When we say Netflix originals, shows like Bojack Horseman, Narcos, 13 Reasons Why and Stranger Things pops into everyone’s mind. Now, Netflix and Phantom Films are all set to create an original show based on Vikram Chandra‘s bestseller – Sacred Games and guess who has been signed on to play the lead? It’s Saif Ali Khan!
That’s right, the series will be streamed on Netflix after completion and everyone involved are over the moon.
Here’s what Saif has to say about this development –
Content In the digital space is taking over the existing dynamics at a rapid pace – the crown in the digital empire lies with Netflix, and it’s extremely satisfying to partner and participate in the first original series from India to be showcased on Netflix.
Sacred Games, the book this series is going to be based on is set in Mumbai and it delves into the city’s intricate web of organized crime, corruption, politics and espionage that lie beneath India’s economic renaissance. It is an epic masterwork of exceptional richness and power that interweaves the lives of the privileged, the famous, the wretched and the bloodthirsty.
Can’t wait to watch this one!