Netflix announces Sacred Games season 2
Netflix is lining up some pretty impressive Indian content on its platform and Sacred Games started that trend, followed by Ghoul. Season 1 of the Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Saif Ali Khan starrer, produced in collaboration with Phantom films, fast became one of the most watched Netflix originals in India. The announcement for Season 2 of the show comes filled with promises of more horror and suffering in Mumbai city planned by crime boss Gaitonde (Siddiqui). The cat and mouse game will continue as Sartaj Singh (Saif Ali Khan) races against time to unravel Gaitonde’s destructive plans.
Gaitonde will face bigger challenges to retain his position as the legendary kingpin of Mumbai. The intriguing Guruji (Pankaj Tripathi), introduced in season one as Gaitonde’s ‘third father,’ plays a pivotal role in unfolding a chain of events that shape the next season – which is scheduled to film in India and locations overseas this fall.
Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap will continue directing Ganesh Gaitonde’s track, while Neeraj Ghaywan (of Masaan fame) will take over Sartaj Singh’s plot. Vikramaditya Motwane and Varun Grover will continue their roles of being the showrunner and the lead writer respectively.
Erik Barmack, Vice President, International Originals at Netflix, said, “We’ve been thrilled by the response to Sacred Games from fans worldwide, and especially in India, to this high quality production. It’s incredibly exciting for us to take the story of Sacred Games forward and open a new chapter in the series with its second season.”
No date has been announced just yet for the release of Sacred Games Season 2, but Netflix says it will release soon. Watch the season 2 announcement below.