Asur Season 2: From release date to plot, here’s everything you need to know about Asur Season 2.
- The first season of India’s first mythological thriller ‘Asur‘ became a huge hit. It is one of the top-rated Indian web series with an IMDb score of 8.5.
- Arshad Warsi and Barun Sobti have started shooting for Asur Season 2.
The popularity of streaming platforms witnessed a steep rise during the lockdown. Less popular streaming platforms like Voot, Zee5, and MX Player fetched huge viewership at that time. At a time when the digital entertainment space was overcrowded, one show that made its mark was Voot’s mythological thriller Asur. Starring Arshad Warsi and Barun Sobti, ‘Asur’ is a crime thriller that combines Hindu mythology with forensic science seamlessly.
Released on 1 March 2020, the first season received a tremendous response. The viewers loved it owing to its thrilling plot, detailed narration, and top-notch performances. After the success of the first season, the fans are now waiting for the second season.
Will there be Asur season 2?
Yes, Asur is now all set to make a comeback with its most-awaited second season! Lead stars of the first season Arshad Warsi and Barun Sobti have begun shooting the much-anticipated psychological thriller Asur 2. The second season of Asur is promoted to be yet another captivating tale, which will leave the viewers enthralled, excited, and engaged.
Talking about Asur 2, Arshad Warsi, who plays Dhananjay Singh said, “I am overjoyed to start shooting again. As far as my career goes, Asur is one of the best things that has happened to me. It was my digital debut and with season 1 being a huge hit, I am very excited to see how people will respond to our new season. As we start shooting again, the entire team is motivated and is working extremely hard to take season 2 to the next level. When you have a successful first season, there is always a sense of pressure and nervousness. But that is the best kind of pressure, which keeps you motivated to deliver better and bring out the best in all of us.”
Asur Season 2 Cast Members
Apart from the characters who died in the first season, the central star cast would remain the same. Sharib Hashmi who played officer Lolark Dubey dies in the first season Hence, he will certainly not be a part of the second season. Arshad Warsi, Barun Sobti, Anupriya Goenka, Ridhi Dogra, Amey Wagh, and Vishesh Bansal will reprise their roles. Here is a look at the star cast:
- Arshad Warsi as Dhananjay Rajput
- Barun Sobti as Nikhil Nair
- Anupriya Goenka as Naina Nair
- Ridhi Dogra as Nusrat Saeed
- Amey Wagh as Rasool Shaikh
- Pawan Chopra as Shashank Awasthi
- Vishesh Bansal as Shubh
As per reports, we will see some new faces in the second season joining the lead cast.
What Plot will Asur Season 2 follow?
In the first season, we saw a cat and mouse game between a brutal serial killer and CBI team lead by forensic officer Nikhil Nair (Barun Sobti) and Dhananjay Rajpoot (Arshad Warsi). The second season promises more thrill as the game of “sur-asur” or good vs bad continues. In the first season, it became almost clear that Shubh (serial killer) is not alone.
In the upcoming season, we may see the CBI team countering against a group of serial killers and criminals driven by some evil intentions. Season 2 will be as intriguing and exciting as the previous season.
Is there a trailer?
The trailer of the second season will release around a month before its premiere. Meanwhile, have a look at this behind the scene picture:
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— Voot Select (@VootSelect) July 18, 2021
Asur is one of the best crime-thriller in the Indian digital space. If you love thriller shows, Asur is a must-watch. The first season is streaming on Voot Select.
Is there an official release date for Asur Season 2?
Asur is not only Voot’s but one of the top-rated Hindi web series with an IMDb rating of 8.5 (31000+ votes). Given the popularity, we expected the second season to release soon after the first season. However, the filming for the second season got delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
It finally started on July 16, 2021. It is going on in full swing in Delhi. Soon they will wrap up the first schedule and move to a new destination. The second season of the web series will be shot in Varanasi, Manali, and Delhi.
Considering that it takes four months to film and around two for post-production, we can expect Asur season 2 to release in the first quarter of 2022.