Mirzapur is among the most famous Hindi web series and it is obvious that after the hyped debut season of Mirzapur, audiences are looking forward to its Season 2. Earlier this week the creators have announced that the upcoming season of Mirzapur, Season 2, will come out on 23rd of October on Amazon Prime.
This crucial and much-awaited update by the creators has created a sense of excitement among the fans of the Mirzapur series. But earlier on August 26, in India, a hashtag was trending on Twitter: #BoycottMirzapur2
Here we will take a look at the reasons which have led the Twitter users to trend that hashtag.
Why #BoycottMirzapur2 Was Trending On Twitter?
When we investigated the grievances of the Twitter users which had made me call a boycott of Season 2 of Mirzapur that would release on October 23, 2020; we found out that they are angry because of some tweets of the main cast of this Amazon Prime series.
Some months ago, Ali Fazal who is playing the role of the main protagonist, Guddu Pandit, had tweeted something that has upset some people. So when the release date of Mirzapur’s Season 2 came, these old tweets of Ali Fazal surfaced on the internet and caused the hashtag #BoycottMirzapur2 to trend.
— Gopal Pandit (@BiharibabuBr26) August 25, 2020
What Ali Fazal’s Tweets Was About?
In December last year and earlier this year, India had seen a nationwide protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act. These protests were commonly referred to as anti-CAA protests.
Ali Fazal had tweeted about the anti-CAA protests and some people find his tweets controversial in nature. So because of these tweets, netizens have called for a boycott of the upcoming season of Mirzapur. Only the time will tell whether these trends would impact the success of Season 2 of Mirzapur or not.
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