‘Sacred Games’: Saif Ali Khan makes his debut in Netflix’s original web series
Looks like there’s no stopping for actor Saif Ali Khan who is back with yet another good news for all his fans out there. Yesterday, the teaser of his upcoming film ‘Kaalakaandi’ was released which was something very quirky. And today, there’s a latest update on the actor’s new project which will see him making an entry into a completely different medium that of a web series. Saif Ali Khan is all set to star in Netflix’s upcoming original web series titled ‘Sacred Games’. The show is based on the critically acclaimed best-selling novel of the same name by Indian author Vikram Chandra.
The actor will be playing the character of Sartaj Singh, a Mumbai police officer who is at the centre of a web of organised crime, corruption, statecraft and nuclear terrorism. (Also Check: ‘Kaalakaandi’ teaser: This Saif Ali Khan-starrer promises to be one hell of a ride)
The official Twitter handle of Netflix India has also shared this news with everyone writing, “Saif Ali Khan – lead actor for Sacred Games, a Netflix Original. Let that soak in.” [sic]
Have a look at their tweet:
Talking about ‘Sacred Games’, Saif has said, “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.” [sic]
Erik Barmack, Vice President of the international original series at Netflix has said, “Saif Ali Khan is a true pioneer and risk-taker in Indian cinema, and we could not be more delighted to be working with him on ‘Sacred Games’.” [sic]
The series will be produced in partnership with Phantom Films.
Watch this space for more updates.