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Sacred Games Season 2: Kalki Koechlin, Ranvir Shorey join the cast

The wait is finally over for Sacred Games fans. Gaitonde and Sartaj Singh are set to return on Netflix soon. Meanwhile we got to see sneak peek into the two actor who are joining the cast of the series.

The 26-second teaser introduces two new characters to be played by, Kalki Koechlin and Ranvir Shorey. Needless to say, it will be interesting to see these two talented actors as part of the thriller series. In the second season, we will get to see more of Pankaj Tripathi as he gets prime billing in the teaser.

Netflix shared the teaser on social media and captioned it, "Season 2 is coming. Put your chattris in the air. #SacredGamesS2.” Check out the post here: 

The first season starred Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Pankaj Tripathi, Kubbra Sait, Jatin Sarna, Geetanjali Thapa and Radhika Apte. 

While season 1 saw the departure of many of our favourites, Season 2 will witness Kalki Koechlin as Batya, and Ranvir Shorey as Shahid Khan, joining the Games in prominent roles. The brand-new season promises a new trail of friendship, betrayal, crime, passion, and a thrilling and chase with these new characters. Check out the video right here:

The second season picks up with Sartaj Singh (Saif Ali Khan) pursuing his relentless quest to save the city, and Ganesh Gaitonde (Nawazuddin Siddiqui) facing bigger challenges to retain his position as the legendary kingpin of Mumbai. The intriguing Guruji (Pankaj Tripathi), introduced in Season 1 as Gaitonde’s third father, plays a pivotal role in unfolding a chain of events that shape the season.

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap has directed Ganesh Gaitonde’s track, while Neeraj Ghaywan (of Masaan fame) is the main man behind Sartaj Singh’s plot for Season 2. Vikramaditya Motwane and Varun Grover continue their roles of being the showrunner and the lead writer, respectively.

Kalki Koechlin, who plays the role of Batya, said on joining the show, “Personally, I am a fan of the series, and it is super awesome to be a part of the Sacred Games and Netflix family. Season 2 promises to be much more exciting and I cannot wait for viewers to watch me in the series.”

Ranvir Shorey, who plays the role of Shahid Khan, said, “The digital platform is so empowering and working on this audience-favourite show has been an absolute delight! My character in Sacred Games 2, Shahid Khan, is a complete departure from any of the roles I’ve played before, and I’m looking forward to fans across the world bingeing on the new season.’’

Check out the characters right here: 

Based on Vikram Chandra’s award-winning book, Sacred Games Season 2 will premiere on Netflix later this year.

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