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Notes on Streaming: India’s SACRED GAMES Could Be Netflix’s Next Big Winner


Notes on Streaming: India's SACRED GAMES Could Be Netflix's Next Big Winner

This Friday, July 6th, Netflix launches its most ambitious project out of India to date, the Anurag Kashyap & Vikramaditya Motwane directed miniseries Sacred Games, based on the hit novel by Vikram Chandra. The company has had a strong foothold in India since it’s global launch in January of 2016, acquiring major Bollywood blockbusters, making deals with big production houses like Shah Rukh Khan & Gauri Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment (home of many SRK hits from the last two decades), scouring the festival circuit for independent favorites, and adding favorites from regional film industries, particularly the Kerala based Malayalam language industry. In addition to these acquisitions, Netflix has recently begun commissioning original content. They have experimented with stand up specials from comedians like Vir Das…

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