In a major step towards expanding its presence in India, Netflix has announced its first original series in the country. Based on the critically-acclaimed crime novel Sacred Games by Indian author Vikram Chandra, it will be made in partnership with Indian production house Phantom Films.

The forthcoming bi-lingual series will be a noir delving into Mumbai’s underbelly, and shot in India in both Hindi and English. Netflix hasn’t disclosed any dates yet, but said that the series will be streamed globally after completion. Read more…

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Netflix announces its first original series in India