Actor Ali Fazal, who made people laugh with his performance in Fukrey Returns, has wrapped up the shooting of the upcoming gangster drama series Mirzapur. The actor is on cloud nine these days as his film Victoria & Abdu has been nominated in two categories for 90th Academy Awards.
"It was a very exciting schedule and I am very happy that we have completed the shoot on time. It was fun to work with the team as working with friends becomes exciting," Ali said in a statement.
Amazon Prime's upcoming series also stars Vikrant Massey and Shweta Tripathi. It has been extensively shot on the outskirts of Benaras, Mirzapur and Mumbai.
To be made under the banner of Excel Entertainment, Mirzapur will see Ali essay the role of a gangster. He will play a rustic character in this nine-part episodic series.
Ali’s film Fukrey Returns which also featured Varun Sharma, Richa Chadda, Pulkit Samrat and many others did good business at the box office.
(With IANS Inputs)