The National Award winning actor Saif Ali Khan, best known for his performance in films such as “Omkara” and “Dil chata hai”, has joined Netflix’s first India set original series “Sacred Games “.
The Actor will play the role of Sartaj Singh in the series which is based on the author Vikram Chandra’s best-selling novel.
“Content in the digital space is taking over the existing dynamics at a rapid pace – the crown in the digital empire lies with Netflix, and it’s extremely satisfying to partner and participate in the first original series from India to be showcased on Netflix,” the actor said in a statement.
According to source the series to be shot on location in India will delve into the city’s intricate web of organised crime, corruption, politics.
“Saif Ali Khan is a true pioneer and risk-taker in Indian cinema, and we could not be delighted to be working with him on Sacred Games,” said Erik Barmack, the vice president of international original series at Netflix. “His role is layered and complex, and we are thrilled to be working with such a fantastic actor to bring this story to a global audience
As the Saif Ali role in the series is being described as ‘ layered and complex’.
By: Rinki Chauhan