Hyderabad : All the lovers of the very popular Indian web series Sacred Games are in for a treat this Independence Day. With the second season of Sacred Games scheduled to be aired on August 15, industry experts say that the OTT (Over The Top) platform, ie, Netflix has spent as almost a 100 crore on the series. It is believed that Season 2 of this popular series is going to be much better than the previous one.
With a crew of over 3,500 people, the second season involves 400 minutes of shooting for over 100 days at 112 locations. These locations included Mumbai, Delhi, Nairobi, Johannesburg and Cape Town. Season 2 of this popular series is believed to be equivalent to a three-and-a-half-hour Bollywood movie.
“Sacred Games 2 is certainly our most complicated show produced till date. We realised at the end of the first season that we had to create a larger, better and juicier season for our audience. For us, the audience comes first and we want to make sure that they have a really great experience watching the show,” said Neha Sihna, director of Netflix India’s Global originals.
Netflix is planning many other big-scale shows after Sacred Games. This includes a version of Salman Rushdie’s Midnight Children with Vishal Bharadwaj as the director. This series is believed to be a spin-off on Baahubali franchise titled as – Baahubali: Before the Beginning and Bard of Blood starring Emraan Hashmi.