Season 2 of popular comedy drama 'Panchayat' has been released two days ahead of its schedule.

Amazon Original, the streamer of Panchayat announced on Monday that the show will be premiering on May 20 on Prime Video.

However, in a move to surprise the fans, the highly anticipated web series has been released on Wednesday evening.

Directed by Deepak Kumar Mishra, this  comedy-drama series will feature Jitendra Kumar in the lead role, along with actors like Neena Gupta and Raghubir Yadav .

Ever since its release in 2020, Panchayat became  an instant hit on the OTT platform thanks to its talented star cast and  unique plotline.

The series revolves around the life of Abhishek, played by Jitendra Kumar, an engineering graduate

who is forced to take up a job as a Panchayat  secretary in a remote village, Phulera, situated in the state of Uttar  Pradesh due to a lack of better job opportunities.

Actor Jitendra Kumar is better known for his  portrayal of Jeetu Bhaiya in TVF's Kota Factory and Aman Tripathi in  Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan.

The actor won a Filmfare OTT award in the  category of "Best Actor in a comedy series" for his performance in  Amazon Prime's Panchayat.