Sacred Games (Season 1) (2018)

Hindi Drama
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Total Reviews: 11
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Review Summary: 'Sacred Games' is prestige drama. A fantastic original to herald Indian television to new heights.

Average Critic Rating: (3.86)
Cast: Saif Ali Khan , Nawazuddin Siddiqui , Radhika Apte , Neeraj Kabi , Jatin Sarna , Kubra Sait , Jitendra Joshi , Rajshri Deshpande , Luke Kenny , Elnaaz Norouzi , Pankaj Tripathi , Aamir Bashir , Geetanjali Thapa , Shalini Vatsa , Surveen Chawla , Girish Kulkarni , Anupriya Goenka
Director: Vikramaditya Motwane
Release Date: 06 Jul 2018

Plot: Sacred Games tells the story of Sartaj Singh (Saif Ali Khan), a jaded police inspector living under the shadow of his deceased father and seeking validation from a police force he nevertheless loathes for its corruption. When Singh receives an anonymous tip-off regarding the whereabouts of Ganesh Gaitonde (Nawazuddin Siddiqui), Read more

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Moody, maddening, and melancholic, Sacred Games is a sure-shot winner.
Ankur Pathak, Huffington Post
Netflix strikes gold with stylish Indian thriller
Adam Starkey, Metro UK
Netflix’s First Original Series from India Is an Artful Portrait of Senseless Violence
Steve Greene, Indie Wire
Anurag Kashyap & Vikramaditya Motwane Achieve Nirvana!
Umesh Punwani, Koi Moi
Sacred Games' will make you crave an Indian golden age of television
Proma Khosla, Mashable
Sacred Games transports you back in time when Mumbai was struggling to return to normal after the horrific communal riots of December 1992 and January 1993
Urvi Parekh, Rediff
“Sacred Games” doesn’t feel generic, though. Energetic and entertaining, if not entirely satisfying (four of eight episodes were available for review), it toggles between stylized melodrama and loose-limbed satire — hewing, perhaps a little too closely, to the structure of Mr. Chandra’s sprawling novel.
Mike Hale, NY Times
Saif Ali Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui are in top form in their Netflix Original series debut filled with gangsters, guns and cops
बढ़िया लेकिन अपनी ही परछाई के आगे-पीछे रह गए अनुराग-नवाज
Anuj Shukla, Aaj Tak
Bollywood mainstay Saif Ali Khan leads a who’s-who of tremendous talent in a show helmed by two of the industry’s most interesting directors, but its spectacle lies mostly in its lurid texture.