Ali Fazal teases Mirzapur season 3, shares pic of his character Guddu Pandit; fans say ‘it can’t come soon enough’

Ali Fazal has begun the countdown to the long-awaited third season of the Mirzapur web series. On Thursday, the actor shared a picture of himself from the show on Instagram with a caption that meant he would soon start working on the show. The announcement excited fans of the show, who said that the release date may not come soon enough. Also read: Ali Fazal ignores Richa Chadha before dinner with Death on the Nile team, fans say “Guddu mein atttitude aa gaya”

The third season of the popular show was recently announced by streaming service Amazon Prime Video but no release date has been announced. The crime thriller’s first season aired in 2018 and the second in 2020.

On Thursday, Ali went to Instagram to share a photo of himself in his costume as the character Guddu Pandit from the show. In the monochrome picture, Ali can be seen sitting in a dilapidated room and staring at the camera with an intense look. He’s holding a gun. Ali wrote the caption: “And time begins !! Preparations, rehearsals, readings. Come on. Laathi lakkad nahi, ab neeche se joote aur upar se bandookein fire hongi. Lagao haath kamaao kantaap! Guddu aa rahe hain .. apne aap. (Inga sticks and stones, now it will rain shoes from below and balls from above. Guddu returns all by himself).

The announcement opened the floodgates of excitement in the comments section. Ali’s girlfriend actress Richa Chadha dropped heart and fire emojis in a comment. Mirzapur actress Shweta Tripathi wrote: “Intezaar hai (waiting).” Actress Amyra Dastur wrote a long exclaiming yes, followed by the hashtag Guddu is back. The fans also expressed their excitement. One commented, “The third season may not come soon enough.” Another wrote: “Waiting for you Guddu bhaiya.”

Mirzapur is a crime thriller that focuses on the small UP town and the intertwined fate of two families. One is led by the local strong man and don Akhandanand Tripathi aka Kaleen Bhaiya (Pankaj Tripathi), while the other by Ali Guddu. The show also features Rasika Dugal, Kulbushan Kharbanda, Vijay Varma, Isha Talwar and Lilliput. The previous seasons also saw Vikrant Massey, Shriya Pilgaonkar and Divyenndu.

Created by Karan Anshuman and Puneet Krishna, Mirzapur streams on Amazon Prime Video and has been hailed as one of the most popular and effective Indian web series.

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