We all know Netflix is now a global powerhouse when it comes to original drama, and thanks to series like House Of Cards, Orange Is The New Black and Daredevil is a go-to portal for many. In terms of crime drama, we’ve had things like Jessica Jones (a mash-up of crime and superhero), Narcos and Bloodline. Now the broadcaster has announced another ambitious project, this time from originating and set in India.
Vikram Chanda’s acclaimed Sacred Games is the next big Netflix project. Shot on location in India, this Hindi-English series will be produced in partnership with Phantom Films, one of India’s leading production houses, and be available to Netflix members globally upon completion.
Set in Mumbai, Sacred Games delves into the city’s intricate web of organised crime, corruption, politics and espionage that lie beneath India’s economic renaissance. It is an epic masterwork of exceptional richness and power that interweaves the lives of the privileged, the famous, the wretched and the bloodthirsty.
And this, from Amazon:
It features Sartaj, the only Sikh inspector in the whole of Mumbai, who’s used to being identified by his turban, beard and the sharp cut of his trousers. But ‘the silky Sikh’ is now past 40, his marriage is over and his career prospects are on the slide. When Sartaj gets an anonymous tip off as to the secret hideout of the legendary boss of the G-company, he’s determined that he’ll be the one to collect the prize…
This sounds more than intriguing. More news as we get it!