Sacred Games 2 is ready for release, confirms Netflix

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Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan (Representational Image)
Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan (Representational Image)

New Delhi : Remember Saif Ali Khan as a troubled police inspector, his sleeping pills, those phone calls and the suspense plots. Yes, the Sacred Games is coming soon with its second season. Netflix on Friday made an official announcement that the popular original series will return for a second season. And, the episodes will be directed by Anurag Kashyap and Neeraj Ghaywan.

The first season of Sacred Games ended with a cliffhanger. According to the makers, the second season will have Sartaj Singh (Saif Ali Khan) trying to save his city. Ganesh Gaitonde’s (Nawazuddin Siddiqui) track will have him trying to retain his position as the don of Mumbai.

In the first season, viewers met Ganesh’s first two fathers and were introduced to the third one, played by Pankaj Tripathi. However, we did not know much about him. Now, in this season, he will play a pivotal role. The second season will be shot in India and various international locations as well.

Directors will take over from Vikramaditya Motwane to direct Sartaj Singh’s track. Vikramaditya will continue in his role of being the showrunner and Varun Grover will continue being the lead writer.

Also, Sacred Games 2 will witness a few new faces and some from the previous season will make a comeback.

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.”

Sacred Games premiered on 29 June 2018 with the full season of eight episodes was the first Indian Netflix original and received a great response from the audience worldwide. Let's see how much fame the second season earns!