Netflix to release its first Indian original ‘Sacred Games’ on 6 July
MUMBAI: Netflix India has announced the release date of its first Indian original Sacred Games. The show based on Vikram Chandra’s 2006 thriller novel will be released on 6 July.
The show will offer the entire eight episodes of the show for the viewers to binge watch from day one. The streaming service made the announcement with a computer-generated date announcement video, revealing the series logo and the star cast.
Directed by Anurag Kashyap (Gangs of Wasseypur) and Vikramaditya Motwane (Udaan), Sacred Games is produced by Phantom Films. The series will feature Saif Ali Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui as the main lead. The series also stars Radhika Apte as Anjali Mathur, an analyst for RAW, and Anupriya Goenka.
The series is set amid the chaos of Mumbai and explores the corrupt underworld lurking beneath India’s economic renaissance. Khan plays Sartaj Singh, a Mumbai cop who’s after a local crime lord named Ganesh Gaitonde (Siddiqui).