Hindi Divas 2020: Amazon Prime Video extends its warm greeting in trademark Mirzapur Style

Updated: 14 September, 2020 14:30 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

The streaming service has released a video wherein they are teaching us some of the common Hindi words spoken by the Mirzapur characters

Ali Fazal (Picture courtesy/YouTube channel Amazon Prime Video)
Ali Fazal (Picture courtesy/YouTube channel Amazon Prime Video)

India celebrates Hindi Diwas today, on September 14, as on this day in 1949, the Constituent Assembly of India had adopted Hindi written in Devanagari script as the official language of the Republic of India. Hindi, the fourth most widely spoken language in the world, has been the medium of communication for Indians with a number of diverse mother tongues.

On the occasion of Hindi Diwas, Amazon Prime Video has extended the wishes to its viewers, albeit, in Mirzapur style! The streaming service has released a video wherein they are teaching us some of the common Hindi words spoken by Ali Fazal and Vikrant Massey, aka Guddu and Bablu of Mirzapur, along with Pankaj Tripathi and Divyendu Sharma, aka Kaleen Bhaiya and Munna Tripathi. These words include Bhaukaal, Kantaap, Vishuddh, and Bawaal, among others.

While these words are common in Uttar Pradesh, the popularity of these words has grown beyond India's heartland and are now spoken almost everywhere.

Watch the video here:

After a long wait of nearly two years, Amazon Original Series Mirzapur is returning with a second season on October 23, 2020. With Season 2, the canvas of Mirzapur gets bigger but the rules remain the same!

Also Read: Hindi Diwas: Celebs say don't judge Hindi speakers, feel proud of our national language

With a stellar ensemble cast featuring Pankaj Tripathi, Ali Fazal, Divyenndu, Shweta Tripathi Sharma, Rasika Dugal, Harshita Shekhar Gaur, Amit Sial, Anjum Sharma, Sheeba Chaddha, Manu Rishi Chadha and Rajesh Tailang returning to the action-packed series, get ready for a journey into the stylish yet rustic world, where crime, drugs and violence rule and one needs to fight to survive. The sequel of the show will also feature Vijay Varma, Priyanshu Painyuli, and Isha Talwar.

The much-awaited Amazon Original Series is created and produced by Excel Media and Entertainment and will launch exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in over 200 countries and territories worldwide.

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First Published: 14 September, 2020 14:00 IST

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