Mirzapur Season 2 takes up the highest prize at the 2021 Asian Academy Creative Awards
Mirzapur Season 2 takes up the award for Best Original Program by a Streamer/OTT.
The Asian Academy Creative Honors (AAA), Asia Pacific's (APAC) most prestigious awards for creative brilliance, were held on December 2 and 3, 2021 in Singapore, and Mirzapur Season 2 took home the top prize.
The APAC Film and Television Awards honour achievement in the film and television business. Mirzapur is a smash show that has received praise and admiration from fans and critics alike. It is currently streaming on Amazon Prime Video, India's most popular entertainment destination. Its award in the category of 'Best Original Programme by a Streamer/OTT' further cements its status as a digital trailblazer.
"At Prime Video, we are constantly working towards offering our viewers compelling content across genres, categories, languages and formats, that entertains, inspires and provokes," said Aparna Purohit, Head of India Originals, Amazon Prime Video India. "Our programming reflects the diverse voices of our customers and provides a global showcase for stories that are deeply rooted in local culture, making them more authentic, engaging and immersive for viewers across the world. As we complete 5 years in India, our win at the prestigious Asian Academy Creative Awards is validation that our relentless efforts to find and give a platform to the best stories, storytellers and talent, is working. I would especially like to mention actor, Brahma Mishra, who essayed the role of Lalit in the series and met with a tragic demise this week. This award is a tribute to him and the hard work put in by him and his co-actors and technicians in making the series what it is today."
Puneet Krishna, Creator, on receiving the award for Mirzapur Season 2 said, "It is a huge moment for every technician and talent from Mirzapur, a series that has become a household name. The show's authenticity and relatability make it a rather unique and interesting series, one that engages the audience at a deeper level. A heartfelt thanks to every actor and every person working extremely hard behind the camera to make Mirzapur a memorable viewing experience for the audiences. Thank you, Asian Academy Creative Awards, for recognizing our efforts. We would like to dedicate this award to Brahma Mishra, one of the most talented actors that we have worked with, and only wish that he was here to share this moment with us."
This victory solidifies Prime Video's reputation as the premier destination for compelling stories and storytellers.
It has not only become the most favoured destination for entertainment but is also being recognised within the country's creative sector for its role in ushering in a new era of entertainment, as it celebrates five years of engaging Indians through its diverse, unique, local content.
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