Full trailer for Netflix’s first Indian original, Sacred Games is out. The opening lines will send chills down your spine.
Police officer Sartaj Singh receives a call from ‘God’, Ganesh Gaitonde threatening in a sinister voice to harm the people of Mumbai and that Sartaj only has 25 days to save the city.
Nawazuddin’s Ganesh Gaitonde is a vicious, evil, delusional man (Nawazuddin Siddiqui) who thinks of himself as God and is hellbent to destroy the city of Mumbai. He tips off a police officer, Sartaj Singh (Saif Ali Khan), about his plans and a game of cat and mouse begins. The story is set in the 1980s and the looks like it’s going to be a tightly paced thrill ride. The exciting visuals of the trailer unfold to the music of Divine’s rap Jungli Sher. The trailer paints a gritty picture of the Mumbai city where everything is on stakes. A thrilling saga of 8 episodes that we can’t wait to binge watch.
The series was directed by Vikramaditya Motwane and Anurag Kashyap. It is based on the best selling novel of the same name by author Vikram Chandra.
“Probably for the first time I’ll be reaching out to the most number of people in my entire career as a filmmaker. I have seen it (TV series) like I’m making a movie for the whole world. I welcome that pressure on me and I want to go with that.” – Director Anurag Kashyap
Netflix has also announced three new original series in addition to Sacred Games. The three new originals are — Leila, Ghoul and Crocodile. “We are proud to continue to invest in original content in India. These three series, from the scary to the supernatural, represent the tremendous diversity that Indian storytelling holds for a global audience. We are thrilled to work with some of the world’s most talented writers and producers to bring these stories to life for India and the world,” said Erik Barmack, vice president of international original series, at Netflix.
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