.
The story of Mirzapur web series revolves around two brother Ali Fazal and Vikrant Massey, who are caught in a world of drugs, violence and mafia. The shooting of Mirzapur season 2 has already been wrapped and its post production work is currently underway.
Mirzapur season 2 release date: When is Mirzapur season 2 out?
As we have mentioned above that Mirzapur season 1 was released in November 2018, so fan were expecting the second season to premiere on Amazon Prime Video in 2019. However, the streaming platform had confirmed to release Mirzapur season 2 in 2020.
The actual release date of Mirzapur 2 is yet to be revealed by Amazon Prime Video. If anything to go by the latest buzz, the second season of Mirzapur will be out in August 2020.
When it comes to the number of episodes, the first season of Mirzapur had nine episodes, so it is likely the second season will have the same number as well.
How to watch and download Mirzapur season 1 for free?
The first season of Mirzapur is now streaming on Amazon Prime Video. If you do not have a subscription of Amazon Prime, do not fret, you still can watch it for free. Yes, you read that right!
Amazon Prime Video provides a 30-day free trial of the streaming service to its new customers. Once the trial period ends, you can subscribe for £7.99 per month.
For the unversed, Amazon Prime does provide an option to download all the contents for offline watch.
Mirzapur season 2 cast: Who is in the cast of Mirzapur 2?
The official cast for the season 2 has not unleashed by Amazon Prime Video yet. But all the main cast are most likely to return in the Mirzapur season 2.
Ali Fazal who plays Guddu Bhaiyya in the season 1 confirmed that he would love to return.
Speaking to Express.co.uk, Ali Fazal had said, “I feel Amazon has had a very interesting connection with India because it’s suddenly spread like wildfire.“
He added: “I wasn’t surprised when that [Mirzapur] came from Amazon, I would love there to be another series but I don’t know.”
It is still not clear whether Vikrant Massey, who played Bablu Bhaiyya, will be seen reprising his role in season 2 after getting killed in the finale episode of Mirzapur season 1.
Speaking to India Today online, Massey said: “Honestly, when I started shooting for the web series, I wasn’t informed about my character’s death.
“I came to know about it after shooting for 15 days. I was a little taken aback.
“It was a well-written character and I wouldn’t have backed out, but I had no clue about this.”
Divyendu Sharma will surely return as Munna Bhaiyya, the son of mafia boss Akhandanand Tripathi, played by Pankaj Tripathi.
Besides the main cast, other returning cast members to Mirzapur include Shweta Tripathi as Golu Gupta, Rasika Dugal as Beena Tripathi, Harshita Gaur as Dimpi Pandit, Anangsha Biswas as Zarina and Kulbhushan Kharbanda as Bauji.
Mirzapur season 2 plot: What will happen in Mirzapur 2?
It is still not clear how the second season of Mirzapur will unfold but it will surely be more interesting and gripping than the first one.
Farhan Akhtar said: “The characters were people that you can relate with and of course the drama.”
He added: “The end of each episode was very important, it was very smartly done. It is the kind of raw, grit, drama, very rough and that is something.”
Akhtar added: “I want to say we are very excited about doing a season two and we are very much excited about who successful the first one was and hopefully, with the right people season two will be if not more [successful].”
It is likely the next season will showcase Guddu taking revenge against the Tripathi family after Munna (played by Divyendu Sharma) killed Sweety (Shriya Pilgaonkar) and Bablu (Vikrant Massey).
However, Guddu will be under threat from Sharad (Anjum Sharma) after Guddu killed his father Rati Shankar Shukla (Shubrajyoti Bharat).
Mirzapur 2 trailer: Is there a trailer for Mirzapur season 2?
No, sadaly, there is no official trailer for Mirzapur season 2 available on the internet. However, in February this year, Amazon Prime released a clip confirming the second season.
Mirzapur season 1 is streaming on Amazon Prime Video.