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Sacred Games will return for Season 2, confirms Netflix

The confirmation of a second season of India's first original Netflix series was made today.

Sonal Pandya

Fans of Ganesh Gaitonde and Sartaj Singh can breathe a sigh of relief. The popular Netflix series is getting a second series to answer all those questions you might have in your head. Co-directed by Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane, the series is adapted by Vikram Chandra's novel of the same name.

The streaming service released a teaser video of the announcement today featuring voiceovers by the popular characters Sartaj Singh (Saif Ali Khan), Parulkar (Neeraj Kabi), and Anjali Mathur (Radhika Apte). The end of the teaser video of 45-seconds shows the show's title with the number '2' added in Devnagri which shifts into the Roman numeral.

Sacred Games showrunner Motwane too shared Netflix India's tweet confirming the second season with the caption, "Ta-Daaaaaaaaaa". The second series still has plenty of Chandra's original novel to explore and 14 days days of Gaitonde's deadline are still remaining.  

The episodes premiered online on 6 July 2018 and have already solidified their popularity through online memes and spoofs. It picked best actor (Nawazuddin Siddiqui), best supporting actor (Jitendra Joshi), best writing, best ensemble cast and best drama at the iReel Awards honouring web-series earlier this September.