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Radhika Apte Signs On For Netflix Original Series 'Sacred Games' Alongside Saif

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| July 31 , 2017 , 15:57 IST

Talented Bollywood actress Radhika Apte has been signed on to play the female lead opposite Saif Ali Khan in Netflix's first original web series from India called 'Sacred Games'. Also starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui, the show is based on Vikram Chandra's best-selling novel of the same name.

The series is to be shot in multiple locations across India and upon completion will be available to Netflix customers worldwide.

Regarding entry onto the digital platform, Saif Ali Khan was quoted as saying, “Content in the digital space is taking over the existing dynamics at a rapid pace – the crown in the digital empire lies with Netflix, and it’s extremely satisfying to partner and participate in the first original series from India to be showcased on Netflix.”

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Due to the popularity, its popularity and the success of its previous original web series shows such as the recent '13 Reasons Why', fans eagerly await the release of original shows by Netflix.

“’Sacred Games’ reinforces our commitment to bring the authenticity of local stories to Netflix members across 190 countries worldwide,” said Erik Barmack, VP of international original series at Netflix.

Sacred Games is based on the world of organised crime, corruption, politics, and espionage in Mumbai.