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Ali Fazal, Shweta Tripathi start shoot for 'Mirzapur' in Varanasi

IANS  |  Mumbai 

Actors Ali Fazal and Shweta Tripathi have begun shooting for the web series "Mirzapur" in Varanasi.

It's a gangster drama that has a rural setting with northern India as its background.

"It has been a busy year for me and I am pretty happy about it. I am geared up and excited to start shooting with this talented team of Mirzapur," Ali said in a statement.

The series has been produced by Excel Entertainment.

Shweta expressed her excitement on working with Ali on the project.

"I adore Ali. I've known him for a few years now. We met at Prithvi (Theatre) and even did a play together. I was absolutely thrilled when I got to know that he is going to be a part of Mirzapur. I couldn't be happier with the casting of our series," said Shweta.

All episodes of "Mirzapur", which is being made for Amazon Prime Video, will be shot in Uttar Pradesh.



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First Published: Fri, September 29 2017. 13:28 IST