India’s first Netflix series Sacred Games made quite a splash with its first season. Featuring Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Radhika Appropriate in lead roles it get praises from audiences and critics as well but it seems like Netflix has some other plans!
Web series might be dropped following sexual accusations on director, “At this time we are evaluating options on the path forward,” as per a statement from the streaming giant published by the Indian media.
Grover has been vocal about the #MeToo movement in India and has dismissed all the allegations against him in a detailed statement:“Here’s my detailed statement about the completely fabricated, misleading, and defamatory allegations against me. Am absolutely willing to cooperate and clear my name. Let’s not allow such agenda-driven tactics to derail this movement please,” he tweeted.
Anurag kashap is all on support to Varun Groover as he knows him for the longtime!
“This man I have known so closely and so so long that I refuse to believe any allegations about him. Investigate the claims and also be careful to not let vested interests sabotage a long pending genuine movement.
Sacred Games, starring Saif Ali Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the lead, was Netflix’s first original in India and received a tremendous response. For the second season, Netflix had already announced that Anurag Kashyap and Neeraj Ghaywan would be directing the series with Vikramaditya Motwane being the show-runner.
Meanwhile, Anurag Kashyap’s fellow business partner, director Vikas Bahl was accused of sexual harassment last week following which his company Phantom Films announced its dissolution. The filmmaker has also been at the receiving end of questions as to why he did not do anything about the complaint.