Based on Vikram Chandra’s book,’ Sacred Games is a Netflix Original series that explores the criminal underbelly of Mumbai. The series revolves around Ganesh Gaitonde, a fugitive crime lord, who sees Sartaj, a typical police officer, to discuss something important. Sartaj is unaware that this short encounter will open a can of worms. As the story progresses, it ends up Sartaj and Gaitonde are only mere pawns in a massive cataclysmic plan which poses an existential danger for a whole city.
‘Sacred Games’ is directed and created by Vikramaditya Motwane and Anurag Kashyap. The first period of this offense thriller was released on July 5, 2018, in over 190 nations. It received favorable reviews from critics around the globe and eventually become a global success in a short time. Although year 2 failed to get exactly the identical approval from the audience, the show remained popular enough for the fans to demand another period. So, will there be a sacred Games’ period 3? Let us find out!
Sacred Games Season 3 Release Date
‘Sacred Games’ season 2 fell in its entirety on Netflix on August 15, 2019. It consists of eight episodes with a runtime of 43–58 minutes each.
Season 2 ends on a cliffhanger leaving everything to fans’ judgment. The ending was intentionally left open to interpretation. At the finale, Shahid Khan successfully activates the bomb with a pattern-protected password. Sartaj’s group decides to give up and flees, but Sartaj is determined to defuse the bomb. With four seconds remaining, he pulls a pattern, and the display shows”loading” However, it’s notable that the pattern drawn by Shahid Khan and Sartaj Singh differs.
So, this can mean two things! In case the defusing pattern differs from the original one, it means that Sarjat succeeds in defusing the bomb. On the contrary, the diverse patterns may also imply the bomb detonates in the end, and all efforts to halt the extremists are left futile. Also, in a meeting, Nawazuddin Siddiqui hinted that season 3 of’Sacred Games’ is most likely not happening because there is no material left to cover. Considering that the series has exhausted the source material, i.e., Vikram Chandra’s puzzle thriller book in seasons 1 and 2, there is not a fantastic chance for the show’s return. Accordingly, regardless of the enormous fan following and high evaluations, a ‘Sacred Games’ period 3 appears improbable.
Sacred Games Cast: Who is in it?
The show is led by Nawazuddin Siddiqui as Ganesh Gaitonde, a notorious crime lord, and Saif Ali Khan as Inspector Sartaj Singh. Radhika Apte and Pankaj Tripathi’s informative article the crucial functions of Anjali Mathur and Guruji, respectively. The star-studded cast also includes Kalki Koechlin as Batya, Sameer Kochhar as Markand, Neeraj Kabi as DCP Dilip Parulkar, Jatin Sarna as Deepak”Bunty” Shinde, and Elnaaz Norouzi as Zoya Mirza/Jamila, among many others.
Sacred Games Plot: What is it About?
Tired of this corruption in the police department, an ordinary mid-century policeman, Sartaj Singh, really wishes to curtail crime. However, he hates that his profession has got such a bad reputation. He finally gets a chance to do something notable if he receives a call from the fugitive gangster Ganesh Gaitonde. Sartaj tracks him down while they’re on a call, but before he could arrest him, Gaitonde dies by suicide. However, his death is just the beginning of a long narrative. Before his passing, Gaitonde had notified Sartaj to rescue his town in 25 days.
The clues left behind by the gang god warn of the coming doom. In season 1, Sartaj attempts to unravel the wicked schemes of the extremists. At the same time, he attempts to figure out Gaitonde’s connection with his dad. In the next season, he finally finds out that the Ashram that his dad used to see is filled with extremists who wish to produce a conflict-free world with their apocalyptic plans. It’s also shown that Gaitonde was trapped in Kenya by RAW for the safety of Suleiman. They share a long-rivalry that started when Gaitonde stole Suleiman’s mistress Kukoo.
Since their rivalry poses a danger for Suleiman, RAW chose to maintain Gaitonde as far away from him as possible. Suleiman is crucial for RAW as he can be used as bait to capture Shahid Khan, a terrorist who plans to wipe out India. The last episode of season 2 consequences fans by revealing that Shahid Khan is Sartaj Singh’s cousin. The show ends on a cliffhanger since Sartaj tries to figure out the pattern to diffuse the nuclear bomb set up by Shahid. The ending proves that sacred Game’ is without a doubt one of the most promising open-ended displays in recent decades.