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    The world’s leading Internet TV service announced a new original series based on the critically acclaimed Indian novel about the spidery links between organized crime, local politics and Indian espionage.

    A new Netflix series, based on the crime novel ‘Sacred Games' by Indian author Vikram Chandra, will be produced in partnership with Phantom Films, one of India's leading film production companies. Netflix hasn't revealed any dates yet, but said that the series are will be shot in India in both English and Hindi and will be streamed globally afterwards.

    "Sacred Games reinforces our commitment to bring the authenticity of local stories to Netflix members across 190 countries worldwide," Erik Barmack, Netflix's Vice President of Independent and Local Content said in an official statement.

    ​Published in 2006, Chandra's epic thriller describes lives of its two main characters, a Hindu gangster and a Sikh policeman. Money, corruption, violence and terrorism form a golden thread that runs through the novel.

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