Mismatched: What Is The Release Date Of Season 2?; More Details Of New Cast, Plot And OTT Platform

The coming-of-age romance drama web series Mismatched, which is produced by the huge streaming provider Netflix, has come with a lot of drama and suspense over the course of the past year.

Mismatched Season 2 Scene
Mismatched Season 2 Scene


The series came to a dramatic and exciting conclusion, which threw the audience into suspense and piqued their interest in learning more about what will take place in the future.

Since the beginning of the series’ run, viewers have been wondering when the next installment of the show will be available to watch.

The young adult romance novel When Dimple Met Rishi, written by Indian-American novelist Sandhya Menon in 2017, serves as the inspiration for the online series Mismatched.

This young adult romance novel made it onto the list of the best sellers published by The New York Times. An audiobook version of the book, read by Sneha Mathen and Vikas Adam and made available through Audible, an American online audiobook and podcast service, is also accessible.

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The First Season Of Mismatched Consisted Of The Six Episodes That Are Listed Below:

When Dimple Met Rishi

Hot Summer, Cold Vibes

Message Deleted

Making Moves

It’s Not A Date

Games We Play

The impending second season of the series will most likely contain the same number of episodes that the first season did. The narrative will pick up exactly where it left off in the first season and continue from there.

Mismatched: Cast

The first season of Mismatched boasts an incredible celebrity cast, some of them are well-known faces from the world of television, such as Prajakta Koli, who is also active on YouTube.

Her comedy-focused YouTube channel, MostlySane, has more than 65 lakh subscribers, and the channel is where she posts her videos.

In addition to her, well-known figures from the world of television, such as Ranvijay Singha and Rohit Saraf, played significant parts in the movie.

Here, we list the names of everyone who played a starring role in the first season:

Prajakta Koli as Dimple Ahuja

Rohit Saraf as Rishi Singh Shekhawat

Ranvijay Singha as Professor Siddharth Sinha/Sid

Vidya Malvade as ZeenaT Karim

Suhasini Mulay as Rishi’s Grandmother

Nidhi Singh as Warden

Trishna Singh as Shahna

Vihaan Samat as Harsh Agarwal

Vaibhav Palhade as Samar

Taaruk Raina as Anmol Malhotra

Devyani Shorey as Namrata Bidasaria

Muskkaan Jaferi as Celina Matthews

Kritika Bharadwaj as Simran Malhotra

Abhinav Sharma as Krish Katyal

Shaunak Ramesh as Ramaswamy

Yash Buddhdev as Danish Tamang

Chirag Pardesi as Ritik

According to the requirements of the screenplay, the second season of the series could also contain more star cast members.

Gazal Dhaliwal is responsible for the adaptation of this romance drama series, and Akarsh Khurana, in collaboration with Nipun Dharmadhikari, served as the show’s director.

Akarsh Khurana is also well-known for his work in the television shows TVF Tripling (writer) and Yeh Meri Zindagi (actor). Ronnie Screwvala, through his own production company, RSVP Movies, is the one who is funding this project.

The young and well-known singer Jusleen Royals collaborated with Samar Grewal, Anurag Saikia, and Prateek Kuhad to write music for an album of sound effects and score pieces.

Avinash Arun and Milind Jog are responsible for the cinematography, and Sanyukta Kaza and Namrata Rao are responsible for the editing of the film.

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Mismatched: What Is The Release Date Of Season 2?

The first season of Mismatched was made available to stream on Netflix on November 20, 2020, and it was met with positive reception from viewers.

When rumours about its second season began to make headlines, fans became eager to know when the season will be made available. Fans were finally given a tiny teaser by Netflix, which included the date “14 October 2022” as a confirmed release date.

Mismatched (Season 2): Highlights

Prajakta Koli and Rohit Saraf can be seen in the second season of The Mismatched. Enjoy your time spent watching the film with your loved ones, as it has a number of other characters in addition to those mentioned above. The information regarding the movie’s cast and trailer can be seen above, along with the release date for the movie itself. One of these shows, Mismatched Season 2, has been on the list of shows to watch for a lot of people who are now binge watching shows.

Mismatched: Plot

Based on Sandhya Menon’s 2017 novel When Dimple Met Rishi, it will be a coming-of-age romance drama web series in the Indian language of Hindi that will premiere on Netflix in 2020. Gazal Dhaliwal was the one responsible for the adaptation, and Akarsh Khurana and Nipun Dharmadhikari were the ones in charge of directing it. Ronnie Screwvala’s RSVP Movies is the company that is producing it.

Rishi, a hopeless romantic who adheres to conventional modes of courtship, falls for Dimple, a gamer, and eventually wants to marry her. The series stars Prajakta Koli, Rohit Saraf, Rannvijay Singha, and Vidya Malvade in prominent roles. The story follows Rishi as he pursues a romantic relationship with Dimple.

The novel was adapted by Dhaliwal in the beginning of 2018, and the script is currently being modified for the series. Although the events of the story take place in the United States in the novel, they are shown to take place in Jaipur in the adaptation.

Avinash Arun and Milind Jog are responsible for the series’ cinematography, and Sanyukta Kaza and Namrata Rao are responsible for the series’ editing. The soundtrack album for Mismatched was created by Jasleen Royal, Samar Grewal, Anurag Saikia, Prateek Kuhad, Shashwat Singh, Taaruk Raina, Deepa Unnikrishnan, Abhijay Negi, and Hiphop Bhaiya. Saikia was also responsible for producing the background score for the series.

The first episode of the series was made available for watching on Netflix on November 20th, 2020.

It was well welcomed by both audiences and critics, who complimented Saraf and Koli’s on-screen chemistry, as well as the performances of the rest of the cast, the music, and the background soundtrack. On the other hand, the writing and the director came in for some criticism.

On March 3, 2021, the show was given the green light for a second season after receiving a renewal.

Mismatched: Production

Late in 2018, Ronnie Screwvala of RSVP Movies and Netflix India approached screenwriter Gazal Dhaliwal with the idea of adapting Sandhya Menon’s novel When Dimple Met Rishi for audiences in India. When Dimple Met Rishi was published in 2017.

The original book tells the story of two Indo-American teens named Dimple and Rishi, who are the protagonists of the story, and whose parents are trying to set them up in a marriage arrangement.

According to a report in the New York Times, the novel, which was published by Hachette Book Group and had a positive reception from readers at its initial release, went on to become a top seller.  Akarsh Khurana, best known for his work on Karwaan[8, and Nipun Avinash Dharmadhikari have been tapped by Netflix to direct the series.

Before Khurana was brought on board to direct the series, Dhaliwal had already wrapped up penning the script in its entirety. The revised script was given Khurana’s stamp of approval because, in his words, “it was a love story between two real people with real concerns.”

He continued, “Even though at its core this was a love story for young adults, it was handled with a level of maturity that belied its subject matter. Dhaliwal, who counts Kuch Kuch Hota Hai as one of her guilty pleasures, was similarly drawn in by the simplicity of the high-school romance at the heart of the book. This is in contrast to the large-scale candyfloss high school universe that is depicted in Hindi films. In the book, the high school romance takes place in a small town.”

Mismatched: Casting

Dhaliawal discussed the casting and characters, synchronizing to the adaption, and the liberties taken when recalibrating the plot to the Indian milieu in an interview with Firstpost. She continued, “The plot centers on an arrangement that was supposed to go smoothly but ended up being disastrous. It was essential to make adjustments to the dynamic within the family in order to make that happen.

Both Akarsh and I felt very strongly about the fact that it wouldn’t have been believable for Indian viewers if Rishi’s parents were behind him to start looking out for girls when he’s all of 18 so that he can get married in two years. We thought that it would have been more realistic for Rishi to wait until he was at least 20 before he started dating. Because of this, I included a grandmother in the story (her character is not featured in the book), and I used the elder generation’s loyalty to tradition as a reason for the set-up of the planned marriage. I also experimented with Rishi’s relationships with his parents. In the novel, Rishi’s parents, who are members of a traditional Gujarati family, are still married, and Rishi is portrayed as being more obedient and less hopelessly passionate than he is in real life.”


Both Prajakta Koli and Rohit Saraf have been given roles in the series, with the former making their acting debut in the project.

In an interview, Saraf made the following statement: “The ‘romance’ that the show possesses was, in his opinion, the show’s strongest selling feature. The love, the aspiration, the navigating through the college years of one’s life, and the type of acceptance toward all that was going on in my life were things that I found to be extremely applicable in the book.”

The author Koli gave a description of her character Dimple, “She is extremely focused on achieving her objective because if she doesn’t, her parents will force her to be married! Isn’t that something that may be related to by a large number of girls and boys all around the country? There are a lot of people in my family who are my cousins that are going through this problem. Since of this, it is quite difficult to get through to Dimple because she never drops her guard.”

Rannvijay Singha has described his character as “cool and sardonic on the exterior but a softie on the heart, Professor Sid (himself) believes in tough love when it comes to his students.” Rannvijay Singha is the actor who plays Professor Sid. When he was asked about his part, he continued by saying that the character he plays urges students to challenge themselves and step outside of their comfort zones so that they can realize their full potential.

Mismatched: Filming

Although the events in the book take place in the United States, the story was retold to take place in Jaipur (India). Khurana, when asked about the environment, stated the following in an interview with Poulomi Das of Firstpost: “When I initially read Gazal’s take on the book, what I loved was that she altered the context for the love story at the center of the proceedings and introduced a host of new characters who had a very distinct characteristics which made the world building so much more interesting.”

The series was shot in November 2019, with the majority of the scenes being shot in Jaipur. Some of the sequences were shot in Old Royal School of Jodhpur, however the rest of the scenes were shot in Jaipur. The filming took place over the course of 38–39 days, with each day’s shooting lasting the cast members for 12 hours. In May of 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in India, the post-production work was successfully finished.

Mismatched: Soundtrack

A total of nine different musicians contributed to the making of the soundtrack album for the film Mismatched. These musicians are as follows: Jasleen Royal, Samar Grewal, Anurag Saikia, Prateek Kuhad, Shashwat Singh, Taaruk Raina, Deepa Unnikrishnan, and Abhijay Negi. Hiphop Bhaiya also contributed to the album. Along with Nikhita Gandhi, Raj Shekhar, Shwetang Shankar, and Ritviz, five of them are also responsible for writing the lyrics for the songs.

Anurag Saikia was responsible for composing the series’ background music as well. The soundtrack album was released on November 11, 2020, and initially had seven tracks. On November 20, 2020, the song “Sun Toh” was made available for download as a bonus track, making the total number of songs on the album eight.

“The Mismatched soundtrack is a couple of sweet ballads combined with some strange cross-genre things, that doesn’t make you disappoint,” Devarsi Ghosh of Scroll.in noted when reviewing the album.

According to what Umesh Punwani of Koimoi said, “This album is full of upbeat, fresh songs that were written specifically to follow the various characters in this series as they go on their own separate journeys. This CD is ideal for a younger audience that enjoys listening to experimental music because it ranges from high-energy to uplifting and even melancholy.”

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