Sacred Games: Vikramaditya Motwane and Anurag Kashyap speak about its success

Aug 09, 2018, 08:45 IST | mid-day online correspondent

Spanning across eight episodes, Sacred Games features Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Saif Ali Khan, and Radhika Apte created an uproar on the digital medium, generating a demand for the second season soon after the release of the first season

Sacred Games: Vikramaditya Motwane and Anurag Kashyap speak about its success
Sacred Games

After the phenomenal success of Sacred Games, makers Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane engaged with fans through a Facebook Live on Reliance Entertainment's page.

Talking about the liberty of the medium and the success of their maiden venture, Anurag Kashyap said, "Most of the doors have been close to us, so have started pioneering ourselves, be it youtube or a studio. First time we are seeing the success of us and talking about it."

While talking about the overhwleming response, Vikramditya Motwane shares, "I am shocked and happily surprised that how broad the show has gone. In the beginning, you feel like Netflix is watched by just a group of people or signifiers, film lovers and show lovers and such people. On IMDB In one month it has got more votes than Sanju and Dev D Udaan Wasseypur and all the others."

He further adds,"The fact that you can watch the show anywhere at any time legally is new. the freedom that people have started discovering is whats also driving the viewership well".

Sacred Games which is an adaptation of based on Vikram Chandra's 2006 thriller novel of the same name, it is also the first Netflix Original from India.

Talking about the adaptation Viramaditya Motwane shares, " We've been true to the book, though we've changed a couple of things just a bit. We did all the changes with the permission from the author of the book. I think the spirit of the show is exactly the same"

While talking about the same, Anurag shares, "Vikram Chandra was always with us. Actually Vikram Chandra was very enthusiastic and gave us all the changes.

Reliance Entertainment, Phantom Films and Netflix' sensational thriller Sacred Games is among 2018's best new shows, whether in India or abroad!

Hailed for its thrilling storyline and intriguing characters, Sacred Games is being touted as one of the best web series to have emerged out of India.

Spanning across eight episodes, Sacred Games features Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Saif Ali Khan, and Radhika Apte created an uproar on the digital medium, generating a demand for the second season soon after the release of the first season.

India's biggest Entertainment company, Reliance Entertainment has been entertaining the audience with varied content over the years. After having dominated the silver screen with numerous films across genres, Reliance Entertainment has now ventured into the digital space and has been winning hearts all over.

Also Read: Sacred Games Invokes Huge Fan Frenzy, Netizens Demand Season 2

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