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Kashyap, Motwane to Direct Parallel Stories for Saif Ali Khan’s ‘Sacred Games’

Posted in Movies with tags , , , on October 17, 2017 by saifalikhanonline

Filmmakers Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane will be working on two parallel stories in the upcoming Netflix series Sacred Games.

Netflix’s first India-set original series Sacred Games is based on author Vikram Chandra’s best-selling novel of the same name.

Erik Barmack, vice president of international original series at Netflix, was in conversation with journalist Anupama Chopra at a session in the ongoing Jio MAMI 19th Mumbai Film Festival.

At the session, a few images from the series were unveiled featuring Bollywood actors Nawazuddin Siddique and Saif Ali Khan. The show sees Khan playing the role of cop Sartaj Singh, while Siddiqui portrays gangster Ganesh Gaitonde.

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Here’s why Saif Ali Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui are shooting separately for ‘Sacred Games’

Posted in Movies with tags , , , , , , , , on September 14, 2017 by saifalikhanonline

Parallel shoots of Sacred Games on in city, Motwane directs Khan’s portions, Kashyap takes charge of Siddiqui’s parts

India’s first homegrown Netflix original Sacred Games piqued audience curiosity, ever since the project was announced.

While the adaptation of Vikram Chandra’s Sacred Games was reason enough to rejoice, the coming together of some of the best names in the industry — Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane — was another draw.

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Saif Ali Khan’s Sacred Games to start next week

Posted in Movies with tags , , , , , , , , on September 3, 2017 by saifalikhanonline

After 11 years, writer Vikram Chandra’s 2006 thriller ‘Sacred Games’ is finally being adapted on screen, and it was a long time coming. It’s honestly quite surprising how this novel, which is considered one of the most memorable books on Mumbai, hasn’t been turned into a movie or TV show till now.

Becoming the first Indian show in the Netflix Originals category, ‘Sacred Games’ will be an eight-part series. At the press conference held to the announce the production, Chandra insisted on how crucial it will be for any screen adaptation of the novel to be multilingual. “With Netflix, the opportunity to have that multilingual flavour was unpassable,” he adds.

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Karan Wahi To Work With Saif Ali Khan?

Posted in Saif Ali Khan with tags , , , , , , on August 24, 2017 by saifalikhanonline

Apart from the two, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Radhika Apte are also a part of the project.

We already know that Saif Ali Khan will soon be seen in Anurag Kashyap‘s upcoming series Sacred Games. Besides Saif, the web series also features Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Radhika Apte. Saif, who is one of the few A-listers in Bollywood, is venturing into the digital space for the first ever time. The actor feels it is easier to present a story on a web platform.

Latest reports suggest that TV actor/ host Karan Wahi has been signed for the web series. While talking to an online portal Karan said, “Can’t talk about what I am playing. But I’m a part of the show.” Speaking of this new collaboration, the actor further told the portal, “Well it’s going be a great experience, I am sure. So I am looking forward to it.”

Set in Mumbai, Sacred Games, which is based on Vikram Chandra’s novel of the same name, speaks about the city’s nexus of organised crime, glamour, politics, and corruption. When the series was announced, the author Vikram Chandra had said, “Over the last few years, I’ve watched with great excitement and pleasure as Netflix has transformed narrative television with its ground-breaking, genre-bending shows. I’m confident that all the colour and vitality and music of the fictional world I’ve lived with for so long will come fully alive on the large-scale canvas provided by Netflix.”

Saif Ali Khan in Netflix’s Sacred Games: Will it give him a new lease of life?

Posted in Saif Ali Khan with tags , , , , , , on August 22, 2017 by saifalikhanonline

Netflix has signed a deal with Shah Rukh Khan’s company also for streaming his films. They are in talks with other big Bollywood stars also for similar deals, but Saif is the fist of the established actors to go for a web series.

Saif Ali Khan, who is all set to star in Netflix’s upcoming original series Sacred Games, feels that it is easier to present a story on a web platform.

While present at the launch of the web series, when asked about all the censorship game, Saif noted, “The fact that there is lack of censorship and we will be able to tell our stories in truth is very exciting. I don’t like the idea of too many constraints. So this book is so layered and to be able to present that without having going to 500 institutions and seek permission to express yourself freely is good.”

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New Netlfix India Show | Sacred Games | Featuring Saif ali Khan, Nawazudin Sidique

Posted in Video with tags , , , , , , , , , on August 22, 2017 by saifalikhanonline

Easier to express story on web than on big screen: Saif Ali Khan

Posted in Saif Ali Khan with tags , , , , , , on August 22, 2017 by saifalikhanonline

Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan, who is all set to star in Netflix’s upcoming original series ‘Sacred Games,’ feels that it is easier to present a story on a web platform.

While present at the launch of the web series, when asked about all the censorship game, Saif noted, “The fact that there is lack of censorship and we will be able to tell our stories in truth is very exciting. I don’t like the idea of too many constraints. So this book is so layered and to be able to present that without having going to 500 institutions and seek permission to express yourself freely is good.”

The actor also quashed all the reports of being part of Kabir Khan’s web series titled ‘The Forgotten Army’ and noted, “Right now the only streaming service I am working with is Netflix.”

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