Akhandanand Tripathi made millions exporting carpets and became the mafia boss of Mirzapur. His son Munna, an unworthy, power-hungry heir, stops at nothing to continue his father’s legacy.
The iron-fisted Akhandanand Tripathi is a millionaire carpet exporter and the mafia don of Mirzapur. His son, Munna, is an unworthy, power-hungry heir who will stop at nothing to inherit his father’s legacy. An incident at a wedding procession forces him to cross paths with Ramakant Pandit, an upstanding lawyer, and his sons, Guddu and Bablu. It snowballs into a game of ambition, power, and greed that threatens the fabric of this lawless city!
- Release date: November 15, 2018 (United States)
- Country of origin: India
- Official sites: Amazon Prime Video
- Language: Hindi
- Also known as Mirzapur
- Production Company: Excel Entertainment
- Director: Karan Anshuman
- Ratings: 2 Stars (Out of 5)
- Runtime: 1 hour
- Color: Color
- Sound mix: Dolby Digital
- Aspect ratio: 16:9 HD
Cast: Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Ali Fazal, Pankaj Tripathi, Divyendu, Rasika Dugal, Vikrant Massey, Rajesh Tailang, Sheeba Chaddha, Subhrajyoti Barat, Shweta Tripathi
Mirzapur (Season 1, 9 episodes), the third Amazon Prime Original produced in India, is a crime series that never ventures beyond familiar territory. Its mediocre narrative undermines its ambition to be the internet’s answer to Wasseypool’s gang. Needless to say, it inevitably ruins his dialogue.
The lawlessness of Uttar Pradesh has been killed by Hindi cinema. Created by Karan Anshuman (who also worked on Amazon Prime’s Inside Edge) and Puneet Krishna, Mirzapur ventures into the backstreets and backstreets of the famous city, doing everything but more in a regressive style that pushes the media forward.
We will provide you with, All in all, this is storytelling by the numbers that unabashedly panders to the most cliched genre of moral wasteland gangsters. An impressive cast – including Kurbhushan Karbunda, Ali Fazal, Pankaj Tripathi, Diviendu, Rasika Dugal, Vikrant Massey, Rajesh Tailan, Sheeva Chadda, Subrajoti Bharat, Shweta Tripathi – and more – to step into the series, I’ll do my best to give you a manageable distance, something.
But no matter how good they are, this harrowing and limp tale of a small, godforsaken town ruled with an iron fist by many rival-wrestling businessmen who continue to cling to their bloody lawns. There’s not much they can do to bring it to life. Read more…