Nawazuddin Siddiqui on Sacred Games, Italians recognised as Ganesh Gaitonde

During an interaction with a leading tabloid, Nawazuddin Siddiqui spoke at length about the success of Sacred Games and people in Rome recognising him as his character, Ganesh Gaitonde.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui, became a household name all around the world with his stint as gangster Ganesh Gaitonde in his Netflix debut series titled Sacred Games.

His terrific acting and incredible dialogue delivery were applauded by the masses and they can’t wait for the second season. All thanks to Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane, Sacred Games dialogues have become popular and people are saying it in their day-to-day conversations.

During an interaction with Midday, Nawaz spoke about the popularity of his character.

He stated to the leading tabloid, “I was in Rome the same week when Sacred Games released. What was interesting was the fact that not only Indians but the locals also recognised me as Ganesh Gaitonde and appreciated my performance. I have never seen this kind of adulation in my life. It is India’s first Netflix series. It is on par, or I would say, even better than the shows that are being made in various parts of the world.”

Siddiqui also said, “Anurag [Kashyap] told me that the second season will be bigger and better. It is in the scripting stage.”

Meanwhile, talking about the Sacred Games, the show was streamed on Netflix on July 6, 2018. It has Saif Ali Khan playing the role of a Punjabi cop named Sartaj Singh. The show also had Radhika Apte as a RAW Agent.

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