'Last episode felt like Mirzapur': How social media reacted as 'Panchayat' Season 3 wins over fans

Living up to expectations, Panchayat S3 have managed to leave the audience in awe

Panchayat Season 3 'Panchayat Season 3' is now streaming on Amazon Prime Video | Twitter

Panchayat is back again with a new season. Living up to expectations, Panchayat Season 3 has managed to leave the audience in awe once again. In other words, the two-year long wait has not led to disappointment, but rather the team gave away a knock-dead performance. The viewers have welcomed the new season with much excitement.

Panchayat Season 3 includes eight episodes each with a duration of about 30 minutes, except for the last episode which runs for 50 minutes. The constant shift in the scenes keeps the viewers hooked and entertained throughout. Each scene contributes to the plot of the story. This season turned out to be wholistic like the previous seasons, netizens pointed out on Wednesday. Here are a few interesting posts on X (Twitter) regarding Panchayat Season 3 that fans of the show might love to read.

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The plotline and direction act as the major pillars of the series by diving into the grassroot governance in India, thereby giving it a different approach. A fan tweeted, “Panchayat Season 3 has once again proven why it stands out as one of the finest examples of Indian web series storytelling.”

They added, “Every single scene capture the essence of rural India with its heartfelt narrative and compelling characters. “

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Many fans have lauded the beguiling Faisal Malik's performance as Prahlad. The wide array of emotional changes this character had to undergo was perfectly portrayed by the actor. In one scene, Prahlad Pandey says, "Samay se pahle koi nahi jayega (No one will leave before time), in a subtle reference to the untimely death of his soldier son.

One user said, "Prahlad ji is the best written character in panchayat." Another fan posted, "The highlight is Faisal Malik; his dialogues are few but powerful, and whenever he's on screen, the scene becomes intense."

“The character of Prahlad Cha (the Guy on the right) is developed really well, and the series will take you on an emotional ride of tears to joy and thrill to suspense”, writes another fan.

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Some of the fans compared Panchayat Season 3 to Mirzapur, possibly due to violence in the final episode. One fan said, “Binged watched #Panchayat season3... It is funny, emotional and simple... But the last episode felt like Mirzapur... looking forward for the next season.”

Another viewer pointed out that “Panchayat S3 is so well-written, it's hard to notice when it stops being like a Premchand story & starts feeling like a Mirzapur episode” A third one even opined, “Politics ne phulera ko bhi mirzapur bana diya.”

”I don't think the #Panchayat series is overhyped. It contains all sorts of emotions, care, laughter, and the story of a small village,” says another user.

Director Deepak Kumar Mishra has announced that they have already started working on Season 4 of the series! And they are planning a Season 5 too.

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