Ganesh Gaitonde: News
Ganesh Gaitonde is the lead character of the hit Netflix series ‘Sacred Games’ (2018). The series is based on Vikram Chandra's 2006 novel of the same name. The character was played by actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui. Gaitonde was born in 1959 in a small village in Maharashtra to a priest and beggar father. His mother was a prostitute. He killed his mother at the age of 10 or 11 years, after finding out about her profession. His father took the blame for the crime and was sent to prison. At the age of 20 years, he came under the wings of a drug dealer, whom he considered his second father. However, he and his long-time friend Mathu killed his second father, and gathered a bunch of low-life gangsters to start his own gang and eventually take over Gopalmath Scrapyard. His main enemy is another rival don, Suleiman Isa. In the second season of ‘Sacred Games,’ it is revealed that though Gaitonde was a gangster he was being used as a pawn by Guruji, to destroy Mumbai for over 20 years.
11 Aug 2021Netflix
Sacred Games, India's first Netflix original binge-worthy series, debuted in 2018, with the second season releasing on August 15, 2019.
16 Aug 2019Mumbai
Saif Ali Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui starrer Sacred Games 2, which was released yesterday on Netflix, became the recent target of piracy giant Tamilrockers.
09 Jul 2019Mumbai
Streaming giant Netflix has released the much-awaited trailer of its maiden Indian original series, Sacred Games' second season.
21 May 2019Saif Ali Khan
The first look of Saif Ali Khan's next, Laal Kaptaan, got released yesterday, and has him sporting the look of a naga sanyasi, with hair tied up in a bun on top, face smeared with ash, and a red teeka on the forehead.
10 May 2019Mumbai
Days after dropping the first teaser of their hit thriller series, Sacred Games, Netflix, in partnership with OnePlus, has revealed the character posters of the show's protagonist, Inspector Sartaj Singh (Saif Ali Khan), and antagonist Ganesh Gaitonde (Nawazuddin Siddiqui).
07 May 2019Mumbai
It has been almost a year since Netflix dropped its Indian thriller series Sacred Games, directed by Vikramaditya Motwane and Anurag Kashyap, and we've all been waiting for the second season to come out ever since.
10 Feb 2019Netflix
Sacred Games on Netflix made quite the buzz when Season 1 showed the story of the feared gangster Ganesh Gaitonde played by Nawazuddin Siddiqui and the honest cop Sartaj Singh, played by Saif Ali Khan.
16 Dec 2018Uttar Pradesh
Mirzapur aired on Amazon Prime this November and received acclaim for the nuanced portrayal of gang violence in Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh.
21 Sep 2018Saif Ali Khan
Nawazuddin Siddiqui says after playing the title role in Saadat Hasan Manto's biopic, a part of the famed short-story writer still lives inside him; a quality he imbibed- not to be judgmental.
21 Sep 2018India
Netflix has officially greenlit the hit series 'Sacred Games' for a second season.
16 Jul 2018Delhi High Court
Hearing a plea against Netflix, makers of 'Sacred Games' and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, the Delhi High Court today said actors can't be held liable for dialogues they delivered.
15 Jul 2018Twitter
With his dignified stand on the 'Sacred Games' row, Congress President Rahul Gandhi has struck a chord with many.
10 Jul 2018Kolkata
Netflix's first original Indian series 'Sacred Games' may have been getting rave reviews from critics and viewers alike, but the eight-part series got on the wrong foot of a Congress worker. He reportedly filed a complaint against Nawazuddin Siddiqui and the producers for insulting former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
09 Jul 2018Mumbai
It's highly impossible for you to not stumble upon a post about 'Sacred Games'. And if you don't know what 'Sacred Games' is, you really need to change that.
02 Jul 2018Mumbai
Bollywood Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui said the reason for him being convincing in gangster roles is that he looks at the characters through a human lens.
01 Jul 2018India
Saif Ali Khan believes sticking to one's comfort zone could be tempting, but it's important for an actor to experiment to have a longer and respectable career.
06 Jun 2018Netflix
Netflix has teased the Indian fans with yet another intriguing trailer of its upcoming original 'Sacred Games'.
04 May 2018Mumbai
After an elongated wait, Netflix has finally unveiled the trailer of its maiden Indian original 'Sacred Games'.