‘Mirzapur 3’ OTT Release Update: ‘Panchayat’ Fame Jitendra Kumar to Join Cast. What’s His Role?

The much-anticipated release of ‘Mirzapur 3’ is just around the corner, promising fans an enthralling continuation of the gangster drama. Scheduled to premiere on July 5, the series has garnered immense anticipation following the success of its previous seasons. Directed by Gurmmeet Singh and Anand Iyer, the show boasts an ensemble cast including Ali Fazal, Pankaj Tripathi, Rasika Duggal, Shweta Tripathi, Vijay Varma, and more.

Recent buzz surrounding the series includes a surprise addition from another popular Amazon Prime show, ‘Panchayat.’ Jitendra Kumar, known for his role in ‘Panchayat,’ will make a special appearance in ‘Mirzapur 3.’ Ali Fazal confirmed this crossover in an interview with ANI, stating, “That’s cross-promotion. We have done that.” Jitendra Kumar will portray Sachiv Ji, appearing in Mirzapur for paperwork related to the death of Kaleen Bhaiya (Pankaj Tripathi), spanning across two episodes. Reflecting on his role, Ali Fazal expressed excitement about Jitendra Kumar’s involvement, inadvertently revealing details meant to be a surprise. This revelation has sparked further intrigue among fans eagerly awaiting the series’ release.

‘Mirzapur 3’ promises to delve deeper into its gritty narrative, exploring themes of power, politics, revenge, and betrayal against the backdrop of Mirzapur’s underworld. Pankaj Tripathi returns as Kaleen Bhaiya, determined to reclaim his dominance amidst a tumultuous power struggle with Guddu Bhaiya (Ali Fazal). This clash sets the stage for a gripping showdown between the formidable characters, ensuring intense drama throughout the season. Notably, the absence of Divyendu, who portrayed Munna Bhaiya, has been confirmed for this season, eliciting mixed reactions from dedicated viewers.

The web series, which premiered in November 2018, became an instant hit with the masses owing to its memorable characters, hard-hitting dialogues, and edgy screenplay. It eventually became the most streamed series in India, right after ‘Sacred Games.’ With the premiere of ‘Mirzapur 3’ slated for July 5, stay tuned for further updates as the series gears up for its highly anticipated debut on Amazon Prime Video.

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