Playing Munna Tripathi in the gripping crime thriller set in an eastern UP town, 37-year-old Divyenndu won over critics and audience alike in both seasons of the Amazon Prime Video series Mirzapur. In an interview with Giridhar Jha, he talks about the role’s impact on his career. Excerpts:
Did the success of Mirzapur change your life?
Life has always been good. I feel happy and content. As an artiste, I wanted to have something like that in my filmography. It sort of gives me a great high that I have shown different shades of me as an actor. It is something that comes with years of training, hard work, with those theatre days and sleepless nights. I am feeling good right now.
What was the feedback to your performance in Mirzapur Season 2?
It is amazing and overwhelming the way people have been praising it. You cannot explain it in words. You can only receive their love with an open heart. I thank all the people who...