First Indian original series based on novel “sacred Games” will be produced by Phantom films and drama goes online on Netflix.
Netflix a global provider of streaming films and television series makes it’s move to Indian originals and with this they announced India’s first original series which is based on best-selling novel Sacred Games by Vikram Chandra. It is shot in India. This Hindi-English series will be produced with one of the leading production bases Phantom films. It will be available to all the members once it gets completed. You will be able to witness the whole drama once you download Netflix Download App.
It is set in Mumbai, It is said to be partially thriller and partially a true story that digs into the city which has an intricate web of crime, corruption, politics and the spying activities that lies beneath India’s economic system. The story showcases how the rich and one in power, goes to extreme extent for their personal gains.
It bagged several awards like the 2006 Vodafone Crossword Book Award, the novel earned Chandra a million dollar advance from publisher HarperCollins but, the book was not a financial success.
Mr. Chandra made a comment “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,” commented Mr. Chandra. “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. I’m thrilled to be working with Netflix and Phantom Films.”
“We are very happy to start this journey with Netflix by producing Vikram’s outstanding story, set in Mumbai ” said Madhu Mantena of Phantom Films. “And we are extremely confident that, together we will create some exciting and groundbreaking Television content from hereon.”
“We are delighted to partner with creative powerhouse, Phantom Films, to bring Vikram Chandra’s epic novel to life with the best Indian and global film talent available today,” said Erik Barmack, vice president of international original series at Netflix. “Sacred Games reinforces our commitment to bring the authenticity of local stories to Netflix members across 190 countries worldwide.”
Netflix launched its video streaming service in India in January. This The US-based company has over 7.5 crore subscribers worldwide. Now it wants to make it roads to Indian market too and includes producing Bollywood films too. Download Netflix Free for more information. Netflix Download takes you to a whole new journey.