MUMBAI: Amazon Prime Video has announced the second season of Mirzapur within two months of premiering its first season. Season 2 of show is produced by Excel Media and Entertainment, created by Puneet Krishna and directed by Gurmmeet Singh.
It has also announced the green lighting of more than 20 new and returning Prime Original Series to go into production in the UK, Germany, Italy, Spain, India, Japan and Mexico. All episodes of its first season are available to binge-watch.
Amazon Prime Video India, director and head of content, Vijay Subramaniam, said, “We are committed to creating compelling stories with powerful characters, gripping narratives and world class production values. We are thrilled with the response to Mirzapur’s first season from our customers and we are happy to be working with the amazing team at Excel Media and Entertainment for another bold and powerful narrative for the next season of the show.”
The show will go into production this year before being released on Prime Video in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.
Excel Media and Entertainment' co-founder Farhan Akhtar said, “It is exciting to see that global audiences are responding well to the kind of content we are creating. It started with Inside Edge being nominated for an International Emmy and now Mirzapur being watched & loved across India and globally; we are glad that both shows have been renewed for the next season giving us another chance to showcase Indian stories on a global stage.”
Excel Media and Entertainment co-founder Ritesh Sidhwani said, “Mirzapur has been our dream project and to quickly follow the first season with a season two announcement underlines our efforts to create best-n-class content for our online global audiences. The show gave us an opportunity to challenge ourselves and explore new subjects and territories. Now, we look forward to taking our story to another level of cinematic experience in the next season with Amazon Prime Video.”