As Excel Media and Entertainment’s second OTT venture Mirzapur emerges as the most successful Indian digital series, producer Ritesh Sidhwani hosted a grand party to celebrate the success of the series.
Mirzapur marked Excel Media and Entertainment’s second collaboration with Amazon Prime Video Original after the much-acclaimed Inside Edge. Released earlier in November, Mirzapur has emerged to be one of the highest streamed Indian original web series across the Globe.
Celebrating the humungous response, Ritesh Sidhwani along with wife Dolly hosted the grand party which was attended by co-producer Farhan Akhtar and the power-packed star cast including Pankaj Tripathi, Ali Fazal, Shweta Tripathi, Harshita Gaur, Shriya Pilgaonkar, Rasika Dugal, Abhishek Banerjee, and makers Gurmeet Singh and Karan Anshuman. Industry friends like Angad Bedi, Sayani Gupta, Elli Avram, Vidya Malvade, Tanuj Virwani also attended the party.
Interestingly, the web series which is based on the illegal drug business in Mirzapur and revolves around the cartels in power hosted their success party at club ‘Escobar’ a popular suburban party hub having gotten its name from the notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar.
The crime drama that received immense appreciation from all quarters stars Pankaj Tripathi, Ali Fazal, Vikrant Massey, Divyendu Sharma, Rasika Dugal, Shweta Tripathi, Shriya Pilgaonkar, Harshita Gaur, Amit Sial and Kulbhushan Kharbanda.
With heart-pounding action, violence at an operatic scale, gangsters with sharp minds and dry humor, Mirzapur is a hinterland story that is as raw as it gets.
Created by Karan Anshuman and Puneet Krishna, produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar’s Excel Media and Entertainment, Amazon Prime Video’s Mirzapur is directed by Gurmeet Singh.