Who is Priyanshu Painyuli? Meet star behind Mirzapur's fixer

MIRZAPUR season 2 saw more characters added to the fray but who is actor Priyanshu Painyuli? Meet the star behind fixer Robin in the series.

PUBLISHED: 16:54, Sun, Oct 25, 2020 | UPDATED: 16:58, Sun, Oct 25, 2020

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Season two of Mirzapur has landed and fans have been devouring the new episodes rapidly. Many viewers have questions about the Amazon Prime Video Indian Original series both regarding the plot and some of the new cast members. Express.co.uk looks at one of the most mysterious characters to have been introduced in season two.

Who is Priyanshu Painyuli?

Priyanshu Painyuli is an Indian actor, assistant director and model hailing from New Delhi.

The star has appeared in Bollywood movies as well as other films and television shows.

The 32-year-old started off his career as an assistant director and a model before branching off into acting.

His breakout role was in the short film Love At First Sight in 2017 directed by Manuja Tyagi.

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Mirzapur season 2: Priyanshu Painyuli plays RobinMirzapur season 2: Priyanshu Painyuli plays Robin (Image: AMAZON * )

Mirzapur season 2: Robin could have a big role to playMirzapur season 2: Robin could have a big role to play (Image: AMAZON)

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Previously, Painyuli has appeared in the short film Bawdi and The Bhai as well as television series Bang Baaja Baaraat.

He went on to star in the movies Kahani Mitra Ki, High Jack and play the title role in Bhavesh Joshi Superhero.

Painyuli featured in the miniseries Soulmates before landing more film parts in the likes of A Monsoon Date, Once Again and Upstarts.

He has also had a small role in ITV series The Good Karma Hospital.

Mirzapur star Priyanshu Painyuli in ExtractionMirzapur star Priyanshu Painyuli in Extraction (Image: )

However, 2020 has been a big year for Painyuli after he appeared in his first movie Extraction starring opposite Chris Hemsworth and fellow Mirzapur and Sacred Games actor Pankaj Tripathi.

Extraction was a huge success on and has significantly raised Painyuli’s profile.

Speaking to The Indian Express, he revealed why he decided to portray a villain in

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