"a role so different from who I am"
Rasika Dugal, who is well-known for her role in the OTT hit series Mirzapur recently discussed her road to playing Beena Tripathi in the series.
As she reminisced, the actress recalled her first day of filming as Beena Tripathi, Kaleen Bhaiya’s wife.
She recalled: “On my first day of being Beena I was, of course, excited but nervous too – I had never done a role as sassy as this one.
“It turned out to be easier than I had imagined though.
“The directors were always encouraging and we have a powerhouse cast which gets only better with every season.”
Expressing her gratitude to the director Mihir Desai and the casting director, Rasika Dugal went on to say:
“I am so thankful that the directors and the casting directors at Casting Bay thought out of the box and imagined me in a role so different from who I am and so different from the other roles I had played till then.”
Talking about her fellow cast members, Rasika only had positive things to say:
“The cast and crew of Mirzapur have been excellent collaborators who make the process of filming as special as the outcome.”
Speaking on the upcoming season 3, the actress shared her excitement with viewers.
“The audience keeps saying they can’t wait for Season 3. I can’t wait to share the new season with them too.”
Rasika Dugal’s co-star Shweta Tripathi who plays Golu Gupta also marked four years since the show’s beginning.
Taking to her Instagram Stories, Shweta dropped a series of pictures and videos with cast members.
Shweta wrote: “4 years to the madness, to the undying love, to the bhaukaal that changed all our lives!! Mirzapur, lab hai hamaara!!”
Shweta’s character of Golu Gupta left a strong impression on viewers of the crime fiction web series.
The plot of Mirzapur concerns Kaleen Bhaiyya, the ruler of Mirzapur, and his battles with the Pandit Brothers, Guddu, and Bablu.
What originally begins as a struggle for dominance that ends with the throne of Mirzapur ultimately determines the course of the city, affecting both its business and its politics.
The web series was first released on November 16, 2018.
The second season of Mirzapur praised by viewers and critics alike for its compelling plot and outstanding performances, had increased the show’s already-unparalleled level of adoration.
Although season 3 of the show is confirmed, a date has not yet been revealed.