Mirzapur’s second season premiered on Amazon Prime Video in October 2020 to great reviews from critics and audiences alike. Mirzapur Season 2 recently recently won the top prize at the Asian Academy Creative Awards. The award ceremony was held in Singapore on the 2nd and 3rd of December. The show was named Best Original Programme by a Streamer/OTT.
Karan Anshuman, Puneet Krishna, and Vineet Krishna created the action crime thriller Mirzapur. Mirzapur’s first and second seasons were directed by Anshuman, Gurmmeet Singh, and Mihir Desai.
The show won the Best Original Programme by a Streamer/OTT award at the Asian Academy Creative Awards 2021. The awards recognise excellence in the Asia Pacific film and television industries.
Puneet Krishna, one of the show’s creators, described it as a watershed moment for all of the show’s technicians. “The show’s authenticity and relatability make it a rather unique and interesting series, one that engages the audience on a deeper level,” he said in a statement. Thank you from the bottom of my heart to every actor and crew member who worked tirelessly behind the scenes to make Mirzapur a memorable viewing experience for the audience. Thank you for recognising our efforts, Asian Academy Creative Awards. We’d like to dedicate this award to Brahma Mishra, one of the most talented actors with whom we’ve worked, and only wish he could be here with us to share this moment.”
Mirzapur is based on the life of Akhandanand Tripathi (Pankaj Tripathi), also known as Kaleen Bhaiyya. He is the ruler of Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh and a gangster. The show is one of India’s most popular web series. Mirzapur was renewed for a third season following the success of the first and second seasons.