Sacred Games: News

30 Dec 2023


'My identity today': Rajshri Deshpande on 'Sacred Games' initmate scene

Rajshri Deshpande, known for her role as Subhadra in the Netflix crime drama series Sacred Games, has opened up about her intimate scene in the show.

13 Dec 2023

OTT releases

Netflix viewership: 'Rana Naidu' most-watched Indian content; full list inside

The OTT giant Netflix recently unveiled its comprehensive viewership report titled, What We Watched: A Netflix Engagement Report, set to be released twice a year.

05 Jun 2023


'Scam 1992,' 'Mirzapur': Most popular Indian web series on IMDb

Indian web series have evolved rapidly with the emergence of streaming services—an undeniably true statement.

11 Aug 2021

Kalki Kanmani

If 'Sacred Games' S03 happens, what can be the storyline?

Sacred Games, India's first Netflix original binge-worthy series, debuted in 2018, with the second season releasing on August 15, 2019.

24 Feb 2021


Man attempts to barge into 'Sacred Games' actress' room, arrested

Elnaaz Norouzi, who is known for her work in the web series Sacred Games, was in for a scary surprise when an unknown man tried to barge into her room at a property in Goa.

30 Dec 2019


'Sacred Games', 'Kabir Singh' most popular Netflix releases of 2019

The second season of Netflix's first-ever Indian original series Sacred Games, Shahid Kapoor's highly controversial Bollywood drama Kabir Singh and Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer Article 15 have emerged as the most popular title releases in India on Netflix during 2019.

20 Sep 2019

Karan Johar

'Sacred Games,' 'Lust Stories' get nominated for International Emmy Awards

It's a triple treat for Anurag Kashyap as his directed works have got three nominations at the International Emmy Awards.

11 Aug 2019


Anurag Kashyap deletes Twitter account; here's why

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, who is known for voicing his political opinions on Twitter, deleted his account from the micro-blogging site on Saturday.

09 Jul 2019


'Sacred Games 2' trailer released, to air on August 15

Streaming giant Netflix has released the much-awaited trailer of its maiden Indian original series, Sacred Games' second season.

08 Jul 2019


Video: Kubbra Sait mocks 'Kabir Singh' director Sandeep Vanga

Ever since the release of his latest film, Kabir Singh, filmmaker Sandeep Vanga has been receiving a lot of flak for his portrayal of issues like toxic masculinity, misogyny, violence.

21 May 2019

Saif Ali Khan

'Laal Kaptaan' first look out, Saif impresses as a sadhu

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 2019


Netflix, OnePlus launch posters of 'Sacred Games' Season 2

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 2019


'Sacred Games' Season 2 teaser released. Here's what we know

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 2019

Saif Ali Khan

'Sacred Games' casting director says Season 2 will be mindblowing

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.

17 Jan 2019


Netflix, Hotstar could soon start censoring content in India

Reportedly, Netflix and local rivals Hotstar are planning to adopt self-regulation guidelines for content streamed on their platforms in India in a bid to prevent potential government censorship.

16 Nov 2018


#FreeFromCensorship: Netflix contradicts 'The Print' reports, denies censoring content

Streaming giant Netflix has denied reports that it is self-regulating its content after a meeting with the Information & Broadcast Ministry.

12 Nov 2018


'Narcos: Mexico' stars Micheal Pena, Diego Luna meet 'Sacred-Games' team

It was an iconic off-screen crossover of two of Netflix's popular series when 'Narcos: Mexico' stars Michael Pena and Diego Luna met the full cast of 'Sacred Games' yesterday, including Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, showrunner Vikramaditya Motwane, directors Anurag Kashyap and Neeraj Ghaywan and writer Varun Grover.

26 Oct 2018


#MeToo: Netflix defends working with Kashyap, Motwane for 'Sacred Games'

Netflix Chief Content Officer, Ted Sarandos, today defended the company's decision to continue working with Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane and writer Varun Grover for the second season of 'Sacred Games'.

23 Oct 2018


Kashyap, Motwane, and Grover returning for 'Sacred Games' Season-2: Netflix

Netflix confirmed on Tuesday that the streaming giant will continue its association with Vikramaditya Motwane, Anurag Kashyap, and Varun Grover for 'Sacred Games Season 2'.

19 Oct 2018


#MeToo: Elnaaz Norouzi of 'Sacred Games' accuses 'Namaste England' director

Bollywood is shaken post-#MeToo as multiple reports are coming out against powerful men who abused their privilege to sexually exploit women.

19 Oct 2018


Netflix might lower subscription charges to get more Indian customers

Video-on-demand platform Netflix is planning to experiment with pricing models to boost its presence in India and might even consider lowering subscription plans to rope in more customers.

11 Oct 2018


#MeToo effect: Fate of 'Sacred Games' Season 2 uncertain

The second season of 'Sacred Games', the Indian Netflix original which garnered widespread applaud, is in jeopardy in the wake of #MeToo movement which led to the dissolution of Phantom Films.

06 Oct 2018


No more 'Fuh se' Phantom: Kashyap, others dissolve production house

Phantom Films was one of the leading Indian production houses until recently.

03 Oct 2018


Saif's next is a light-hearted family drama titled 'Jawaani Jaaneman'

Saif Ali Khan will next be seen in a light-hearted family drama titled 'Jawaani Jaaneman'.

21 Sep 2018

Saif Ali Khan

A part of Manto still lives with me: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

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 2018


'Sacred Games' to return with a second season, confirms Netflix

Netflix has officially greenlit the hit series 'Sacred Games' for a second season.

31 Aug 2018


#NewAgeEntertainment: In India, Netflix ramped up faster than anywhere else

Streaming service Netflix has ramped up its content in India faster than anywhere else in the world, doubling its catalog since 2016 when it entered the market and working towards higher growth, says a Senior Executive of the company.

24 Aug 2018


Here's why 'Sacred Games' success didn't surprise Radhika Apte

'Sacred Games', Radhika Apte's second project with Netflix, has quickly attained a cult following and Apte credits the people behind the camera for its success.

10 Aug 2017


11 years of Chak De! India: Where are the girls?

It's been 11 years since 'Chak De! India' released. In other words, 11 years of '70 minute', patriotism and Kabir Khan- the hockey coach we all loved.

06 Aug 2018


Pankaj Tripathi joins Kartik Aaryan-Kriti Sanon starrer 'Luka Chuppi'

Actor Pankaj Tripathi has come onboard for Kartik Aaryan-Kriti Sanon starrer 'Luka Chuppi' where he will be seen playing an estate agent from Mathura.

21 Jul 2018

Delhi High Court

'Sacred Games': English subtitles, which offended Congress, changed

The Delhi High Court was informed on Thursday that English subtitles of Netflix's first Indian original series 'Sacred Games' have been changed.

17 Jul 2018


Bollywood screwed up 'Sacred Games', and let's just accept that

Take the second best story teller (the first one is busy white-washing his friend's sins), put the beloved city of Bombay in the background, tie up with the biggest digital content partner, ask all the media guys to write raving reviews about your show. And, voila, you get 'Sacred Games'.

16 Jul 2018

Delhi High Court

'Can plea against 'Sacred-Games' be heard as PIL?' asks HC

Delhi High Court today sought to know whether it could hear as a PIL the plea against the Netflix series "Sacred Games" claiming that some scenes are derogatory to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and should be removed.

15 Jul 2018


'Sacred Games': RaGa's stand on controversy finds takers in Bollywood

With his dignified stand on the 'Sacred Games' row, Congress President Rahul Gandhi has struck a chord with many.

13 Jul 2018


Five Indian web-series you can binge watch this weekend

Slowly and steadily web-series have started to gain momentum and popularity among Indian audiences, and we've witnessed some pretty impressive releases of late.

10 Jul 2018


Sacred Games: For 'insulting' Rajiv Gandhi, complaint filed against Nawazuddin

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 2018


Wondering why everyone's raving about Sacred Games? Here's a cheat-sheet

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 2018


I treat gangster roles through a human lens, says Nawazuddin

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 2018


Important to experiment for longer, respectable career: Saif Ali Khan

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 2018


'Sacred Games' new trailer: Saif, Nawazuddin are in top form

Netflix has teased the Indian fans with yet another intriguing trailer of its upcoming original 'Sacred Games'.

12 May 2018


Radhika Apte joins one of the world's biggest talent agency

Radhika Apte was recently roped in as one of the leads in the Lydia Dean Pilcher-directed untitled female-driven World War II spy drama, and the actor has now been signed by United Talent Agency, one of the world's biggest talent agencies.

04 May 2018


Watch the intriguing trailer of Netflix's 'Sacred Games'

After an elongated wait, Netflix has finally unveiled the trailer of its maiden Indian original 'Sacred Games'.

12 Apr 2018

Karan Johar

Pak actor's ban: Anurag was scared after family received threat

Anurag Kashyap said he was "scared" when his family received threats for his tweets criticizing the ban on Pakistani artistes from working in Bollywood in 2016.

29 Mar 2018


Bollywood's top directors making 'Lust Stories' for Netflix

Bollywood's top directors -- Karan Johar, Anurag Kashyap, Zoya Akhtar and Dibakar Banerjee -- are making an anthology film for Netflix on themes of love and lust.

26 Mar 2018


Netflix reveals the release date of Saif starrer 'Sacred Games'

In an exciting news for all the Netflix fans in India, the streaming giant has now announced the release date of its maiden Indian original series, 'Sacred Games'.

27 Feb 2018


After 'Sacred Games', Radhika Apte bags another Netflix original series

Last week brought an exciting news for all the Indian fans of Netflix as the streaming giant announced three new original series after 'Sacred Games' namely 'Leila', 'Ghoul' and 'Crocodile.'

23 Feb 2018


Netflix has announced three new original series in India

Streaming giant Netflix has announced three new original series in addition to "Sacred Games".