God of Mumbai, Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui is all set to play the role of a “baddie” in forthcoming crime thriller web-series, Sacred Games and the maker of the series drops a promo introducing Ganesh Gaitonde played by the actor!
The official social media handle of Sacred Games dropped the character promo, featuring Nawazuddin Siddiqui as Ganesh Gaitonde, who is ruling the crime world of Mumbai and believes in destiny.
Their caption read, “He leaves nothing to fate. Unless he’s written it himself”
In the promo, the Nawaz’s character is seen saying, “What one’s fate has in store is written on the palm of their hand. If it’s not, that hand should know how to write it, and how to grab it”
The series revolves around a contemptuous Mumbai city cop Sartaj Singh (Saif) who is tipped off on the location of crime lord Ganesh Gaitonde (Nawazuddin). As the lives of these two men collide, it exposes the trappings of a bigger game than the both of them.
Sacred Games is based on Vikram Chandra’s 2006 thriller novel Sacred Games. The series will be produced in partnership with Phantom Films. All eight hour-long episodes are to be directed by Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane. The show is one of the seven Netflix Indian Originals in production.
The series also stars Saif Ali Khan, Radhika Apte, Surveen Chawla, Rajshri Deshpande and Anupriya Goenka in lead roles. The show will be released on July 6, 2018.